|Any idiot can face a crisis.|
It's day to day living that wears you out.
- Anton Chekhov
I hate that this year's blogging has become the tracking of my back maintenance.
However, it has such an impact on my riding, I feel it is important for my own reference.
So, back the the doctor I went for a follow up from my most recent injection.
She said, "Referring you to the surgeon."
Knowing from my research that it could come to this mattered not. My blood ran cold.
We are going to try one more injection, which she referred to as "the mother of all injections." She called it a "caudal injection" and explained how it allowed much more steroid to be applied to the area.
The thought of surgery absolutely terrifies me.
The thought that this is as good as I get terrifies me just as much.
Next week will be another MRI (the last one was about a year and a half ago).
The week after that will be the caudal injection.
I must call today to set up my appointment with the surgeon...