I've had a dodgy back for years, but by being careful, I normally avoid anything worse than a bit of stiffness or a dull ache after too much standing. This was something on an entirely different level. At least, I was reassured to learn while Googling yesterday that the level of the pain bears no relation to the amount of damage, which is something to be thankful for!
What makes it more annoying is that the weather is gorgeous here now. Still pretty cold, but we have deep blue sky and fluffy white clouds and a big bright shining thing in the sky. It would be a perfect day for a walk, but I am restricted to hobbling carefully around.
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