I fought the curb and the curb won.

While visiting our daughter in Prague, I turned a corner and tripped over this small cement thing meant to keep cars from driving into there*. ?? I had not seen it because there was a car to my left and I had on a different pair of very dark, very large sunglasses. Think huge, cover the face type. I went flying, literally. Both knees, bruised and scrapped. My left hand, bruised along with a blood blister. It was very painful but thankfully, I was able to get up and keep going. I was even able to find ice at a Starbucks! Later on, while my daughter had classes, we found our way back to the scene of the crime where I posed, crane style on top of the evil thing. Take that, evil thing!

For this is I used:

fjardine gigi crown, alphas, love journal tag, little flower 12 x 12 paper and scroll journaling.

I took a piece of a photo with cobblestones (that I took) and overlayed it, I think that it's 45%. Reminder to self, make better notes.

So, three weeks later, I'm wearing a knee brace, icing and get to go for an MRI if it still hurts next week. I may have torn a meniscus. I did accuse the doc of making that one up though and he laughed and said he was not that imaginative.

Val.

 

* Hello!! Where I live, we have those things too but they are like 4, count'em, FOUR feet high. There is no tripping over those bright red Target balls at the mall.


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What a funny (albeit painful) story! :) I love how you went back to take a photo of the scene of the crime. Take that, evil thing! :D

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I'm glad you scrapped this! I hope your bruises and scrapes fade away quickly. But I'm glad you had a wonderful visit with your daughter.

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Now that is using your hear ... to go back to the scene of the "crime." Great memories to share with family and friends of your "trip."

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Love that story. You just have to have a sense of humor about these things. Good for you for returning to the scene of the "crime" and getting that great photo.

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What a terrific layout!. I love the title. The picture is just so cute. You did a great job of keeping this maybe not so pleasant memory alive. But after the fact its usually funny.

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Good oh you for going back to the scene of the crime and capturing the culprit on film!!! Great LO!!

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Wow, sounds like a nasty fall and it isn't always easy to find ice in Europe. I love that you went back and conquered the curb. Fun layout of your experience.

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I ended up having an MRI and the results were "badly bruised knee bones" Bones bruised. Such relief, it will go away eventually!

Val.

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Love the title on this one...very cute LO and a great story!

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