Monday, February 15, 2016

Rocking, Slipping and Sliding

Anywhere I sit, I slide.  It doesn't matter if I'm in a recliner, church pew, dining chair, stool, steps or bed I slide. It doesn't matter if I have a stool or my feet touch the ground.  

I'm sure I've had this since a child because I can remember vaguely, my mom nagging. I remember her words, "Sit up! Stop slouching!  Quit rocking!'

I used to rock side to side all the time as a child and I was constantly told to stop it. Teachers would pass by and put their hand on my shoulder. It was their way of telling me to stop discreetly. I find myself rocking only when I am dead bone tired now.

When I sit, I start by a nice straight up posture. But eventually I slide.  In a chair or pew or stool I am more aware because eventually I could land on my floor butt first. I'm constantly having to push into a straight sitting posture. 

In my recliner or bed, again I start in a nice and straight position, but its inevitable that i will be on half my back. 

I've been trying to consciously figure out why and how I do this.

Who knows?! I guess it is just me!

Until next time..


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4 comments:

  1. I can only guess it related to muscle tone and your CP. Is this something you could do physical therapy for to strengthen certain muscles. With that being said, I think slouching is a very common things that most people do. I know I do.

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    1. Maybe you are right. It's only a nuisance to be. I've been through a lot of physical therapy in my days. It's jut my butt slides. I agree most people slouch, when I stand it is due to my cerebral palsy. I remember my mom always said stand up straight to encourage me to do the best posture possible. I think as I got older, it came to a point where she realized that is the best I could do. It was just one of those things that I have really noticed lately. Thanks so much for your input and visiting!

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  2. There are bigger problems out there to in the world!! You can slouch all you want!

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    1. Yes, there is Ms Barb. It is so odd that i notice things all of a sudden!

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