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Gimpy [Jul. 30th, 2012|10:49 am]
Last night, while taking the trash out -- in my bare feet, because it only needs to move from one end of the garage to just outside the garage -- I managed to step on a piece of metal and basically stab myself in the foot.

I now have a cut right in the middle of the ball of my foot. I washed it off good and smeared hella neosporin on it and managed to get a pair of criss-crossing band-aids to seal it pretty well (which was a pleasant surprise, since I usually have terrible luck trying to get band-aids to stick well on my feet), and I expect it will heal up fine, but it kinda hurts to walk on it. Like, a lot.

Worse yet, I've also got a bit of a heel split on that foot.

So I guess my point is, if anybody was planning on getting a stab wound in the foot? I recommend against it. I think you will be much happier if you do not emulate my example.

Because ow.

[User Picture]From: shirtlifterbear
2012-07-30 05:26 pm (UTC)

PS Thanks again for your notes on how to make a good poster for a conference! I'm heading to Fairbanks this Friday with a tube!
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2012-07-30 05:57 pm (UTC)
You're welcome. Now you will get to practice your poster spieling skills...

Have a lovely trip!
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From: detailbear
2012-07-30 11:37 pm (UTC)
Because I care and you may be distracted, is your Tetanus coverage up to date? A locked jaw would make for great super-villain dialogue, but it would suck otherwise.
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2012-07-31 12:12 am (UTC)
I think so, but I'll double-check it. Good thought, thanks!
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[User Picture]From: joebehrsandiego
2012-07-31 01:02 am (UTC)
Yikes. Wishing you a quick recovery.
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[User Picture]From: ocschwar
2012-07-31 02:06 am (UTC)
I'll put a "let's not, and say we did" across that line in my bucket list.
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[User Picture]From: goddessdster
2012-07-31 03:53 pm (UTC)
which was a pleasant surprise, since I usually have terrible luck trying to get band-aids to stick well on my feet

So wait...you've done this before?
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[User Picture]From: musikub
2012-08-01 01:15 am (UTC)
Need crutches to help keep weight off that foot while it heals? I've got a set I'm not presently using.
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