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post Sep 13 2012, 03:20 PM
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No, I wasn't intoxicated.

I'm camp hosting right now. The day after Labor Day I fell and sprained my left foot to the point where I have some MINOR (according to the doctor) torn ligaments. I was supposed to leave September 11, but I still cannot walk on my foot. I'm on crutches. The rangers let me stay an extra week, said it would be helpful to have a host here. Doctor said it would hurt for two weeks. I hope they are right.

I travel solo, so I don't have a spouse to set up and take down the RV. Trying to do this while on crutches would be not so good. I'm hoping after this weekend I'm at least at the limping stage. Driving isn't a problem, it's the trying to set up an RV while on crutches and wearing a velcro boot.

I was fortunate in that a friend was visiting me at the park the day I fell. Friend took me to the doctor and helped me out in the hosting stuff. After friend left, trying to get around on crutches is exhausting but I'm managing.

Anyone else have an RWI experience?

JJ from Pacific Northwest

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post Sep 14 2012, 04:27 PM
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Man your having a hard time.

My wife injured her knee this spring. Had to have surgery. Couldn't work for 6 weeks. Had to be on crutches for the 6 weeks. Had to lay on her back in this machine that moved her leg 8 hours a day for four weeks. Mostly did it when she slept.

The owners of the park didn't have any problems with it. Of course I was working and that might have helped.
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