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Thread: I broke my arm!

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    Default I broke my arm!

    On March 9th, I fell down the basement stairs and fractured my humerus bone (bone between your shoulder and elbow) in 3 places. The doctor believes it will heal without surgery. He also believes it will be healed enough for our trip to CSS in 36 days. I'm wearing a brace and arm sling. I have three small children (ages 3, 5, 7) and thankfully my mother flew back to Wisconsin from Texas to help me for a month.

    I believe in the miracle of prayers, so if you are the praying kind, please say a prayer for me.

    Looking forward to CSS, hoping to have my arm mobile and working b4 then.

    Thank you!

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    Here comes a HUGE prayer for YOU!

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    We're praying for you!!! No fun to have a broken arm I'm sure but especially with 3 kids to run after. We'll be at CSS right before you! I'm sure a few cocktails on the beach will make you feel much better.

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    you still have one good drinking arm

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    When you take your trip (which you will with all our prayers) arrange for the airline to transport you by wheel chair thru out the airport it will make a huge difference for you going thru security checks and getting to your gate, it is so much easier than trying to haul stuff around with some residual pain and discomfort, I know been there twice with back surgery just before one trip and shoulder and knee surgery just before another.

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    I feel your pain! My husband broke his ankle a month before we were to leave for CSA last year. He got the cast off the day before we left but was in a walking boot and on crutches while we were there. We still had a blast even though he wasn't really mobile.

    Here's to a speedy recovery!

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    I'm so sorry. Wow, a fall down basement stairs sounds SCARY. I PRAY you feel better fast. I know that could put a damper on a trip, but DON'T let it stop your show though!! I hope you will be better by then. Best wishes.

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    Prayer just sent your way. Hope the healing is going well!

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    Thanks everyone for your prayers and well wishes. Its getting better everyday, I can even see my knuckles on my hand today because the swelling has gone down. Have to celebrate the small things. It could have been worse, I could have broken my neck or hit my head. Here's a pic of the xray taken 5 days after I fell.
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    Default Don't worry!

    We will be at CSS and SSB the same time as you guys....
    ....All you need to do is find a seat at the pool bar, and the SSB crowd will do the rest!

    See you in 5 weeks!
    Mike&Sue
    CSS 4/27-5/4
    B Block

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    Hope you recover quickly!

    And be careful at CSS - there's lots of stairs!

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    Default Ouch!

    Hope you heal well.

    Thinking of you x

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