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The Good News Is, My Foot's Not Broken

I don't know why, but for some reason laurie_robey and I cannot be involved with a move without somebody flinging themselves down a staircase. This time around it was apparently my turn, as this morning when I was coming down for breakfast, my right foot decided not to stop of the step I put it on[1] but to head on down to the bottom, without telling the rest of my body first. Thus most of my weight ended up crunching the toes of my left foot curled under.

Owie. -.-

At first I was pretty sure that I'd broken either my toe or the bones of my foot. After several minutes of ice and cursing, I finally came to the conclusion that my foot is not actually broken, but that the top of the foot had become hyperextended. It hurts like heck, but hopefully it should not be permanent damage.

So once again, I'm gimping around on a cane. But, being forced to sit down means that I have a compelling reason to draw today instead of unpacking, so yay, I guess?

In other updates, the dishwasher has been repaired and we finally got the visitor's pass for our car, so progress is being made. :) We still won't have cable/internet until next week at the earliest, so we're still on hotspots and paying through the nose for it even with "compensatory data" from Verizon. But we are ubergeeks, and as such, internet is easily as important as things like running water. I've been wanting to sign on to LotRO all week, but I don't dare burn up the bandwidth.

The cats are acclimating well, although Inkygirl is terrified of the ceiling fans, much to our consternation. Apparently, this is a fairly common phenomenon, although Dasher doesn't even to seem to notice they're there. But then again, Dasher came to us as the result of apparently thinking a moving car would be a fun thing to play with, so, he's not necessarily a good judge of what is or isn't dangerous.

So, we're trucking along. Could be better, but could also be much worse. We're all right. :)

-The Gneech

[1] I blame carpeting on the stairs. This is something I've railed against before.


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May. 19th, 2016 04:45 pm (UTC)
Is Inky afraid of ceiling fans in general, or just when they're on? It might be that there's a constant downward breeze on her back or face, and she can't figure out where it's coming from. Try using the fan on reverse setting, so the air is coming off the walls.

Also, if it's just when the fan is turning, does the speed make any difference? There might be a flicker pattern she is picking up that hoomanz can't detect.
May. 19th, 2016 11:38 pm (UTC)

Oh, btw, you may want to wait for Verizon to show up. 18.1 LoTRo came out on Tuesday. Unless you have 2GB of bandwidth to spare
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