This week has turned out to be anything but the lovely, relaxing, well deserved Spring Break that I have anticipated. Truthfully… It has been one of the saddest and roughest weeks of my life. Where do I begin? Well… First… I just want to say that I’m not looking for a pity party here at all. This blog has been therapeutic for me. It has been a place for me to let out...
Back in the Tunnel I Go! :-/
Quickly… I’m going back in for another MRI today at 2:45… in about 2 hours. I have been feeling back pain and muscle spasms again… just like before the surgery. The numbness in my foot, toes, and shin seem to be coming back to what they were. This really all started to happen after the Nerve Study…. GRRR! The doc has put me on Lyrica for now to calm my nerves down...
Nerve Conduction Study (EMG) = NOT FUN!
So… today I went for an EMG or a Electromyogram Nerve Conductive Study. I guess the purpose of this study was to find out if my nerves are communicating properly with my brain and spinal cord. What I didn’t know was that they were going to stick me with needles (NOT LIKE ACUPUNCTURE) and “listen” to my nerves to see if there was anything actively irritating the nerve. ...
Another Great post from Breaking Muscle... Ego,... →
Interesting take on the love of Jiu Jitsu! →
breaking-muscle: Jiu-Jitsu, I Do! A great essay for those who have a “relationship” with their training. http://breakingmuscle.com/martial-arts/jiu-jitsu-i-do