Friday, August 03, 2018

Looking forward

My lower back has been wonky. I've been putting off going to the chiorpractor for a few weeks, but this morning I decided to go.

After walking in and filling out a ream of paperwork, the bonecracker called me back. When I told him the issue he shook his head knowlingly.

I know it's your back hurting, but it's probably because your left knee needs replacing. I think I already knew that.

He did an adjustment and it feels a little better, but I think it my back will get better immediatley after the knee surgery later this month.

It's been hot again today. We walked early, but it looked as if I showered in my clothes. We should start seeing changes in the next several weeks.

I would never wish a moment of my life away, but I think it's OK to say that I look forward to cooler weather.


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  1. Cooler weather and a new knee. Improvements to look forward to although the knee improvement may not be as rapid as the weather improvement. :)
    Alphie

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    1. I have a feeling you’re right.
      R

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    2. I agree with Alphie!!

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  2. How soon i your knee surgery? Hopefully that will also take care of your back.

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    1. End of the month. I’m excited:)

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  3. The knee bone is connected to the back bone...
    I hear you. I drag a leg, which impacts on my hips and my back.
    I do hope your knee surgery is a cure all.

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  4. It would be great if the surgery does the trick for you. Having had back problems most of my life, I learned to use my knees for lifting things, now the knees are wearing out too. Not a good thing for sure. The picture today is pure summer ! Everything is really at it's height of beauty right now. But we know autumn will surely come.

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  5. I like the word "bonecracker".
    Yes, there is correlation between the knees and lower back problems. What helps me is watching my body weight. Cloudiness also affects my limbs, but I can do nothing about that. I can, however, try to lose a few pounds and that makes me feel better.

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    1. Your exactly right Duta, I really need to shed about 20 pounds. That’s on my agenda in the coming months.

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  6. Yes, I want time to slow down a bit. July went by in such a hurry, and I can hardly believe the kids will be back in school in a couple of weeks. Good luck on your upcoming knee surgery. The photo is lovely, and so summery!

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  7. Hope your back gets to feeling better. The knee surgery is gonna be great for you. Your gonna be glad you did it.
    Lisa

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  8. Our body sure tell us when something is out of balance. My back is talking to me quite often. Sometimes it's the upper back with which I carry the heavy burden of life and sometimes it's the lower back especially during weeding season. I went and got acupuncture treatment and in only one treatment, the pain was totally gone. The beauty of it was that it didn't hurt at all. I'm a firm believer that energy can get trapped and cause pain in our body. The pain gets worst until the energy can flow through again.

    I hope your back feels better today.
    We are having a glorious downpour right now and I can hear the gardens sighing with relief. The raindrops are making their little happy dance on the pavement. It's a beautiful sight.
    Have a happy weekend.
    Hugs, Julia

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  9. The spine has a hard job to do. Amazing what it has to do. Knee surgeries are so much easier from years ago.

    Those flowers are so lovely. Hot summers--what can be said about them. Here in sunny hot dry Southern California the temperatures have been in or around 100s.

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  10. Love the flowers (and color). I do hope the knee retrofit does the back problem 'away'. I can see where they would interact. Wishing you the best.

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