Tuesday, February 17, 2015

I'm falling

Okay, typical guy.

There was a buildup of ice on the roof. I went up a ladder to chop away some big icicles. A big chunk broke away, hit me, knocked me off the ladder. I fell about 10-12 feet, hit the snow-covered walkway.

Bruises and cuts. Swelling at wrist. Painful bruise under thumbnail. The worst is my left knee. Hard to get up or down from chairs/the couch. Slow walking, uncomfortable to stand. Fortunately, I'm off work this week.

I'm waiting to see if the pain continues; if so, I'll go to the immediate care place for an x-ray.

Didn't tell the wife. She worries a lot, voices it frequently. If she knows I fell, she'd never let me forget it.

 Typical guy. 

Pax et bonum

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