Oldiesmann: So sorry for your loss Carol. Praying for you and your family May 01 2022 5:13pm
Carol: My husband Don is with the angels.....Our family was able to hold ourselves together for the last moments. Juar rhoufhr you might want to know.Apr 29 2022 11:35pm
Carol: Thankful: Don is home from hospital. I found him unconscious with head outside on the floor and the rest was in the shower. At the same moment, one son was walking through the front door to visit. Two fire trucks came racing in and they took over AfterDec 29 2021 10:01pm
JennyW: Autumn is shaping up to be quite beautiful this year!Oct 02 2021 12:24pm
JudyB: I will be back this evening to start July's thoughts..... The wedding was beautiful!Jul 02 2021 11:51am
JudyB: June is finally started!Jun 07 2021 12:34pm
JudyB: I've gone crazy posting songs today, all but one were Pat's favourites too!Apr 15 2021 10:24pm
JudyB: Good Morning everyone! October's devotional has started!Oct 01 2020 10:25am
JudyB: July 2020 has been started!!Jul 01 2020 12:57pm
Carol: This is the only place I can reply. I read all your notes - take care. Jun 27 2020 9:12am
Last post by Oldiesmann - May 15, 2022, 03:30:49 PM
On Thursday at work, I was walking towards a storage shelf to put up some placards (we put placards on each bin of mail to indicate where it's going). As I walked past a collapsed bin (large plastic bins we use for outgoing mail in addition to the standard cardboard boxes), a coworker moving a bin of mail bumped the collapsed one, pushing it into my path and causing me to trip (complete accident of course). Since then my right elbow has been very sore. I stuck it out a few hours thinking it was just badly bruised but it got to the point where I couldn't easily do my job so I reported the incident to my manager and went to a local urgent care place to have it looked at after filling out the necessary paperwork at work.
After a follow-up appointment yesterday, they think I have an occult fracture on my right elbow and are having me follow up with an orthopedic specialist on Tuesday.
I can move my arm more now than I could on Thursday (thanks to keeping it in a sling most of the time and putting ice on it), but the elbow is still swollen and when I talked to HR on Friday I was told that I'd have to remain off work since I can't use my entire arm (even though the doctors said I could return with light duty).
Pray for a speedy recovery and that things will work out so that I don't end up having to use all my sick time while I'm out (not that I get sick that often but it's nice to have a lot built up in case something serious does happen). I do have short term disability coverage so that might be an option depending on how long I'll be out. I'm going to call HR and leave a message later to explain the situation and of course call again on Tuesday to follow up after the visit with the orthopedic specialist.