Well, good reader, I have been to see the spine specialist, whom after some money and time, again confirmed I have a fractured coccyx, and that it sucks to be me. He too is amazed that I don’t know when it happen and also seems surprised i’m not writhing in pain. Bad genes is my guess. Continue reading
My dear reader, I know I promised an update on my back, post MRI, and so here goes: The scan turned up what we already knew. Not only am I a fine specimen of Homo Sapiens Sapiens, but I also have a broken tail bone ( of unknown origin) that is subluxdediding (however you say it). I’m seeing a back specialist next week who will probably give me more meds and tell me to play nicely for a time. There is not usually much else to be done, unless one goes for chiropractic or Chinese bone setting…I don’t. At any rate, none of this is important, what is important is that the focusing scan of the MRI proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that I have a brain. To all you doubters, I told you so.
A Big Back Has A Big Front…
Right about the time I started my new job, I developed an intolerable pain in my tail bone and lower back if I sat too long, (believe me the metaphor is fitting). It was especially painful when rising from seating. Walking, hiking standing there was almost no pain at all. Not having any memorable accident related to the advent of pain I marked it off to a job that demands far more seat time than any job I have had in the past. I assumed that I would get used to and grow into this, kind of like forming knife calluses on the index finger. Continue reading