Blue View - Plan C

Blue View - Plan C

Marcie's case of shingles seems to be abating. Those suppurating, oozing pustules that covered her right arm and shoulder have scabbed over, and even the scabs are pretty much gone now. The pain from the neuropathy has lessened, but isn't totally gone yet, however, so she still can't carry her pack any distance. For the time being, we've been sticking to Plan B, which has worked pretty well for the most part, but we’ve come up with yet another plan - Plan C…

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Blue View - Aches, Pains and the Flay Scale

 Blue View - Aches, Pains and the Flay Scale

After our first couple of days on the Via Francigena, we were a little stove up. Hips, knees, feet, backs and muscles in general were all complaining. Even after hot showers, a light dinner, copious amounts of wine and vitamin I (ibuprofen), we still had some restless nights. We may have been hurting, however, but we barely registered on our newly modified pain scale. Read on…

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