Back and Forth: A Tale of My Spine Told Through Photos (Blatantly Stolen from the Internet)

As you may know, I’m just emerging from a week away from the computer during which I took a complete break from writing. After months of dealing with worsening back and neck pain, enough was enough. In an effort to heal my gnarled spine, I had to do something drastic. How did I get to be such a pathetic physical specimen? Easy. I spent far too many hours doing this…

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Which left me feeling very much like this…

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So, I set aside the computer and spent some quality time with my chiropractor who tried just about everything to get me back in line, including some of this…

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…and a little of this…

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…except that my chiropractor doesn’t look like Huey Lewis. In fact, mine is actually the perfect blend of this…

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…and this…

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And when I say he tried everything, I mean everything. Neither the tiny pogo stick…

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…nor the laser gun seemed to do the trick. I left the office feeling defeated.

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The next morning though, I awoke feeling quite a bit better. And, after a blissful afternoon of this…

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I felt like this…

flying_baby_pool Hopefully, that wonderful feeling will remain after I return to doing this…

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I won’t hold my breath that I’ll be able to do this though…

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And, let’s be honest, in hot yoga I actually look more like this…

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Now, I can finally get back to doing this…

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…and all is right with the world.

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