One Liner Wednesday

Linda is our hostess for One Liner Wednesday.

I know it was one liner Wednesday yesterday, but I wasn’t up to writing, nor do I feel like just one liner today. Heavy things are going on in my life. Finding joy right now, is difficult. I keep trying though.

I have a broken ankle. The good news is that the orthopedic doctor informed me, had the break occurred a little higher, I would have needed surgery and pins to stabilize my ankle. I have broken toes many times over the years. I broke a finger once too. But as the doctor said, this is an entirely different pain level.

He said the walking boot they gave me in urgent care is a good one. He felt with the boot, and my cane, I could forgo a cast. (unless I wanted one) I said no thanks to the cast. He wants me off my feet as much as possible for at least a week. He wants the foot iced and elevated above my heart. He offered heavy duty pain meds because the level of pain I will be feeling is extreme.

Now, you add this latest issue to the numerous other physical concerns going on in my body and you have one messed up Lauren. I am having trouble finding any joy right now.


41 thoughts on “One Liner Wednesday

      1. Believe me that I understand after the last 3-4 months I’ve spent after my foot surgery. It will get better but it does take time and the improvement is so minuscule that we hardly notice it.

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  1. OMG, I’m so sorry to hear this Lauren! I broke my foot and was in a boot for months. The pain is pretty bad the first week or two and then it gets manageable. My advice, rest, read a good book, watch some good movies with popcorn and butter. Sending love and hugs, C

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  2. Definitely a bummer! Glad you got it seen and some good medicine and things to do to help. Take all the rest time you can. I know it can be boring wanting to do other things, but they can mostly wait. Snuggle with Annie, she’s a great comforter to you. ❤

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  3. I am very sorry, Lauren. I’m glad you escaped being in a cast. Ankles have a way of freezing up in a cast and requiring a lot more PT afterwards. I hope this heals fast and without too much pain.

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  4. Oh! My goodness that is such a shame, did you do this falling with the gift for your friend…then you drove to her house ? I do hope you have someone there to look after you …. Please take care 💜💜💜💜

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