Tuesday, December 8, 2015

All I Want for Christmas is...STITCHES?!

*GRAPHIC WARNING: to spare sensitive stomachs, the least-bloody pics from JB are posted below this paragraph!*

All I want for Christmas is... STITCHES?!?! Saturday night, I dropped a ceramic bowl while doing the dishes (my fave from our wedding casual pattern in 2002) and I tried to catch it as it shattered = sliced open clear across the top of my middle finger; waited with pressure for almost 2 hours before giving in for urgent care. Won't I look festive walking around giving everyone the bird for Christmas?!?! :-O :-P First stitches of *MY LIFE* (that I can remember!!!! & wisdom teeth don't count.)

Shots don't really bother me, so as soon as I got the two at the base of my finger to numb it for the sewing, I was ok. :-P


(YES!!!!! I totally DID keep that white sweater blood-free, and ALL of the nurses & doctors pointed out how amazing that was!!! :-D)

Adieu, former instrument of salad- & potato-holding, recent instrument of blood-letting...

I'm certain that this serious injury now absolves me from ALL DISH WASHING for the foreseeable future!!!!!

4 comments:

  1. So, I'm just amazed about the white sweater!! :) Seriously, though, glad it wasn't worse!

    I sliced my pinky finger on a mandolin while slicing zucchini back in the spring. I didn't need stitches, but did end up going to urgent care as I couldn't get it to stop bleeding. They just bandaged it well and gave me antibiotic ointment, but it got me out of dishwashing for several days, too!

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  2. I'm sorry about your finger, but you are looking at the bright side: no dishwashing! ;) I'm sorry about your bowl, too. :(

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  3. I'm trying to take this "no dishwashing thing" seriously...but my family isn't as on board. :-P

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  4. That looks really painful but I am glad that is was not more serious. That is a shame about breaking that dish but I am glad you are okay. I am also impressed that there was no blood on your white sweater. Nicely done! You are also a trooper for holding out two hours before heading in.

    Clinton Bashir @ U.S. HealthWorks Spokane Valley

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