What a Pain in the Neck!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013


Both literally and figuratively. 

I finally went to the doctor after having neck and back pain since  the end of October. Well, I happen to have 3 bulging disks and muscle spasm(s) in my neck. I haven't had an MRI of my back but it hurts so I'm sure I have some there, too. Now, this is better than my worst fear of what was wrong when I was suffering from headache, ear aches, chest pains and tingling in my arm so I'm not complaining too, too much. I'm keeping perspective, remember? :) 

I am bummed, though, because I can't really work out. So I am putting myself on a diet. Sad Jackie is sad. I don't really like "dieting" but I don't want to get out of shape. Beginning today, I am dropping rice and sweets from my diet. Next week, I will drop flour. I'm nervous because I haven't "dieted" in quite a while. Wish me luck!



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8 comments :

  1. Good luck Jackie! Back issues are the worst.

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  2. There are lots of healthy and yummy gluten fee options at places like Whole Foods and Trader Joes! You should try them out :)

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  3. Hey girl cute blog! Found you through the link up and am your newest follower! :)

    Lacey
    sunnyandturquoise.blogspot.com

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  4. Don't go crazy with a diet...just eat in moderation and drinks tons of water. :)

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  5. Hi there! I have ventured over from the GFC blog hop. I'm enjoying this little peak into your world! Just lovely! XOXO, Mandi @ All My Happy Endings

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  6. Thanks for linking up on Just Because!

    I hope your back pain goes away soon - it all sounds pretty scary!

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  7. Cute blog!

    I hate to hear about your back pain - I'm an x-ray tech and I know that stuff is no joke. Good luck!

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  8. Oh my goodness! Bulging disks? Bless your heart! Take it easy! Thanks for linking up!

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