Monday, November 5, 2007

Busy Busy Monday

I was debating whether or not to blog today since the camera isn't working. I feel like my entries are really boring if it's all just words and no pictures. So much happened today though, and I didn't update all weekend so I thought I'd post anyway.

We got my car back this morning! I was thrilled to turn in the minivan and drive the Vibe home, but very nervous at the same time. I feel like it's not the same car, it's damaged goods now. I'm getting used to it again though, It's funny because I made Matt drive it home to make sure the wheels weren't going to fall off... I had to take it to my PT appt. and when I got behind the wheel for the first time I felt like I was driving a Go-Kart. He called me on his break from class today and I told him what I thought, he laughed out loud! I know he's happy to have the Vibe back, he loves that car.

I had to run to Target before my appt. this morning. While Dick and Sharon were visiting this weekend we were all upstairs hanging some things on our bedroom walls. Ari was crawling around, we closed all the doors except his room so we didn't think he could get into that much trouble. Wrong. He completely pulled apart his humidifier and was playing in the water inside the machine. Needless to say we can't get it to work now so we bought another one today. I also got Ari one of those "push toys" that he can walk behind now and ride when he's bigger. He hasn't figured out how to push it yet, he just spins the wheels with his hands.

My therapy went well today. We did the stretches that I've been doing but she also did Ultrasonic Heat Therapy, which is basically an ultrasound of my back that shoots heat waves way down deep to the parts of my body that are "broken". I am also the proud new wearer of a "TENS" unit. Transcutaneous Electronic Nerve Stimulation. I have four electrode patches that I wear on my back that are hooked up to a little box that I wear on my belt. The box delivers small electrical pulses to the muscles in my back. The point is that the nerve stimuli reaches my brain before the pain sensation so my brain is basically distracted from being able to relay the pain sensations. It's pretty cool, it's the only thing that has even remotely worked since all this started! I get to wear it for a while, my next appt. is Friday and we will take it from there!

Matt just called, he's on his way home from training. We're going to grab a bite to eat and play with Ari tonight. My wonderful dad bought us a new camera as an early christmas gift so hopefully I can put up some pictures by the end of this week!


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Michelle Lanning said...

wow sounds like you had some fun filled time - and yay for the new camera:)

Nicole said...

I can't wait to see all your new pics Morgan with your camera. Glad you got your car back!