So my husband kids and I decided to go to the trampoline park Mother’s Day weekend. We usually have fun when we go as a family – we all buy our passes and jump. C tends to sort of just run around from thing to thing, but he LOVES jumping so it’s a lot of fun for him. S loves it too…she and I often see what we can do (who can jump higher, who can do a tuck jump the best, etc.).
So this time, we were jumping….and I went up for a really HIGH jump (as I called it). I felt an enormous amount of pain in my left knee and immediately went down. It didn’t pop – but I did manage to tear my meniscus slightly. So with all the young kids staring at me, this 43 year old woman had to be helped off the trampolines with a bag of ice.
I spent most of mother’s day weekend in bed with my leg elevated and iced. I guess the one good thing is that I wanted a relaxing weekend – and I couldn’t do much, so it all worked out. But 2 weeks later and I’m still hobbling around. Lesson learned – leave the jumping to the kids the next time! Happy Mother’s Day to ME!