Friday, June 02, 2006

Now I've done it!

On Wednesday, in my rush to get the mail, I stumbled down the front steps and broke my ankle. So, yesterday was spent first going to the doctors office where they proceeded to send me to the x-ray place. 2 hours later we were told that I needed to see an orthopedic surgeon, and they sent us home because the primary MD needed to make the call. At 3:30, they called and asked if I could go back to the same building where the x-ray place was and see the ortho MD there. (Mind you this whole time I am hobbling around on this foot). So, off we go to the ortho MD where I got a beautiful purple cast. I let Katie pick the color since the poor kid had to sit through all these boring doctors appointments. I will have Cheryl take a picture and when they get developed come back and put it in so you can all see how beautiful it is.

There is some pain today, I can't drive because it's my right foot (although I do think I might be able to manage if I am careful. I don't do well when I have to rely on others, so this will definately be a test!

Katie is gone to Grandma's and I am going to sleep!


ReneƩ (aka Mama Hawk) said...

Dang! I am so sorry, Wendy! Barb broke her ankle a few years ago...I can't even imagine dealing with it with kids! I hope it heals fast.


Care said...

Oh no! What a lousy start to the summer for you. Hope that it heals well, and heals quickly. I know what you mean about not doing well relying on others.

Carolyn (who unhooked herself from traction after surgery on my wrist to go to the bathroom by myself and got quite a scolding from the nurses.)

twostepsforward said...

Hey there - Just found you from Kwynne's blog. I grew up in upstate NY - Ulster County. Might move back East eventually but right now I'm in CA. Single dyke wannabe foster mom. :::;waves hello:::: Wishing you a speedy recovery!

Sue said...

That sucks rotten eggs. I am so sorry. I would go nuts without mobility. It's the only thing that makes being home tolerable. I hope you heal fast.

Merle said...

Hi Wendy ~~ I am so sorry to read about
your fall and broken ankle. The purple
cast sounds nice. Do take care and take
it easy It wont be forever that you have to rely on others.
Thanks for your comments at my place.
Look after yourself, Merle.

Jen said...

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Merle said...

Hi Wendy ~~ Glad you enjoyed the frog
story, thanks. I hope your ankle is not
too painful. Take care, Merle.

Tatted said...

whaddya do that for?