5.13.2014

The night I ruined my back and Godzilla.

Some of my favorite flowers Daniel bought for me.
This damn month. Along with other health stuff, I took a fall last night down some stairs and destroyed my back. It was one of the scariest moments of my life. My hands were full so I wasn't holding on and had nothing to catch my fall. I hit my back on the edge of the stairs full force completely knocking the wind out of me. I freaked out thinking I did some serious damage and I couldn't breathe. Today I saw a spine doctor and physical therapist, got some gnarly pain meds and muscle relaxants too. I had to get an X-ray but luckily I didn't break anything, stuff is just inflamed, bruised, and strained. Basically everything hurts, especially my chest and upper back, it sucks to move and I feel like I'm 80. 

Every time things get hard, I start to make mini goals and lists. It's either that or I start to pace around my room and throw things away. This past month hasn't been the least bit forgiving and if I have to see the inside of another doctor's office I will surely lose it, man. But never mind that. Here are some things I have finally gotten around to do, before I so gracefully fell of course:
  • Sent out a couple snail mail letters
  • Finally got my glasses so I can see real life things now
  • Caught up with a couple of good friends
  • Made a good rough draft of the wedding list 
  • Possibly decided on a wedding party 
  • Started an appropriate eating regimen for my work and gym schedule
Oh and I guess I should mention we're going to see Godzilla this Friday (if my back is up for it) and I've haven't been as equally excited and terrified in a long time. Huge shit that mobs up from the depths of the ocean is just no. Bigness, vastness, too-large-to-comprehend type of stuff scares me. But the mystery of it makes me all giddy and I know I'll be fidgeting and squealing like I'm about to see Santa or something. It kind of feels like how I always dry heaved as a little girl when everyone sang me happy birthday and I was just ridiculously nervous. I'm weird ok.

Have a beautiful second full week of May, sweet readers. 

4 comments:

  1. Those flowers are beautiful!

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  2. I just stumbled on your blog today and I'm so glad. it's beautiful! Sorry to hear about your back. That is the worst!
    Nestled in Nostalgia
    Mandy

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    1. Thank you for your sweet words Mandy! I'm glad you stumbled on it, too :)

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  3. Yikes! Back injuries are the WORST! At least the baby's breath is beautiful. :] // Carmen ☼

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