Thursday, November 18, 2010

Puppy Helps Me Heal

I'm almost a year and a half old now...well my neck anyway. I've been busy living life. I got a new puppy that's helping me heal and I'm helping her heal.

She was born with an eye condition and that eye is smaller than the other. She's such a sweet heart and a barrel of energy. Most pups with this condition are depressed and emotionally messed up. Not my new pup Betty!

I have to bend down to get her. I'm training her so I move around like crazy without thinking about my stiff neck. It's really helping. She just had surgery so I'm busy helping her recover.

I starte a blog called Fun With My Crazy Dogs. Give it a visit if you're a dog person.

There is life after surgery if you take care of yourself!

Friday, August 27, 2010


My lower back has been killing me when I get up in the morning. I figured it was because I had a couple of sick days last week and didn't stretch.

Last night I decided to put a pillow between my knees as I usually do but haven't been doing because I've been too lazy to go downstairs and get my pillow lol.

I woke up this morning with far less pain. I was doing a double whammy to my back by not stretching it and not sleeping with my knee pillow. BIG MISTAKE!

Here's the pillow I use. It has helped me a TON. Try it out and let me know how you do with it.

Lynn Hahn

Monday, August 23, 2010


I woke up this morning with lower back pain that could make your hair curl! Since the surgery if I don't stretch my whole body grabs!

My journey is going to be longer than my friends that have had this surgery. That seems wrong. I was in better and am in better physical condition than them I also had a true 3 level fusion 4/5 5/6 and 6/7. They had 2 levels done.

My body gets really mad when I have any type of surgery. It takes a long time for it to trust me again. My doctor said 2 years for me and I really believe him today.

Lynn Hahn

Friday, August 20, 2010


Okay I did my research and my experiments. Pacific coast makes amazing pillows! They saved my sleep.

I woke up with no clinks or pops. I didn't have to do any adjusting. I  had to pass this  your way. It's important to get a really good pillow that allows your neck to create it's own support.

Lynn Hahn

Thursday, August 19, 2010


When you spend a ton on a pillow you expect it to return the favor and give you pleasurable sleep and good spine alignment. Not always so!

I got one of the tempurpedic pillows. I bought the right size according to their charts but when I woke up in the morning my neck was stuck. I had to get it to pop back in place.

I thought maybe that was part of my new neck but my husband and I went to Las Vegas (ya ho) and the hotel we stayed at had feather pillows. My neck didn't need any tweaking in the mornings.

I called the tempurpedic company and they said the pillow isn't for everyone. If you have a really heavy head ( which I do lol) it can not be the best for your neck. I let it all go when my head hits the pillow.

Be aware that trying out the pillow is important. Unfortunately  tempurpedic won't take pillow back so I'm out $100. I would suggest not getting pillows on line. Go to a store and spend time trying them out.

Lynn Hahn