Wednesday, May 27, 2009

no i didn't die, although i almost wish that i did

i'm going to humor myself by thinking that all 5 of my followers of my loyal readers missed me. no i didn't die, i just almost died. okay, so i didn't almost die. that was a stretch of the truth. but i do sorta feel useless. okay, i feel completely useless. i didn't die but i did severally sprain my ankle to the point where i can't walk on it. or put ANY amount of weight on it. for an entire week. it swelled up all super huge, then turned this great shade of black/purple/blue/green. fun stuff. here is a craptastic cell phone pic:
i apologize for the crappy quality but given the crutches, i couldn't exactly carry myself and my DSLR over to the counter.

so you might be wondering, what in the world did she do? well here are a few choices: i hurt my ankle while running away from a rabid pack of wolves. or maybe i sprained it while skydiving and landing on jagged mountains. i bet it happened when i stepped out of a truck. or it was when i was trying to save that family of kittens from the burning building.

okay okay, i sprained my ankle by stepping out of a truck. that's it. i was hopping out of the backseat of a truck and landed on my ankle wrong. my ankle rolled and i landed on top of it. (so completely clumsy and boring, i know!) it hurt like hell and i kinda thought they were going to have to amputate but alas i have an ace bandage, a prescription for 800mg motrin and a set of crutches. on monday i am suppose to switch the ace wrap out for an air cast and try to start walking (still with crutches) but placing weight on my foot as well. if i am still in pain then, they will re-xray and i'll probably have to start physcial therapy.

great, just what a stay at home mom with 3 small kids wants to hear. i can't carry peanut. i can't chase pooks. i can't help bubba up the 13 steps to the bathroom to go potty. so i am sitting on the couch (or nanaw's couch) watching everyone else do everything for me. and let me tell you , it's not as glamourous as one would think! i feel like a total idiot, i hate having people take care of me and overall i'm bored out of my damn mind.

the silver lining is that i'll be editing/enhancing wedding pics in my free time this week (which i have plenty of) so i'll have pics up from uncle matt and aunt rachel's wedding soon.

3 comments:

  1. Poor girl. I am so sorry. I did that in 8th grade, I had a cheerleading accident. It hurts, hurts, hurts. Get better soon... although I already know the recovery is anything other than quick.

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  2. Oh, that stinks! Did they give you some exercises to do? Even though it hurts like hell, the worse thing you can do is leave that thing completely immobile for a week. Even light towel stretched would help!

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  3. Hope you feel better soon!!!

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