Posts Tagged: back pain

The price of procrastination

The bill always comes due. Many times it gets delayed in the mail. Sometimes, the collector is standing right behind you. In all cases, the price of procrastination is a debt that must be paid. As is usually the case with me, it has something to do with the house. We all know that I’m… Read more »

Thinking bad thoughts

Nah. Just not interested. I’m on day 6 of “backgate”. the mysterious malady that’s disabled my lower back since right before my birthday BBQ and these several days after. During that time, I received numerous suggestions of what to do. Some people suggested advanced therapeutic aids, others medical specialists, still others meds. In reply to… Read more »

The Writing Dead (Halloween 2016 wrap up)

And lo, it came to an end. The final clean up, wrap up and dust-up of Halloween is over and boy am I tired. Dead tired, yesterday, after working 6 hours on disassembling, boxing and stocking everything away in the storage closet. Too dead to write this blog post yesterday, which is why you’re getting… Read more »

It’s good to feel bad

Okay, not exactly, but it is instructive. As mentioned previously, I recently had my first hamstring injury.  It was extremely painful, but clearly not of the “major” category as the pain is swiftly subsiding and I’m already into my recovery exercises. Being a new experience (and not terminal), I find the injury cool.  When I… Read more »

Posturing

When I was a kid, my Grandma would constantly admonish me to “sit up straight” (along with “don’t cross your eyes”, but that’s a different post).  My Mom also had that advice, more along the lines of “don’t slouch”.  My Dad’s warning was “stand up straight”. Neither Mom or Grandma are around anymore (at least… Read more »

Back to the future

At some point, all of us wonder what our future has in store for us.  More than likely, we think about this at multiple points across our lifespan and it’s interesting how those ponderings change as the years and experiences pile up. For example, when I was young, I imagined all sorts of exotic things… Read more »