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February 27th, 2013, 06:25 PM
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I had surgery to remove a bunion on my foot on Friday. I have to be off my feet for four weeks. I'm already going bonkers. I have a 7 (almost 8) month old so my mom's best friend is staying with us. I'm going batty with no alone time. Argh. And since I am a complete klutz and fell on my face the first day I was on the crutches, my husband went out and got a wheelchair for me. I couldn't hack it as a paralyzed person, that's for sure. I will never take walking and carrying my baby at the same time for granted again.

Please let these next few weeks fly by!
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February 27th, 2013, 07:36 PM
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Fingers xx that the wks go by fast and your foot heals well. Probably better to have it done now though before baby is walking.

My MIL lived with us for about 2 months (before we ever had kids) and it drove me crazy. Having someone around all of the time is exhausting.
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February 27th, 2013, 09:13 PM
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I know that surgery is HARSH! You may be off your feet even longer...but hoping not! Ugh...better than being alone...hope your foot feels great fast!
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February 28th, 2013, 07:15 AM
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Oh I know your pain! I snapped my leg a few years ago and had a titanium rod out in that sucks so bad! I'm sending you lots of speedy recovery vibes!!!
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February 28th, 2013, 07:45 AM
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I hope the time passes as quickly as it can for you - that sucks!
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February 28th, 2013, 08:15 AM
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Hope you recover quickly and can start getting around without help!
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February 28th, 2013, 12:10 PM
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I would be so stir-crazy! Hope you're able to stay off your feet completely and heal quickly.
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February 28th, 2013, 12:55 PM
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OMG! I had bunion surgery on both feet. It is painful as all hell. I wish you a speedy recovery and it does get betterand the surgery was so worth it. You will see!
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February 28th, 2013, 06:06 PM
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I hope your foot heals quickly. I can't imagine being on crutches with a baby.
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February 28th, 2013, 06:57 PM
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The crutches didn't work. I couldn't maneuver at all, even with just myself let alone a baby. It's hell even with the wheelchair. I am SO over this. Over it, over it, over it.

My foot finally stopped hurting but today was really bad. I can't believe I still have three weeks of this junk.
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March 3rd, 2013, 01:17 AM
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Colleen, I'm sorry. Xxx. I hope your recovery is swifter than anticipated. You deserve a break. Xxx.
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