*sigh* Guess who has a mild case of bumble foot now . . . .

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Amiga, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I don't think I have ever had anything like this. [​IMG] Woke up yesterday a.m. and when my feet hit the floor, a sharp pain stung my heel. Yup. Tiny bump, painful, looks like something made a very tiny cut, perhaps a thorn did it. Starting to get a little infected. How can something so small be so much trouble?

    I know the drill. Clean it off, put on triple antibiotic, and if she'll hold still long enough, put some kind of wrapping on it, at least at night, and keep her out of the swim pan.

    Do we really have to become more like our ducks? [​IMG]
     
  2. wildpeas

    wildpeas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a bummer! I hope you feel better soon. [​IMG]
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Thanks, wildpeas, this was a bit of a whine, but I hope the humor came across. Irony of ironies!

    I think the treatment is working. [​IMG]
     
  4. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope you're penned separately from the other girls, kept warm, and given extra peas until it clears up.

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  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    m.kitchengirl,

    Indeed I am! And no one had to chase me down, pick me up, restrain me! I even put the ointment on all by myself! Wow, if the others could only do that. But then they'd be getting into all sorts of mischief, would they not?

    Just like the ducks, though, I cannot tell you how this happened. I mean, I wear shoes and everything!

    Could I be sleepwalking? Uh oh.

    This is another example of how ducks can teach us important life skills.
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  6. nickie

    nickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the chuckle Amiga, I needed one today.
     
  7. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe something got into your shoes & stuck in your socks.
    The brambles and prickers around my property (those are the technical terms for them here [​IMG]) have no problem getting into my shoes & setting up shop in my socks where they hide for hours or even days before they get me.

    It is disappointing the ducks don't have some basic first aid skills. And we call them domesticated.
     
  8. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    [​IMG] Oh Amiga- you are too funny....

    I have had a lump on the inside of my foot for a few years now- no idea what the original problem was- but gee does it hurt if I knock it the wrong way. I think most likely is that I have a tiny splinter of glass in there- and hitting it at just the right angle cause terrible pain. I hope your foot doesnt continue to give you any trouble though. It can sometimes by the smallest of scratches or bumps that give us the most pain - as they are the ones in the worst positions that get bumped so easily too.
     
  9. galgo98

    galgo98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think acting like a duck is ok, its when you start looking like your ducks that you have to worry! :D

    Hope you feel better soon!
     
  10. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    [​IMG]

    Now I'm humming the song Deep River Blues, that includes the lyrics:



    My old gal's a good old pal,
    And she looks like a water fowl,
    When I get them deep river blues.
    Ain't no one to cry for me,
    And the fish all go out on a spree
    When I get them deep river blues.
     

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