Thursday, February 18, 2010

i'm still here...

I've missed you, blog.
I've had an incredibly bad migraine for the last few days.
Nothing exciting to talk about, no cute pictures to share.
The curtains have been drawn most of the week.
Hubby and I made it out this afternoon for a mini date.
(Something about chocolate makes a girl forget her pain for the moment).

So, early in the week, my back locked up.
It may have happened when I was moving furniture.
(I like to rearrange rooms, from time to time).
Anyhow, after my back locked up, that afternoon, I lost my balance on the stairs and almost fell.
I was holding the railing (thankfully), but when I lost my balance,
I wrenched myself pretty severely trying to stay upright.
That night, I had a lovely migraine to go along with the sore muscles.

If you know me, you know that stairs and I don't play nice together.
In 2006, I fell down a flight of cement stairs at my in laws' condo in FL,
breaking my left elbow into 4 pieces.
Two surgeries later, I still can't extend my arm all the way,
but thank God it didn't happen to my right arm.
Can you imagine?
How could I have started The Chubby Dove?!
It was quite an interesting recovery
with two small boys running around and mommy in a cast and on pain killers.
Then there was months of physical therapy.

If you ever wanted to see the inside of my arm, there ya go.
I was known as the Bionic Woman for awhile, as you can imagine.

(I won't show you the scar just in case you're eating. It's pretty ugly).

But thankfully, I'm just suffering from a migraine this time.
Things could be worse.
Just wanted to let you know that I'm still here and should up and at 'em soon.


  1. I was wondering where you've been! I've been going through chubby dove withdrawal! Hope you're feeling better soon!

  2. Bless your heart...a migraine, backache, and a fall..YIKES. You have been standing too close to me, this week. To think...I thought satans arrows were all directed my way. Hang in there. I am praying for you.
    Blessings, andrea

  3. feel better. migraines are terrible. Glad you didn't get hurt worse on the stairs.

  4. Your migraine may possibly be connected to your back issues. I love my chiropractor (he goes to my church, not a quack, etc. :D )..would be more than happy to share his number if you are interested.

    Praying for you to feel better! (the x-ray made my insides turn cold..bless your heart!)

  5. Oh my goodness! I am so glad you are okay. I've never had a migraine but know that they can be just awful. Hang in there. Can I bring you anything. I have to head out your way today?

  6. Oh my! I am positive that you are the first blogger I know with a bionic arm! ;) That looks like it was painful. Makes my elbows hurt!

    I am a migraine girl too. They aren't fun, but chocolate does make all things better!

    Hope youre feeling better soon!

  7. Oh girl! We know about metal screws-n-such around here. I have a Mr. Bionic.

    Hope you are feeling MUCH better very very soon.