Broken Bones and Labor Day
As you can see I am wearing a sling. Why you ask? Well it all started Thursday morning when I being the nice person that I am decided to help out Scottie and his roomates move into their new house. Everyone had gone back to their old house to get more stuff and I stayed behind to finish unpacking things out of my car. I was walking back to my car and thought it would be faster if I went in between a trailer and a van. Being the clumsy person that I am I somehow tripped in the process, ripping my jeans as well. Not thinking I had broken my arm I continued to carry things into to the house. My arm did hurt a little, but I thought it was no big deal. I had to leave for work. When I got home I noticed a huge bump on my elbow, I became worried at this point and called my mom. She said it was probably just bruised. I put ice on it as I was driving, when I got to the mall I saw the bump had gotten bigger. I was really concerned now so I thought I would go to first aid and see if someone there could look at it. Apparently there isn't a first aid at the mall, I was a little disappointed by this. After being at work for 2 hours not really doing anything because I couldn't, I was sent to an urgent care. Sure enough my arm has a fracture near my elbow not allowing me to bend it at all. So I'm stuck wearing a sling, but the good news is I don't have to wear a cast.
The bad news is I can't...
go for bike rides
drink alcohol (because of my medication)
jump in the quarry
ride a jet ski
play video games
i have a difficult time getting dressed
work at menards
Suprisingly enough I do still drive, which is kind of risky since I do drive a manual car. I managed to drive 4.5 hours to see my family for labor day. Being bored from not being able to really do anything I learned to crochet even with my broken arm.
I love Labor Day in Redgranite and it was nice to see my whole family at once. Even my non related sister Morgan.
We brought a lot of attention wearing our safety green shirts. I probably won't be home until Christmas unless there is an emergency or if I get really homesick.
I'm really sad that I'm not going to school this fall, way more than I thought I would be. I'm actually jealous that Scott has homework and I have nothing that needs to get done. I can see myself becoming really bored once it gets colder out and starts snowing. No more days at the beach or bike rides.