I’m Okay, But I’m Not

At 12 weeks post-op, I was back to normal. I was feeling great. There’s been a lot going on in our lives lately. A lot. I’m now officially working more hours and I’m grateful. Work is where I can be normal, and not think about my personal life. I’m making more money and I’m grateful … Continue reading I’m Okay, But I’m Not

25 Thoughts After A Crash

Oh my God, oh my God, oh my God, oh my God, oh my God Am I dead? I don’t think I’m dead. Am I hurt? I can’t tell. Am I? My shoulder and neck feel like they’re on fire. What’s that smell? Is that smoke? I have to get out NOW. The door won’t … Continue reading 25 Thoughts After A Crash

Where I’ve Been: Recovery & Coffee-Mate-Gate

First, a technical update: Six weeks post-op two-level cervical arthroplasty. The post-op x-ray shows a textbook-perfect cervical spine with two shiny new titanium discs “well-placed.” The pain is mostly gone, except when I wake up in the morning or I do too much (still). I can’t remember the last time I felt pain radiating down … Continue reading Where I’ve Been: Recovery & Coffee-Mate-Gate