• Had a Bad Fall at Home-have a broken nose & mild concussion. Need TLC!...;)

    Asked by AlizaMLS on Wednesday, May 29, 2013

    Had a Bad Fall at Home-have a broken nose & mild concussion. Need TLC!...;)

    I tripped at home (one of those fun household accidents) and went down like a brick-no time to get my arms out. Hit my tissue expander (left breast) and my nose (broken -not badly [no surgery needed]), but got a good bang and have a mild concussion. Need some support. My Plastic surgeon saw me (that's how I know about my nose [after a CAT scan in the ER) and my tissue expander came thru ok. I'm all bruised up though and still worried about my daughter.

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    • SueRae1's Avatar

      Hugs. What an awful experience. How's you DD doing. I just found out that her ambulance was hit. No wonder you are worried. Sending healing vibes to both of you.

      over 4 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Doggoneit! anybody ever tell you that you got to be careful? I know, that's always what I hear as I'm going halfway down to the ground.

      Hope you heal up and "bounce" right back!

      over 4 years ago
    • carm's Avatar
      carm (Best Answer!)

      When that happens to me, I quickly try to turn that fall into a triple sow cow, double Lutz combination. Not a clumsy fall but a tricky maneuver worthy of the gold. Try that the next time. Lchapman2000 taught me that move. Go USA!!!!

      over 4 years ago
    • gwendolyn's Avatar

      Ouch. Next time get those arms ready!

      over 4 years ago
    • Clyde's Avatar

      Never admit to a household accident. You were attacked by ninjas (number to be determined by how many you can get away with depending on the audience), you fought them off saving the princess (or prince), and they are all in hospital with broken limbs while all you got was a bump on the nose.

      Feel better.

      over 4 years ago
    • FreeBird's Avatar

      Feel better soon. Celebrate no broken bones.

      over 4 years ago
    • karen1956's Avatar

      How scarey....hope you are on the mend and feeling better soon!!!

      over 4 years ago
    • Benge's Avatar

      Oh no!! I'm glad your tissue expander came through ok though! Hope you feel better soon!!

      over 4 years ago
    • fastdog's Avatar

      Ouch! I hope you're feeling better. I did a belly flop over the dog gate years ago. I had been having back problems, and when the chiropractor saw me after the fall, he said that I had actually pushed the vertebrae back into alignment and I should try that more often.

      Carm, I think that's salchow. I used to call it sow cow also, and was most strongly corrected by my former figure skating husband. There's also a Bielman, named after Denise Bielman. What that is and who she was, I don't know, but I pretend to know what I'm talking about. I don't.

      over 4 years ago
    • savingrace's Avatar

      XOXOXO Hope you feel better real soon.

      over 4 years ago
    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar

      Aliza, I'm so sorry. I do kinda like the idea of the gymnastic routine used to beat up on the ninjas. You could be the next Jackie Chan! I hope everything feels better soon. Many hugs!

      over 4 years ago
    • jad's Avatar

      Sorry that happened to you, and your daughter.
      This journey is full of bumps. (Oy! Wish I could use a strike through here).

      This may be your opportunity to watch old Carol Burnett clips on YouTube - especially
      the one with Tim Conway as the dentist and Harvey Korman as the patient who is pracctically wetting his pants.

      Giving away my age here, but to quote Tom Lehrer, "Be Prepared".
      Also - FEEL BETTER. (((xox)))

      over 4 years ago
    • Nonnie917's Avatar

      Hey, that's my trick. Your not suppose to fall. That's what everybody tells me when I fall. I am sorry to hear about your injuries, but glad your tissue expander is alright. I am sure you will have a couple of black eyes for a while, but you can always tell people you walked into a door because you didn't want to turn the light on. :-) I hope you have a sense of humor. No fall is fun and being sore from it is no fun. I hope you feel better soon.

      over 4 years ago
    • little_fut's Avatar

      Please know my prayers are with you (and your daughter). Please be careful....We will put you on "time out" if anything else happens...so just know we all love you and wish a speedy recovery...frozen veggies on the nose...would that be good it?

      over 4 years ago
    • little_fut's Avatar

      You can come stay with me, I have spare bedroom.....Please take care and be safe!

      over 4 years ago
    • CAL's Avatar

      OUCH, OUCH, OUCH. --makes me think I should clear out all my high cabinets and give away my tall step ladder as I am prone to accidents myself. I am glad is wasn't any worse and hope you get lots of help and sympathy from those around you--no matter what story you decide to tell them about how it happened.

      over 4 years ago
    • penny364's Avatar

      My heart goes out to you. You sure didn't need any more pain and suffering! Hope it all heals up fast and that your tissue expander is OK. Good thoughts and positive vibes are going out to you. I fell last year from the third step of my garage steps, and broke both ankles. Luckily I saved my Kindle from harm, though...

      over 4 years ago
    • MillieS's Avatar

      Sending you prayers and hugs.

      Would like to share a funny with you. Many years ago, my hubby offered me a boob reduction as I was quite large( DDD ). I told him I would love to have one but felt that they were there to balance off my big butt. Well after my double mastectomy , I was squatting down so I could use my foot to drag a piece of paper from under the dinning room table and guess what... I was right! I fell back on me royal rump. Chuckles ate good medicine! Have one on me. Hugs

      over 4 years ago
    • debco148's Avatar

      I know how you feel.. I'm a major clutz at times and have taken a few bad spills myself. Usually ending up in a swollen knee here and there. But, I'm glad to hear nothing serious especially the nose and expander. Whew. Hugs coming your way.

      over 4 years ago
    • Gabba's Avatar

      So sorry to hear about your fall, hope you are doing a bit better each day...baby steps, baby steps, literally!

      over 4 years ago
    • AlizaMLS's Avatar

      Thank you all for being so kind, responsive and funny!!...;) Humor really is great medicine. I should really 'fess up now and tell you that it's true that despite BC, and being 54 (I mean 34 [never mind that my daughter's 26] sometimes weird things happen}), I am in training for the U.S. Women's Olympic Team in Gymnastics. Carm spotted it at 20 paces!!...;) My trainer is disappointed and waiting for me to recover so he can work me even harder!...;) Thanks again for all the laughs and offers of kindness!!...;) I'm happy to do research for anyone-just say the word.

      over 4 years ago

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