Friday, September 5, 2014

Friday Five for September 5th, 2014


1. I had quite the adventure on Wednesday. My son and I were playing in a creek, and I fell, breaking my wrist. I managed to get us out of the creek, walk up 100 stairs, and call my husband before collapsing in my seat. My little guy was so well behaved. I'm in a cast now and don't need surgery. If the bone doesn't drift, I'll be in the cast for six weeks.

2. Please forgive me that I won't be commenting on your blogs for a little while. I can type with one hand, slowly, and hopefully, once the swelling goes down, I'll have use of my other fingers. I'll be able to type, and as a writer, this pleases me greatly.

3. A big thank you to the kind lady and gentleman who helped me after I got to my car. That big bag of ice saved me from passing out, and talking kept me focused. I am grateful that you were there and to be reminded there are generous and compassionate folks out there.

4. I'll be resting and reading a lot over the course of the next week. I might make a dent in my TBR list!

5. In other news, I have two short stories short-listed at pro venues. Keep your fingers crossed for me!

Have a good weekend!

15 comments:

  1. Oh Christine - how very painful, unfortunate and then lucky .. that it's not worse, someone was there to help - good samaritans are around when needed, thankfully ... and your little one will have an adventure to tell.

    Being in a cast isn't fun .. take care and I sincerely hope it heals straight and good! So sorry .. all the best Hilary

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  2. Really sorry about your wrist! Glad those people were there to help you through it.

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  3. I'm glad those people were around to help out, and I hope your wrist heals well. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you about the short stories!

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  4. So glad you don't need surgery.

    Hope you have a speedy recovery!

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  5. Heal up quickly! And enjoy that reading time. :)

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  6. Ouch. I hope you get better soon. =)

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  7. That's why kids go to school - to protect the parents :-) I hope you recover soon!

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  8. Ouch. Take care of yourself and we'll watch for your return. Too bad you needed that to find time to hit that TBR pile.

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  9. Oh, that stinks, so sorry! Take it easy that hand for awhile.

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  10. Thank you, folks. I've been sleeping a lot today, and I'm ready to sleep another 12 hours. I hope that means I'm healing fast!

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  11. glad you're okay! And that you're recovering. It's always nice when others show kindness when you're in need. Hope your recovery is quick!

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  12. Injuring anything to do with our hands is one of a writer's many worst nightmares. Heal quickly! And way to go on those short-listed stories -- awesome to see you getting your work out there. I thoroughly enjoyed FEARLESS and THE MARQUIS.

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  13. I really hope you get better soon... the fall sounds a bit scary... glad there were some wonderful people to help you:)

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  14. Ah, oh Christine. I'm glad things worked out but the pain must have been over the top, especially when driving. Cramps the writing style more than a little, too. Heal quickly!

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  15. So sorry about your wrist! I remember breaking mine in first grade, and it had been so painful. Hope the next six weeks fly by for you!

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