Old Bones Don't Heal

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Apparently middle age and broken bones don't mix.When the doctor told me it would take 3-5 weeks for my broken big toe to heal, I assumed that I would come in on the low end of the spectrum (badass that I am). I followed all of the instructions - using my crutches to stay off the foot completely for the first two weeks (until I jammed my right thumb lifting the crutches into my car and ended up breaking that too). Even after the second break, I continued to ice, elevate and baby the foot.Today, I rolled into my follow up appointment - still slightly sore but confident that I'd be given a clean bill of health (for the toe at least. . . .

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