The Troll, Why a troll?

Such fragile creatures, humans. Water bags with lumps inside. Like crunchy rabbit stew without the fur. Big feet like hares, but not sweet or meat enough to eat. Their eyes leak when I catch one. Owwful are the sounds they make like a hyena, horse and mouse rolled into one stringy body. Why do they…

Sure

A little cramping...HAH! I asked the OBGYN if the pain would be like a pap smear? He shook his head, frowned and said, "No, it will feel like I'm putting an IUD in." I'm thinking, "Great! Nausea inducing pain. The kind I don't want to drive home with." The nurse asked me, "Do you need…

The Good News

So, I have an ovarian cyst. Better to know than not know. A lot of women have them, I'm told There are four types of ovarian cysts: many are benign a few types are malignant. Take your pick from the articles below. The first one is a "just the facts, ma'am kind of article. The…

Scoliosis Decreasing

Arms extended gripping posts I bend at the waist Snap goes the spine my hips relax as I elongate my vertebrae. Breathing in rotate the rib cage counter clockwise hold it and breathe out Anchor my right gluteus maximus by planting my heel on the floor (try a half kegel, really) and pivot my left…

Head, Shoulder, Knees and Toes

Tingling toes legs knees and thighs The occasional pulse of pain radiating down my left leg ending at my kneecap. OWW My back frozen in place is the source of today's misery. Wiggling my toes and moving my feet are the first steps of waking up my back. Left leg rotation drag my left foot…

Erector Spinae Spasms

So, I wake up at 5am with muscle spasms. These spasms result in pain exquisite and tangible. Unlike my psuedoseizures, the cause is not all in my head. The fault is in the erector spinae that seem to have become sadistic BDSM participants who do not hear my safe words to stop causing me pain.…

I took

Girlie outside (what was I thinking?) My brain said it would be okay, but I knew I had a limit to the time I would be okay out there. I started pulling weeds in the garden. Until I found the queen anne's lace plant I knew not to pull. I was squatting so I thought…

So much for sleep

I wish! 4:something and my back woke me up I could have sworn I was sleeping I even have the residue of a dream floating in my brain. Can't catch it though. It must have made it to the door at the end of the hallway It fled like Fall does when Winter arrives swing…

Five AM

  I've been up for two hours fretting about doctors and their bed side manners or lack thereof A tear fell as I remember this past week in bed, in pain wanting to work wanting to walk wanting to pick up Girlie I got stuck with my arms over the top of her crib. She…