We don’t a general discussion here so I hope this is an appropriate place to post this. We’re all friends and I’d like share what happened to me at the weekend.
Walking home from Pete’s on Saturday night, I tripped on a kerb and went down like a sack of proverbial spuds. My right arm took the brunt of my fall and I also bounced on my face. I laid there for a bit, unable to get up. It’s good to know that the fall detection feature of my watch kicked in and it wanted to call the emergency services but I stopped it. I’ve got lacerations on my chin and I almost bit through my tongue.
Some passers by stopped to help and a few minutes later, a Police car stopped. They checked me over, got me in their car and brought me home.
My wife and daughter took me to A&E which thankfully wasn’t busy. I was checked over and given an x-ray which showed my upper right arm (humerus) is broken in “at least” four places. We got back home at around 05:30 on Sunday morning.
Because of where it is, it can’t be plastered so I’ve got to keep my arm in a sling for six weeks for it to heal. This is a very bad break, it’s very painful and the painkillers I’ve been given are barely touching it.
It’s just as well I did the work on my system last week because there’s no way I’ll be able to go up a ladder for at least another couple of months.
Here is the x-ray when you can see four of the fracture points.
Be careful out there folks.