By which I mean, in the middle of the night, when the pain stops you sleeping, but you can't get up on your own ( and what would you do anyway) and you don't want to wake your partner if you have one? I've tried: having my phone on radio and putting ear phones in; reading on a Kindle; sucking polo mints ( other mints are,I'm sure, also available); meditating; crying and feeling sorry for myself and once, I'm ashamed to say, groaning loudly in the hope that my wife would 'accidentally' wake up and a. Feel sorry for me and b. Help me get up to go to the loo. I've also tried swallowing large amounts of oral morphine so I can feel my pain, but I really don't care...
Just wondered if anyone had any other ideas ? ( Other than pain killer stuff- for lots of complicated stomach- bowel reasons I can't take any more than I do)
What I'd like to do is sleep in a warm bath, with someone reading poetry to me. Maybe intermittent blasts in a steam room or sauna.
Just interested, not desperate 😀 x