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Happy Fall Y'all

Sep 22, 2016 6:34 PM

Today's the first day of fall. Doesn't feel like it here in Arkansas though.

I know for many of us when the seasons change so does our pain. What type of things do you do to help you through it?

Sep 22, 2016 7:09 PM

Gloves with fingertips cut out for warmer hands

Sep 22, 2016 7:10 PM

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Sep 22, 2016 7:36 PM

When I lived in MN once it got cold I would follow the sun from window to window..

Sep 22, 2016 7:54 PM

Toe warmers and hand warmers help a lot.

Sep 22, 2016 7:59 PM

Ugh.. Those look familiar. Lol. A good book and fireplace are my comfy spot. But fall.... As in Oct/Nov. I normally go to Texas and meet up with my best friend. We do tent camping for a week then spend about 10 days at Crystal Beach. Not sure why it is but when I am at the beach my pain is greatly reduced.

Am not going to get to do that this year though. On 9/14 I was in a hit and run accident. My poor car that I love.. (i know - sounds silly - but this is the best car I have ever owned.) is most likely totaled. Sadly I feel like I am also totaled. Bad enough that I am dealing with increased pain but am also fighting doctors. Ugh.

This too shall pass.

Sep 22, 2016 8:04 PM

That sucks so much that your not going to get to go this year and that you and your car got totaled. Hopefully next year you can go.
I can't imagine tenting in Oct/Nov.
Here we are dealing with snow and freezing rain and ice on everything in October and lots of snow in November. In fact most campsites are closed now and the ones that are still open are for trailers. There might be a place or 2 still allowing tents but not many.

Sep 22, 2016 8:07 PM

It's still in the 90's here. Usually when we are camping it may get down to the mid 50's at night - perfect campfire weather - and in the 70's during the day.

I will be going to Montana with my son in January though so am sure I will feel the cold then. Brrrrr

Sep 22, 2016 8:37 PM

I think we might have hit 90 once this year. Maybe.
We have been getting up to the high 50's in the day, unseasonably warm. And at freezing at night.
And yes i had to Google the conversion to Fahrenheit.
Montana in January will be lovely. Try to get up so some of the mountain parks if you can. Snow covered mountains are so pretty.
I'm hoping to get out to Jasper, Alberta, Canada (which is straight west of where i live by about 5 hours) to go snow boarding this year. As long as it's not below -4 Fahrenheit it should be fine.

Sep 22, 2016 8:43 PM

My son used to live in Winnepeg. He is part owner in a house and a Condo by Yellowstone. In fact I made the trip with him last month. This Christmas he and my daughter will be here for Christmas. First time in 18 years I have had both kids here for Christmas. I will then ride with my son to Montana, after 10 days I will fly to Texas and then after 5 days I will take a train home. Lol.

Lol on converting to F. Not sure why we still use that system when most other countries use C.

Sep 22, 2016 8:48 PM

Ahh Winterpeg. Interestingly enough Edmonton has been colder than them for the last few years. Less snow here but more cold.
That sounds like a really busy December and January for you. I hope you have fun.

Sep 22, 2016 9:36 PM

I hate the winter, it's too cold and it hurts me horribly. The Fall is always so pretty and I love all the colors. I've been seeing a psychologist for years and have issues with seasonal affect disorder (or whatever the hell its called). I feel sad during those times and I feel bad pain wise as well.
I'm praying there's not a ton of snow this winter so I can get I my horse and spend time working with him and loving on him. THAT alone and spending time with my BFF in the barn will sure make me feel better. Also the usual music, meditation, singing, keeping up with the forum and chatting with some VERY dear friends that I have made here...

Sep 22, 2016 11:17 PM

Gotobef - it will be fun but once I get home I will crash. Its inevitable but I wouldn't miss the time with my kids for the world. So - I push through..:)

Sep 25, 2016 12:19 PM

Love the pic, fall is my favorite time of year. Love the idea of finger tipless gloves. I bundle up for warmth...long johns and hand warmers and blankets and shawls!

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