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Physiological frustrations

Sunday, February 17, 2013

I did something to my lower back moving heavy boxes for an attorney at work yesterday. By late in the afternoon I was coping with bouts of pain flowing into my left leg and making it feel as if my knee was going to give out. Pain in my back woke me several times last night and has kept me relatively inactive today. I tried to do my exercise video today, but couldn't do it for the pain. I'm doing my crunches and straight leg raises tonight, the best correcting action for this type of problem, but should have done them for the first time last night or earlier today. Now I'm paying in pain for not doing it sooner.

I get so frustrated when my body fights back, refuses to do what I want. Getting older and having your body fight your intentions is frustrating. I have no patience with these physical issues and resent having to cope with the unpleasant symptoms and the days I have to wait for it to resolve. Now I'm done whining and will go do the exercises and try to get some sleep.
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  • v TIME2BLOOM4ME
    emoticon I do Classical Stretch DVDs for back pain. www.classicalstretch.com

    It'
    s yummy pain relief goodness. Or James Knight Somatic Yoga always work.

    When it continues on a chiropractor office call is in order.
    1216 days ago
  • v TENACIOUSTRISH
    HOpe you feel better soon!
    1220 days ago
  • v FLORIDASUN
    Rats...I hate when my body sez~and you think you're gonna do WHAT?

    Back pain is the worst...my DH suffers and it's no fun. Hope you get better soon, have you tried a nice soak in some epsom salts...sometimes that helps.

    Hugs to you..mend well...and mend soon. emoticon
    1224 days ago
  • v COMPUCATHY
    Hope you are feeling better. It is frustrating when pain gets in the way of our physical desires, that's for sure. Take care! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon
    1247 days ago
  • v JUMPINJULIE
    emoticon i'm sorry i hope your back feels better soon.
    1255 days ago
  • v ANNEMAC5
    It is good to share these frustrations. Hope you have a good sleep and your back feels better soon
    1256 days ago
  • v FITANDFIFTY2
    I hope you feel better soon. There is nothing good about a back ache! Been there, best to you for a quick recovery! emoticon
    1256 days ago
  • v ZRIE014
    sorry to hear about your problems. wish you the best. you need to take care of you back.
    1256 days ago
  • v SUSANBEAMON
    your body is the only one you going to have, so you really need to cut it some slack and try to stop forcing it to work beyond what it can manage. ever time you do that, you will cause yourself pain. consider, your body is your house. if you poke holes in the roof every time it leaks when it rains, how long do you think your roof will last.?
    1256 days ago
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