Neuropathy reared its ugly head this past weekend when I sprayed one of my trees that has been infected with “moss balls”. These moss balls are a fungus that can be killed with a special herbicide that does not affect the tree, grass, or other plants. I have a manual pump sprayer that I use to spray the solution onto each limb of the tree plus the trunk. This means that I spent a lot of time looking up. Every time that I tried to spray the top limbs, I had to deal with the unbalanced condition caused by neuropathy. My answer was to take a stance like an NFL lineman. Legs spread with feet offset keeping one foot slightly behind the 90 degree line of the other foot. I thought that if that stance would allow a 350 pound football player to keep his balance,then maybe it would work for me. I didn’t fall over once and the tree has been treated. Be careful when you work in the yard. You can manage your neuropathy.