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 Just got back home from the hospital about 1 1/2 hours ago. I went to the ER last night because I couldn't feel half of my left hand and about half-way up my forarm. CT Scan, X-Rays, MRI, Blood work. Nothing could be really determined as to why my hand went numb. I do have partial feeling in it now, but it sure feels weird.

 I was awakened every 2 hours for evaluation of cranial and nervous function. No sleep for the wicked, LOL.

 Anyway, I am now 127 days smoke free and the hospital people are so proud of me. I gave them the web site address to pass on to other smokers that want to quit.

 Just wanted to let everyone know what was happening. I think I'm going to go in to bed soon and try to recover some lost sleep.

 One step, and then another, will get you to where you want to be.

 Hugs and love to all.


Larry the Caravan Master

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Larry, you are in my prayers. Please get some rest and know I am thinking of you.

Love and hugs,


Moody_9-18-13 1059 days ago

Larry, I love ya!! I'm waiting with the light for you to come out of NML!! 3 more days!! So proud of you and sorry about your scare. Sorry you didn't get any real results. Typical ER.!!

Candy       d169

Candylance_11-2-15 1059 days ago

my whole lower half goes numb and my hips ache and it has been determined to be


I've learned to toss it off and change position

I'll be waiting at the outcropping

jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007 1059 days ago

Thinking of you and you are in my prayers. Hope issue with hand resolves soon. Hugs and love back to you.

JRC 1059 days ago

You are in my prayers and know that all of us are hoping they will figure out what the problem is. I think you idea of giving our website to the hospital is great. You would be surprised at how many people who are involved with medicine still smoke. I think the problem is that they, just we were at one time, have a misconception of what causes people to smoke. You would think they would know but even my doctor doesn't have a true understanding of the cause or the cure for someone who smokes. Hope you doing better after a good rest.  

Promise_Judy621_8-28-13 1059 days ago

Rest up - you are doing great!

Chris265 1059 days ago

Hope you rest well tonight Larry.  Sorry for the scare and glad you're home safe and sound. 

FYI There is a HUGE pile-up in NML!  Everybody pulled over and is waiting for our Caravan Master to return and lead us on.  We'll be here until you feel better.  You can't celebrate the end of this part of the journey without us!!  Feel better soon.

Cheryl_1-1-14 1059 days ago

so glad you are okay... cheryl is right everyone is just sitting around waiting ... some are drawing pictures in the sand ...but we have faith that our leader will return... we will save you some bbq...

newlife5 1059 days ago

OK... get ready to PARTY.....  you are right on the edge.  Tell that darn Nicodeamon to go jump in the lake and stop playing tricks on you.... you are done with him. 

linda258 1059 days ago

Please feel better so you can keep posting your great blogs!

xxxooo,   Sky

SkyGirl 1059 days ago

Glad you are home and doing well Larry....get some rest...sending positive healing power your way...you are doing GREAT!!!!!

cheyenne7 1059 days ago

Good LORD---how scary! Get some rest.......hope all remains well.

Sootie 1059 days ago

I hope you are feeling AOK soon!  We got a bunch of lost souls out there in the desert, awaiting word on your return.



Youngatheart.7.4.12 1059 days ago

congrats on 127 days and take care of your self.

lois2 1059 days ago

in my prayers, that must have been a scare, hard when you don't even know why, hope it doesn't happen again. and congrats on 127 days very good!!

CLOUD51 1059 days ago

Congrats on 127 days!!

Healing prayers coming your way!!

Hope you can catch up on your sleep!!

Love and Huggs



Magstoyou 1059 days ago

Oh my gosh! Get some rest - and feel better soon! 

Strudel 1059 days ago

I hope you feel bettter soon! Get some rest and take care of yourself! Congratulations on 127 days! 

Polynha 1059 days ago

sorry to hear Larry! hope you will feel better soon.

ShawnP 1059 days ago

As always wishing you Good Health and strength, keeping you safe and sound in my prayers!!

Jacque-smoke-freedom 1059 days ago

Hope you get some rest Larry.  In my thoughts and prayers.

LouiseR 1058 days ago



Its probably an after effect from the kick by the camel...  Hope you are feeling better soon, we need you back on the trail.



Ms. "J"

Ms.J_11-10-2013 1058 days ago

Larry, wishing you full health and a weekend of restoration.  XOXOXOXO, Stac

Stac2 1058 days ago

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