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I think I am out for a while

Old 11-22-09, 02:25 PM
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I think I am out for a while



yep.
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Old 11-22-09, 02:26 PM
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ahhhhh, yep -
that is miserable, best of luck healing up
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Old 11-22-09, 02:35 PM
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Elbow?

Heal fast!
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Old 11-22-09, 02:39 PM
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Yep, thats a left elbow
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I'm no doctor, but I think the little ball part is supposed to be in the little socket part.

How'd you do it?
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group ride. forced to go grass surfing. ended up in a ditch.
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Wow. Man. That's awful. I hope you get back riding before you know it.
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feck. enjoy the one-handed trainer
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Old 11-22-09, 07:28 PM
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The arm bones connected to the...oops no it's not...
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Will they try to just pop it back in like they do shoulders?
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Essentially. They gave me some hardcore drugs. They found a balance of two IV drugs which made me super relaxed, the 3rd brought me out of it. I honestly dont remember much of it. Of course this was after 7 hours of triage, ambulance transports, multiple hospitals and ER's...fun times.

Now I am sitting here in a soft cast. CT scan tomorrow. Then off to the ortho somewhere. Surgery to follow I am guessing. But elbow does not look like the xray anymore.

Kai- You can finish the song. Just stutter a bit through the arm part till I find out more.
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Old 11-22-09, 08:19 PM
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Take the swim out but leave the bike...on a trainer of course. Heal fast!
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Old 11-22-09, 09:43 PM
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Originally Posted by SwimBike
Essentially. They gave me some hardcore drugs. They found a balance of two IV drugs which made me super relaxed, the 3rd brought me out of it. I honestly dont remember much of it. Of course this was after 7 hours of triage, ambulance transports, multiple hospitals and ER's...fun times.

Now I am sitting here in a soft cast. CT scan tomorrow. Then off to the ortho somewhere. Surgery to follow I am guessing. But elbow does not look like the xray anymore.

Kai- You can finish the song. Just stutter a bit through the arm part till I find out more.
Morphine's the weirdest feeling drug.

I just felt an eerie cool feeling as the drug entered my veins. Then I felt a shudder and before I knew it, my entire body felt like that initial entry.
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was not morphine, I declined it at the ER
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Hello,

That makes me pucker just thinking about it -- the x-ray, well, I only need to see it once.

Best of luck with your recovery. Hope it is rapid.
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Pity.

As they say, "Morphine is what they give dying people".
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Then "House" came in, ordered a bone marrow test, hot coffee enema, colonoscopy(sp), and said "this is what you get for posting this on BF you whiner, htfu and ride".
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Originally Posted by SwimBike
Essentially. They gave me some hardcore drugs. They found a balance of two IV drugs which made me super relaxed, the 3rd brought me out of it. I honestly dont remember much of it. Of course this was after 7 hours of triage, ambulance transports, multiple hospitals and ER's...fun times.

Now I am sitting here in a soft cast. CT scan tomorrow. Then off to the ortho somewhere. Surgery to follow I am guessing. But elbow does not look like the xray anymore.

Kai- You can finish the song. Just stutter a bit through the arm part till I find out more.
damn
I hope you feel better
It looks like a dislocation but Im guessing there is something alot more serious going on there than just that.
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heal up fast SB!
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Man, that sucks. Stupid inertia. Hope you get back on the trainer soon and have a speedy recovery.
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Couldnt be a better time for that to happen (not that any time is good). You will be back on the trainer in a few weeks and on the road in 5 to 8. Been there done that with the elbow

Good luck and enjoy the pain meds
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Ouch. Heal quickly.
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Old 11-23-09, 04:28 PM
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well... might need surgery. I have some bone floating around in there but not a lot, pretty clean dislocation. To much swelling to tell much of anything. I think I will go for a second opinion tomorrow.

choice #1- do nothing and leave the bone fragments
#2- remove the bone fragments
#3- screw bone back into place
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