Ree Visanian (treebones) wrote,
Ree Visanian
treebones

Remember to appreciate...

...the amazing day-to-day things you have in your life. Like the ability to stand, pain-free, on two feet. Do not wait to have your appreciation forced by, say, having your back go into spasm in a way which means one of your hips doesn't really want to work. Yep, voice of current experience.

I am going to take pain medications, and I hope that I will be able to both stand and walk in the morning.
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