I am not as tough as I used to be. Maybe I never was. I don’t know. I have been through a lot of physical pain since I was young. Nothing like someone who has been recovering from a serious accident, just chronic pain that seems to always be ready to rear its ugly head. My back was a part of my body that caused me an incredible amount of difficulty. I spent years with lower back pain that got so bad that I could barely move around. Things are different now after going to a chiropractor my friend insisted I try.
For years I would not go. I went to my regular doctor who ordered a couple of x-rays and then prescribed me anti-inflammatory medications and even narcotic painkillers. Seeing how the world is now, I am glad I did not get hooked. They made me sick to my stomach, so I stopped taking them after the second one. Continue reading