Murphy Strikes Again

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While moving a sofa-bed a week ago, I hurt my bad back a little, and I’ve tweaked it a couple of times since, most recently on Sunday as we put up the Christmas tree.

Nothing serious, but a good reminder of Murphy’s Law of Back Pain: The more it hurts to bend over, the more likely you are to drop something that you’ll need to pick up.


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1 Response

  1. Avatar A Supervisor says:

    Do not hurt your bad back. With two big boys, you should be in a purely supervisory position.