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Discussion: Bummer !

in: Soupbone; Soupbone > 2019-07-01

Jul 1, 2019 2:34 PM # 
Sounds bad. Hope you can still move enough to get out.
Jul 1, 2019 3:05 PM # 
Cracked rib? Just in case, pop a few Vitamin I's to reduce inflammation. And Ice the area...which I'm sure you're already doing. As walk says....Bummer! Here's a few other suggestions from the internet:

In most cases, fractured ribs usually heal on their own in one or two months. Pain relievers can make it easier to breathe deeply.
- Take a break from sports to allow yourself to heal without hurting yourself again.
- Put ice on the area to relieve pain.
- Take pain medicine like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. ...
- Take deep breaths to avoid pneumonia. ...
- Don't wrap anything tightly around your ribs while they're healing
Jul 1, 2019 4:51 PM # 
matzah ball:
Dont wrap anything around ribs while they are healing? How you supposed to run then?
Jul 1, 2019 5:50 PM # 
You walk (or hold your side if you choose to run).

Hope you heal quickly, Charlie!
Jul 1, 2019 7:06 PM # 
Also, don't laugh, don't cough, and especially don't sneeze!
Jul 1, 2019 7:45 PM # 
Thanks All!!

I have taken some good pain meds and plan to walk lightly if I can tomorrow!
Jul 1, 2019 9:19 PM # 
Sorry to see you get hurt, Charlie. Good luck with your plan to walk. You are a tough old goat and will probably beat a lot of people just walking.
Jul 2, 2019 3:41 PM # 
Last place except for the MP’s
Jul 2, 2019 5:02 PM # 
Ha ha! DFL? Get used to it! At least you completed the course today without falling or MPs!
Jul 2, 2019 5:37 PM # 

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