Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/06/10

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Subject: [Leica] Sciatica
From: images at (Tina Manley)
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2012 17:44:19 -0400
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So glad you're better!  Yes, get with a therapist and start an
exercise program.  I go to the Y 6 times a week.  I'm always glad when
it's over but glad that I've gone.

Best wishes,


On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 4:52 PM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> 
> Sciatica
> I've just had the most painful three ?of weeks of my life.
> But went to bed last night with my sweatshirt on and the AC down to 75.
> Instead of tee shirt and 72.
> And woke up not wracked in pain in my legs for the first time in 3 weeks 
> and
> I got 8 hours of sleep not 5 or 4. I start Physical therapy Tuesday. I had
> to cancel my Spring Lug Gallery gallery as normally I'd spend the morning
> working on it and I've not been able to sit down for more than a minute 
> till
> the sun went down. My last entry was May 24th.
> Its from lifting boxes in my storage cubical in Portland May 10th - 16th. I
> got a glimpse of my body of work in the large boxes in the back and my pots
> and my books. My CD' are ready to go; to be sent over here. I'll have them
> here soon though not my negs still they were in the back of the room and I
> didn't make it to there.
> The lesson is - when you hit middle age or older:
> Don't loose your inner core strength.
> Do exercises in the morning like Ted has his whole life.
> I'm getting a folding mat. And taking up Yoga and anything else which
> resembles it. Then I'll make up my own. ?Publish it and be asked to
> demonstrate it on a radio show.
> You never know how many cameras you may have to carry and what they'd all
> weigh. The Leica lenses don't just cost more they also get heavier every
> year.
> Summer is in ten days and I'll start and finish a Summer gallery. Picture a
> day. From whatever year.
> - - from my iRabs.
> Mark Rabiner
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Tina Manley, ASMP

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