Oh happy day!

I saw the Orthopedic doctor this morning and I’m in a boot and off the crutches. That makes me very happy and very relieved. I felt like being on crutches was another accident waiting to happen. He said I could use a cane with the boot if I needed it but I think it’s going to be OK. He also said he didn’t think I’d need surgery …. what?! Let’s hope things heal like he expects them to because I didn’t even think surgery was a possibility.

21 thoughts on “Oh happy day!

  1. I’m SO glad for you! Scary enough to have broken your leg, but to have to hobble around on crutches, too, is worse. I broke my ankle at 16 (nearly 50 years ago!) and it was miserable – broke it on both sides of the ankle….had to be on crutches for weeks before they would put a walking cast on it.

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  2. Definitely good news! Yay! My walking boot last year was on my left foot, so it didn’t interfere with sewing or driving luckily. But the uneven walking has caused a whole new issue that lingers – hip pain.

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  3. Mary glad to see you in a boot and that you do not need surgery. I am sure your anxiety is much less now, Take care. Carolyn

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  4. That’s wonderful news!! And I agree, crutches are a hazard and especially if you need to go up and down stairs. Now on to sewing with your left foot…

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  5. My husband graduated from a walker to crutches today after a total knee replacement last Tuesday. It’s been 10 days since surgery. He would love to be able to use a cane, but not yet.

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  6. Happy to hear your boot news, I used a walker and hopped with knee surgery, too uncoordinated to use crutches! Hopefully it will heal fast! Sending healing prayers!

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  7. So glad you got the boot!! It looks like the one I had after I gave the scooter back, lol. I’m so glad you are mobile again even if you can’t play kick ball.
    xx, Carol

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  8. Congratulations on your healing progress! Yes, crutches are an accident waiting to happen. A few years ago I had to use crutches and within 30 minutes of getting them I fell over backwards in a restaurant! What a lot of shocked faces! It’s better to stay sitting!

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