In the past few years, motorcycles have done more than provide fulfill my needs for pleasure and speed - they've also acted as health barometers.
Yes, whenever something began to feel awkward in the body, it was first noticed while catering to my passion - riding. And the latest incidents occurred while piloting sportbikes in a "spirited" manner.
The first was hernia. This past summer, after about a half-hour of spirited riding, I suffered major pain in certain areas. And the more I hung off the bike, the more the pain radiated around my mid-section and groin area. This pain progressed, prompting me to visit the doctor. The Diagnosis - double-hernia.
Surgery. Recovery. Back to riding...more