Just to Make Things More Fun

19 Sep

Tuesday after work, my mom and I went and picked several more buckets of tomatoes from the garden.

When I got home, I drove the Ranger in the garage.

When I went to start unloading the tomatoes, I tripped.  Seriously.  I tripped walking in the garage, and I thought I was going to die.  Mostly because the toe I tripped with was the one I had surgery on several years ago.  It really doesn’t move well, and it was bent farther than it has bent in probably twenty years.

I decided I should have it checked out because I couldn’t bear any weight on the toe.  Luckily, I didn’t break it, but I am in a fun shoe for the next three weeks.

Of course, that makes it a challenge.  Insurance companies don’t issue one shoe for the barnyard and one for the rest of my life.  That means I had to get creative.

It worked.

(Fuzzy photo because Betty Lou was trying for seconds on her peanut butter cracker.)

Actually, it worked better than I thought it might.

I even managed to climb over the gate with Penny’s meds.

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5 Responses to “Just to Make Things More Fun”

  1. janicead September 19, 2019 at 4:59 pm #

    You are one determined person. Works gotta get done not matter what!

    • Teresa September 19, 2019 at 5:56 pm #

      Somebody’s gotta feed ’em!

  2. anotherday2paradise September 19, 2019 at 5:44 pm #

    Oh no! I’m so sorry this happened, Teresa. Toes can be so sore when we trip or bang them on something. I’ve had endless accidents to both my big toes, so I know all about it. Love your determined spirit and creativity. 👏🏻🤗

  3. Jeanne September 19, 2019 at 6:29 pm #

    Oh Teresa! I’m so sorry! That sounds really painful. I remember when you had surgery on that toe. Does the doctor think it’ll be okay??

    • Teresa September 19, 2019 at 7:28 pm #

      It should recover. It will never be perfect again.

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