Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bummer...

My apologies for lack of posting. I am suffering with "piriformis syndrome" (a muscle in the butt!!) which means I'm not sitting very much - I'm either standing, laying or doing my exercises :(

I believe it harks back to a 20km hike I did over icy terrain where I fought every step to keep my balance. That made my piriformis muscles flare up which in turn is pressing on my sciatic nerve causing PAIN!! So I'm on a regime of ibuprofin and stretching and strengthening exercises which I don't enjoy doing - BOO!

So...for your viewing pleasure I have included a clip from last year's walking trip. I finally managed to upload a few of my clips to Youtube. I have a couple more but because they are larger than 1gig they won't upload. When I learn how to edit them and divide them into smaller chunks I'll post them as well. 

This will give you an idea of what my days were like!


9 comments:

  1. I heard a magpie!!
    You were going at quite the pace there!
    Jane x

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  2. I hope things improve for you soon...

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  3. I hope your bummer of a butt gets better son!

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  4. Ouch that is a very painful condition, take it easy, lot's of hot packs and ice packs alternate and ibuprofen. And swearing when you get up and down....

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  5. Thanks for the walk. It was a great one!

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  6. I'm sorry about your butt! Once my sister called and my DH answered. She asked him "How's your butt?" just to be snarky... So that's been a usual way to ask someone how they're doing for us anymore. I'll remember that one for when we email next... :)

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  7. well that's just not fun at all. I did a snowy hike today that has my legs aching but nothing like you've got. ouch. can't wait to see your other videos.

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  8. livingrichonthecheapMarch 30, 2015 at 12:16 PM

    Sorry about the pain in the butt - hubby suffers from the same thing and it is horrible. Not much to help it either except some time.

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