broke my foot again (ouchy foot)

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Forum topic by SCOTSMAN posted 07-18-2012 07:41 PM 1828 views 0 times favorited 24 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-18-2012 07:41 PM

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 07-18-2012 07:49 PM

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 07-18-2012 07:50 PM

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 07-18-2012 07:58 PM

Get well soon, Alistair.

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

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#4 posted 07-18-2012 08:01 PM

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


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#5 posted 07-18-2012 08:11 PM

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

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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#6 posted 07-18-2012 10:13 PM

GEt well soon!

-- Bob in WW ~ "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 07-18-2012 10:34 PM

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 07-19-2012 01:34 AM

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 07-19-2012 01:37 AM

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

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

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#10 posted 07-19-2012 03:42 AM

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 07-19-2012 03:50 AM

Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#12 posted 07-19-2012 05:56 AM

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 07-19-2012 06:25 AM

get better my friend

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#14 posted 07-19-2012 02:11 PM

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 07-19-2012 02:16 PM

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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