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Day 96, Part II: Better, MUCH Better!

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

My stomach is iffy, tho I think the medication that's supposed to coat it (making it ibuprofen proof, lol) is helping. Even with it, my digestion just does not like IB.

BUT - it surely is making my back feel much, much better! I'm not hunched over, i can walk at a steady, albeit slow, gait, and I can sit down and stand up without it feeling like a major endeavor. I'll take it, lol!

I got chicken soup made this afternoon which will see us thru a couple days plus have some to freeze. Tomorrow is grocery day and... something else, but I forget. Good thing I generally write these things down.

Tomorrow starts the new 'strengthen your back' exercises. Meanwhile, I plan to catch up on some much-needed rest, so I'm calling it early.

Which means, goodnight, Sparklers, wherever you are!

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    Hi Casey. It's been a while, but I hope that you're well and that your back strengthening exercises make you strong and upright. I just bought a DVD of toning chair exercises. Can't wait for it to come in.

    Love your Easter/Spring background wall. Yvonne

    3619 days ago
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    3621 days ago
    Fantastic news!
    3621 days ago
    I am so glad to hear that it's "just" muscular! Muscular you can work on, & fix. I would recommend finding a good massage therapist -- mine helps untangle the knots & ease the tight muscles. Great pain relief, & then I can walk again without groaning like an old lady.

    Just remember: 20 minutes on then 20 minutes off with the heat. My arm & shoulder hurt so much Sunday night I forgot, & almost had 1st degree burns! emoticon
    3621 days ago
    I know back pain all to well as I suffer from severe siatica from time to time. So glad to hear you are on the mend. Get plenty of rest and use your heating pad.

    oh and by the way - BOGOF - here across the pond means - Buy One Get One Free.

    Take care of you hon sending hugs from Baltimore.
    3621 days ago
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    Glad the medicine is making your day a bit more manageable. Rest well.
    3621 days ago
    I'm so glad that you're seeing some improvement.
    I'll keep you in my prayers.
    3621 days ago
    Always glad to see a friend's pain lessen (or better, disappear!) Rest well, friend Kasey! emoticon
    3622 days ago
  • REJ7777
    That sure is good news! It might be better not to take your meds on an empty stomach if they're hard to digest. That's what my pharmacist told me, anyway. Hope that things continue to get better and that you soon won't have to take the meds at all.

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    3622 days ago
    I didn't realize you were suffering....so glad you're feeling better tho! emoticon
    Hope you can take it easy and not push yourself! emoticon emoticon
    3622 days ago
    I'm glad you're feeling better and that the doctor said it was a muscular problem. Take good care of yourself. I love your picture tonight. :)
    3622 days ago
    Happy to hear bout the back exercise--They will help---- Poor yu tho---so much going on in yer life----I must send you a big hug-Lynda emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3622 days ago
    I hope you wake up tomorrow feeling even better. emoticon
    3622 days ago
    So glad it is feeling better.
    3622 days ago
  • DRB13_1
    Here's to feeling better! Back pain is no joke, I can empathize.
    By the way, loving your background pictures - very spring-y.
    3622 days ago
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