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I hate hEDS today, no make that this week!

Sep 24, 2015 1:28 PM

I woke up Tuesday morning without even noticing that my shoulder hurt more than usual. My cousin that lives next door came over because her dog was going nuts. She came over to make sure everyone was okay, because the dog doesn't act like that ever. Angel, the dog, would go to Linda, my cousin, and then to the door, and back to Linda.

Anyway, while Linda was here I realized that my shoulder was killing me. I reached up with my other hand and felt of my shoulder. It was out of place. Gee you would think I would have noticed that sooner, wouldn't you. LOL

Linda tried to put it back in place, but it just wasn't ready to go there. She did get it to start back in though. After she went back home R and I decided that since my legs were working, and there was a new geocache near us that hadn't been found yet we were going to go geocaching, even if my shoulder was out. Well, we put in over a mile of trail hiking, with my shoulder out the whole time. We even got FTF, first to find, on the cache!

After caching we had supper at a local restaurant. When we finally got home, about five or so hours later, I reached to open the door with the arm that the shoulder was out. My shoulder gave a soft pop and YES, it's back in place! Now two days later I am still hurting... I HATE hEDS!!! I can't wait for this pain to let up. Today it has decided to start burning on top of the deep painful ache.

Gee, I didn't intend to write a book. :)

I hope everyone is having a light pain day.

Sep 24, 2015 2:55 PM

I'm sorry about your shoulder getting dislocated,I have never experienced that but I can imagine how painful it would be. That's amazing about how your cousin's dog knew something was wrong at your house. I know this will sound stupid but what exactly is geocach never ?

Sep 24, 2015 3:38 PM

Weezie, your question doesn't sound stupid. There are a LOT of people that have never heard of geocaching. One of the ways I describe it is "I use million dollar satellites to find Tupperware in the woods." It isn't always Tupperware, in fact, we have never found actual Tupperware. We have found things like waterproof matchstick containers, bison tubes, nitro bottle holders, ammo cans, Rubbermaid bowls with lids. Anything that is waterproof. They are hidden all over the world, in fact there are over a million hidden right now. Check out www.geocaching.com You can't see the coordinates unless you join it. It doesn't cost anything, and it's a great way to get exercise. If you enjoy hiking and looking for hidden objects, you might enjoy geocaching. (We do a LOT of what are called park and grabs now) In our area there are many on guardrails. Sometimes they take you to places you never would have gone otherwise.

My brother got us interested in it. He kept telling us about using his handheld gps to look for containers in the woods. We thought he was nuts at first, but he kept telling us about it and even loaned us his handhelds and told us that there was a geocache hidden just a mile or two down the road from our houses. We finally gave in and looked it up and got the coordinates to the cache down the road. When we found that ammo can full of kids toys and other little trinkets we had to find another one. We ended up getting hooked on it. Now that I have problems walking, we only go to ones that are near the road so that I don't fall on my face. This week we made the exception to after the first to find.

Sep 24, 2015 3:47 PM

Ok that sounds like it might be fun. Thanks Scary Ann

Sep 24, 2015 4:04 PM

My gosh Scary Ann. Hope your arm feels better. Sounds like y had a journey. soft hugs

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