While I was suffering through this neck pain recently I kept wondering why my head feels so heavy. Which led me to contemplate the weight of a human head, and how it’s possible for it to feel heavier when there’s pain. So, naturally, I googled and learned a few things.
The first statistic that came up was that a human head weighs around 5 kg or 11 lbs. 😳
To put this in perspective, my son weighed 8 lbs 6 oz when he was born and his sister 2 lbs less.
So, technically, a newborn baby is less heavy than your head. 😯
I took my little desk back from the girl child. I gave it to her to use as a craft corner some time ago – but now, I need it back.
It has become obvious that my continued neck pain is partially caused by the un-ergonomic spaces I have to write in. Dining room tables, couches, beds…it’s causing me all sorts of grief, to the point of spasming last night that reduced me to tears.
I could not get relief in any position, not standing, not sitting, not lying down. I have a pillow filled with water, even that didn’t help. I never noticed before how heavy my head is. 🙄
I took Advil and Tylenol, then an hour later two more.