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Jul 22, 2017 4:34 PM

Just got home from three nights of camping and I'm none the worse for wear! I communicated my pain and my needs to our extended family right up front and I have to say that they were awesome. More than once I had a brother or sister in law come and take my task and ask me to go have a seat. My husband set up an amazing bed for me with a big camping cot and a thermarest mattress on top. It was as tall as my bed at home, so no trying to get up off of the ground. Finally, my sweetheart of a daughter (10 yrs old) was too cold at night, so she climbed in with me and kept me warm! No aches from getting too cold at night!

What a blessing and a much needed boost to do something so regular and not be wishing I wasn't there the entire time! I'm reclaiming my life one little piece at a time.

Jul 22, 2017 4:51 PM

I'm soooooo happy for you, what a high you must be on and how much fun and happiness that you got to spend time with the people you love and not regret agreeing to go xx

Jul 22, 2017 5:28 PM

Woo hooo I was wondering how it was going, I'm so happy for you it sounded as though you had a great time and I'm glad you family were so supportive xx

Jul 22, 2017 6:04 PM

You are blessed that's so awesome what a wonderful family and extended family you have Woohoo

Jul 22, 2017 9:13 PM

Woo Hoo! I am so glad it went well! I love it when we can get out in our motorhome? Although it is a lot of work and there is pain associated with it, I love the peace and quiet! I don't have a tent and I do have a furnace so aT least I can turn it on if it gets cold! 😊

Jul 23, 2017 9:50 PM

Thanks all! It's a blessing to celebrate with people who really get it.

Jul 23, 2017 10:24 PM

I understand that I hope your still feeling well 😊

Jul 24, 2017 5:09 AM

@FatiguedFighter. Yay That is way Awesome . I'm very happy for you and your family. 🤗🤗 I am proud of you . That must of took a lot to get yourself to open up with them . You are so amazing. Keep up the positive thinking. ((Gentle hugs)) My friend 🤗🤗🤗🤗

Jul 28, 2017 2:11 PM

That's awesome! You and Mimikay inspire me to do more, e can't let Chronic Pain run our life anymore than it already has. Way to go and keep on telling that pain where to go buy living our life's the way we want!

Jul 28, 2017 7:18 PM

Congratulations! It is hard to get out let alone admit what your going through. I'm so happy for you it went so well! : )

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