by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Yesterday WS bad day for me. Heard Ron fall, took off running and I fell. Ron OK but I now have 2 black eyes can hardly see out of one, a knot the size of your fist just above rt eye ,a skinned and bleeding forehead, black and blue. Praising the Lord I did not break anything Really stove up today though and still looking after Ron. He was in his W.C. and decided he would try to walk. Called 911 and they came and picked him up, dressed my head but wouldn't let them take me to ER.. Couldn't leave Ron home alone. Daughter came later but still didn't go to ER.It'll take me a few days but I'll get over it. BTW, entered ABBY'S Quilt in Cultural Arts Craft Show and got a 1st place. Blue Ribbon./Lillian


by mechille 23 Sep 2016

Lillian, so sorry y'all had a bad day.... I hope y'all we be much better soon.

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lbrow by lbrow 24 Sep 2016

Thank you Michelle. Ron will not get better but I am better. /Lillian

by cfidl 21 Sep 2016

I pray you are better. You must be so proud of your quilt! I am so happy for you!

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lbrow by lbrow 21 Sep 2016

Thank you ,it's getting better

by katydid 21 Sep 2016

Lillian , so sorry.

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lbrow by lbrow 21 Sep 2016

I'm still looking like raccoon but getting better Kay

by lidiad 19 Sep 2016

My best wishes for fast healing and congratulations on your win!
Hugs, Lidia

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lbrow by lbrow 21 Sep 2016

Thank you Lidia/Lillian

by arisann 17 Sep 2016

Feel better soon!

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Thank you/Lillian

by noah 17 Sep 2016

Oh boy my friend what next will you do?Try to fly lol???
Slow down ***i am not the one to being saying this but******please be careful ***
Happy about your first prize ribbon hugs

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Thanks Carolyn

by bevinoz 17 Sep 2016

Lillian, please rest as much as you can, and look after yourself. I know that is easier said than done, but you are very important. Try not to run when you hear those thuds. My husband is still mobile but has very bad balance and tends to fall and I find myself half way to where the sound came from before I even realise I have heard it.
Congratulations on your well deserved Blue Ribbon

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Exactly! Refiex action You don't stop to think Gonna have to from now on. Thanks/Lillian

by shirley124 16 Sep 2016

Sorry to hear of your mishap. Hope you will be feeling better soon. Glad Ron is OK. Hugs Shirley

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Thank you Shirley

by dragonflyer 16 Sep 2016

Oh, Lillian...what a day and an ordeal you have had...but my darling, you need to take care of yourself too...what would Ron do if something would happen to slow down and be careful...and congratulations on taking first place for Abby's quilt...

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

I try Kim but when I hear him hit the floor like I did I lose all my good judgement. I simply must remember 10 seconds in not going to make any difference and get there a little slower. I'm realizing more ache and pains than yesterday so I wonder what new bruise tomorrow will show..I simply cannot fall like this again. Thank you for thinking of me

by asterixsew Moderator 16 Sep 2016

Congratulations on the Blue ribbon but very sorry to hear the rest of your news. So dear DO take care

by PeggyJ 16 Sep 2016

Oh, my my. After the hurt and fright have left, you sure are going to have a good laugh about this for a while. Right now it's not funny at all. Sure hope your pain and swelling go down quickly. Take a deep breath and thank God for watching out for you.

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Well I'm looking and feeling pretty bad right now. I am thankful for no broken bones. I've never in my life had a black eye and now I have 2. Thank you for caring/Lillian

by mops Moderator 16 Sep 2016

I am so sorry to hear this, what a day. I hope you heal quickly and can rest a bit during the day, altho I think you really need more than a few snatches.
Congrats on the blue ribbon! That must have brought a smile on your face.

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Thanks Martine. I of course did not get to go. Our Club Pres took my entries and then brought them back to me. Got first with a crocheted circular vest and since they had a photography section this yr I entered some pics. Got a Blue Ribbon on one of the pics too. In all 7 ribbons, 3 first and the other 4 were 2nds

by pldc 16 Sep 2016

Oh my goodness, what an awfully difficult day you have had! I am sorry that you have fallen & hurt yourself. Lillian you are both in my prayers & hope that you can have a much needed break, sounds very much like you need one.
Congrats on the blue ribbon, well deserved! ~hugs & Prayers~

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lbrow by lbrow 17 Sep 2016

Thanks much

by gerryvb 16 Sep 2016

oh my dear, I'm so sorry this happened, prayers and a lot of hugs/love are coming your way.

lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thank you much

gerryvb by gerryvb 17 Sep 2016

Congratulations with the 1st price !!!

by 02kar Moderator 16 Sep 2016

You scare me! But then i can't yell at you because I would do the same thing. All I can do is tell you to be careful and I know you already are careful. It's just plain hard to be the only caregiver. And cheers for you. First place and a blue ribbon. High Five for such good news. Will we get to see a picture of the quilt and blue ribbon some day?

toogie by toogie 16 Sep 2016

Her quilt is in Projects, Karen. The sunbonnet quilt for her great or grand daughter, so pretty.

lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

My Great Grand daughter

lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thank you Karen

by airyfairy 16 Sep 2016

Oh Lillian. What a thing to happen. Just take things as easy as you can and try to rest. Hugs to you both Sarah

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Rest is a word I do not recognize any more Sarah.Thank you

by rescuer Moderator 16 Sep 2016

I am so sorry you both fell. I will say an extra prayer for you today. I wish you would go get checked.... Gentle hugs for you dear friend.

I am not surprised that you won. Your work is always beautifully done! Congratulations!

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thanks dear BP in normal range today. No N/V. Eyes accommodating correctly(according to daughter) soooo think I'll be OK but back is yelling at me as well as mY head

by toogie 16 Sep 2016

Now whose a hard head? I can understand at the time you couldn't leave Ron, but when your daughter got there...........................I do wish you had more help with him. At least, someone to stay a few hours a day, so you could leave the house to run errands, get your hair done or just get some fresh air.

Yea! Hip hip hooray for Lillian! Blue ribbon, first place, WOW! I knew it was a winner, and Cutie could have told you that. Congratulations! Take care of yourself, I know you will of Ron.Toogie

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thanks Toogie

by pennifold 16 Sep 2016

Oh! dear Miss Lillian, I too, like Meg was upset when reading your post. I do hope that the bruising goes fast, I can guess what you look like as my Mum looked like that a few weeks ago after her eye surgery. I pray that you and Ron will heal as quickly as possible. No more running! Love Chris

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

I'll do my best Chris

by meganne 16 Sep 2016

Woman I can see I'll have to hop on a plane and come take care of you!!!

If only I could. :-(

My heart jumped into my throat when I read your post!!! Please dear friend, take better care of yourself. How would Ron manage if anything happened to you?

Sending prayers for a speedy recovery and steadier feet so it won't happen again. hugs n kisses, xxxxx M

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

I love you too Meg!

by gerryb 16 Sep 2016

Oh goodness!! Prayers from TN for quick healing for you! I know you know what to look for, so hope it's nothing serious. Congrats on the blue ribbon!!!! Wow!

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thanks Gerry

by graceandham 16 Sep 2016

Ice? Heat? You needed a Mama. I'm so sorry, especially for your pain. Just don't look in the mirror at those black eyes! Take care of you, too, not just Mr. Ron.

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

I am a terrible looking sight right now. What I can see. Can't wear my glasses and do not see all that well without them. Maybe that's a good thing. LOL

by crafter2243 Moderator 16 Sep 2016

Miss Lillian not going to the ER when you had someone to take care of Ron may not be wise. Must be the nurse in you. If you are not well how can you take care of Ron? I really worry about you. You could have a concussion. OK that is enough scolding. Congratulation on winning 1st place. I will be praying for you and Ron. May you heal fast. Hugs/Angie

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

Thank you Angie. The way my head has hurt and still is I think I probably did have a concussion but all they would do is observe and I can do as much myself

by Barbaric 16 Sep 2016

I feel for you, I'm helping my parents, it takes a lot of time. But please look after yourself, I will keep you in our prayers. Do you have anything for the bruising? My friends 6 ft 6 ins son fell down the stairs and was badly bruised and they used a product for horses called Rapigel. (not near the eyes). We use it now for our aches and pains including nerve pain.

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lbrow by lbrow 16 Sep 2016

I'll have to look into this Rapidgel. Thanks