He gave me one of those cards to show when you go through security explaining why all the whistles and bells have been triggered. I was pulled out of the line (so embarrassing) and thoroughly frisked by a human in a uniform with gloves on; she even examined the bottom of my feet. (I’m convinced that it won’t be long before we have to go through security naked.) Anyway, I got to thinking that the next time I should try it without wearing my twelve inch belt buckle to see if it made a difference. So, on the return trip, I did, and sure enough, I got through without raising the constabulary. When I related this to my surgeon, he posited this question: “If you can get through with that much metal, doesn’t it make you wonder what other metal people can get away with?” I don’t want to think about that one.
- Black ice doesn’t discriminate.
- Appreciate the hospital staff. It isn’t their fault.
- Never underestimate the power of a flower.
- Keep hospital visits to thirty minutes. You’ll get more visits that way.
- What you resist persists.
- It wasn’t meant to be. It was an accident.
- Eliminate “if only.” It was an accident.
- Positive thoughts from those around you really do help.
- Your own positive thoughts really do help.
- Any improvement is better than no improvement. Then pat yourself on the back.
- This is an opportunity to find out more about yourself.
- Breaking your leg is a great excuse for afternoon naps.