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I am now casted 
17th-Dec-2009 03:47 pm
I was at the fracture clinic this morning. It wasn't too bad, only 2 1/2 hours. I now have a new best friend for the next 4 weeks, a blue fibreglass cast.

Grem_Come out
17th-Dec-2009 08:52 pm (UTC)
And you still can't drive?
17th-Dec-2009 08:54 pm (UTC)
Nope. I need to avoid putting pressure on the foot, at least for the next couple of weeks.
17th-Dec-2009 08:57 pm (UTC)
Do you have someone bringing supplies in?
17th-Dec-2009 09:23 pm (UTC)
Fortunately my mother still drives so I'm fine. Thanks =)
17th-Dec-2009 09:18 pm (UTC)
Very pretty! Should have been red, then it would be festive! Hope Gremlin looks after you.

PS - Ouch!
17th-Dec-2009 09:23 pm (UTC)
Red...now that would have been festive ;) Gremlin is very curious about the cast and crutches.
17th-Dec-2009 09:23 pm (UTC)
But you did that ages ago! It took you this long to get seen, and you were walking round on it? Mind you, I walked on a broken leg and it was the next morning when it really hurt that I decided I needed to get it X-rays. Lucky we have two bones in our legs.

Did you choose the colour? It's a nice one, I picked purple. The guy there told me he let everyone choose but rugby players; he just gave them pink. :-D
17th-Dec-2009 09:27 pm (UTC)
Yes, silly me didn't think it was that serious and I thought I had wanted to avoid a cast =P I had it x-rayed on the weekend. It's definitely a break, not a hairline fracture. Blech. Will take 12 wks to heal. Hopefully I can take the cast off in about 3 wks.

They gave me an option of about 6 colours. No purple ;) But they had my favourite. I should be glad I'm not a rugby player? ;)
17th-Dec-2009 09:41 pm (UTC)
It's a brutal game with a lot of injuries, and I suppose he just didn't like the nacho. He only did it to players who came in injured. :-)

[flails around for an icon with pink]
17th-Dec-2009 09:32 pm (UTC)
You have to be tough to play rugby for Stade Francais. Look at their away shirt
17th-Dec-2009 09:34 pm (UTC)
*smirk* or is that *smirt*? Wow, that is one rough team ;)
17th-Dec-2009 09:39 pm (UTC)
That stops just short of having a pink pony on it! Who's the woman, Mary?
17th-Dec-2009 09:54 pm (UTC)
Blanche of Castille apparently. I don't know why they picked her, usually if the French want one of their queens they go for Reine Claud.
17th-Dec-2009 09:30 pm (UTC)
Roses are red
Bandages are blue
Sugar is sweet
and so are you.

17th-Dec-2009 09:33 pm (UTC)
Aw. Thanks =) You're sweet too. Chocolate sweet =)
17th-Dec-2009 09:48 pm (UTC)
I wish you a speedy and not-too-painful recovery!

Now that you have a photo of the cast, you can Photoshop all sorts of ornaments onto it that wouldn't work in real life!
17th-Dec-2009 09:50 pm (UTC)
Thanks =) And a chocolate cake too, just the painkiller I need ;)

Hmm photoshopping ornaments...now that's an idea! =)
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18th-Dec-2009 12:07 am (UTC)
;) yes I do...
17th-Dec-2009 11:52 pm (UTC)
Ouch! You have my sympathy.

At least it's a pretty shade of blue? Reminiscent of warm, Indian ocean waters?
18th-Dec-2009 12:46 am (UTC)
Thanks. I love that they had my favourite colour =)
18th-Dec-2009 12:25 am (UTC)
Wait, WHAT. It took them this long to figure out it was broken? Also blue! Your favourite colour! awwww. You need someone to doodle B7 cartoons on it for you.

*hugs, offers cookies*
18th-Dec-2009 12:47 am (UTC)
No, it wasn't them. It was silly me avoiding going to the doctor because I didn't want a cast =P

Yes, I need someone to doodle B7 cartoons!

Yum cookies.
18th-Dec-2009 03:47 pm (UTC)

What kind of dog is Gremlin? Has the telephone wire always been there or is his fear of it a new thing? (Flatmate Z wants to know. She thinks he's the most adorable thing on earth.):-)
18th-Dec-2009 03:49 pm (UTC)
Gremlin is a Shih Tzu. The telephone wire has always been there and he's always had an antagonistic relationship with it.
18th-Dec-2009 02:03 am (UTC)
Aww so you'll be blue this Christmas.
Speaking from someone who went to the doctor and got told it was only a sprain and didn't go to Casualty for another week I can't throw stones about the delay.
Mind you the sprain complicated matters it was a case
Break = put pot on and yes you can walk on it.
No says fracture clinic almost a week of agony later, put elastic bandage on and stay off it as much as possible!

It's amazing I healed at all!

Hope yours heals quickly. Of course it means you need more calcium and iron, greatest excuse for chocolate ever!

18th-Dec-2009 03:02 am (UTC)
Ohhh, I could use a couple of those =D Thank you!
19th-Dec-2009 03:29 pm (UTC)
This is where you get to say:

"Son of a biscuit!"

Except really loudly.
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