When canoeing was suggested as an afternoon activity, that old familiar panic rose up inside me and my gut instinct was to suggest I stayed a home.
However, one thing that many of my friends are brilliant at is making me feel a little bit more confident, and supporting me if/when I need their help. I'll be honest, the thought of handling rapids and waterfalls filled me with dread, but we took the easy route and I sat in a two-man canoe so the boy did all the hard work.
I ached like crazy the next day, but I think it's important to push yourself on occasion. Aching won't make your body any worse, so what's a little more pain in the name of good fun? And it really was truly great fun.