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My back seemed to do pretty good last night, so I didn't take anything for it. Today, it was fine until I had taken the kids to school and then sat in my chair working for a while. I had to take a small break and lay down with ice on my back. I tried working again for a while. Needless to say, I would work for 30 minutes to an hour, until my back started feeling bad, and then I would lay down for 10-15 minutes with ice on my back. Around 5:00, I gave in and took something for the pain.

I know it's been about 10 or 11 months, but I thought it had taken less time to recover the first time I had this done. Then I realized today that I stayed in BED for just over 2 days. Yes, I went back to work the next day, but that simply entailed bringing my laptop into the bed and working from there for the next couple of workdays. This time, I had the procedure at 9 one morning, and the next morning at 10 am was alone taking care of two four-year-olds. Yes, I rested on the couch a lot, but I also mopped the floor, cleaned the fish tank, made all the meals, changed clothes, cleaned the kids up (no bath, but a good wiping down), and more. Not exactly laying flat on my back for a few days like last time.

I think it wasn't a good idea. Scott will be home for the procedure on Thursday, so I'm going to actually stay in bed like last time. I have conference calls on Friday and some paperwork I need to get done online, but that's about it. We'll see if that makes it any better.

Scott is about to take the kids out to ride their scooters at the park. They are all ready to go with their helmets and safety gear. It's the cutest. I'm glad he's taking them out. Since I couldn't all weekend they were NUTS by yesterday evening. Wrestling like mad, yelling, running around. I couldn't believe their energy.

Can I have some of theirs? I'll just siphon off a little bit.