Saturday, October 23, 2010

Back to Back

I've hurt my back.  Again.  Thursday, there was this big thing I had to carry at work; that 'set it up'.  Then, a wrong move on Friday, and wham!  I hate when this happens.

And, as housemates (actually, my hosts) needed the spare room, I was staying with another friend.  So, I'm not even in my own bed (so to speak) to be laid up.  Now, I'm at another friends for a night or two.

Feeling old, broke, homeless, and alone.  These things combined for a major meltdown on Friday.  Blessedly, I was already scheduled to see my counselor-friend on Friday.  I cried and wailed, releasing some pent-up grief.

Moving very slowly, I'm able to rest up a bit.  Time to get back on the ice packs, take the drugs.

8 comments:

BentonQuest said...

Good thing with the ice. And take it easy!

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Peace

Michael Dodd said...

You mentioned being moved by the it-gets-better videos. You may want to watch a few of them again as a personal reminder. It will get better for you, too. The outside may always be hairy, but the inside will get mighty fine. (And somehow, that seems to fit the whole bear motif.)

Peace and love from Wisconsin.

Jeremiah Andrews said...

Me thinks the universe is speaking to you. Are you listening? Don't lift heavy things, time is a precious commodity once wasted it can never be regained.

How many sofas are you going to have to crash on before you make a decision?

Tick Tock ...

Take care of your back, easy does it...

Winter is coming, your gonna need a den to hibernate in soon.

Jeremy

Cubby said...

I'm going to call you on Monday.

Lemuel said...

Is there a back epidemic?! I was just reading another post from a blogger who had done his back in.
Take it easy. My prayers are with you. Do you still have my number? FWIW, I'm here and I can listen if you have need.
HUGS always.

Topper said...

As always you are in my prayers. You will get through this...keep looking up, and keep trusting. If your people were going to fire you it would have happened already, like last year.

Ur-spo said...

no fun, this.

K-A said...

Through it all... you have friends and this is a comforting thought, is it not?

As far as your back goes... you must be strong in your conviction that you are not to pick heavy items up. After I hurt my back my doctor said no more and I have since listened. I am not ashame or afraid to say no. All you have to do is remember the pain... it gives you strength to say, No.

Many hugs to you and wishing you the best.