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- n. Plural form of neckache.
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Tension in the shoulders can block the flow of energy between the head and torso, especially for those who carry "the weight of the world" here; it can cause headaches, neckaches, frozen shoulders, and many other ailments.
But I'm also, in my capacity as a mom, plagued by backaches and neckaches and stiff shoulders and all manner of discomfort related to the toll of days spent packing anywhere from 23 to 60 lbs of kidmeat around on my person,* not to mention the constant crouching and bending and lifting and bending and hoisting and crouching and bending and lifting etc etc etc that comes with the endless cycle of diaper changing and toilet training and shoelace-tying and buckle-fastening and binky-fetching and all the other back-breaking little tasks that are part of motherwork.
I’m so lonely for Shelby and Noah that it gives me neckaches.