On May 22 of this year my oldest (Joey-17)got into a "car accident". He has had 2 surgeries so far,trying to correct the damage done to his septum,his hearing (concusive hearing loss)and we had to have one of his wisdom teeth cut out because the force of the crash killed the root.
This being said,his cheek bone is still fractured in 4 places.The doctors said that as long as nothing else happened the fractures should stabilize;heal on their own.We have 2 doctor's notes (from different doctors,of course)that ask that Joe be excused from P.E.,especially if they were doing ANYTHING with balls (soccer,football,tennis...etc)because if Joe were to get smacked in the face it could fracture his cheek bone/eye socket further and cause another surgery.Well,apparently to keep his grade up the coach had Joe helping him.Putting equipment back up and that sort of thing.
Can you guess what happened?Coach "Roe" sent Joe out to the field to start picking up some things and a group of kids were playing dodgeball...Somehow or other,Joey got smacked in the head with one of those balls! Have any idea how freaky it is to have your 17 year old BOY call you crying to come get him cause it hurts so bad?!? Had to take him back to the ER,the ER doctor said that now it looks like he will need a surgery to stabilize the fracture around his eye socket!! (He will be seeing his doctors tomorrow)Uugghhhh! This was an accident,the coach didn't mean for it to happen and neither did Joe.But,now everyone (our extended family) wants us to try to get the school to pay for the surgery.Don't worry,I'm not planning on even trying to do it. This has just been a very long,frustrating year!!
LINK. (Link to first post.Made on the day of the accident;to help people remember.)
Thought for the day :
Women are angels and when someone breaks our wings we simply continue to fly...on a broomstick. We are flexible that way.