Monday, January 28, 2013

S L O W


It has been a very slow three days. On Friday I found myself with a very sore back. I had been rolling around with the boys tickling them when I did something horrific to my back. Whatever I did was debilitating. I could hardly walk. Nevertheless we headed to the park. I wasn't going to let back pain slow me down. After many hours at the park, most of which was spent hobbling and whining to my friends, I decided I had a problem.

Once home, I crawled into bed. My mom and Dave helped me out with medication and back rubs. I didn't even knit. I just laid there moaning. Saturday saw much of the same. Dave headed out for adventures with the kiddos, while I stayed home in bed. This time I was able to knit and finished another pair of slippers as well as work on the second legwarmers. It was a long slow day, and it was so hard. I am not one to just sit. Sunday was much better, but I had to take it slowly. Laundry was done and preparations were made for our upcoming trip. In between bouts of productivity I had to slow down and rest. My back was telling me when I did too much. It has been a not too subtle reminder to listen to my body and just go slow.

8 comments:

  1. i know it isn't easy but your body is sending you a message, go slow. sink into rest my friend. hope your back is better soon!

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  2. Take care of yourself dear Heather. I don't have back problems, but my husband does [he broke his back in his twenties], so I do empathize.
    Lots of rest and I hope some more knitting.

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  3. Heather I am so sorry - I hope you are feeling better soon!

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  4. oh heather! take good care, i hope your back is better really soon, are you taking arnica? it's helped me in times like this.

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  5. Ah yes. I can relate. Take care.

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  6. I do hope you feel better soon. Back injuries are so so painful!! Sending you healthy positive vibes your way.

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  7. Take care, dear Heather, and rest well. Back troubles are no fun. Dan deals with a lot of pain and it's always the time to rest, rest, rest, and heal. xoxo

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  8. Dawn FP1:02 AM

    Go see a Chiropractor! I couldn't live without mine.

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