August 26, 2008

This job may be hazardous to your health.

I feel old.

I have always had back problems due to scoliosis, but lately my back has been killing me. A visit to the massage therapist on Friday offered me some temporary relief over the weekend, but yesterday and today I came straight home from work, crawled into a warm bath, and laid in bed, alternating heat and cold on the really sore areas. It literally hurts to sit.

I blame my job. Sitting all day is not exactly great for one's alignment. But hey, at least I've gotten some cool macro shots out of it.

Once I have all the kinks worked out, I'm going to do yoga more often. I'm afraid to do it now for fear of hurting myself any more.

There will be a much cooler post tomorrow.


Angie Eats Peace said...

So sorry to hear this, I really hope you are feeling better soon.

Yoga really does help. I did a few poses here in my classroom before teaching tonight, since my back was hurting from sitting majority of today.

kim said...

Sorry your back is acting up. Can you sit on an exercise ball instead of an office chair? I hear it's better for the back (and abs).

JennB said...

Sucks about your back.
What's cooler than push pins and paper clips?

amber said...

back pain is the worst. i hope you're feeling better soon.

Claire said...

back pain is rough... and usually the relief only temporary. hope you find some more permanent relief soon! and yeah, yoga rules, as long as it isn't too stressful to find a class and get to a class and fit in everything else about life, too. :)

alyssa said...

I have scoliosis too! Well, technically, my was corrected via 2 back surgeries when I was 12 and then 16 (the second one was b/c the rod broke). I suffer from some back pain sometimes too, but yoga, working out, and stretching helps. I hope you feel better soon!!!