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Offline ShopShoe

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #15 on: January 15, 2018, 03:26:45 PM »
Sorry to hear about the fall.

I've had one ambulance ride: The first hardest part was the bad jokes by the EMTs. "Have you been in one of these before?"  (I answer, "No.") "Neither Have I..."  HA HA HA.

For those not in the U.S.: Other hardest part is the U.S. overlapping bureaucracies. First Questions at E.R. are about What Insurance. I was in a building  in overlapping jurisdictions when 9-1-1 was called: Two ambulances, Two fire engines, Two Police Cars showed up, Then they had to call another city (Another Fire Department) who arranged the ambulance ride. That said, all personnel treated me carefully, meticulously, and professionally. I am confident that if I was in a worse way they would have acted more quickly, so my "non-critical" condition just makes for a memorable experience and a good set of stories.

Hope this is a chuckle.

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2018, 04:49:33 PM »
How you feeling Dave, you seem to have gone quiet, you ok.   :stickpoke:

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2018, 07:00:13 PM »
How you doin Dave? What the verdict on the knee, good or bad news?

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2018, 10:53:03 PM »
I heard from Dave yesterday. Nothing is broken; possibly a torn quadracept.

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #19 on: January 15, 2018, 10:56:51 PM »
I heard from Dave yesterday. Nothing is broken; possibly a torn quadracept.

Good to know. Or rather...good to know you heard from him. Thanks for the update.

Interesting it's in the thigh.

Hope he knows everyone is thinking of him.
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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #20 on: January 16, 2018, 02:58:52 AM »
Hi see    lots going on bud   sorry

Between work and this.its been tough.....my boss doesn't give a @%%##.......direct quote.....well see about that.
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« Reply #21 on: January 16, 2018, 08:22:02 AM »
Pleased it is nothing too serious  :) Look after yourself.

.....my boss doesn't give a @%%##.......direct quote.....

Snap  :(  :wallbang: Actually mine is a little more careful with the actual words he uses he says but it is the way he says what he says :ShakeHead:

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2018, 09:29:58 AM »
and I bet his eyes are to close together  :stir:

IMHO its the eyes that tell the truth when in a face to face meeting


Glad its not to serious Dave I and still waiting for the scan appointment to see if they got it all


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« Reply #23 on: January 19, 2018, 12:17:11 AM »
 Well      I did tear a quad.   Not sure how bad   but would seem surgery is likely.
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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #24 on: January 19, 2018, 12:20:37 AM »
Bummer Dave,

I hope that all goes well for you.


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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2018, 12:24:54 AM »
Good to hear from you Dave. Keep us posted.
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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2018, 12:30:12 AM »
Thanks for the update Dave. Hope maybe there's a chance it can heal without surgery. Hang in there buddy.

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« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2018, 11:52:53 AM »
Waiting for a MRI appointment....sometime today
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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2018, 12:11:39 PM »
Recently had a knee MRI.....I had stepped off the wrong side of a pedestal whilst working on the big roller, knee went "crack" when I landed in agony. Laid still for a while then got myself home where I sat around for a few days.  No improvement so Doc visit hence MRI.  Some time after they drained lots of fluid off my knee and injected some sort of steroid. No surgery needed and now good as new.  I hope you are able to achieve a good solution and get back to fun.    Best Wishes           Terry

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Re: Got myself an ambulance ride!
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2018, 02:58:49 PM »
You should know a lot more after the MRI Dave. Keeping my fingers crossed that it will be good news!!

Bill