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DXSMac
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?


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post Sep 22 2012, 09:19 AM
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I think my cat has a "sense" for when things are better. My cat usually walks all over my bed when I'm trying to sleep. After I was injured, my cat was real good about being very careful not to walk over my leg. Last night, that all changed. My cat just took this "attitude" about "ok, time to stop this ****" and my cat would walk ON my injured leg. Hurt a tiny bit but not much. Ok, I think I'm on the mend. Going to leave North Dakota Tuesday. Wish me luck, I will still be in my velcro boot trying to pack up the RV.

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