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Day 13.......90# spinal decompression
Friday, August 28, 2009      4 comments

WOW......I got all strapped in and my dr. pushed it up to 90#!!!! It really is not painful at all during the decompression....just a stretching type of case any of you were wondering; I have not even had to ice yet today!!!!! My si... Read more
Happiness is a choice
Thursday, August 27, 2009      12 comments

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.....
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

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
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      8 comments

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
Monday, August 24, 2009      5 comments

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
cool day!
Sunday, August 23, 2009      5 comments

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
Friday, August 21, 2009      9 comments

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
Thursday, August 20, 2009      13 comments

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 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
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      5 comments

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!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      6 comments

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 drink more water too a... Read more
Pain has returned....spinal 9
Monday, August 17, 2009      9 comments

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!!!!!
Saturday, August 15, 2009      8 comments

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
Friday, August 14, 2009      6 comments

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!!! T... Read more
movie time.....Julie & Julia!!
Thursday, August 13, 2009      10 comments

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
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      6 comments

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

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