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From Break to Bionic: Part 1

June 18, 2009

my last post about the break didn’t do it justice so I’ve been asked for more details…part 1 of 2…

May 17, 2009, 6:30 a.m.: Wake up, put on purple parrot shirt while feeling super tired, attempt to wake Katie up

May 17, 2009, 6:45a.m.: Brush teeth, attempt #2 to wake up Katie

May 17, 2009, 7:00 a.m.: Slide back into bed after attempt #3 to wake up Katie

May 17, 2009, 7:15 a.m.: Yell at Katie to get her ass up from bed, attempt #4 to wake up Katie

May 17, 2009, 7:45a.m.: Finally get Katie moving, attempt #5 to wake up Katie

May 17, 2009, 8:15a.m.: Out the door in purple parrot garb, head to bus stop

May 17, 2009, 8:45a.m.: Meet up with friends for Legends of the Hidden Temple Shenanigans

May 17, 2009, 10:00a.m.: Finish the warmpus, head to Bay 2 Breakers madness

May 17, 2009, 11:59 a.m.: Think it’s a good idea to run towards grassy knoll

May 17, 2009, Noon: Slip, fall, crack ankle, scream, see part of bone slide to right, have long haired voodoo man approach me

May 17, 2009, 12:30p.m.: Hop on SFFD ambulance towards UCSF (leaving long haired voodoo man behind)

May 17, 2009, 6p.m.: Leave UCSF armed with crutches, vicodin prescription, splinted ankle, $4,100.70 later (don’t worry I paid $0.00)

May 21, 2009, 10:45a.m.: Meet hottie doctor McDreamy (seriously the city of Charlotte NC nominated him) and attempt to crack jokes about my non-existent synchronized swimming career

May 22 – May 31: Sit on couch, hobble around house, watch too much HGTV

June 1, 2009, 11:00a.m.: Arrive at St.Mary’s hospital for surgery, chat it up with nurses

June 1, 2009, 1:00p.m.: See Martin love of my life X-ray tech, joke with Martin about our “children”, get sexy surgical cap

June 1, 2009, 1:30p.m.: Doze off to la la land as Martin and anesthesiologist sing Billy Joel hits to me

June 1, 2009, 3:00p.m.: Wake up freezing my ass off in a strange bed, surrounded by women talking about Greece

June 1, 2009, 3:05p.m.: Obviously give nurses my suggestions for Greecian travel

June 1, 2009, 3:30p.m.: Given gurney ride by cute hospital tech guy, attempt to flirt with him while coming out of coma

June 1 – June 7: Sit on ass, watch too much HGTV, have Mom do dirty work (or dirty laundry)

June 8 – June 17: Brave the streets and bus rides of San Francisco, head back to the office, build major arm muscles, develop severe hatred for crutches

June 18: First follow-up doctor’s appointment, receive good news, get nasty cast removed, have staples removed, get walking boot, have desperate need to shave left leg

July 16: TBD: Walking without the boot!!!!

Stay tuned for part 2 with pictures!

2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 18, 2009 8:10 pm

    HAHAHA! Hysterical. How can you make breaking a bone so damn funny. Glad you are on the mend, woman. 🙂


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