& Hopefully this helps someone.
✅I had MENSTRUAL cramps.
✅I still have some flu thing.
✅I overdid it yesterday helping with the kids.
✅My food schedule was off, so
✅My pill schedule was off.
Incoming nightmare amirite?
➡️did the system check,
➡️got up to visit my poreclean throne,
➡️checked the kids were on schedule,
➡️had one warm me a bagel and
➡️got back in bed.
I should have taken it as a sign that there was no butter for my bagel.
Expecting a wave, I got in my lowest-stress body position & set up a show for distraction.
I reached for my medicine and that's when the pain tsunami hit.
The flu body ache went wide.
The cramps went nuclear.
The nerves in my legs lit up to 9.
Even my back pain ratcheted up & it hasn't been over 5 in a year.
After what felt like ten minutes, I realized that it hurt the least when I lay on my stomach, shifting my body weight to my arms.
And my mother would be late for work, worrying about something that was almost fixed.
All I have the energy for is "wow. It's late."
My short list:
👉🏾 Change in position
👉🏾 Extra med dose
👉🏾 Laughing at how absurd my life is now
👉🏾 portable massagers