broke my foot again (ouchy foot)

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Well did it again dropped, or my son dropped, a large welding machine directly on my foot and leg and eventually landing on my foot. So I have a largely swollen right leg and my left up to the knee in plaster.What my three year old grandson calls an OUCHY FOOT God bless him.So I am just getting now after a few weeks into an acceptable pain threshold were I can actually now hobble around. have nfun without me for the last few weeks I have it on for a further month I believe. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#1 posted 772 days ago

I’m sorry to hear about this, Alistair. I’m glad you are on the mend, though. I hope you are making sawdust again soon.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 772 days ago

Hope you feel better soon! I broke my leg two years ago, and it kept me out of my shop for about 6 weeks. Hope you heal faster than that!

-- SteveL

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#3 posted 772 days ago

Get well soon, Alistair.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 772 days ago

Really SORRY you’re going through all that PAIN… just from a welder being dropped on your foot!

It could have been worse... it could have been a Circular Saw with the blade still spinning! LOL


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 772 days ago

I hope your up and slinging some wood very soon! sucks to be down.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#6 posted 772 days ago

GEt well soon!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 772 days ago

Goodness Gracious Alistair!
If something falls like that
You’re not supposed to try to catch it with your leg and foot!! :)
Hope you’re back at it soon my Friend!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#8 posted 772 days ago

EHGAD! What a terrible thing to happen. Heel up quickly.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#9 posted 772 days ago

ouch !! better get some steel toed boots … >grinzz<

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 772 days ago

Alistair, So sorry to hear this. Us old guys are more fragile and take longer to heal up. Keep your chin up and your feet out from under heavy objects.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 772 days ago

Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#12 posted 772 days ago

Alistair, sorry to hear the accident. Things could have been worse. Hope you recover fast to tell us some good news.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#13 posted 772 days ago

get better my friend

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#14 posted 772 days ago

went to the hospital today they put new dressing on as it’s become infected and I am now on anti biotics so it never rains but it pours. Alistair LOL

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#15 posted 772 days ago

Hi Alistair, As old china man say, “to drop heavy thing on hanzees and footzees not very good idea>” I did it to my hand a few years ago. Nothing broke, but just the same it hurt like heck.


Bill “Pop” Golden

-- One who works with his hands is a laborer, his hands & head A craftsman, his hands, head & heart a artist

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