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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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  • v DANAEBOYCE1
    That really sucks. I broke mine and couldnt walk for 3 months. It was really hard. I wish you guys luck!
    960 days ago
  • v OPTIMIST1948
    I think angry would be in there a little bit too.
    1002 days ago
  • v KARENCRANER
    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!
    1003 days ago
  • v RASPBERRY56
    Yikes!

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    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 well-being........as NYARAMULA said so well, caregiving is very, very challenging.......make sure you take care of *yourself* as well!

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    1004 days ago
  • v NYARAMULA
    Ouch! Wish him a quick recovery and all the best to you - being a caregiver is a very difficult job!
    1004 days ago
  • v FITANDFIFTY2
    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
    1004 days ago
  • v ONLYTEMPORARY
    I am so sorry!
    1004 days ago
  • v TRYJESUS2DAY
    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!
    1004 days ago
  • v ALICIA214



    OUCH!!!! emoticon
    1004 days ago
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