DAY 9

I am beginning to see the walking, or maybe hobbling, wounded. Knee and ankle braces are appearing. Road rash is peeking out from beneath bandages. One woman has her wrist and one finger bandaged up. She took a bad fall back in Roncevalles, but she’s still moving. This morning we saw a man with hisContinue reading “DAY 9”

ABOUT THOSE SHOES… MISTAKE #2

Remember those boots that I thought were very comfortable for the Camino? Well it turns out I was wrong. Maybe not “wrong” exactly, just mistaken. When I bought those boots my main values were good ankle support and waterproofing so my feet would stay dry. And those boots fulfilled my needs perfectly. However I beganContinue reading “ABOUT THOSE SHOES… MISTAKE #2”

I MADE A MISTAKE…

Walking and carrying your entire worldly belongings on your back is incredibly daunting. Every item must be exactly what you need, it should be as lightweight as possible, and it should be high performing. Plus, I want it to look good too. I’ll probably tell you more about my choices but for now I wantContinue reading “I MADE A MISTAKE…”

HEALTH QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CAMINO ARE KILLING ME

What if my husband and I get separated on the Camino and I get hurt and I’m unconscious??? Should I have some kind of ID to alert caregivers to any medical conditions I may have, medications I am taking, and emergency numbers? Oh crap! Emergency numbers…if it’s the middle of the night my oldest willContinue reading “HEALTH QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CAMINO ARE KILLING ME”