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Post by 1scrappymom » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:00 pm

So I broke my ankle at the gym this morning. Ambulance ride and all. It's an avulsion fracture which means the break is caused by the ligament pulling off part of the bone. So boot and crutches 6-8weeks. I will also find out eventually if there's ligament damage and if I'll need surgery. So it's been a day.

So went to Ortho yesterday. Not only do I have a new fracture, apparently I had fractured this foot in the past and didn't know it. What the heck?  I also have 2 bone spurs on the heel I didn't know about and have been irritated from the fall. So still non weight bearing for the next 2 weeks and then we will decide if an MRI is needed. They are thinking it will be a full 12 week recovery now. So...  
On a good note, they upgraded our KISS concert tickets to 12th row center because I can't do stairs. I will also be using a scooter when we go to Disney in April. Crazy how it affects your whole life! My bathseat arrived yesterday so I can shower! Woohoo!  LOL
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Post by blbabe1234 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:10 pm

OMG Shannon! I am so sorry this happened. If anybody deserves a drink after a "rough day", it'd be you. Hands down.

Keep us posted when you can and all I can say is just rest up! Hugs to you!
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Post by lissahope26 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:27 pm

Praying your recovery goes by quick!
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Post by emmapaige » Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:27 pm

Oh no Shannon!!  That sounds so painful.  I hope you heal quickly and check in with us when you can.  Lots of hugs to you.
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Post by sdwhru » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:02 pm

Yuck; prayers for a quick, pain free recovery

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Post by JillinIN » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:07 pm

Oh no!! That's horrible.
I hope you don't need surgery and sending you good vibes for speedy healing.

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Post by pawprints » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:09 pm

Oh no Shannon! I am so sorry! So many ((hugs)) to you!

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Post by DN in MN » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:35 pm

Not a good way to start the day!  So sorry this happened.  You have my thoughts and prayers for a quick recovery.
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Post by beachlover » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:38 pm

oh Shannon, I am so sorry!!!  (((Hugs)))
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Post by LoreenC » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:39 pm

Oh, my Gosh! That sounds like a seriously painful break!! Yikes!, Be very sure to take Care of yourself, exactly as Doc orders so it will heal up fast and right!

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Post by CarrieG » Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:56 pm

oh no so sorry  i did something very similar on my 40th birthday.....dont push recovery..let your body heal!  hugs

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Post by MTCanuk » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:08 pm

Oh no!!!! Good golly!!! Hope you’re not in too much discomfort and that it heals up quickly! Hugs to you!
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Post by Charleneanne » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:22 pm

Holy cow! Poor girl. Hoping heals fast and you don’t need surgery.

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Post by Deanna13 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:31 pm

oh NO! I'm so sorry to hear this, Shannon!  :(

Take care of yourself and try not to overdo it. Hugs!

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Post by Flasher » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:45 pm

Ouch!  Weekends are not supposed to start that way!  I hope you're not super uncomfortable!  Rest up!
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Post by Gail R » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:50 pm

definitely not a good way to start out the day.  I sure hope everything heals the way it's supposed to and no surgery is needed.

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Post by karensay » Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:51 pm

Sounds very painful!  I hope they gave you some meds that will ease the pain.
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Post by Vicki R. » Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:27 pm

Ouchies, Shannon!  Hugs for you... take care!

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Post by 57Diana » Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:12 pm

Oh no!! Get better fast!!!
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Post by blfonty » Sat Jan 25, 2020 2:44 pm

Oh noooo! And it happened at the gym - not cool! Hope the healing process goes smoothly. 
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