Seriously, What the Hell, Body

Dealing with multiple sickers ickers REALLY sucks. Not only do my feet hurt and my hip on my left side twinge with whatever nerve thing is going on there. The trapezius and deltoid in my left shoulder is spasming painfully and the spasming resists stretching, massage, heat, ice, topical lidocaine, NSAIDS, extra magnesium (internally andContinue reading “Seriously, What the Hell, Body”

Being Prepared – The “Doc’s Ofc is Closed for the Holidays” Version

Every week I get an allergy shot, in order to reduce my immune response to my allergies and lessen the intensity of my breathing issues. (It’s made it easier to breathe on a regular basis, but the runny nose I got in exchange was annoying, and I still have bad reactions to mold.) Usually bothContinue reading “Being Prepared – The “Doc’s Ofc is Closed for the Holidays” Version”

This Is A Post About Pain

Consider the title the content warning. It’s all about pain. Feel warned enough? Okay. *deep breath; squares shoulders* Yesterday I experienced a terrifying moment where simply attempting to stand up from a crouch hurt so badly I was momentarily blinded. It was in the backyard of our apartment building, and Jon and I were takingContinue reading “This Is A Post About Pain”

And If One Is Interested, A Bit of Back History

(Nyuk nyuk. Get it? *Back* History?) ((Also, this is the point at which tl;dr folks should scroll past. This post is LOOOONG. *snore*)) I love that moment when you discover that a bunch of the things you’re struggling with turn out to all be one specific wound. There’s SUCH a relief knowing if you healContinue reading “And If One Is Interested, A Bit of Back History”