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Have you broken a bone?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by lanokia, Dec 7, 2019.

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Have you broken a bone?

  1. Yes

    25 vote(s)
    55.6%
  2. No

    18 vote(s)
    40.0%
  3. Unsure

    2 vote(s)
    4.4%
  1. smoothnewt

    smoothnewt Star commenter

    My youngest suffered a green stick fracture of the leg when she was five months old. I did that thing you are warned never to do: I left her unattended in the centre of a double bed while I went to get her older sister out of the bath: one minute max. She wriggled her way free of her swaddling and rolled to the end of the bed. Boy did I feel like a failed parent!

    Every night she’d kick her plaster cast off in her cot and every morning I’d be back at the plaster room at the hospital for a new one. We were all on first-name terms by the end...

    :confused:
     
    nomad likes this.
  2. peter12171

    peter12171 Star commenter

    It’ll be fine ;)
     
    lindenlea likes this.
  3. CarrieV

    CarrieV Lead commenter

    Yes, finger when my father slammed a car door shut on it!

    My eldest broke three toes landing badly from a bouncy castle, his arm rolling from the couch onto the floor and his knee following a tackle in football.
     
  4. magic surf bus

    magic surf bus Star commenter

    Currently somewhere around..

    [​IMG]

    or worse..?
     
    lanokia likes this.
  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Uncanny.
     
    magic surf bus likes this.
  6. stopwatch

    stopwatch Lead commenter

    I played sport and taught PE for most of my life. Got away relatively lightly:
    • Broken nose - playing silly b**gers jumping onto a trampette and over a high jump bar onto a trampoline when I was 13 - clipped the bar - with my face!
    • Broken finger - catching a softball which was anything but soft
    • Fractured/chipped shoulder - being shoved into a gym wall playing indoor football
    • Broken toe - walking into a set of bathroom scales!
    On another note, I was run over by a car aged 16 - flipped into the air, landed on the bonnet, head through the windscreen, flipped onto the road - unconscious. Nothing but a bit of concussion - lucky boy! I think I was made out of rubber in those days.
     
  7. friedgreentomatoes

    friedgreentomatoes Lead commenter

    I broke my left arm falling off my bike when I was ten. A couple of years later I broke my nose when I tripped at school and smashed my face on the corner of a desk. Nothing since apart from a couple of toes.
     

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