The last place I expected to be after my birthday party was at the office of a chiropractor in Peoria. Okay, technically it was not right after my birthday party, but rather two days later. That is because I tried to take the pain for that long, thinking that it was going to get better and go away. My husband threw a pool party for me, and someone jokingly threw me in the pool. I was not expecting it though, and I hit my back against the side of the pool. It really was a freak accident that should not have hurt me at all.
We have all thrown each other in the pool from time to time, and no one has ever gotten hurt from it. We don’t take stupid risks when we do this, but this time we all learned a lesson, that it is a risk every single time. I was able to enjoy the rest of the party, but I think the few drinks that I had may have had something to do with my ability to take the pain. Read more