NaBloPoMo is stressing me out! It's after 11:30pm and here I am, after a very full day, throwing a post together. I will try not to make this the norm, but today you'll have to take what you can get. Because not only is it late, but my mind is full of the stressful ramblings of a mother who just found out that he son very likely has scoliosis.
Peter and I just returned from a report session with our new chiropractor (can I take a moment to say "ahhhhhhh" after my first ajustment in over three years?), Dr Quirk. This last Wednesday, the boys and I all had initial exams, and Liam and I had x-rays taken. Tonight, the Dr first showed us the image of Liam's perfect neck, and then proceeded to stick up the x-ray of his torso. Initially, I thought it was a side view HIS SPINE WAS THAT CURVED, but it was infact a front view.
Looking at it, even an untrained eye can see a pronounced curve.
Looking at it, my skin started to prickle, my head began spinning and I was getting hot flashes. It felt like I had heat radiating out of my eyes. I had such a physical reaction to those images! My baby, my Liam, has something wrong with him. Something inside of him. Something THAT I HAD NO IDEA ABOUT. That has potential been there for years and we were doing nothing to correct.
I feel sick.
I know it's not the end of the world. It's not life-threatening. And Dr Quirk is confident that he can correct it, and that it might even be as bad as the x-ray suggested. But still. I don't like this feeling.