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No Sawing for Me for awhile
« on: February 14, 2018, 12:36:51 PM »
Broke my ankle big time on Jan. 6th.  Slipped in the kitchen, had bone sticking out of my leg... :'(
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
Three more weeks and then I can start gradually apply weight to the ankle.  Should be Easter by the time I can get back into the woods and the mill.
At least it happened in the Winter up here in the great North East.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 12:40:53 PM »
Eeeeyouch!
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 12:41:05 PM »
 :o :o :o :o Get well soon.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2018, 01:39:01 PM »
Feel better!
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2018, 03:45:47 PM »
Your cooking technique may be a little aggressive.  hurt_smiley

Hope it heals well.  :)
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2018, 04:42:26 PM »
Good luck with the healing.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2018, 05:17:00 PM »
That's what I was going to say too, Jeff but I couldn't figure out how it was spelled!   :o

Get well soon campwags! 
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2018, 05:24:08 PM »
Oh My, that made me squinch all of the way to my toes!!!    :o

Hopefully you will successfully mend.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2018, 06:16:43 PM »
Wow... You got screwed...
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2018, 07:11:52 AM »
Sorry to hear this
Get better soon
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2018, 08:31:03 AM »
 That's awful  :o . Made my foot hurt all over again,crushed left foot, one bone broke in five places.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2018, 08:42:05 AM »
Campy,

   Sorry about the sore hoof. Looks pretty rough. I hope it grows back stronger than ever. Makes us appreciate good health all that much more and remember how quick it can be taken from us. Hang in there and keep us posted on your progress and return to the sawdust factory.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2018, 08:44:36 AM »
campwags:
I suggest you carry the image with you should you ever have to go through a metal detector.
If your back in the woods by 4/2 you will be limping, because every day while in a cast those
legs muscles are losing strength and it take s a lot longer to get it back than to lose it.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2018, 11:30:42 AM »
My goodness!  I'll be tip toeing around the kitchen for sure now.  Hope you have a good recovery.
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Re: No Sawing for Me for awhile
« Reply #14 on: February 15, 2018, 12:06:21 PM »
Man those pictures made both my feet and ankles hurt. :o :o :o :o :o :o :o  Sorry to see you laid up.

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