Nemu ish Nemu! (kyubikitsy) wrote,
Nemu ish Nemu!

Relief. Sort of.

Just returned from an unscheduled visit to my dad's acupuncturist. I smell of herbs and my neck and back muscles were pulled in some of the most inhumane ways - but I'm not sure if I feel a *lot* better as of yet. I also had a couple pins in my leg to promote blood flow to my neck and upper back. Back muscles feel somewhat fatigued from rotating my shoulders for about half an hour.

A few things that occurred to me though:

1) I probably sleep in terribly wrong positions. I think I'll try sleeping sans pillow for a while and try to keep my head upright.

2) I think I'm clenching my jaw again when I sleep because she said some of the tightness was coming from those muscles around the throat area. I noticed it earlier when I was chewing gum. I should probably be careful of what I chew for a little while.

3) I should also watch my posture. I often slouch or over-extend which often results in lower back pain.

So I have some ointment to rub into the area for the next few days and if things don't improve, I'll have to call and schedule for either another unscheduled visit or a full appointment. (I think I'd opt for the later as I'm seriously on deadline and can't quite afford to wait 1 1/2 hours for possible treatment. T_T;; (I was there from about 11:45am - left at 2pm.)

On a final note, I was amused by the resident cat, Miu Miu. She's the newest addition - I think the previous one may have passed away. She was so intently watching the large screen TV in the hallway. XD I did a few quickie sketches of her in my notepad while she was lounging around.

... and one more thing - Woo HOO! I drove the Prius to and from - even missed the Palama cut off (mistaken identity.. >_>;;;). I managed to get to the building through Kalihi and all the construction and pouring rain. Coming home wasn't too bad as it's before rush hour traffic. So GO ME. YEY.
Tags: life

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