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post #11 of 21 Old 12-20-2008, 03:59 PM
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I hope you heal up well and I'm sorry to hear about this. Get better soon but also take time and relax enjoy the down time!
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post #12 of 21 Old 12-22-2008, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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I recovered very quickly, and luckily my fracture was so minor that the doctors believe it was just a bad bone bruise.
3 weeks off, oh the horror!
But....
I am officially back in the saddle. (:

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post #13 of 21 Old 12-22-2008, 09:04 PM
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Congrats! Be safe and healthy!
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post #14 of 21 Old 12-26-2008, 02:04 PM
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Are you alright? That must have been terrifying for you.
I'll be hoping for a speedy recovery.
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post #15 of 21 Old 01-11-2009, 02:43 PM
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I'm glad for you that you're back in the saddle. No riding must have been a bummer.

I would also like to know the color your cast was.
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post #16 of 21 Old 01-11-2009, 03:37 PM
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I know how you feel. I fractured my heel over the summer, and it really sucked. For the first week or two I held off riding...but after that I just made sure I wore a few extra pairs of socks on my right foot to give it some cushion and I rode anyway. Probably not the best idea, but oh well.

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post #17 of 21 Old 01-11-2009, 05:12 PM
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that sucks but at least it was a clean break. Hope you heel fast!

I hate breaking bones I've broken a few, never riding though, always at dance class...
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post #18 of 21 Old 01-11-2009, 05:19 PM
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ohh that had to hurt but I am glad you were not hurt to seriouly hope you recover quickly

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post #19 of 21 Old 01-17-2009, 07:14 PM
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Wow that must have sucked! Very lucky to have the all clear to ride in only 3 weeks, I had to have 8months off when I did my leg in. :(
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post #20 of 21 Old 01-17-2009, 07:27 PM
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Most of my breaks were caused by the little buggers on the ground, not while riding. My foot twice, my hand once, and a cracked rib from a body slam against a concrete wall. I'll take my chances in the saddle, lol. Hope you heal quickly!

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