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post #1 of 7 Old Jan 22nd, 2009, 11:01 am Thread Starter
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A slightly different set of handlebars

It may be cold and icy outside, but I'm going to be getting a lot of "handlebar time" in.

Last Friday (23rd) Telle thought it would be a good idea to move a heavy wooden storage cabinet to the basement - by herself.

It wasn't a good idea.

The cabinet ended up pushing her down the stairs and landing on her feet, breaking her right ankle and crushing two bones in her left foot. Two screws and a couple of wires later, and after a hospital stay and some rehab work, she is back at home, complete with wheelchair. I'm spending my summer vacation time now, staying at home and helping to care for her around the house. The wheelchair handlebars are at a slightly different angle, but I'll get used to them.

She'll be fine, as long as she doesn't eat my cooking......

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post #2 of 7 Old Jan 22nd, 2009, 11:58 am
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HOLY GUACAMOLE Muchacho!!!! I am sorry for the accident. For food, well there is always take out I hope a fast recovery for TELLE and in a positive side, there is no riding now and by the time the ankle gets better there will be good pool temps and warm weather for riding. TELLE get well soon!!!!


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Bummer, I hope she gets better soon. Take Spinedrs Advice and do take out. You certainly do not want to give her food poisoning while she is down.

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Bummer, I hope she gets better soon. Take Spinedrs Advice and do take out. You certainly do not want to give her food poisoning while she is down.
Yeah, with the health warnings now, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches (about the limit of my culinary skills) are out.

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Sorry to hear the bad news...

When I go out tonight, I'll drink to a speedy recovery!

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Re: A slightly different set of handlebars

Tat, wheel her over to Carl's diner for breakfast. The portions are SO BIG that neither of you will need to eat for the rest of the day!

Hope she heals well and both of your lives get back to normal...

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Tat, wheel her over to Carl's diner for breakfast. The portions are SO BIG that neither of you will need to eat for the rest of the day!

Hope she heals well and both of your lives get back to normal...
Ah yes, Carl's, a.k.a. "Cholesterol Heaven". Not exactly wheelchair friendly, though. I could get her out to the Coffee Hop, a bit further north up route 12, I guess.
Since I'm using my vacation time from work to stay home and help her get around (who am I kidding? I'm home to make sure she doesn't try to do it again. Hard to keep that woman down - her nickname is "The Rearranger") we'll be spending a lot of weekends this summer out back by the pool. Feel free to drop by! There's nothing quite as relaxing as sitting in a float with a frozen Margarita from the Tiki Bar!

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