Sunday, June 11, 2006

The one-legged woman

So I have cabin fever. I did NOT plan to spend this weekend sitting inside on my butt doing nothing. I had plans...and I fully intended to make some of them happen. So...I took my swollen foot to Toys R Us to buy birthday exchange gifts for the four-year-old I was assigned this year from my June 2002 mommy message board. It was too important to send Steve alone (though he did offer to let me cellphone talk him through the store..."It will be just like you are there." Does that imply that I talk to much?).

Gifts in hand...swollen foot and toes...my underarms hurt from the crutches...my left hand hurts from falling on it at the time of original injury and subsequently using it on the crutches...my left leg hurts from carting around my considerable weight that is normally balanced on TWO legs...and my right ankle/foot hurts for obvious reasons. I guess the rest of my weekend plans will have to wait. Not sure what I'm going to do about work tomorrow...

I have learned two things through this...(1) Despite all that I have been through in the last two years, I'm not as tough as I thought I was; and (2) it would definitely be worth the money to install a better (taller) toilet.

1 comment:

Sherry (Hallesmom) said...

*hugs* Man, that stinks about your ankle!! I thought things like that only happened to me when I called into work sick. I show up worse for the wear than if I had just gone to work! I hope you are resting up that ankle today.