Saturday, January 3, 2009

Beware There Could Be Ice



A beautiful snowy night, below freezing temps, a dog with a bad eye, who can't walk because he has on one of those vet collars, early morning when the dog has to go outside, what does all of this equal up to? A slip off the front porch and a *****broken ankle, the week before Christmas. Yes, this is what happened to me on December 16th. I knew right away that it was broken only to have Jay take me to the ER to have it confirmed. It was finally my time to go to the emergency room. I didn't want a turn. It took the insurance company until the 23rd to let me have surgery approved and on Christmas day I went in and had a plate and eight screws put into my ankle. I came home the same night and there really hasn't been too much pain. Yesterday I went into the Dr. for the first time after surgery and he put me into a walking boot but the staples don't come out until next Thursday so I can only put about 25 lbs. on it. This is stupid accident for a mom with five kids at home and a job to have but I'm doing great and going back to work on Tuesday, so I don't lose my mind. 
The dog? He had surgery on the 16th and is doing pretty well. At least he can run around and isn't worried about slipping. Dumb dog.

8 comments:

Chelsea Johnson said...

We heard you went in for surgery on Christmas day, what a bummer! Glad you are feeling well, you better get recooped before the baby gets here!

Nikki said...

Oh you poor thing! That totally sucks!!! Can I bring you anything?

Katie and Andy said...

good quote for the month mom! now which adversity are you referring to...the ankle or the house guest? :)

Michemily said...

Holy Bejeebers batman, that's the worst Frankenstein's monsterish thing I've ever seen.

Anonymous said...

So I have met your challenge again Mam, and yoiu may be the only one to keep me on task, I don't want to think I can't do everything that you can do, minus the ankle thing!! Please stay well or one of you two will be in prison for murder of you know who.
Love ya'
Dixie

The Gunnerson Family said...

Oh my. I am so sorry. What a terrible time for this accident to happen, then again, is there a good time to break your ankle and need surgery? I hope that the recovery goes well and FAST!

Whatever Dee-Dee wants said...

Does this mean you get half off on your pedicures?

Billie Sue said...

It looks terrible, but then there just isn't anything that will take the wind out of your sails! Christmas Day though????? What a terrible way to spend the day! Good luck and maybe we can get the family together.......next year!