Wednesday, August 4, 2010

We Have a Man Down

So we're leaving on vacation Saturday for 8 days of camping on the Buffalo River. We have been looking forward to this since last summer. We only got to go for 5 days last year and we said we were going to go the entire week this year. We have been anticipating this week all summer. Our camp site is on the river with a trail down to the water. We have our fishing licenses, canoe, and inner tubes. We get up and eat breakfast and walk down to the river. We come in for lunch and a nap, and walk back to the river. We come in for dinner, and walk back to the river or maybe walk to one of the park programs.

So what happens 4 days before our vacation? Lance stirs up a wasp nest at his parents last night and runs from them (because he's highly allergic) and 3 steps into his run, his calf muscle tears. OUCH!!! He said it felt like someone shot him. So we went to a friend of ours this morning who is an ortho surgeon to have it checked out. It's not any tendons, thank goodness, so no surgery, but he's in a walking boot for 2 months. (if he'll wear it that long!)

Here was our day after seeing the Doc. We went to the medical supply store for his boot and he decided he wanted one of these...


Then we went to WalMart and this...I have no words!
I thought I was going to wet my pants, I was laughing so hard in WalMart! We were cracking up! I had to stop and bend over my cart laughing! At one point, I stopped to show him something and he put it in reverse: "beep, beep, beep, beep!" Hahaha! I couldn't stop laughing!
So, needless to say, our vacation is going to be a little more challenging for us. We are still going! And we are going to have fun!


  1. oh no...poor guy. i guess it could have been worse. and i would have wet my pants too...i'm cracking up just reading about your day! hope he adjusts well to the boot and hope you all enjoy your trip!

  2. OK, the Wal-Mart cart is HILARIOUS!!!!! Just wait, we're going to be seeing him on! Have a great trip!

  3. Poor guy!
    What makes that Walmart cart pic even funnier is him on his iPhone and sunglasses!!

  4. BAHAHAHAHA! Tell him he is getting old!!!!
    Have fun on vacation! I hope it isn't 114 degrees all week!