Wednesday, March 2, 2011


I went to acupuncture today. I have to say- it's the most relaxed I've been in months. I really enjoyed it. Because I have rheumatoid arthritis and it is very much triggered by stress- the acupuncturist suggests that I combine the acupuncture with massage. Um, ok- if you insist! So I got about 13 needles- one in each wrist, 2 in my right ear, and the rest in my back. I could hardly feel them at all. He also showed me some stretching exercises that he says will help with stress relief. All in all- a good visit. I'll go back on Thursday.

I came home bragging to JC about relaxed I was. We got in bed. And there I lay- totally unable to fall asleep. I tossed and turned for hours and here I am blogging at 4:16am. So much for being relaxed? I noticed that as soon as I left the appointment- I had horrible post nasal drip. It's making my throat scratchy. Please don't let me get sick right now. I don't have time to be sick right now. And I'm pretty sure I'll need a nap later.


  1. Glad it was relaxing! Was wondering why you were posting so early though... I guess it got your blood pumping?

  2. Awesome! Glad you loved it. It sounds like a great outlet for some stress relief!


  3. So happy you enjoyed Acupuncture. But yuck to getting sick and not sleeping. Thats no bueno. Well I would suggest telling him you didnt sleep after the last visit and see if he can help. Good luck!!

  4. I'm so glad it was relaxing and you enjoyed it! No getting sick!! :) Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, friend.