Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Broken Toe

I think I broke a toe a few days ago. It's still swollen and black and blue and painful. But there isn't much one can do for a broken toe, if it's broken.

I was out in the garage doing stuff in the dark a few days ago when it happened, hit my toe hard on something during forward motion, so it caught and yanked and twisted as I slammed against my car, which broke my fall. Quite painful. I've been using ice on it, but it's not a pretty thing to behold. I take Aleve too. And I curse occasionally if I forget and bend that foot when walking.

3 comments :

  1. NO NO NO NO NO NO NO.....not a broken toe three days before i get there! did you try to splint it? google that and see what you can do. I've broken toes before and they swell and turn colours and hurt like hell....

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  2. Don't worry. I did it almost a week ago. By the time you get here it will have ten days to have healed. It's now a light purple, very beautiful color.

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  3. light purple - oh i am so reassured - not....its still hurting, right? when i broke mine - happened three seperate times - the pain was unbearable for weeks.

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