Char, Bluejet and Gretchen,
Thank you! Gretchen I love the saying on your shirt, you made me chuckle....I've always told people "I'm a professional faller"...hmm maybe time for a T-shirt of my own lol.
Seriously, as sad as it would be, might be a good idea to start considering a walking aid!
Will keep you posted!
Its so great to have support from all of you! PALady I do know that my shoe catches on carpet and if theres an imperfection in a sidewalk, tile etc. I am usually the 1st to find it.....also due to the nerve damage I drag the left leg, not aware sometimes when I am doing it....I do need to pay more attention and be way more careful! The problem I have is because of the Cervical Fusion the jar of the fall causes a whiplash injury and that sucks on top of the CP. I am hoping this is not the case this time!!
Pete, I see WHACKO BOSS hasn't really changed much has he??????
I hope you are recuperating form your fall. Very good to know you have no broken bones, the bruising and soreness is bad enough. No clue what caused the fall either. Has your oxygen sats been checked lately? I had to do a 24 hour test a few weeks ago, I average 89 without oxygen. Thats much better than where I was almost 3 yrs ago. The test had to be done w/o oxygen for 24 hours, I was not real thrilled over that.
Before being put on oxygen I was falling every time I turned around it seemed like. Mine was more like fainting and once that hit there was no stopping it.How I kept from breaking a bone is beyond me, most of my falls took place on tile floors and a wood flooring here in the house. A couple of times I went head first down the stairs.
I was wtihout my oxygen last night and had been for a spell during the day, I was outside and did not want to lug the portable one around. Well, i ended up falling and hit my bookshelf, i now have a nice knot on my forehead and bruised up an arm and ribs. Guess thats what I get for not wearing it lol.
Take care of yourself.