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My Husband's Broken Leg

Friday, August 30, 2013

My husband's leg was broken in 9 places last week in a martial arts clinic, when doing judo with a stranger and directed by a guest teacher.

2 plates. 22 screws. No weight bearing for 8 weeks. Average healing time, 16 weeks.

It's good that I'm in charge of my own time. Right now I'm doing home health care.

Upset doesn't cover it.

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    That really sucks. I broke mine and couldnt walk for 3 months. It was really hard. I wish you guys luck!
    1110 days ago
  • OPTIMIST1948
    I think angry would be in there a little bit too.
    1152 days ago
    Oh, my! Sparksister, please remember to take care of yourself, as well as your husband during this challenging time. Sending real prayers and virtual hugs your way!
    1153 days ago


    Spouse and daughter were into Tae Kwon Do for a few years - myself......not so much - really wasn't my cup of tea (or, more specifically, my *body's* cup of tea ;) )........those martial arts are nothing to mess around with - that's serious stuff, there!

    Here's to a quick and full recovery for your hubby - and a special wish for *you* as well, for your strength and NYARAMULA said so well, caregiving is very, very challenging.......make sure you take care of *yourself* as well!

    1153 days ago
    Ouch! Wish him a quick recovery and all the best to you - being a caregiver is a very difficult job!
    1154 days ago
    I hope he heals well and isn't in a lot of pain. Bless you in your caring for him! So sorry for him!! emoticon
    1154 days ago
    I am so sorry!
    1154 days ago
    Ouch! Please take special care of hubby as I know you will, and I will say a special prayer for the both of you. Keep Sparking!
    1154 days ago
  • ALICIA214

    OUCH!!!! emoticon
    1154 days ago
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