Q&A a Day: Who is the craziest person in your life? me; I answer this question the same every year because I hear the same thing from every one I know or meet. I’ve been the crazy, weird, and adventurous person for as long as I can remember. My yearbook was signed by classmates who told me to never change my crazy ways. My dad constantly reminds me how sometimes I’m too crazy for my own good, but I find that’s what makes life worth living (putting yourself and others, safely, on the edge).
shrink-wrap rice… it’s what’s for dinner
Sipping ginseng mushroom matcha tea with almond milk while I think about my vanilla protein rosé vodka waffles. What’s the craziest thing you’ve done lately?
That was the choice Caleb made at 4am as he dressed me for the emergency room. I’ve “tweaked” my left shoulder before, both times over holiday weekends and have gone to the chiropractor for a fix, but left last time and told them I wouldn’t return… and I meant it. I hurt my right shoulder this time and thought I was working through the pain, but after two pain relievers (enough to make me sleep through a broken toe) with no relief, Caleb decided we both needed sleep.
I thought it might be a knotted rhomboid, rear deltoid, or latissimus dorsi muscle and the doctor thought it might be my levator scapulae, so he did some superficial massage with no relief. I was released an hour later with some ibuprofen and a muscle relaxer after being given a shot of ketorolac tromethamine in my gluteal muscle. I took two flexeril and still woke up early, but not in as much pain.
I would get groggily through the next two days, not really coherent and trying to sleep away the pain. I need to follow-up with my doctor to find the exact location of the issue so I can work on rehabbing it or avoiding the cause (which might be lifting more than 10 pounds over my head). I’m feeling better today and was able to gym for twenty minutes, walk the dogs for half an hour, and get some grocery shopping done.
Now to catch up on my questions of the day…
16th: What was the last performance or concert you went to? A free concert at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park on January 14th with Caleb and his Uncle Ed.
17th: If you could change something about today, what would it be? To not be in pain that requires prescription meds that bring about temporary relief.
18th: What’s the most expensive thing you’re wearing now? my Samsung Gear S2, then my sweater and shoes, and then the rest of my outfit.
Q&A a Day: Write down the cure for a broken heart.
New hobbies, friends, haircut
Lots of chocolate, tears, and time
Sad songs, thick books, romantic films
Hot baths, long drives, sunshine
Memories, distractions, lessons
Puppies, hugs, and acceptance
Q&A a Day: Did you kiss someone today? I did.
Q&A a Day: What’s your favorite question to ask people? anything that crosses the line
I’m off to see my classmates to learn about SOAP notes
I’ve found myself asking questions that are inappropriate, make others uncomfortable, and that I probably didn’t want the answer to. I’ve asked my: family, dentist, friends, boss, teachers, and strangers. I like to claim situational awareness, but Caleb snuck up on me in the backyard on Monday because I was so deep in thought. I get lost in myself a lot, and sometimes it comes across as narcissistic, but I get the kind of curiosity that gets the cat killed and makes the dog cry.
Pua and Hei Hei prepping for tomorrow