Shots, and a little relief

(Why am I naming days?) 10/17/14, Day 14,045 (Mercena Day 63): Shots and a little relief A big medical day for daughter and father yesterday. Mercena had the first round of her 2-month vaccinations, and I felt the first glimmer of real recovery for my back injury. Heather reports that her 2-month appointment went well!Continue reading “Shots, and a little relief”

Phone Meetings and Little Gains

(Why am I naming days?) 10/16/14, Day 14,044 (Mercena Day 62): Phone Meetings and Little Gains I really wanted to go to work yesterday. I had told myself that it was possible (it was never really possible). I needed it to be possible, both for my own sense of progress and because I had fourContinue reading “Phone Meetings and Little Gains”

Two More Days With The Back Monster

(Why am I naming days?) 10/13/14, Day 14,041 (Mercena Day 59): Back Monster, Day Two; or, Soft Launch of Flux Forward Not to much to report from these past days. The back injury is not getting much better, even after a visit to the chiropractor. I’m heading back for a second visit today (a laboriousContinue reading “Two More Days With The Back Monster”

Into the Weeds

(Why am I naming days?) I’m writing these posts in bed after being incapacitated by the worst back injury of my life yesterday, so please be patient as my pain-addled mind moves through the last few days. 10/9/14, Day 14,037 (Mercena Day 55): Into the Weeds This was the day I began to feel trulyContinue reading “Into the Weeds”