This is a little story about myself, just to help me feel better. I don't talk much about my issues because I'm ashamed of them. However, I want to share with everyone here because I'm going on a cruise for the first time in my life.
In my teen years, I went to camp and fell off a waterfall. Two years later I found out I had some back problems. I could never lay down straight without pain. I was hunched over little by little. I can't even get a MRI, (trying to work with the doctors to put me to sleep on it.) However, the doctors told me that for being 29 I should not have osteophytes (might be spelled wrong). Yet, I seem to have it. Where my spine cord is my bone is wider? and seem to have bone spurs. Because of my back problems, I have not moved around much so i am overweight as well.
Now, I've been married for 11 years, since I was 18. I want to do this for her, we have been stuck in this house for too long, and I want to take her on a cruise. I want to show her how much she means to me. I even have a ring ready for her and want to ask her to remarry me. With this in mind I have a few questions for everyone here. We are going on the ship in Charleston the fantasy Carnvial was told it was the oldest ship they had.
First one would be, anyone else have back problems went? How did it go for you?
Second one is, I can't really sleep in a bed. I hope they have lazy boy type chairs or something I can sleep in sitting upwards. (I have to do that at home)
Like I said I'm ashamed of my looks, and I have trouble moving around. Being so young, I'm use to getting stared at or even laughed at because of it. I'm just not use to staying with strangers for days. It has taken me a long time to save up for this trip, This will be the only one I can ever do, So I have a lot of worry about this.
Thanks for reading this, and I feel a little better sharing my story and asking my questions. Thanks.