Thank you! If you have any advice for the bad pain days, let me know - any little bit is helpful.
I added this edit onto the blog entry after you commented - thought you would enjoy reading it as it's a positive one:
"EDIT: I posted the above blog post on my FB page, and followed it up with some results from research on degenerative disc disease (should I just call it "triple D"? Considering my bust size, there are a couple hysterical jokes in that!). One of the recommendations are to do low-impact exercises, like water aerobics and stability ball exercises.
I have great friends on FB. Within a few minutes of that post, two of my friends informed me that they were sending me stability balls. I find myself crying again, but this time they are happy tears!