Tuesday, October 01, 2013

A Message About Massages

Well, as some of you know, I am now over a week into a two-week holiday. It's been great. But for the past couple of days I have felt physically terrible. It's been difficult to breathe, which isn't all that fun. And I was on a remote Island for a couple of days, so -- I just kept hoping it would all go away. But then this morning back on the mainland I awoke and just felt even worse, and had a major headache. 
My niece Sarah asked me if I thought a massage would help. I was very skeptical that any amount of massaging would be able to make me feel better -- but I agreed to lay down on the floor and she began to knead the daylights out of my back. And she is just a little pipsqueak.
Wow -- she found about three major points around my right shoulder blade that were definitely in need of severe manipulation. It was a mixture of relaxation and painfulness.
All I know is that when I got up off the floor my headache was gone, and all the pain in my chest… ALL OF IT… was gone. So I have become quite a believer in massage therapy, as of today!



Unknown said...

Massage is the best way for the pain relief. It is very good for the old injuries pain too.

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Alyce said...

Glad you are feeling better!

Anonymous said...

Yay for Sarah!
And more still, yay for you Cippy! Proof that you can teach an old dog a new trick, right?!!

Anonymous said...

I hope you find a good massage therapist.. a professional one!! :)
-baba (pipsqueak)

Cipriano said...

No professional could be as effective as you, baba.