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Serious Case of Bumblefoot (PIC)

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by speckledhen, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Ouch. Geez, look at all that bruising. Looked much worse yesterday because the foot was swollen from the compression bandage they had on it. Took these this a.m. when my foot doesn't look as much like a stuffed sausage, LOL. The calf is still very swollen, though.

  2. hippichick

    hippichick Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Goodness, that looks painful. Hope you have a speedy recovery. I know you must be going nuts, I know I would be. Feel better.[​IMG]

  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Oh, ow! [​IMG] Glad to see that bandage is off, though.
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    Ouch Cyn! I hope everything heals up real fast for you. I can only imagine how hard it is for you to stay still and to deal with the pain. Hang in there. So glad you're able to keep us updated. [​IMG]
  5. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    Oh wow. I never knew how bad bumblefoot could be. You may have
    to amputate. [​IMG]

  6. KrisRose

    KrisRose Songster

    Mar 9, 2007
    Davison, MI.
    Ouch. Looks like you have been kicking rocks. Take lots O' drugs and sleep through the worst of it. [​IMG] Hopes you feel better soon.
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Quote:Nope, my dad had one leg amputated a few months ago. I'll keep this one, ugly swelling/bruising and titanium hardware.
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    OUCH! Now you know how the poor chickens must feel. [​IMG]

    Bless your heart, Cyn! [​IMG]
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    My goodness! That made me wince!

    What is the next step? Once your incision is healed will you get a cast with the walking heel? Or one of those shoe things and crutches?
  10. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    I have one of those fashionable boot things with velcro straps-you can see it in the corner of one picture. No cast, at least not that's been mentioned to me. I use a neighbor's walker to get to the bathroom, but it wears me out just to go those few feet.

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