Category Archives: Buller

Happy 33rd Anniversary, Sara!

for Sara, forever my angel “There is no greater force in the universe than the impact of two people finding each other.” — Scott Whitebird, my brother and one of the Two Best Men at our wedding Today marks the … Continue reading

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Forward into the Future!

Today marks 6 months since I got laid low by an injury of unknown source. In the months since then, I’ve blogged quite a bit less than I had been previously doing. Most of my time & energy has been … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in My Shoes

That’s what I finally just did for the first time since July 2. My sudden incapacitation on July 3rd rudely interrupted my almost-daily rhythm of taking my dog, Stella, for a 2 to 3 mile walk. Hell, it interrupted ALL … Continue reading

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Kick-Starting Motivation

As I slowly progress towards rehabbing myself back into functional shape, I am trying to regain some sense of motivation beyond “getting better.” See, for the first week or so after injuring my back, my main motivation was finding some … Continue reading

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Slo-mentum

Update on my Rehab/Recovery I continue to make slow, somewhat steady progress on the rehab front — with the emphasis on S-L-O-W. As noted in my last entry here some weeks back, I can make it around the first floor … Continue reading

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Inertia…

An object at rest will remain at rest… Inertia is a fundamental law of physics, enshrined by Sir Isaac Newton as his First Law of Motion. It usual refers to objects, but as a physical being, I feel it quite … Continue reading

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Good News, Bad News — Nothing New

Posted on my social media yesterday afternoon: Good news/bad news from my excursion to the spinal specialist in the Springs: nothing indicating surgery (Good!), nothing they can do at this point (bad) — that is, nothing new. Basically, nothing has … Continue reading

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Sliding into September

At long last — September is here! I’ve always loved September. It’s the best month of the year. I mean, first off, it’s my birthday month. It’s also the start of the traditional school year, so it brings a sense … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Semi-Suspended Animation

Update on my back troubles… 6 weeks ago, everything changed suddenly when I found myself stricken with severe sciatic pain shooting down from my hip to my thigh. Since then, I’ve been mostly incapacitated. My mobility remains seriously compromised while … Continue reading

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Flat on my Back —for Weeks to Come

Excerpted from an email sent to a friend, updating him on my health situation: “About 2 weeks ago (July 3) I suddenly had stabbing, shooting pain in my back, down my leg, recognizable as sciatica pain — which I’ve never … Continue reading

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