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Ouch. :-(

Just a short announcement to say that I am indisposed.

I encountered a shiny floor at work which was in the process of being polished and, in the style of a personal injury claim ad., flipped over sideways and hit the deck, smacking into the floor with my left temple.  I now have a lovely swollen area by my eye, with a bloody cut for decoration.  Man, I'm going to look really mean tomorrow, when the bruises start to flourish!

I was looked after very nicely and solicitously (I think they might be worried that I'm gonna sue 'em!!), and the on-site medical people patched me up, made me spend an hour lying down and gave me tea and biscuits. :-))

Now I'm at home, convalescing.  (I've always wanted to 'convalesce'.  It sounds sort of dignified, old-fashioned, and relaxing...)

Hmm, I guess this means that my face is going to match my hair... neat-o. ^_^


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May. 22nd, 2008 02:29 pm (UTC)
Aw, thank you Eddie! :-)
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May. 22nd, 2008 06:45 pm (UTC)
Thanks... I shall try!

I received your letter, by the way - thank you! :-)
May. 22nd, 2008 05:40 pm (UTC)
Goodness. When floors strike back... Happy convalescing.
May. 22nd, 2008 06:45 pm (UTC)
Thank you! ^_^
May. 22nd, 2008 06:48 pm (UTC)
Ouch! Very sorry to hear about this. I hope you're feeling 100% soon. Convalesce away! Find yourself a nice book and put your feet up for a while.
May. 22nd, 2008 08:06 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I will. :-)
May. 22nd, 2008 09:58 pm (UTC)
What a slapstick charlie you are *s* No, that would have really hurt. I hope you will be okay and won't feel it weeks after. Sometimes falls like that can jolt all your bones about. A quick visit to the chiropractor when you're up and about again, might be a good idea.
May. 23rd, 2008 08:26 am (UTC)
I'm feeling quite a lot better today. Although a chiropractor would probably have a field day with me on the best of days! (Awful posture. I should have walked around balancing a book on my head more often as a girl...^_^)
May. 24th, 2008 03:33 am (UTC)
Did you ever see that tv show Ladette to Lady?
May. 24th, 2008 10:24 am (UTC)
Bits of it, but I'm not very fond of 'reality TV'!

Mind you, the 'Pygmalion' format is eternal.

Other than slouching, though, I'm pretty ladylike already! ^_^
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