Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Day of pain

G'day all!

Hope it's been a better day for you than me! This morning I "did" my back (it was playing up already but I moved the wrong way and WHAMMY!). I went to the doctor where I got a mole shaved off. That didn't hurt until the anaesthetic wore off and now? Burns!

Anyways, I hopped onto my bike for the umpteenth time today (doctor's visit, then find a chiro - had to ride to them cos we don't have a phone yet, then grocery shopping then back to the chiro.) Chiro does all this stuff and then tells me I have a disk bulge.

Crapulous. No wonder why it hurts more and has more neurological signs than the usual SI joint popping.

More crapulous? Even though we have health insurance, the $40 a pop co-pay means that after four visits this week, we can't afford a mobile (cell) phone. Bottom and poo!

Oh and he doesn't want me riding my bike. Umm, well I can walk there but he doesn't want me walking much either. Or sitting much or standing much or doing much. Being in a car is bad too but I don't have one. He would prefer I drove up there than rode. He suggested I borrow a car, but like from whom? I don't know that the boys down the street (or the cops) would like it if I stole one of their Subaru WRXs....

So I am totally underimpressed. Can't go anywhere, can't do anything, mebbe if I catch the bus but they only run every half hour. At least I have lots of sock yarn.

anon!
Just how am I expected to get around?

9 comments:

  1. I wouldn't recommend the stealing option!! Your back sounds very boogelly, I hope it will be better soon.

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  2. My docotr was a new one too and I did say I might be a bit nervous, but it mattered not. You will be relieved to hear I can drink wine with no ill effects!!!

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  3. At least the WRXs go fast! It wouldnt take long to get there!!! LOL
    Im feeling for you so I wont whinge about my sciatic back!!!

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  4. Hope you're back is better soon. Truly lovely sock yarn has been known to display mysterious healing powers, I hear!

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  5. I think you should be carried on a litter, on the shoulders of four handsome young men with no shirts on.

    But that's just me.

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  6. I'm sorry! That doesn't sound fun at all! I hope it all works out for you and that you're feeling better soon.

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  7. I'm so sorry to hear that!!! I hope you'll be able to figure out a comfortable way to get around. I've one herniated and two bulged discs - so I know your pain - but it can get better. Best of Luck to you!

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  8. How frustrating! It sounds like all modes of transportation are out? I'd offer to drive you but I'm kind of far away, and I'm currently chauffering a cat for a three hour tour every few weeks to his Keeper. I hope you find a good solution soon, and in the meantime, can keep knitting away the bad back blues.

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  9. Oh no - now that is absolutely terrible. Hope that it heals up quickly and you find a solution to get there.

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