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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Sunday evening I was standing in my kitchen ,sitting up the coffee for Monday, when a sharp pain hit my foot, hill and ran up my calf, It was so intense it almost brought tears to my eyes and just about through me to the floor. I grabbed the counter and lifted it up off the floor . I stood there for what seemed liked hours ,but probably a few minutes , then made it to the table and finally to the living room. My husband who was asleep woke up about an hour later and came through to get him a drink, I asked him to rub my hill and explain to him what happen ,he said it was swollen. It keep doing the pains when I was on it. I wrapped an ace bandage round it and went to bed. When I got up Monday ,our power was off, but after being up a little bit, I decided to get dress , I had to go check on one of my older ladies , went to get my clothes and the pain hit me again. I called my oldest son and he came up to get me . When I got into his car I called my doctor and they saw me yesterday. I was pretty sure It was bone spurs an Achilles tendon. because I dealt with it about 4 yrs ago, It is, I remember it was painful, but I didn't have shooting pains like that, She called me in some med and some of my other meds that I needed and sent me for an ultrasound to make sure I didn't have any blood clots. No clots When we got back to drug store they only had 1 out of four filled, I told her it was 4, she checked on it and told me it would be 10 minutes or so.In a few minutes they text me said my order was ready , when I went in only 1 more was filled 2 out of four,but not the one I needed .They needed authorization from the doctor and she had just got off the phone getting it on one of them, I just told her I would pick up later. I didn't make it back. I am going to call when they open and make sure they have them before I go. To sum this up. I am to stay off foot as much as I can , use ice on it and take the med for pain, I took it before ,so I know I will only take it at night ,or when I am not leaving the house . I have to work , at least I work for me and can go at a slower pace and sit down if I have to. But I guess going to the gym is out for awhile . I will figure something out. Anyway that is how I have started my week,but I am not going to let it get me down, for I am a winner and this is just a test. Have a good week my friends.
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    I hope you are feeling a bit better, now. Yes! You are a winner and you will or already have figured a way to work out.

    Take care, my friend. emoticon

    1139 days ago
    So sorry for you. You are a winner and awesome and yes you will find a way to make things work for you. But please take a little time and rest all you can. I hope that they can identify what is wrong.
    Get better soon.

    1156 days ago
    So sorry to hear about this. It is good that you got to the doctor as soon as you could to have it checked out.
    1157 days ago
    Hope you feel better soon.
    1157 days ago
    Hope that the foot gets to feel less painful. HUGS and take care of yourself.
    1157 days ago
    Oh! I'm glad you at least had a clue what it was, that sounds scary. Glad not a clot either! I had my knees x-rayed a couple months ago for the first time and since then, they have hurt more than usual :-) I hope your life won't get too crazy having to stay off the leg for a bit.
    1157 days ago
    Ouch! emoticon
    1157 days ago
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