I royally messed up my neck and for years later had the occasional searing nerve pain going down my neck if I turned it slightly wrong.
On Sunday of this last week. . .
after we got home from our fantastic therapeutic water family weekend. . .
I tripped walking up the back steps of our house.
At first .. . I was just embarrassed and quickly did my best to regain my dignity. . .but later in the evening while we were having dinner with friends. . .
I began to feel a stitch on my left flank.
By the next morning. . .
I was heading to my chiropractor. .
and by that evening. . .
I had marginal relief.
On Tuesday morning I begged off having cousin camp and kept it to a one grand grammie day.
We managed .. .him and I. .
I talked to him about owies. . and he offered kisses ..
I suggested to him that he could walk himself. .
and he suggested to me ... .that he liked it on my hip. .
and he smiled and lifted up his little arms .. .
and I caved. .
so . .I carried him .. . just a little.
On Wednesday morning . .
I was convinced that healing had indeed met me in the night. .
and I went off to run errands and came home feeling that my trip was all but forgotten.
In the afternoon .. .
I schlepped some stuff to the trailer for upcoming holidays. .
even though I had a niggling that this was not completely wise. .
but. . hey .. it had to be done. . .so I did it. .
Then I looked at my flower bed and noticing that the grape hyacinth was needing to be cut back .. knelt along the bed with scissors to trim.