I've never had to deal with degenerative disc disease, Thumpy, though I know there are some members who have. You might want to start a new thread with 'degenerative disc disease' in the title to get their attention faster!
for your sweetie!!!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."