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Well, it's official. I have my first broken bone.

Remember the toe? That my MD brother said wasn't broken? Well, last week I looked at it and said "This ain't right." to the cat, who was very unimpressed. I made an appointment with my podiatrist, who took x-rays and told me it was REALLY REALLY NO I MEAN IT BADLY BROKEN.

And, of course, it needs surgery, because that's just how I roll. He may also fix the bunion on that foot while he has the hood up; I'll know in a day or so.

My trainer gave me the exact same look my podiatrist did when I told them it really doesn't hurt (it doesn't). I'm beginning to think I may have missed my calling as a linebacker or MMA fighter.

So, right now we are tentatively set for April 2nd, not quite 2 years to the day after my first knee replacement. I already have a ticket to see Captain America 2 on that Friday and the Gem & Mineral Society's Swap Meet is the next Saturday. I want this done ASAP, as....

I am TAKING A VACATION OMG. Got the tax refund back (thank you, house!), and blew part of it on a ticket to San Francisco over the 4th of July, in order to take advantage of vacation days, a couple of excellent friends, and my 50th birthday the following week. No shows, no family, no commitments. Just FUN. And possibly baseball. (Just checked, they are playing the Cardinals the 1st-3rd. Awesome!)

House continues apace. I replaced my shower head and I 'm down to 3 boxes in the living room. House warming is the 29th, so I need to get art up on the walls!

Date: 2014-03-18 09:58 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] mtl
Yay, vacation!
Yay, tax refund.
Hooray for 50!

BOO to broken bone/surgery.

Date: 2014-03-22 07:46 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] tehomet
Oh crikey, sorry about your poor toe.

How can that not hurt like the devil? Truly, you are hardcore. :)

Brilliant about the upcoming holiday, birthday, and last but not least, tax refund. I hope you enjoy the housewarming.

Date: 2014-03-18 07:12 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] scott zrubek (from livejournal.com)
My only broken bone is a toe, too.

Heal up and have a fabulous birthday trip!

Date: 2014-03-18 08:02 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] tx-cronopio.livejournal.com
Oh noes! Oh well, if they can fix the bunions, maybe it's okay? No, I'm just trying to see the bright side.

Oh, and did I ever send you my addy? Am resending by PM just in case.

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