Thursday, June 16, 2005

When good ankles go bad...

As Sharyn and Simona have managed to get the practise of Not-Studying-By-Blogging down to a fine art I feel that it is time I did the same. I'm not very good at it just yet but here goes...

I'm going to procrastinate by tell you a story about Priscilla. Now most of you know My Fountain of Rugby Knowledge but what you don't know about her is that she runs. Runs most days. Runs like 10kms a day. I think she's mad but she says she's training for a marathon so I have to be impressed. Anyways a couple of weeks back she sprained her ankle (I had to spell check ankle. It looks funny) when she was running. She had to limp back to her car in the dark. So for a week or so she limped around on her sprained ankle and went to the physio and all that but it still didn't get better. Then one day it swelled up to 3 times it's normal size. So being a little worried she went to the doctors...an afternoon at the doctors and an x-ray later she finds out that she hasn't actually sprained her ankle but broken it. Yip she'd walked around on it, ran on it a couple of times and biked on it (Yes she bikes too...something about a triathalon after the marathon) when it was not sprained but broken. So now she's on crutches but no plaster (she's been ripped off...broken limbs need plasters to look impressive). The marathon was last weekend and so she didn't get to go in it. So that's my story. She thought she'd sprained her ankle but actually it was broken. Didn't she do well!

10 comments:

amy said...

Ooucch! Poor Priscilla. All that hard work. Hope you looking after her :)

Jo said...

Do you not work? I only just put that up a minute ago!!!

amy said...

i can read your mind... see, i'm reading it right now... ahhh get out... he he

lunch time;)

Jo said...

ahh lunchtime. good thinking. best part of the day. maybe second only to finishing.

Simona said...

oooooooooouuuuuuuuuuchhhhhhhhhh poor old lilly.

man i am so the opposite...mine would probably just be like a sore muscle or something and i would be like its broken its broken i can't walk...what a tough one...jeepers

Elizabeth said...

Now let's be realistic. This kid says she has broken her ankle so cant run a marathon. No plaster but crutches, yep, recon I would use the same excuse come marathon day!
Well done Lilly xx

PS Crutches are for hire from the Army Surplus Store :-)

James said...

Poor Lily - She should take up blogging - Not so dangerous

andrew brown said...

whats with calling lily priscilla? alice's sister jessica read this and said "thats lily that i used to work with" so theres something new for today.

Jo said...

Lillys real name is Priscilla. Lilly is her nickname

andrew brown said...

PLEASE DON'T JOKE ME AROUND LIKE THAT

IT ALL MAKES SENSE AS I THOUGHT LILY WAS AN UNUSUAL NAME