Snap. Crackle. Pop.

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My left knee has started to crack when I go up and down stairs. It’s very annoying. Typical of my body, maybe, but it’s a new thing, and I dislike it intensely. Not that I haven’t always had popping joints. When I was two I dropped a massive glass piggy bank (full) on my left front toe. Pretty sure I broke it – and it’s cracked ever since. My right knee has been a nightmare since I hyper-extended it in high school. My knuckles. My wrist. My spine? *laughs* It’s like a symphony of sound every time I move, from my shoulders to my tail bone. I actually have one of those giant styrofoam tubes at home. I just arch my lower back over it and roll and pretty much everything pops. Kinda nasty, really. But there’s something about that release of pressure which is very nice, even if it doesn’t last. (And… Read more