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    • Day 285


      January 13, 2018 in Austria ⋅ ⛅ 1 °C

      My body hurts.

      Logged into skype and chatted to mum,dad, Annette and Jessica.
      We chatted a fair while but unfortunately my internet cut out mid convo so we didn't say bye but it just never came back on so we got dressed and left.
      We went next door to hire helmets. For hygienic reasons we had to buy head scarf things. Will looked ridiculous. He looked like a hood rat/ice T in law and order hahaha

      All up was 50€ - expensive but worth it.
      Got in the lift and went up the first mountain- as we were getting on a girl got out and she couldn't walk - she might have broken her foot.
      Up up up we went.

      Today is a Saturday so there is soooooo many more people today.
      The line to get on the lift took ages and we had to share today - yesterday it was just us.
      Everything is made for skiers. Nowhere to rest your board so it just dangles painfully off your dominate foot on an angle while twisting your ankle.
      Made it to the top and down we went - I was the first to fall today. The second time my knee twisted but not to badly.
      There is soooooo much more new snow today it made it so difficult! So bumpy!!
      I made it across the flat bit for the first time today - all yesterday I didn't have enough momentum and had to walk a bit of the way.

      The fog was at the bottom of the mountain today not the top. The views were lovely! 😍

      I was so damn sore I said to Will he should go on a run by himself and I would wait for him at the seats so off he went.
      He was about 30 mins before he rejoined me.
      We sat for a bit. Will ate some sandwiches but I wasn't hungry.

      I don't know how, but his board shoe thing came off again 😂
      He has some pride issues sometimes so he spent an hour fixing it himself instead of walking 30 meters to the shop where they would fix it for free with the proper equipment..
      He wasn't in the best mood cause the board pissed him off, we are both so sore from falling and there are so many people.
      So, we decided one more run then we would go home.
      I was so fine with that.
      I'm aching. My thumb finally has a bruise though which I'm happy about - evidence!!

      Up we went.
      We decided to go down separately so I could stop without effecting him (leg still weak AF)

      I had 4 falls.
      2 major ones.
      First one I fell cause of snow but no injuries.
      Second I fell to prevent myself going off the side of the mountain - I did a few spins but no injuries.
      Third one I was uninjured only because of my helmet. I wacked it hard. Helmet now worth every cent.
      Fourth fall I ate shit. My knees hands and ankle hurt. I let out a small, singular sob and continued on.
      NO VISIBILITY - even worse than yesterday- took it soooo slow.
      But made it to the bottom alive and that's the main thing.
      As we went to leave Will goes
      "Where are your goggles?"

      Fuck. They must have fallen off on one of my 4 falls 😪😪😪😪😪
      Goodbye money.
      They weren't on my eyes and I didn't notice they had come off because of my helmet 😖😖😖
      Not buying more though.

      Will suggested I go back down the mountain to try find them but in reality they could by anywhere and the fog would make it even more of a challenge.

      Got home and I washed my knot hair then fell asleep.

      Went to dinner at the same place.

      I am so sore I can barely move 😂😭😭😭😭😭😭
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    • Day 286


      January 14, 2018 in Austria ⋅ ☁️ 0 °C

      Alarm was set for 9 because we missed breakfast yesterday which really put the hotel owners out of sorts. Apparently they waited for us until 10 even though brekkie is from 8-9:30. 😳

      Quick feed then back upstairs - I went back to bed for an hour because I felt at deaths door 😅

      It was snowing quite hard outside
      Ok ready to go at 11:30 after much fiddling around haha

      I timed the first snow lift today - it takes 11 minutes.

      We decided to go on one run and then we would eat - up we went. The sun was bright today which I thought might be an issue because of my lack of goggles but thankfully it was not in my vision.

      I took it so slow I didn't make it over the first flat bit 😂
      So many ski school kids today.

      I kept an eye out from my goggles but no luck.
      I just really hope no one tripped over them and hurt themselves 😖

      I had one fall and it reallyyyy hurt my ass.
      Fell like my tailbone shattered but I got up. ha, this will be the death of me.

      The second half of the course is way better because the course lead off into others and we are on the flattest most unchallenging course they have so it's way less crowded so I can zigzag in peace.

      Made it to the end thank heavens hahaha

      Into the resturant where we sat for an hour and ate spaghetti bolognese. It's like rsl standard and yet yum.

      Money still not in Wills account for whatever reason so we are still using my nab card. The conversion isnt that bad actually. Quite pleased.

      I had to prep myself for the next run.
      Last one
      Last one
      You can do thissss

      Up and away.

      I didn't fall once 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉

      We went home and both slept for 4 hours 😅🙄😂

      Went next door for dinner.

      Back home - legs are recovering slowly but now my arms are sore lol
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    • Day 288


      January 16, 2018 in Austria ⋅ 🌧 1 °C

      Will bitched breakfast but I went down like a trooper.
      I came back up and slipped back into bed hoping not to wake him and continue sleeping 😌

      When we woke up he said some magic words....

      "My back hurts"

      So I asked

      "Do you not want to go?"

      And he said ....



      *fakes disappointment and goes back to bed*

      I had a 30 minute sit in the shower and then I packed my bag.

      We went and returned our boards, helmet and shoes. it's a bummer we wasted money paying for 5 days yet I really ain't too sad. I hurt hahahah 😅

      Will returned his ski pass and got 2€ for it but I kept mine to add to my book :) :) :)

      We went to the shops and bought some snacks to hold us over until dinner.

      Watched cars 2 - great movie 👍🏼

      Went to dinner next door and there was a snail in my salad but still had to pay for it.
      I wish I was one of those make a fuss people. Would have saved some money. lol

      Watched princess bride then went to bed.

      Photos from tomorrow par the salad with snail on rim.
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