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Get back you little sacrum

Moving all that stuff while cleaning out my father’s house this past weekend had a painful price. Yesterday the pain radiating from my sacrum was so intense it was impossible to jog across the lawn when the city worker opened the fire hydrant and started flushing water toward the couch I’d moved out to the curb in order to mow around it. 1,519 more words

Snapped leg, broken back — two more kills at Los Alamitos

Patrick Buttuello labors continuously to report fallen and dead racehorses across America.

In a recent article we cross-posted here about horse racing’s casualty database Mr. Battuello writes: 413 more words

Horse Racing


Since the start of this year, my main focus with my physio in Australia was to build up my strength so that I was able to run by the time I left Australia. 376 more words

Broken Back

Adventures of Plastic Woman, pt 1- Hobo Joey

This story was brought to you by…

Poker. Occasionally feeding Plastic Woman since 1993.
BP Friends, for providing the colored pencils used in the derpy cartoons below. 360 more words


welp help

So. I have bad news.

As you may know, I was given the ultimatum of either going back to work or getting fired. Although I was bummed, I eventually perked up and thought we could find a middle ground. 500 more words


23 and counting

Sunday, 04/03 | 37 Days after Surgery

Happy 23rd birthday to me! With so much going on, it didn’t really feel like my birthday but still. 368 more words


I scratched the wooden floor ):

Sunday, 03/27 | 30 Days after Surgery

My PT always warned me against cheating and using the wrong mechanics to move. It teaches bad habits and is more dangerous in the long run. 215 more words