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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

Miracles Happen Every Day

Every day I wake up and say “I need a miracle every day!” and do you know what? They happen every day. You are miracle, my dog is a miracle, the world is a miracle. 72 more words

Arthritis Care

Copping T12 compression fracture at Burleigh

The wave

Jan 2, 2016, Burleigh Point, 4-5 foot, Gold Coast, Australia, low tide, 7.25am

My first wave was a long barrel from the point to the rocky, four or five foot. 1,257 more words

Australian Culture

Update: A Broken Spine

When I shared my experience of my terrible hike after my accident Sunday, I had know idea how bad it truly was. I figured I would take some Ibuprofen and sleep it off. 806 more words


A New Normal...


“Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart.”

Psalm 27:14

I am a dancer. I have been a dancer for 10 years, it is what I know, it is what I think about, it is what I invest my life and time in, it is my passion, it is my joy, it is a way I feel God’s presence, it is the way I think, it is an outlet, it is my job, it is my normal. 1,250 more words