You know how my left shoulder has been bothering me since Thanksgiving? Well, I cut back on knitting and it still was bothering me. Last week I had a lightbulb moment when I realized that our bed (which is over 15 years old) wasn't helping at all. In fact, it was the source of the problem as I sleep on my left side.
After waking up in pain several days in a row, DH and I decided it was time for a new bed. It arrived yesterday and today I report I slept pain free. Today we have a snow day and I'm going to knit all day long - well more like make breakfast, knit, do laundry, knit, make #1 Son's birthday cake, knit.
One funny story about the new bed...they didn't tell us we need a "low profile" box spring. So our bed is VERY high up. I encouraged the dog to try and jump up and she looked at me like I had a screw loose. She comes to our room every morning around 4am - this morning I had to get out of my soft cloud of comfort and pick her up and put her on the bed. She gave this sigh of delight and relief - I think she was worried she wouldn't ever get up there. PS New "low profile" box spring arrives on Friday.