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    I crashed

    Don't use your face to stop your bike.
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    I hope there's no spinal injury.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Seen worse,I just shaved.Just proves what my teachers taught me when I took my first First Aid Course,40 years ago,a little blood goes a long ways. Other than that when the nurses get the dried blood off ,you probably wont look that much worse than normal,other than an abrashion/fracture to the nose and some road rash under the gauze on your cheek.By the way you should complain to the paramedics that transported you about not cleaning the blood up so you could have looked better for the nurses on arrival at the emerg. I would have!

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    yep, lots of blood vessels on the face and scalp. even small cuts look serious because it bleeds a lot.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Ouch!

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    several stitches, broken nose, and eyesocket. No spinal, or brain injury.
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    BTW a single knog light, is not enough light to ride through the desert.

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    day-um! hope you have a speedy recovery!
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    Ouch! I hope your recovery is quick.

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    Jeez..hope you get better soon...that was a rough one.
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    Ouch.
    **** that sucks.

    Heal well.

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    Ouch. I hope you have a speedy recovery.
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    Thanks to all well-wishers. It looks a lot worse than it feels, but that could be the Lortab talking.

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    Heal well, and soon.

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    Heal up fast, Sox. That sucks.

    I'm glad you're okay.
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    holy moly..that looks really bad. did something hit you or did you just go down?

    get well soon

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    Heal Fast......
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    That hurts just looking at it. Hope you heal up in min time with min pain.
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    Sorry about the crash. I had a broken orbital floor when I was hit head-on by a car in 2007. The recovery from the surgery and repair left funky tastes and smells for weeks afterward.
    Smell memory is very interesting.

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    Ouch....Get well soon!

    I did a face plant a while ago...I had a tiny little cut above my eyebrow (a bit deep...probably should've gotten a few stitches) and it was bleeding like mad. I remember people looking at me because the side of my face was covered in blood.

    And yeah, next time, have the paramedics clean you up for the nurses...they;re no longer impressed by the 'lots of blood yet still tough'-act.

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    Yikes! Glad you are well enough to post here - that looks painful.

    A speedy recovery to you.
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    Walk it off man!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    holy moly..that looks really bad. did something hit you or did you just go down?

    get well soon
    Heal quickly, then let us know if the bike is all right.

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    Dude.... Wishing you a complete and quick recovery.
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