Morgan Hill, CA
I would say last week was a typical week,
but it didn't end up that way.
We had our second golf lesson on Tuesday,
and also went out twice to the driving range to
practice our skills.
Wednesday my Mom drove up,
and we took her to the airport to see her off
on her cruise up the Mississippi.
She and my Dad had taken
several cruises with American Cruise lines,
so she booked another one!
Turns out a friend of theirs decided to go
on the same cruise, so she's having fun :-)
We get to borrow her car while she's gone,
which is a nice bonus!
George had noticed a leak under the truck,
and we both hear a 'whining' sound coming
from under the hood.
he took it into the Chevrolet dealer in Gilroy.
Alternator was going bad,
and the leak is from a bushing and seal
in the transfer case.
Warranty of course has been out for awhile.
good thing Amazon gig is only 5 months away :-)
Oh the pain...
Friday afternoon I had a sudden pain in my Sciatic nerve
down my right leg.
I've had sciatica before, but this one had me in tears.
I ended up not working on Saturday,
and basically was flat on my back popping any pill I could find :-)
Yesterday it was no better, so George took me to the urgent care.
Since I couldn't stand up straight or walk,
George graciously got a wheelchair for me..
Not very flattering, but you get the picture!
They gave me a shot of Ibuprofen,
and prescription for steroids to reduce the inflammation,
and pain pills to help with that.
Pumped full of narcotics,
I rested most of the day and watched movies.
The relief wasn't really coming yet,
and so I decided to 'google' sciatica relief online.
I used to go to the chiropractor years ago,
and he had specific things he would do to
get me back in alignment.
I found some great stretches which helped a LOT,
but this morning it was still painful.
Back on the floor I went to do those stretches,
and I'll repeat them several times today.
Every time we're in California, something sends me to the urgent care or ER!
Looks like I'll be skipping golf tomorrow :-(
We've also made our future plans,
as we'll be making our way to Montana 2 weeks from today.
George and I will stop in the Sacramento area
for one night on May 11th to visit with my childhood friend Maryjane.
By Wednesday the 13th we'll be staying in Idaho at
so that we can explore Yellowstone until Monday the 18th.
From there we'll be going straight to our new summer gig at
in White Sulphur Springs, Montana.
Both of us are looking forward to hitting the road,
taking a week off,
and getting a new backyard :-)