Sorry, I have to pull out

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  1. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 9 years ago

    I know I was not keeping up with the challenge up to now -only 4 hubs in 10 days- but I was hoping to catch up.
    Unfortunately I had a ciclyng accident this morning and I will not be fit to meet the challenge. 

    See you again in 3 weeks

    http://i32.tinypic.com/1eknc8.jpg

  2. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    Sorry to hear about your accident Princessa.  If it is any consolation I must say you still look stylish even when injured.  I broke my toe a couple of years ago, and all I looked like was klutzy.

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, thanks SweetiePie, that lifted my mood... I was so embarassed lying down on the middle of the road with my silly little red "skort"...
      I am still in a lot of pain an it looks like I'll need to keep the cast for a looooong 3 weeks sad 
      The foot should be better in a week or so...

      Bye, bye pool parties sad

  3. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 9 years ago

    I will be hoping for your speedy recovery smile.  I have had my fair share of injuries, so I understand the frustration in not being able to partake in fun activities for awhile.

  4. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    Oh crap! Get well soon. See - I knew exercise was bad for you. big_smile

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, Exactly what my husband said when he went to pick me up to the hospital smile

  5. emievil profile image77
    emievilposted 9 years ago

    Get well soon Princessa.

  6. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years ago

    These threads are never about what I THINK they are going to be about when I read the title yikes

    Oh Well, as long as I 'm here, best wishes, speedy recovery, via con huevos etc. etc.

  7. Pearldiver profile image80
    Pearldiverposted 9 years ago

    C'mon Princessa..... It's only a flesh wound!!! Soldier On mate you've still on one good arm..... lol

  8. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    Sorry to hear about your accident. Get well soon. Lie in the sun, read a few books. Enjoy your time away from the internet.

  9. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 9 years ago

    Thanks Nelle, Pearldiver, Ron, emievil, Mark and Sweetiepie smile

    Medocs are starting to work now... nite nite...

  10. tksensei profile image61
    tksenseiposted 9 years ago

    Wow, this thread is not at all what I thought it would be when I read the title.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Plagiarism!!!

      1. tksensei profile image61
        tksenseiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Great minds and all that.

  11. karpouzian profile image61
    karpouzianposted 9 years ago

    OR you could get one of those voice to text software packages, and just...  SPEAK your blogs!  smile  Come to think about it, that's not such a bad idea.  They say my writing is very coloquial anyway wink

    1. tksensei profile image61
      tksenseiposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That 'Dragon' software actually works fairly well.

    2. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I have never used one of those, but I think I'll take this as an excuse and just rest and be pampered smile

  12. emievil profile image77
    emievilposted 9 years ago

    Or you can maybe hire a ghostwriter? I think Julie-Ann wrote something to this effect - http://hubpages.com/hub/Hire-Ghostwriter

  13. Silver Rose profile image67
    Silver Roseposted 9 years ago

    Hope you get better soon. On the positive side - you now have a ton of material to write about when you are ready to restart in a couple of weeks time - motocycle safety, how long it takes to recover when you break your arm etc etc

  14. world of the wise profile image66
    world of the wiseposted 9 years ago

    Sorry dia, wish you a quick recovery

  15. Ladybird33 profile image67
    Ladybird33posted 9 years ago

    Get well soon.  All my best.

  16. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    What do you mean, quit?

    You've still got one good arm!

    Just kidding. Relax. Recuperate. And get well soon. smile

  17. Misha profile image71
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Get better soon Princessa, we'll wait for you. And I agree to SweetiePie, you look quite good this way smile

  18. Jane@CM profile image58
    Jane@CMposted 9 years ago

    Hoping for a quick recovery!

  19. Trekkiemelissa profile image74
    Trekkiemelissaposted 9 years ago

    Take care of yourself and we shall see you when you are better smile

  20. Julie-Ann Amos profile image78
    Julie-Ann Amosposted 9 years ago

    Get well soon!

  21. AsherKade profile image53
    AsherKadeposted 9 years ago

    I've never broken anything except a nose-twice-and hope that all goes well with you...

  22. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    I'm sorry to hear about your accident. Feel better soon.

    Boy, I think you are the third hubber in the past six months to break an arm.

    I hope you have good health insurance big_smile

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Uninvited Writer, thanfully health insurance is quite good here in France.  I got excellent treatment yesterday at the hospital, in two hours I was all sorted: ambulance, x rays, cast, and all the other exams. 

      I am just hoping that the lady who run me over at least pays for my bike!

  23. ripplemaker profile image83
    ripplemakerposted 9 years ago

    Geeeee, glad your other body parts are okay.  One of our teachers had an accident too (a man on a motorcycle hit her while she crossing the street) and she teaches with one arm. smile She didn't feel like staying at home, she said. 
    Hope you'll recover soon.  Take care...

  24. Richard Ring profile image53
    Richard Ringposted 9 years ago

    Owies! I hope you recover quickly so you can get back to cycling??!?

  25. yoshi97 profile image64
    yoshi97posted 9 years ago

    Hope you feel better soon ... sad

    So, will your next hub be in bicycle safety? Sorry, a bad attempt to cheer you up. Don't worry about the challenge ... rest those fingers and come back strong. smile

  26. barryrutherford profile image78
    barryrutherfordposted 9 years ago

    Well hope you will be able to convalesce in peace and maybe watch us slave over a hot keyboard !

  27. James S. Thornton profile image56
    James S. Thorntonposted 9 years ago

    Too bad this has happened to you. I hope you will be well soon.

  28. indian cooking profile image68
    indian cookingposted 9 years ago

    I hope you get well soon Princessa.

  29. Dottie1 profile image67
    Dottie1posted 9 years ago

    Wow Princessa, you really got banged up, LOL (no pun intended).  Wishing you a quick and full recovery and LOTS of pampering smile

  30. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 9 years ago

    Thanks Dottie1, Misha, indian cooking, James S. Thornton, barry,yoshi97, Richard -I am hoping to go back ciclying soon but it looks like I'll be out od service at the very least for 3 weeks sad.  BTW, the doctor I had yesterday was the doctor for the Tour de France smile     

    Thanks, ripplemaker, AsherKade, Julie-Ann, Trekkiemelissa, Jane@CM, Ladybird33, world of the wise, tksensei, emievil, darkside and Silver Rose.  You are so right Silver Rose, I am already looking into how to make my cast look fashionable... it's not only terribly uncomfortable and painful, but it looks horrible sad

  31. HealthCare Basics profile image58
    HealthCare Basicsposted 9 years ago

    Sorry to hear about your accident. My friend had similar accident except it was a biker who was speeding on the sidewalk just as my friend was rounding the corner of a building. He suffered head and facial injuries, concussion, and a $14,000.00 hospital bill. They never caught the biker........ Take Care and fast recovery....

  32. Cam Anju profile image71
    Cam Anjuposted 9 years ago

    Oh Prinessa! sad
    Rest and get better soon, best wishes dear. smile

  33. sunforged profile image72
    sunforgedposted 9 years ago

    totally not the topic i expected to see when reading forum title.

    Surprised at the situation though, i would imagine you would be stuck in the house and less active as a result of an injury

    get dragon naturally speaking and dictate your hubs!  or i think vista even has voice to text built in now

  34. yoshi97 profile image64
    yoshi97posted 9 years ago

    Maybe some of our resident artists can design some designs for your cast ... not me though ... I failed art. sad

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That would be fun... my cast is only 4 days old and rapidly going from radiant white to manky cream...

      Any ideas to relief itching?

  35. B.T. Evilpants profile image60
    B.T. Evilpantsposted 9 years ago

    I've had a LOT of experience with casts, and I have found wire coat hangers to be an invaluable asset for relieving itching. I just bend 'em into the shape I need, and go at it. Just don't use the hooked end. Trust me.

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I'll need to try that, when no one is watching me; this is my first cast -and hopefully the last- I am already fed up with it!

  36. emohealer profile image74
    emohealerposted 9 years ago

    Ouch!  Wishing you a speedy recovery!!!

  37. yoshi97 profile image64
    yoshi97posted 9 years ago

    You could always write this on the cast ...

    'Think I look rough? You should see the guy I clobbered!' smile

  38. Zsuzsy Bee profile image88
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 9 years ago

    sad so sad to hear of your mishap...wishing you speedy mending. http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g24/LisaMznutz/Smilies/flowersforyou.gif to cheer you up for you from my garden

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      That's so sweet Zsuzsy, thanks. You cheer me up smile

      RGraf: yes, it is so frustrating, I had to cancel everything after the acc.

      yoshi97: I like that smile

      emohealer: thanks for the get well wishes!

  39. RGraf profile image93
    RGrafposted 9 years ago

    So sorry you got hurt.  It is always so frustrating when injuries interfere with passions.

    Good luck in your healing.

  40. VioletSun profile image78
    VioletSunposted 9 years ago

    Just caught up with this thread, sorry to hear about your accident! I broke my elbow a few years ago, and it was a drag, limited me very much.  As Sweetiepie said, you still look stylish. cool Get well soon!

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      thanks violet smile

  41. rmr profile image80
    rmrposted 9 years ago

    Dang! Looks like I'm out, too. I got busy with an order for several articles, now I'm too far behind to catch up. Guess I'll have to regroup and try again.

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      at least you are out for a good reason, good luck with those articles.

  42. cindyvine profile image83
    cindyvineposted 9 years ago

    Hey, take care and heal quickly!

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      thanks Cindy smile

  43. funride profile image76
    funrideposted 9 years ago

    I read somewhere that you had an accident and I went search to know what happened... I´m sorry to hear Princessa sad

    Hope you´ll recover fast and completely very soon.
    And don´t quite riding... accidents happen...

    See you around wink

    1. Princessa profile image85
      Princessaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Hi, I am certainly planning on continuing riding-despite my husbands advice and handcuffs LOL.  I love it too much to leave it.  Next time though I am going to get a helmet, I was lucky this time, the doctor was amazed I got off so lightly after such a crush. 

      I've been looking again at your hub on helmets but I have not decided yet which one to get.

  44. Plants and Oils profile image85
    Plants and Oilsposted 9 years ago

    Ouch! Hope you mend soon.

 
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