Thursday, May 24, 2012

as time goes by

So goes the struggle to maintain reason and normalcy in these whereabouts.  I had a flare up of back pain about 10 days ago, so I have been operating with a more muddled brain than usual.  I've found that having chronic pain can lead to bad decision making. What usually works when my back flares up, did not this time. When the old back goes out on me, I first try the heat and cold therapy, hot soaks in the bath, stretching, muscle relaxants and pain pills.  In a few days it's better.  This time that didn't work. I knew I needed a massage, but did I make an appointment...noooo.  Sweet hubby thought he could help, with a back rub.  Immediately it felt worse and for the next few days I could barely walk.  Oh, during this time I also had to work, and sitting at my desk was really painful. 

After more self-care, it is much better.  I had solid good sleep the last two nights, so I'm beginning to feel almost normal again.  I do have a bit of cabin fever so I'm going to venture out to pick up a few art supplies for a week-end project.

Hubby did all the shopping and errand running while I was such an invalid.  He brought me home a few cute things, one of which was this wire house from the new collection at Target. They have a new thing called The Shops at Target. It's kind of hard to explain, but basically,they partnered with several shops around the county to showcase their collections in Target stores. 
The only one that really caught my eye was the home and garden collection.

1 comment:

  1. Sorry to hear you've been having such terrible back problems...I can certainly relate! I hope you continue to feel better. A good night's sleep can work wonders.

    Your little wire house is so cute! I'll have to see if our Target has any of these collections.