Day 55. So Soothing

The other day I posted about how badly I need some TLC, specifically a facial and a massage.  Well, I am booked, but my appointment’s not until next Friday.  In the meantime, my neck is killing me.

That’s a slight exaggeration.  It is stiff.  Turning my head to the right hurts.  But mostly, it feels tired, like my head is too heavy for my neck.  It’s nothing life threatening.  Just uncomfortable and annoying, because it’s ‘there’, all the time.  My neck and shoulders are my ‘weak spot’, so this is something I’ve experienced before.  It happens often.

I’m doing what I can to alleviate the discomfort, until a professional masseuse gets her hands on it.  Or at least, I’ve been trying.  All kinds of stretches.  Rolling my neck over a tennis ball (not the most fun I’ve ever had, by the way), to unknot the muscles.  Long, hot showers.  A heating pad.

Sleeping with no pillow.  Sleeping with one pillow.  Sleeping with two pillows.  A water Continue reading