kaneohegirl Posted December 9, 2007 Share Posted December 9, 2007 SOooo the SiIL is outta town an I said I would let her dogs out an feed them since the weather is crap (small ICE storm) an they need to be inside during the day... so i go to leave this morning an I find my Dad is sitting on the top step smoking a cig so I stop to tell him what im doin. he says ... "hey help me up..." I tease "what your Butt freeze to the concrete?" He laughs..."nooo I fell and I cant stand by myself so I figured I'd get up with a hand" so now Im concerned I ask him if he hit his head or anything an how he fell.... he tells me can you belive this... HE says ..." i fell on the landing an landed on my butt when I couldnt stand right away I crawled to the top step and took a break...." "What! LOL you got all the way to the top step an DIDNT bang on the door? geeez its like 23 degrees out here" he waves his hand in a nonchalant manner.... he said " I was getting to it I wanted another cig" so I figure hes ok no back or neck pain so I get him up with the help of the hubby to open the door and get him in where its at least warm.... call 911... an we get da whole show fire truck, ambulance, everything. I knew when he stood up how his leg felt an him standing that it was broken just not how bad... we got lucky the bone broke at the base of the ball at the top of the Femur with a single clean snap. he has to have surgery tomorrow morning to corect it. but its a easy fix...they will go in an take the broken top of the femur ball out an completly replace it. recovery from surgery to being able to stand as early as 4 days! AMAZING from working in care homes I know how much worse it could have been. so many older ppl break a hip and are laid up for weeks to months... so pray/send good thoughts/energy for him to get cleared for surgery. and for surgery to be a success and for fast recovery... he was supposed to start Tarceva next week but I dont know what they will do NOW?!?!?! can you even take that while recovering from a break?? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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