Today was a little bit better. I started out pretty down, but as the morning went on and I got out and about running errands, I started feeling better. I felt like I actually accomplished something. I didn't workout, but a day off now and then won't kill me, as long as I get back on track tomorrow. My neck and shoulder is almost completely better, I'm sleeping better again. I finally saw the physician's assistant for the othropedist today. Apparently there is some degeneration of the spine and a couple of the discs are starting to bulge. Nothing hugely serious, but definately permanent. I'm going back to work on modified duty until I can get my schooling done. I want to become a real estate appraiser. It's 90 hours of schooling and then I have to pass the test. Hopefully I can get started here within the next two weeks and then I can get myself a job that's not so hard on my body.
I'm not really looking forward to going back to work, but it needs to be done. Disability doesn't pay all that well and we could really use the money. We're in the process of re-financing our house and that should lower our payment considerably. There's a light at the end of the tunnel and it's getting brighter.