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Day 6.....decompression table
Monday, August 10, 2009      10 comments

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
Saturday, August 08, 2009      5 comments 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
Friday, August 07, 2009      11 comments

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
Beautiful weather!!!!
Thursday, August 06, 2009      4 comments

No decompression 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
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      9 comments

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
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      5 comments

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
Day 1......decompression table!
Monday, August 03, 2009      12 comments

I got my kitchen and other areas of the house set up for easy access cuz I'm not supposed to do too much bending! I had my first session on the machine and felt a little I was supposed to in the lower back.....right where it ... Read more
Good choices!
Sunday, August 02, 2009      7 comments

I am so glad to report that yesterday I made wise choices....going to really have to be more careful this month as starting on the decompression table for the next 6 exercise...maybe some stretches; I will have to check with my ch... Read more
It's a new month...not many left in 2009!!!!!!!
Saturday, August 01, 2009      3 comments

I have vowed that this is the month I see changes in me......all starting today and more better ones starting Monday with my first session on the decompression table! Actually I have already had two sessions......about 3 weeks ago, the dr. gave... Read more
Look ahead!
Friday, July 31, 2009      6 comments

I had an adjustment with my chiro. this AM and a good talk about the treatments starting on Monday! I am ready! He told me it would be 90% chance that it would take care of my pain and did tell me though that some of my problems are degenerati... Read more
I WILL be OK.......and the Link for the decompression table!
Thursday, July 30, 2009      6 comments

First of all thanks to all of my Spark friends for your kind words of encouragement and goodies.....and for just listening to me. Today was a pretty good aerobics; it seems for now this is what gets me in trouble with my back pain.... Read more
I think I have the answer...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      9 comments

I saw the back dr. this am, and he recommended a surgical procedure called a laminotomy (removal of spurs) with a partial diskectomy......L4-5, and I am NOT going to have right now anyway. I am going to call my chiro and set up the d... Read more
What to do????????
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      8 comments

Since yesterday, I talked to my good friend who works at the hospital to ask her about the ortho. I'm supposed to see tomorrow, and she advised AGAINST any surgery from him, as he had a patient die in OR 6 months ago!!!!!!! WOW, that was frigh... Read more
A new doctor???????
Monday, July 27, 2009      10 comments

I think most of you know I have been seeing a chiropractor since Sept. 08, and as I do feel somewhat improved, I am still having a lot of pain in my lower back, so much that I have missed events because of it, and case in point, I have had to s... Read more
Negative people
Friday, July 24, 2009      10 comments

Why are people so negative......some that start the day out.....negatively and do NOT look beyond what is good in it!!!!!!!?????? For me, I really have to push the negatives out of my head and literally talk out loud, so I hear me saying "... Read more

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