Last night i slipped and fell down the stairs. I put my hand out and came to a stop with instant horrible pain. I got up and put ice on it for 30 mins. It was getting more swollen and swollen. My finger had a buldge. It hurt so bad i decided i needed go hospital. I wasnt sure whether to leave it till the next morning and go minnor injuries as they were shutting soon or whether to go straight to a and e then. I decided go a and e. They saw me straight away.
Doctor came in and said im sorry its really bad news. Come look at the xray with me. Ive never seen anything like it. The break was a huge diaganal one. So they put me in a cast and told me i need surgery on it this week.
Im home now and the pain is so bad. Im on strong pain killers for my fibro and they dont touch it. Ive been also taking over the counter pain killers. I can not sleep the pains so bad.
I was due to start my new job in few weeks time, i now cant work for atleast 8 weeks maybe longer. I dont know if they will still want to employe me if they have wait 2 months before i can start.
I cant drive any. I cant go anywhere.
I cant go see my grandma for her 90th bday or see my niece.
I cant go see my friends like i had planned that ive not seen in over a year.
I was already suicidal now this. I just want chop my hand off right now. The pains so f*ing bad.
They said if it doesnt mend properly i could perminatly loose my gripping in that hand. My right hand. My main hand.
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