Re: [gardeners] Bastrop Gardening and OT stuff

Linda Baranowski-Smith (
Thu, 20 Jan 2000 13:23:04 -0500

Allen wrote, in part...

>    I went to a Pain Management Clinic, Tuesday. I had to go
>through a bunch of "range of motion" tests. They really know
>there business there. They managed to increase my pain X 10. When
>we left, I got a wheel chair ride. Diagnosis is advanced
>degenerative disc disease. Changed Rx to a morphine derivative.

Do hope the meds help.  I have disc problems/muscle spasms and I feel for
you.  Oh, my... it does interfere with gardening.  Will never forget once,
when George said something like, "You gotta suffer for the art."  [May not
be exact quote, George.]  Allen, it seems you're doing more than your share
of suffering... take care.

Linda in NW Ohio near Toledo/Lake Erie, USDA Zone 5