Acupuncture and Miracles

I tried to play soccer this morning and I was foiled again-- my left calf and my right upper glute are both knotted up, and it's affecting my hip and I'm a trainwreck . . . but enough about me and my problems, on to the miracle: so I get home from soccer, limping and angry, my body in complete rebellion, my soul descending into the darkness that is midlife for an athlete, and after hearing my lamentations, my wife tells me to make an appointment with her acupuncturist, and I'm at the end of my rope so I actually follow her advice, look up the number, and call the acupuncturist, and after a bit of chatting, she's comfortable enough with me to share a weird revelation . . . apparently when I called her, she was sending a text and a photo-- a text thanking someone for recommending a local soccer program and a photo of her little daughter playing some soccer . . . and she was sending this text/photo to my wife and she said when my call came, her hair stood on end and she wondered if the person calling her could be related to the person she was sending the text/photo . . . and I am!

6 comments:

zman said...

So you have something locked up your ass? And it's a soccer ball?

Whitney said...

Deflated, though

rob said...

i call bullshit on this. you've never had a conversation with anyone that made them comfortable.

Dave said...

good point: she was very chatty-- i didn't get a word in edgewise to freak her out . . . plus she knows my wife.

Dave said...

and i've revised my injury report because of your constructive editing suggestions

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