Unfortunately, I have history with brain injuries. Then yesterday, while trying to hang a picture, I fell backwards off a short stool, onto our stone floor and yep, a whole new concussion.
So it was off to the ER, because my head was bleeding badly. You know what they say about scalp wounds? Well they really do bleed a lot! But an attractive, young MD and a few staples in my scalp did the trick.
I’ve been very careful… really! I don’t know how this happened. Well, actually I do. I remember the accident this time, especially the cracking sound as my head hit the floor!
My advice, always use those short ladders with a handle up top, and don’t move anywhere that is so rural that you don’t have a good ER nearby, for those messy situations we can get ourselves into at any age!
BTW, my cute MD who looked a tad bit like the young George Clooney in the TV series ER agrees with me. 🙂
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Yikes! Be careful Laura Lee! I’m sure you’re rushing to get your house all in order but do it CAREFULLY. Our brains are one of our greatest assets! ~Kathy
Oh no. We of a certain age really do have to use those short stepstools with the handles – TBI’s truly are no joke; my father suffered one in his youth (and actually, my mother did also, in a fall down the stairs when she was 3) – both injuries affected them the rest of their lives especially my father.
Oh no what a terrible accident. Hope that you will be okay. Sending healing thoughts.
Thanks for all of your support ladies! Yes Alana, I believe this is my fourth concussion, and I know that’s very bad for my long=term prognosis!
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