dan had a good nite... so i left and took my sis back to fargo to the airport, did a few errands in the big town... whie at the air port dans surgeon called and said dan has a compression hernia ( very visable on the outside) much less the inside now that it is marked.....and maybe this is his issue -- he i still running slight fever.... and tired...... so i am excited hooray the monster has a face !!! get back from fargo - he had been sleeping all day... woke him, cleaned him up. and then the spasams started again.... and the surgeon came back and said the latest ct scan showed the hernia had resolved , although a repair is still the plan... but he writhed in pain, valium, nothing, tordahl , nothing, morphine. ok he fell asleep in that position where you know he is still hurting.... dont dare breath around him even...gos last night his mood was so good.... and i thought , well if you have followed me you know i though oh the hump is over---- not.... here we go again......... doc is gonna do a little research about using elavil ( amitrptyline) in case it is phantom pain.... see how it mixes with the other meds on board...i give up i have no idea..... i now have a husband who is bedridden , and in pain ( and i mean gut wrenching to watch pain ) .... and i am spent i was so psyched -- thinking the worst was over, but its not.... how long can he live like this??????????