Saturday, December 02, 2006

Well I had surgury today, spent twelve hours at the hospital. So now I have a buch of external hardware to lookout for. I have yet to unrap every thing and count the number of pins, but I think that it is about 5 or six. It is kindav a nasty thought that I have pins sticking out of my skin. So when I get a picture of it I will post it. So please keep praying for me.

I got another bottle of pain meds........it is a narcotic and the warning said "extended use could be habit forming"..............hhmmmm

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

I didn't find that having external pins was any different than just having a cast,
although you do have me beat on the number of pins. (For that I am jealous!) Just wait till they pull them ALL out!! That is something I can't quite explain.

Kitty

Sun Dec 03, 12:15:00 AM PST  
Blogger Josh said...

How far out did your pins stick out?

Sun Dec 03, 07:52:00 AM PST  
Blogger Elyse said...

That's pretty creepy, the closest thing I have to that is when I had my staples in, I could feel them rubbing against the cast. It was creepy. I'm not really understanding having the pins sticking out of you.... I'll probably understand when you post a picture.

DUDE. I was addicted to Vicodin, I say this jokingly but it is a bit true. I think I already mentioned this, but I used them to go to sleep after I had my surgery and I kept using them to get to sleep. Then I realized that it probably wasn't a good thing. Haha... It was hard to go to sleep for a couple days but you get over it.

I'll keep praying and I'll tell you that going through the surgery and recovery process was really good for me, I would do it again. The Lord showed me things there, things that I probably don't even undertstand now but He is a refuge and He is very strong. Keep relying on Him!

Sun Dec 03, 01:56:00 PM PST  
Blogger Elyse said...

*understand

Not undertstand. =D

Sun Dec 03, 01:57:00 PM PST  
Anonymous beth said...

awwwwwwwwwww! i will pray for you josh. =D hope you feel better soon!!!!

Sun Dec 03, 02:21:00 PM PST  
Blogger Chris McCarthy said...

Man thats kinda creepy and kinda cool. Yeah don't get addicted to that stuff.

Sun Dec 03, 05:36:00 PM PST  
Blogger Keith M. said...

OW! Sound like it would hurt.

Hey josh would you mind stopping by my blog, (if you have the time) I have some more questions I'd like to get answers to. =D
(www.keithandco.blogspot.com)

Mon Dec 04, 05:26:00 AM PST  
Anonymous DragonFly said...

Oh my goodness. I am so sorry, Josh. I'll definitely keep praying for you. :)

Mon Dec 04, 04:06:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jane said...

I guess this means you won't be doing any more snowboarding in your backyard, huh?
What about shootin' snowmen? You could have Michael roll 'em up for you and shoot 'em with an airsoft. It's probably better with a shotgun, but I don't think you should shoot one a those with one arm. Could be dangerous, ay?
So does this mean you won't have another cast?
Oh, you know how you said you can't even play cards? Well, actually you can! There are these card holder thingies that you stand the cards up in. It's as simple as a piece of wood with a...nitch? in it.(I think that's the word I'm looking for.) I'd let you use ours, but it's packed along with everything else we own. I'm still not sure why we have one of those things.
Anywho, I'll be prayin' for ya.

Mon Dec 04, 05:54:00 PM PST  
Blogger Josh said...

Well I found out that I have 7 pins in my arm. Pretty cool, or not but the DR. is doing his best and my arm should be free of the erector set that is on it in 6-8 weeks and then I have a couple of months of therapy!!

Mon Dec 04, 06:47:00 PM PST  
Anonymous beth said...

joy AND happyness =(

Tue Dec 05, 07:28:00 AM PST  
Blogger Chris McCarthy said...

Is that your early christmas gift.

Tue Dec 05, 01:51:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jane said...

Seven! That's a stinkin' lot of pins stickin' out of your arm. Are they all as big as the one we saw on Sun.?

Tue Dec 05, 02:30:00 PM PST  
Blogger Becca said...

I still can't believe you have seven pins! even if they are not all big. thats crazy!

Wed Dec 06, 10:51:00 AM PST  
Blogger Josh said...

Well No they arent all that big,only two! then two medium, then there are three smaller ones.

Wed Dec 06, 09:18:00 PM PST  
Blogger Chris McCarthy said...

Thats cool.

Thu Dec 07, 08:30:00 AM PST  
Blogger Josh said...

not really. unbroken is better.

Thu Dec 07, 09:47:00 AM PST  
Blogger Michael said...

too true

Thu Dec 07, 08:11:00 PM PST  
Blogger Elyse said...

How is it going? Right after I broke my ankle I was really depressed because I was just sitting around on pain killers with nothing to do, but as time went on I had more things to do. But that whole time was really just a rest, which was nice because life is busy.

Your situation should be a bit better because it's easy for you to walk, but still not being able to use an arm is really lame.

Still praying!

Fri Dec 08, 08:23:00 AM PST  
Anonymous beth said...

i think it sounds kinda cool too!!! very much hurtful, but still cool.... ;D

Fri Dec 08, 10:36:00 AM PST  
Blogger Chris McCarthy said...

This thing sin't letting me post!!!

Fri Dec 08, 01:33:00 PM PST  
Anonymous beth said...

=P =D =)

Fri Dec 08, 03:48:00 PM PST  
Blogger Jane said...

So when are you going to post a picture of your arm, Josh? I kinda wanna see it. :(

Sat Dec 09, 10:17:00 PM PST  
Blogger Millicent Bystander said...

Hay josh haw do you get the music on the blog, and can it be your one music??????

Sat Dec 09, 10:32:00 PM PST  

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