Happy Blogday To Me!
As I sit here and take an early inventory of my joints this morning my neck has news for me. It is fed up with holding my head up all day every day and wants a day off. It hurts to turn my head and the nerves in my scalp are prickling. In fact the pain is camouflaging a headache or else the pain gave it to me.
Then there are those other major muscles - the sit down ones are stiff and sore. They don't want to work today either, and my fingers would rather not bend. Knuckles hurt and no video games today says the wrist (and the rheumatologist) -- in fact these hands won't let me spell right either on the first attempt.
Feet are saying what did you do yesterday? We never agreed to that
Even the shoulders - "What! you want to type? Not us, not us"
Is it Chicken Little?
No I can't help you
Shock Headed Peter
Either one is bad news.
And a knee is stabbing me.
I used to use a body inventory to help me relax. It's a technique like progressive relaxation though I altered it to make it more fun (easier) for me.
I'd start with the toes and concentrate on them for aches and pains, even make up nonsense verses for each area as I assessed the pain or lack of pain from the toes up. As I went on to another area I would tell the one I was leaving to relax. Though this sounds very simplistic I rarely managed to get past my waist before falling asleep
A good rester