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Wanna hear something kinda funny??

PollyRPPollyR Posts: 411
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:47 AM in Back Surgery and Neck Surgery
Hello to all of my Spiney Friends......

Well here it goes....we collect knives and swords. So I was doing something yesterday and I accidentally knocked one of our heavier ones off the wall......

The handle then proceeded to smack me square on the top of my left foot!!! :jawdrop: Well after I got done cussing I did realize that for a half a second it DID take my mind off of my BACK!! LMAO....I was like wow should I do that again??? NOOOO...I now have a wonderful blue/black area on the top of my foot!! LOL....just wanted to make you all smile!! :D

Laughter is food for the Soul!!!


  • I'm sure it's not so funny now but it is true that distraction works. The mind is a really scary thing. If you can find the right distraction you can lessen or eliminate the pain you are concious of. That's how meditation works.
  • Morning Kris...did it make you smile??? LOL....how you feeling today??
  • Hi Jim, I am glad that you smiled over that!! Us people with chronic pain have to find joy somewhere...LMAO!!!

    And yeah I will NOT be doing that again anytime soon....LOL:) at least not by choice!!
  • That's kinda taking drastic measure's to forget about your pain.
    But if it works (just kiddin)

    Remember laughter is probably the best medicine for pain. :))(
  • Isn't that what a TENS machines does? Gives you a nice, lovely, warm, tingly feeling inside to take your mind off your back pain. But dropping something heavy on your foot would also do it, ha! I know which one I would prefer!
    2 x Microdiscectomy 2005 / PLIFusion 2-level 2010 / revision surgery 2011 / NEVRO Senza spinal cord stimulator implanted February 2013. I WILL NOT GIVE IN / UP !!
  • I am really glad you smiled ... lol....that was my goal with posting this!!! My Hubby's oldest daughter keeps saying....."How do you keep smiling through all the pain??...I tell her that when I wake up I have 2 choices.....I can wallow in the pain or smile and make jokes about it!! I choose the 2nd one!" Because in my opinion....Hey I got out of bed this morning....ITS A GOOD DAY!!!!
  • Polly, you're an inspiration. Being in the kind of pain you are and you're able to smile and share a laugh with us. I'm glad you got at least a brief reprieve from the pain!

    So, what are you going to do next? image

    2009 Foraminotomy C6-72010 PLIF L4-S1Multi RFA's, cervical inj, lumbar injLaminectomy L3-4 and fusion w/internal fixation T10-L4 July 17Fusion C2-C5 yet to be scheduled
  • LOL...Linda, I dont know about the inspiration part but thank you my friend!! :)

    I think my next step is the other foot now...LOL...NO just kidding!! I notice your little smiley is banging its head on its computer?? That sounds about right!! LOL:)

    I did get some new pains last night....I will PM you so that way it doesnt damper the "lightness" of this post!!

    Luv you ALL!!!!!
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