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10 Dec 2010   #21


So sorry Cody! I'm always afraid of slipping on the ice too! May I recommend YakTrax to you? I'm just about to get a set myself --- they're like chains --- and easy to attach to any shoe, and I've heard they're really effective.

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10 Dec 2010   #22

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Interesting. I do a lot of walking in the winter (and slipping, I guess.) so these would be nice to use.
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10 Dec 2010   #23

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Prisoner, sorry to hear what's happened. As I was just recently forced to use my computers only with one working hand with trackball and on-screen display, mostly lying in bed, I believe I can give you a nice tip.

I got this, and it really made a big difference:

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10 Dec 2010   #24

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

That is really interesting... I'd get that even if I didn't have this injury. It looks neat.
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10 Dec 2010   #25

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Prisoner View Post
Well, the inevitable has occurred today. I managed to slip on some ice and fell on my arm. Ended up with a nice clean break. xD

Now I am in a cast and am typing this with my right...

I just thought you guys might be interested. Maybe it's just the meds. Lol
That sucks.....hope you mend quickly. I've been fortunate, broken my leg twice but never had to deal with a cast. Hope you don't do much with the left hand....
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11 Dec 2010   #26

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

This thread is crawling with innuendo. xD
Eh, being ambidextrous helps, but doors will not be fun... but I guess I have legs for a reason.
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15 Dec 2010   #27

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Things appear to have gotten a little worse. Today I went back in to see how the bone was setting. It didn't exactly set... it went from about 50% off to a full 100% off. So I have to go into surgery tomorrow and get a plate or sorts put in to keep it aligned, or something along those lines.

The "fun" thing is that I learned that the break is close to a major nerve that controls my hand functions. So all I can do is pray that this surgeon knows what he's doing. But I think he does.
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15 Dec 2010   #28

Vista Ult64, Win7600

The best of luck tomorrow.
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15 Dec 2010   #29


Prisoner, before you go rushing into surgery, don't you think you should see a 2nd surgeon for at least a 'second opinion'??? I know that I wouldn't go into surgery without a second opinion --- especially since you've been told the break is close to a major nerve --- and especially since you seem a little unsure about the surgeon. Best of luck to you!
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15 Dec 2010   #30

Windows 8 Pro 64-bit

Well, I'm only 15. I wouldn't be able to contact a second one.
My parents are calling the shots here, and it seems like they're okay with it.
And thanks for the luck.
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