Sorry I've been away----I took some time off to wrap up the end of the school year and to psych myself up for some oral surgery I was dreading. It turned out to be practically a breeze---the only painkiller I needed to take afterwards was the low-dose aspirin I take every night for my heart. Then a couple of days later I hurt myself. Badly.
Remember that old song we learned as kids---"Dem Bones"?
"With the hip bone connected
to the back bone,
and the back bone connected
to the neck bone,
and the neck bone connected
to the head bone...blah blah blah"
It's a lie. A big fat lie.
Every single part of your body is connected to one thing. Your ass bone.
I mean it. And I know this for a fact, because yes, I hurt my ass.
Not going to get into the nitty gritty of what and how, but for the record, no, it wasn't hemorrhoids, and no, I didn't fall while hanging curtains nekkid and land on a potato that just HAPPENED to be sitting there (the excuse some guy told an ER when they had to pry a potato out of his rectum---no kidding!). If you were thinking that, well shame on you!
That said, when you hurt your heinie it is excruciating to:
Sit for any length of time
Take the stairs
Use the facilities
Reach behind you to scratch your back
Reach your hands up to brush your hair on the back of your head
The only time it DOESN'T hurt is when I'm laying in a hot bathtub of water with my knees up to take the pressure off that area (every part of my body is all pruny from doing that 6-8 times a day---except for my knees, that is), or when I'm laying in bed in ONE position with a heating pad.
But then again, it hurts like the dickens to get in and out of the tub and bed, so it almost makes it not worth it. Almost.
Extra-strength Advil wasn't cutting the pain even slightly, so a couple of days ago I broke down and accepted some Vicodin hubby had left over from when he got his wisdom teeth out last year.
Ahhhh, a tiny bit of relief! I don't like walking into walls, though.
So I'm going to take a few more days off to let this pain in my ass heal. Then Big Kid will take over from there. LOL
Be good! Use sunscreen!