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quick update

Steve (rootbeer1) and I changed our vacation plans somewhat, and left on Thursday afternoon for Anaheim and Palm Springs instead of Salt Lake City. Friday we did LA stuff, and Saturday morning we went to Disneyland for the day. Just before noon, Steve tripped on a curb and hurt his knee. Disney nurses, security, paramedics, ambulance, ER, CT and xrays later, we found he had a fracurued tibia up near the knee. The leg is immobilized, and we left the hospital at 5 PM. The car was all packed for Palm Springs, so I drove us back to San Francisco. Steve is doing fine, in some pain which Vicodin is helping, but needs to see an orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible (his regular doctor is waiting to call us back).

Thanks to everyone who's sent support. We haven't check LJ in two days, but as soon as I can get the wireless working in the bedroom, we'll fill in the details.


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Oct. 2nd, 2005 09:25 pm (UTC)
Oh Jack. Give Steve my best.

STUPID @#^@$%&@$&%@ curbs!!!!

(I tripped on a curb when I had my Humpty Dumpty back in February.)
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Oct. 2nd, 2005 10:08 pm (UTC)
That especially goes for bears named Steve or Stephen.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 01:16 am (UTC)
Looks like I'm staying put in the city for awhile then.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 01:34 am (UTC)
Would the far away land of Walnut Creek be out of bounds?
Oct. 3rd, 2005 01:58 am (UTC)
I think so. And I so liked having to ride BART forever to get there.
Oct. 2nd, 2005 09:58 pm (UTC)
Oct. 2nd, 2005 10:08 pm (UTC)
Speaking of curbs
Oh, ouch!

Steve should not be tripping (no pun intended) with curbs. Hope he recovers soon.

I have a dear friend here in Seattle who did a similar thing, but the curb at the Seattle Central C.C. parking garage when he went to get the Flexcar to go do errands and broke his tibia, just below the knee this past spring. By august, he was up and around, with a cane. At least he was out and about under his own steam finally.

Oct. 2nd, 2005 10:18 pm (UTC)
sorry to hear it! Wish I were closer to make you guys a meal. You know it's like an edible bear hug :)
Oct. 2nd, 2005 10:33 pm (UTC)
Sorry to hear about Steve. Hugs to him.

Dr. Feldman will most likely refer Steve to the Orthopedic Group at 3838 California. Phone is 668-8010. There are multiple doctors there. double_ohsteven's doctor is Taylor Smith, but he'd prefer to someone else. We went on Thursday, and we've been unable to get the surgery coordinator to return our calls.

Maybe Steve & Steve will wind up with simultaneous surgeries, LOL.
Oct. 2nd, 2005 10:36 pm (UTC)
Bears and bones and bears named Steve...
Hope he's doing OK, considering, and the doc's prognosis is good.
Hugs to ya both!
Oct. 2nd, 2005 11:13 pm (UTC)
Ouch! Give him my best. I'm sorry that happened and disrupted your vacation plans. *hugs*
Oct. 2nd, 2005 11:27 pm (UTC)
Hmm, definitely a Steve thing happening. Look at it this way, if Disney ever opens a Killer Curb entertainment, Steve can say he was the first.

Get better quick!
Oct. 3rd, 2005 12:29 am (UTC)
sorry to hear that Steve is the next broken bone victim. stop the madness. maybe we can share a recovery room.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 12:51 am (UTC)
I can highly recommend these people, the Center for Sports Medicine at St Francis. Orthopedic surgery is part of the program.

There are seven or eight people from work who have been there- from shin splints to broken tibias to torn ligaments (me!) Who knew working at a magazine could be so hazardous;)

Besides that, I guess you should feel lucky it happened at Magic Kingdom! Tell Steve to feel better. It must be such a drag. I drove by your house today around three, thinking "how nice, they're on vacation."
Oct. 3rd, 2005 12:55 am (UTC)

Sorry to hear about this; I hope he heals quickly and there's no long term repercussions.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 01:21 am (UTC)
Sorry to hear about that! Hope the surgery comes through quickly for him!
Oct. 3rd, 2005 05:30 am (UTC)
I'm sorry to hear this Jack. I hope that Steve mends quickly. HUGS
Oct. 3rd, 2005 02:14 pm (UTC)
Give him our best, hope he's on the mend soon.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 04:43 pm (UTC)
Apparently God wanted you to go to Salt Lake City. I hope the healing is as comfortable as possible. Hugs.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 04:53 pm (UTC)
Most grevious to hear, gentles
Big hugs and healing to Steve, and thanks for hanging with us in the morning, you were good company.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 05:04 pm (UTC)
So sorry to hear that. Steve injuries must be contagious!! Tell him to get well soon.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 05:36 pm (UTC)
Ow ow ow! :( Healing hugs to both of you.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 06:01 pm (UTC)
Sending healing hugs Steve's way. Very sorry to hear this.
Oct. 3rd, 2005 07:18 pm (UTC)
Oct. 3rd, 2005 09:16 pm (UTC)
Sorry to hear about Steve's fracture.

Let me know if you need help with the wireless.

Oct. 4th, 2005 05:28 am (UTC)
Here's a kiss, put it where he needs it the most.
Oct. 4th, 2005 05:57 pm (UTC)
Oh poor puppy. Give him a hug for me. At least he has a gorgeous lovely man to look after him.
Oct. 5th, 2005 07:51 pm (UTC)
I was wondering where he went at Disney!!

Give him my best wishes for a speedy recovery!
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