I was supposed to go on an 8 mile hike this morning with a girl from one and one of her friends, but that didn’t happen. My weird recurring back pain decided to show up today. I was in bed until almost 1pm after having a liquid advil breakfast. I finally decided to get up and try to stretch it out, take a shower, and run some errands. When the stretching didn’t help very much, I thought some retail therapy might. I got some fall sweaters, a new pot and pan, and 3 pairs of shoes. I’m already feeling better!