As some of you know, I started my healing vacation and it has been quite the opposite…bummer. Actually, the emotional healing is doing well, but the physical, not so much.
My first day out I stopped in Andersonville. A haunting place I had always wanted to visit. It was amazing (In a kind of creepy way) But I was able to enjoy that, get to my campground, get set up all before dark. Sweet.
The next day I set out on some great hiking adventures. I will try to post some pics if you want to look. I hiked High Falls in Georgia. Very rough, but worth every bit of it. Then I went on Dauset Trails and Indian Springs state park. Threw in a little calm nature trail along the way. Hanging out with the forest is always a pleasure for me.
So I get back to camp and start fixing dinner. I start to feel that shaky feeling and by the time I got my meter, I was a 34! OMG, I have never been that low, not even close. I have never used glucose tablets (which by the way were in the van down a hill and I was at camp, note to self,keep some in the mess kit) that was just plain scary. I got myself up to 88 and felt better, but I tell you. Being alone and out like that it was the most scary low I have ever had. Not fun.
Ah, but my story continues. Since I was going to break camp in the morning, I decided to start packing up my mess kit and things I didn't need in the morning so I could pull out early. I had the van almost all packed and was going down the hill with a load and managed to fall, mess up my leg and even worse, mess up my ankle. (stupid little round seeds that fell from trees rolled me on down) I was going to fluff it off, wash it up and press on, but the more I did, the bigger and more purple my foot got. Can't go hiking if I can get my foot in the boots. Dang it. So I got myself to an ER, nothing is broken. So I am on bed rest today and I am going to continue my trip tomorrow. The doctor told me 2-3 days and I should be okay…whew!
So my hiking might be limited to closer to camp. Which sucks, but like I tell people, I want to come home and tell the stories, not be the story.
So what have been some of your Lampoon vacation moments?
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