A Not-So-Fabulous First: Le Broken Toe!

Here’s a first that I wasn’t exactly planning on: I BROKE the big toe on my left foot. How I wish I had a really great story about ninjas, superpowers, or even a runway mishap. But no — I tripped on a rug in my own house! It did happen toward the end of the KU-Texas game, so maybe I can say I was jumping up and down, celebrating KU’s winning the Big 12 regular season championship. Although by the end of the game, I was icing down the foot and banged-up knee.

Fortunately, my toe was the only casualty; my left knee and wrist are just bruised. The fractured toe is a lovely shade of dirty yellowish-purple, and I’m committed to the ever-so-stylish velcro boot for about six weeks. (Just TRY to find another shoe to work with THAT!) On the bright side, I have a specially abled parking tag — so handy last week on that rainy day of errands! — and I’m burning through my 2009 deductible!

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2 Responses to “A Not-So-Fabulous First: Le Broken Toe!”


  1. 1 Dwight March 24, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    Dang, girl!!! That had to hurt. Sorry it’s been so long since we talked last. Been crazy here. We’ll be in TX in May, down around Houston for a wedding in Kingwood. Get better, OK?

  2. 2 Dwight March 24, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    Oh, yeah. I forgot. I got some of my firsts planned, other than the cruise back in Jan. First part of May, I’m going on a big poker run. It’s called the 5-State Run, and engulfs Ok, TX, NM,CO, and good ol’ KS. About 800 miles in 3 days on the old Honda.


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