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Day #11....spinal decompression table
Every day is different. I usually wake up with some pain and stiffness and ice really helps that to subside. Doc put another 5# pull on me......75# so far!!!!! Sounds like a lot doesn't it. DH made a comment that I going to be really tall!!!... Read more
I am so proud of myself.......before I went to Panera to meet some Red Hatters, I had a Nutrigrain waffle with peanut butter and told myself....coffee only, and I stuck to it!!!!! Oh, ya, I would have loved a cinnamon crunch bagel as a few of m... Read more
Day 10.....spinal decompression
I forgot my Ipod today to take during my 20 minute decompression, so I just listened to the music that was playing and sending up prayers for my family, friends and Spark friends. I'm glad I forgo my Ipod now; I just blocked out the music, whic... Read more
Trying to stay positive!
Yesterday I had the tingling back and the back pain, and my chiro. told me.....he was surprised I didn't complain to him about that on the 2nd session, but I felt good then.......and he told me that this is normal.......to drink more water too a... Read more
Pain has returned....spinal decompression....day 9
Yesterday I had a lot of left calf pain, tingling and my back was bothering me too......could hardly stand up straight. I was feeling a little frustrated and trying not to get depressed about it because I have been doing so well. I told my chi... Read more
Woodward Dream Cruise!!!!!
What a fun morning/afternoon!!! We had a great spot with our chairs and cooler with my Special K water, dry cereal, a fiber bar, carrots, and green peppers!!! DH made a sign we had propped up in front of our cooler......."TODAY WE ARE ALL 18!... Read more
Day 8....decompression table and movie review of Julie & Julia
The weight has been pushed up another 5#, I really did not feel a big difference. Thank God I have my Ipod during these sessions. A good friend on my OA of the lower back team recommended I take it, and I have been...thanks LouAnne!!!
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movie time.....Julie & Julia!!
I had planned this outing with my Red Hat friends long before I even started the decompression therapy, and I am so glad I am able to go.....this afternoon!!!! I'll bring along my ice just in case....heard it is a long movie...over 2 hours! I ... Read more
Day 7.....decompression table
I think I am really beginning to feel a difference! I had pain when I got home from my therapy........more added weight, and I had done 2 hours of errands as well and a meeting, but I did ice between errands and meeting, and I feel really good!... Read more
Day 6.....decompression table
Over the weekend I did pretty well as far as the inactivity, but again, this is sooooooooooo hard.....not doing much of anything, but this is the way it has to be......for right now, so I watch TV, read a lot, do my search a words, talk on the p... Read more
Day 5.....decompression table
WOW....it has really been raining here, and we really needed it!!!!!!
Day 5..........and the weight again was increased and I am feeling some pain right now, and dr. told me this was to be expected and to not get disappointed; this is norma... Read more
Day 4.....decompression table
I feel pretty good......I have NO calf pain at all! PTL!!!!! It is soooooooo hard to NOT be active; to get out and pull some weeds, so I just visualize me doing that maybe in September!!!!!!!!
Bella threw up this morning; I didn't know a... Read more
No decompression today....office is closed on Thursdays, so I have spent some time just sitting outside on my deck and listening to the birds sing and enjoy the sunshine. It's so nice.......hardly any humidity and nice breeze too. I've really ... Read more
Day 3.......decompression table
I walked in smiling at my chiro.'s office this morning, and his front desk gals asked how I was, and I said I am great!! My back hardly hurts at all.....and no calf pain!!!!!!!
The weight was increased on the machine for more pulling, a... Read more
Day 2.....decompression table
I just home a few minutes ago from my 2nd session on the decompression table, and I feel pretty good......very little tingling in my left calf and very little pain in the L4/5 area as well! ... Read more