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Falling Fiasco

Some time this past June...not sure exactly when (and too lazy to try and figure out exact dates) I fell...HARD...on our tiled bathroom floor. Surprisingly, it was NOT caused by errant MS symptoms, but rather a wet patch on the floor that I managed to find as I was leaning into the shower putting back the shampoo!  After about 4 hours, I reluctantly went to emergency to get things checked out (I couldn't put any weight on my right leg without it hyper reflexing with pain). The end result was...no broken hip but a pretty sore body!

Thankfully, I had my rollator, which I normally don't use in the house (it stays in my car) and came in handy because I couldn't bear any weight on my right leg, so it helped me to keep my balance, which I promptly lost the following day while trying to get something out of the fridge! Needless to say, I went for a header onto the kitchen/dining room floor, which thankfully, is wood (so much softer than tile) but banged up my left arm. I had a m…