Wednesday, March 11, 2009


I have just realised it has been nearly a month since my last post. There is a very good reason for this, the inability  to sit down. An old back injury has been giving me a very hard time and I have spent the past few weeks  much like this.

I have watched far more daytime telly than can be good for anyone, all sorts of old dvd's and done a lot of ceiling staring.
The two things I could really have done with, my itouch  and microwave were both being replaced or repaired, well the microwave, which I needed to heat my wheat bag, was repaired, worked three times then broke again. It was brand new used about a dozen times then sat in a dusty workshop for two weeks waiting to be fixed. When it was finally ready, Steve picked it up on his way home to find it covered in dust, glue and scratches. When he mentioned this to the lady, she gave him one of those stainless cleaning cloths!!.  The glue obviously didn't work,  so it's got to go back again. I wonder what state it will come back in this time.
My itouch would have saved my sanity a little, at least I could have written the odd e mail, checked my favorite blogs and generally kept in touch with what is going on, but, alas, that too decided to pack it in. There was no trouble having it replaced, but they didn't have any in stock so have had to wait three weeks for one to come in. As is always the way, there is a replacement waiting for me, well Steve, to pick up, now I am able to sit at the computer again, all be it for short periods of time.
Talking of sitting at the computer, this has been blamed for my bad back, which I try to deny adamantly, but lost the argument, so the computer chair has been banned and I now sit on a very large red ball. I don't care how good it is supposed to be for my back, it is impossible to sit still on, the urge to roll about is just too much :) and very uncomfortable after a short time, which I think is the whole idea to dissuade me from spending so much time here.
So nothing creative has happened, hopefully very soon I will be able to get back to some sort of normality, but I have a feeling I am going to be doing a lot more moving around and back strengthening for some time to come yet


Anonymous said...

bugger. I hope your back improves. when i was in labour (the first time) the midwives suggested I sit on one of those big balls to relieve the pain. a 4.5 kilo baby was trying to exit me, i was in excruiating pain, i was so fat i could hardly move and they wanted to to balance on a bloody great ball. i said NO, very politely, with no swearing, of course.

Sprite said...

Hi Tracy :) I sure hope your feeling back to your self soon! Sucks being down doesnt it? The ball will help strengthen your back and your muscles surrounding it. Don't over do anything and try not to fall off! Please take it easy and feel better. :)

Thanks for your comment! The challenge will be ongoing so whenever your up to it let me know and jump right in! Sound good? It'll be great to create together again won't it :) I've been very slow getting anything finished myself but I started 5 new lil ones HA HA HA

Take care!

Luv n hugs,

Daydreamer :) said...

Sorry to hear your back is bothering you. Hang in there.
H :)