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Well three breaks actually, all in the same area.

I just got back from the hospital. My son got a sports-related injury at college yesterday (if the bouncy castle at a college fun day counts as sports-related). Turns out he broke his ankle. The doctor put a three-sided splint/cast thingy on him. He has to go back in about a week to get a proper cast, after which it's five more weeks on crutches. 

Other than that, we're having a great weekend.

How about you?


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silverwerecat
Apr. 15th, 2012 02:05 pm (UTC)
Ouch! I hope he'll feel better soon.
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 02:07 pm (UTC)
So do I. Those household chores won't do themselves ;)
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medleymisty
Apr. 15th, 2012 02:45 pm (UTC)
*hugs* for your son. Although hey - bouncy castles are fun! That should make a great story later, but I hope he makes it through the crutches and everything okay.
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:25 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
peadarog
Apr. 15th, 2012 02:51 pm (UTC)
Ouch! I wish him a quick recovery!
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:25 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Peadar :)
msstacy13
Apr. 15th, 2012 03:03 pm (UTC)
I'm sure your positive attitude and humour crack him up.
Oh, wait, I mean...
ummm,
yes, best wishes for a full and prompt recovery...
mnfaure
Apr. 15th, 2012 03:11 pm (UTC)
*lol*
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mnfaure
Apr. 15th, 2012 03:10 pm (UTC)
Ouch, I wish him swift and total recovery.

Uneventful weekend, unless you count bingeing on Babylon 5 episodes. :P
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:26 pm (UTC)
You can't beat a good binge :)
ladysaotome
Apr. 15th, 2012 03:28 pm (UTC)
Ouch! A bouncy castle?? At least he should have a fun story out of it. Hope he recovers quickly!
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:27 pm (UTC)
It's going to be a looooong six weeks :)
phoenixfirewolf
Apr. 15th, 2012 03:40 pm (UTC)
Ouch.... and what a way to break an ankle too...
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:28 pm (UTC)
On the plus side, it's comedy gold as far as ribbing him about it's concerned ;)
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maryjdal
Apr. 15th, 2012 05:29 pm (UTC)
Not fun. I wish him a full recovery.
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks, Mary :)
sallymn
Apr. 15th, 2012 05:48 pm (UTC)
Much sympathy and many getwell wishes to pass on...
jongibbs
Apr. 15th, 2012 06:29 pm (UTC)
Thank you, Sally :)
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jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:00 am (UTC)
Thanks, Irene :)
snapes_angel
Apr. 15th, 2012 08:09 pm (UTC)
Ouch. Well, at least it will heal.
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:01 am (UTC)
Thanks, Elizabeth :)
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temporus
Apr. 15th, 2012 09:36 pm (UTC)
Oh no. Well, at least it's something to make up great stories about.

How did you break your leg?

Well, see, I was leaping over this castle wall and...
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:02 am (UTC)
The Gibbs family are a heroic bunch...in our heads ;)
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mary_j_59
Apr. 15th, 2012 11:00 pm (UTC)
Oh, gosh, the poor kid! Hope he's better soon.
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:02 am (UTC)
Thanks, Mary :)
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jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:04 am (UTC)
Re: Happy Birthday, John
Cпасибо!

I hope I got that write:)
lavericknine
Apr. 15th, 2012 11:57 pm (UTC)
Oh geez, that doesn't sound fun. I hope he'll have a good and fast recovery!

It's not the 16th here yet, but Happy Bday!
jongibbs
Apr. 16th, 2012 05:04 am (UTC)
Thank you :)
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