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Offline theistgal

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Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« on: July 29, 2011, 07:32:51 PM »
OK, I don't usually like to ask for prayers for myself because it feels selfish.

But over the last few months I've developed sciatica in my left hip, and the last couple of weeks it's been really getting to me.

If I had a sedentary desk job it wouldn't be so bad. But since I lost my job a couple of years ago, I've started my own business which involves finding things at thrift shops to resell online.  So I really need to be able to scramble around on the floor, stand in front of shelves for long periods of time, etc.

But I'm able to do that less and less because my hip hurts after only 5 minutes or so.  :(

I've been to a doctor and got some exercises to do but they're not helping much, and our insurance isn't what it used to be.  So I'm just trying to "learn to live with it". 

So - prayers appreciate to (a) ask for some relief from the pain so I can do my work and/or (b) that I can "learn to live with it".

Thanks!!
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2011, 08:02:20 PM »
Kyrie, eleison!

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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2011, 08:06:58 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

I also have sciatica, one thing I have noticed is that when I am stressed out, I seem to get it more; I don't know why. Also, it flares up when I use my exercise bike, but lean to the right side (where my pain is.)
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2011, 02:09:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy! Dear Jesus, please provide your help!

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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2011, 02:46:31 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2011, 03:03:40 PM »
Lord have mercy.

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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2011, 03:33:02 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2011, 03:51:58 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2011, 02:41:17 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2011, 02:50:17 AM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Prayers for relief from my sciatica
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2011, 03:14:50 AM »
Lord have mercy!