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Monday, November 13, 2006

To Hot To Handle ©

It’s a busy day today and I have a lot to say but I am kinda incapacitated at the moment.
I have been down graded to a one handed blogger due to a mishap that happened Thursday night that left me with one hand.
While making dinner my cats, mostly Frick got in between my legs on my way to the sink causing me to trip.
I ended up loosing my grip on the 6-quart pot full of boiling water for a split second.
My choices were, let it pour all over my two stupid always hungry CATS or grab a pot that just came off a red hot element with my bare hand from the bottom.
The following pictures pretty much say what my decision was.

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Damn cats, I should shave them bald for this one.
I have felt a lot of pain in my years but I tell you, these are second-degree burns according to the clinic and it hurt like hell.
I can’t imagine how people with third degree burns handle the pain and don’t go insane.
As it is now, I am having problems moving it without watching it split and open up again and typing is a chore with one hand.
Not that my typing skill were anything to write home about or should that have been type home about?
Whatever the case, I may be awhile between posts until my hand is better.
I have been reading most of your blogs just not commenting as much as I used to.

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On another note I would ask you go stop by Deni’s blog and offer some support today.
Her niece, 27-year-old mother of 3 is going in for brain surgery on Wednesday.
I wish her all the best in her operation and to quickly return healthy to her babies.



Have a nice day


Walker

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16 comments:

Monica said...

You're lucky...you should have used aloe. I still can't believe the lemon juice...geez.

Suri said...

Ahh! Poor you! Yes, aloe is good.
I hope you get better! Try to relax and don't over do it.

Need anything let me know! :)

Lora_3 said...

Be safe...

deni said...

I hope your hand is better soon.

Thanks for posting about Tara.

Karen said...

Yikes, that is some burn!! I hope it heals well and quickly. Take care.

Thank you again for the yuuummmy white chocolates and for choosing me as the receiver of your generosity. I am honored :-)

PBS said...

Ouch, that looks awful and burns are so painful. It was heroic of you to save the cats, though!

happy and blue 2 said...

Yikes..hope the hand heals up soon..

Peter said...

Hate those burns Walker, have copped a few over the years and they don't get any better. One handed typing isn't too bad till you want a capital letter.

patti_cake said...

OOOh I am cringing for you Walker. Poor thing. My cat Spooky is notorious for winding around your feet and tripping you. We know to watch out but sometimes forget. Darn cats. I hope your hand gets better quickly. :(

Lynilu said...

EEEEEEEYOUCH!! Take good care of that! Sorry to hear this. Good luck on the healing.

deni said...

I want white chocolate too!!

hummmmph

hellbunny said...

Oh Walker you poor thing.I really feel for you those must hurt like crazy.Your such a softy though thinking of your cats first.I remember my dad having 3rd degree burns on his legs once.They were horrible.But he said the really bad ones didnt hurt as much.I guess the nerve endings were probably killed off.Anyway take care of yourself.

Miss Cellania said...

Oh, I'm so sorry! Hope you have a speedy recovery.

Silent One ~D~ said...

OUCH!

take care of yourself.

**Hugs**

xxheatherxx said...

1- This just goes to show you will do anything to protect a good pussy..... =)

2- MUSTARD!!! Use mustard on a burn. It takes the sting out and you wont scar. It helps healing as well. Believe me, I dumped boiling hot chicken broth on my arm when preggo with Punk and I didnt scar.

3- BE FRIGGIN CAREFUL DEAR!!! It looks painful as hell!!

4- Hugs and Pinches always!

One Mother's Journey said...

Yuck - I know how bad burns hurt, I hope it heals up quickly for you and you don't scar.

I'm sure you've had plenty of practice with one handed typing so I'm sure you'll still be around. hehehe