Thursday, September 25, 2008

"lifted rib"

So I finally went to the doctor after a couple weeks of some serious pain behind my shoulder blade. I kept thinking it'd work it's way out but instead, it kept getting worse, waking me up at night and really bugging me.

Sure enough, the doctor said I had "lifted a rib" meaning my rib had popped out of place. She said it can be caused by moving something heavy, having a horrible cough with pneumonia, or lifting heavy objects.

Hmmmm...I'm thinking I know the culprit:The doctor said I needed to go get a massage to help pop the rib back into place. Doesn't sound so bad.

17 comments:

  1. i feel your pain!! i seriously understand...but oh she is so irresistable isn't she??? gotta

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  2. Lucy's actually looking quite tall and svelt in those pictures. Sorry about your lifted rib, though. MASSAGE!

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  3. But how could you NOT want to hold that sweet little girl all the time!?!!
    I swear ... she is just the cutest.
    You may have to hold her all the time and get weekly massages :) Not too bad!!

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  4. at least she's the cutest little culprit ever!

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  5. Summer had one of those about 6 months and it was no fun.
    What a cute cause of such discomfort she is!

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  6. Sweet and very true comments I would have to echo, and I am really sorry about your rib. I am sure the massage will help. :)
    ~Christine

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  7. I'll babysit that sweet Lucy girl while you get your massage! I am needing my Lucy fix! Plus I owe you hours and hours of free sitting!

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  8. I hope you unlift your rib soon - massage sounds like a fantastic way to go! Lucy is looking so adorable in those pics it's hard to think she's causing pain in any way!

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  9. Massage? Hey, doctors orders! You gotta love that!

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  10. Don't you wish insurance would just cover consistant massages?! Hope your rib gets LOWERED soon. Feel better! I agree, she's the cutest culprit...

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  11. Isn't it about her birthday?? Seems like she was born about the same time as my niece and nephew...

    I have a great massage therapist if you need a number. Just let me know!

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  12. WOw, something so cute is hard to see as the culprit! Massage though sounds REALLY good and well deserved.
    Shawni, my neighbor wanted family pics where we got ours so I went down and shot them tonight. Everything looked great until I realized that my IsO was on 800!!!!!
    I want to cry my eyes out! any sugestions? I know you are so busy, I saw your number was still programed on my cell and I almost buzzed you but figured there was nothing I could do at that point. This was my first photoshoot in two and a half years.....I forgot how much it can be stressful if you forget one thing...
    Please let me know if there is anything I can do. I have lightroom for a trial right now which I am LOVING!
    Great to come and see pictures of your cute fam...

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  13. Ouch, better take care of that!! Well at least she's an adorable culprit and now you get to have a massage. Hope the pain goes away!

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  14. Ouch. Those things hurt. If the massage doesn't work, go see a chiropractor. Luckily I have one in my home that pops it back in for me. You should feel good almost instantly with a bit of soreness. How can you resist carrying those sweet babies? Lucy is too cute!

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  15. Oh, are you sure he didn't say weekly massages???

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  16. Ouch! I hope you feel better.
    She sure is cute though!!!

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  17. Who knew motherhood could be so painful! My arm hurts just carting around my 21 pounder. You are one tough woman. And that Lucy is one cute kid. I hope you really, really, really enjoy that massage!

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