After months of back pain I finally dragged myself to a physio yesterday. In a way it is reassuring to have a diagnosis because I've had this on and off for years. But at the same time this is actually fricking serious! I cracked a disc at some point and the liquid inside is bulging out and pressing on the nerve. Not sexy. The aim is to stop it getting worse because that way lies surgery. Yuk. Fortunately the physio is really nice and seems to know his stuff so the outlook is good. I came out of the first session with my back like this:
Knitting continues but I've recently become quite obsessed with Bargello Embroidery. Isn't it beautiful?