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Friday, October 19, 2012

Well, on top of the fact that I suffered a concussion and whiplash in July which is what gives me the daily severe headaches, I suffered an injury today. emoticon
I was standing at the top of my stair calling my dog Whiskey to come inside. She started to run down the driveway instead. As I headed down the cement stairs I fell right down them. Thank God there are only 4. All I could think of in those few seconds was to guard my head. When I got to the bottom I felt and heard a few crunching noises. I suddenly couldn't breathe and had severe pain in my right side and chest. I kept trying to call my hubby's name but could barely talk. Meanwhile my husband is pulling in the driveway, parks, and starts playing and greeting both dogs. I am in pain. He then proceeds to walk toward me and realizes that I was hurt. Helps me get up and takes me inside. He immediately started to clean up all the blood from the scrapes I got in both shins and left knee. Pretty bloody emoticon At that point I started to get stronger pain and abdominal pain and I also started to get pain in that same shoulder blade. Well my dear hubby took me to the emergency room. Luckily my hubby is a city firefighter and paramedic so he knows a lot of the nurses and doctors there. They did my intake and I only waited about an hour before I got in. It was packed so an hour was a blessing. They immediately took some x-rays. Came in with some dilautan and drugged me up . The nurse also cleaned up my legs from all the blood with some good soapy water with antibiotic or something like that. I have a total of 3 broken ribs. Yup you heard me 3. I couldn't just be normal and break 1 or maybe even 2, Nope 3 emoticon So I will be leaving to Fort Lauderdale and the Bahamas next Friday and get to do it all with 3 broken ribs and scrapes and black and blues up and down both legs. Only me. emoticon Well I guess if I have to be in pain at least I will have it on a beautiful ,tropical, sunny island huh. emoticon
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    Correction I have fractured ribs not broken.
    1821 days ago
    Sonia I cannot believe your bad luck with injuries!! I hope you are taking it nice and slow. Wishing you a speedy recovery!! Enjoy your vacation!! emoticon
    1822 days ago
    Sorry to hear about your accident. Hope you have a wondeerful trip and spend some time in a beach chair in the warm tropical sun. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
    1823 days ago
    So sorry it seems that when it rains it pours. I hope this is the last of the injuries for a good while. emoticon emoticon
    1823 days ago
    emoticon Just let the ocean waters relax you. emoticon
    1823 days ago
    How scary to fall down the stairs. I know how much broken ribs hurt and makes it hurt to do anything else, even breathing. Take good care of yourself. Relax and recuperate in the tropics.
    1823 days ago
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    Awww, I am so sorry! Have hubby pick up some Arnica from anywhere that sells natural(herbal) remedies. I got mine at Rite Aid. It helped me with injuries and my arthritis when nothing else would. Also consider some Ginger tea. It aids in pain relief and tastes great! Get fresh ginger from the produce section at the grocery store. Peel a small chunk (about 1") and slice into a pan with about 1-1/2c water. Simmer for 1/2 hour or so and sweeten to taste with honey.

    Be careful and let hubby wait on you. Said a prayer for you! emoticon
    1823 days ago
    Oh, sweetie!!! Just relax--rest--let them heal--have a lovely drink with an umbrella in it--put on sunscreen--and relax and heal. We are also going on vacation--but to Williamsburg, VA tomorrow! You have a great time--we'll check on you when you get back!!
    1823 days ago
    You are having a tough year! Try to rest and heal while on vacation!
    1823 days ago
    1824 days ago
    Oh no, so sorry to hear about your injury, especially your ribs which can be so painful. Best wishes for getting better soon. emoticon
    1824 days ago
    Think of the great Holiday ahead. One full week to heal a bit, before leaving.

    What a troublesome summer you have had. Sending good thoughts and quick healing too.

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    1824 days ago
    Oh my goodness! I hope that the beautiful, tropical, sunny island helps you with a speedy recovery! Get better fast!!
    1824 days ago
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