Happiness is a choice
There are days when I just don't feel happy, and I have to make up my mind to be.....especially when I don't feel too well....with my back issues. NOT a day goes by where I don't ice my back! Maybe some day; I'm praying for that but I think ... Read more
WOW.......85# on the spinal decompression yesterday.....
Man, I really felt a great pull yesterday afternoon with the 85# pull!!! Dr. told it would probably be 90 on Friday! Bring it on!!!!!!
This morning was my 55+ group board meeting! It lasted almost 3 hours. I went to mass first, actuall... Read more
I feel fall in the air
It is a beautiful morning here, but I do feel fall is right around the corner, and that is one of my favorite times of year........the crispy mornings, the beautiful changing color of the trees!
Today will be #13 on the decompression table... Read more
Day #12.......spinal decompression
Well, once again, I forgot my Ipod, but that did not deter me......I just prayed again for all my friends, family and Spark family as well! I hope you all felt that little spark coming your way! LOL!!!!
Dr. hiked it up to 80#!!!!!!!! I th... Read more
Mom was so glad we came to see her yesterday, and we did have a good visit and DH was very good about getting her out to the car, into church and in the restaurant. she looked good and her usual very sharp minded!!! We played some cards when ... Read more
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