Monthly Archives: July 2015

lost in paradise

Our upcoming visit to El Pescadero in January is all about escaping one week of New England winter weather in exchange for sunshine, ocean views, tasty¬†food and great music. But there’s also an element of personal redemption: my goal to … Continue reading

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two months to go

I don’t want this to be one of those pain and recovery blogs, but I swear that since I resigned myself to have back surgery, the pain has gotten worse, the spasms more frequent, sleep more elusive, good days fewer … Continue reading

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future to the back – the sequel

The short answer is a four-letter acronym: ALIF, a type of spinal fusion. The longer answer is that I’ve basically run out of runway for my L5/S1 disc, and after consulting with two orthopedic surgeons, it seems that surgery is … Continue reading

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