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Well this is a New Year day I'm going to remember for a long time.  I still can't remember the part before I woke up, lying on my back, with blood oozing out from my head, at the landing of a 12 step flght of stairs.

Back track to New Year's eve.  My husband brought home a $48.00 bottle of French champaigne.  It tasted as good as it cost.  I am 5'3" and 110 lbs.  That went out the window with the champaigne.  Needless to say, I was feeling that alcohol.  I remember going back to bed about 2:00AM.  I got up about 4:00AM reeling with a hangover.  At some point after I left the bathroom I either, tripped, lost my balance, etc.  Anyway I woke up my husband and son with a series of thumping noices down the steps. I came to with my husband inches away from 911 and my son asking me if I was OK. 

To the point, I have an inch long gash at the back of my head, and ache from head to toe on one side of my body.  My husband put peroxide on my cut.  Now I'm suddenly a partial blonde. .  Nothing broken,  but I going to see the doctor tomorrow. The scary part, if I didn't hit the edge of the wall before I went down the steps, I would have broken my neck and or killed.


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Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:11 pm (UTC)
Yep, I'm OK now. See my 2nd post. I'm still a little sore.

Thanks so much for your concern.
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Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:12 pm (UTC)
That was very scary. I'm a lot better now, thank God. See my 2nd post.

Thanks for your concern. :)
Jan. 2nd, 2008 01:52 am (UTC)
Oh, no! I'm so glad you're going to the doctor. Stairs and falls can be so dangerous. Hope you heal quickly. *hugs*
Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:14 pm (UTC)
Scary and dangerous. I'm healing OK. I feel 100% beter after I got a shower! See my 2nd post.

Thank you for your concern :)
Jan. 2nd, 2008 03:08 am (UTC)
wow, that's scary. I'm glad you're feeling okay (for the most part).
Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:15 pm (UTC)
Yep, I'm feeling a lot better. I could barely move around yesterday. So much better today. See my 2nd post.

Thank you again for your concern!
Jan. 2nd, 2008 03:31 am (UTC)
Ouch! Oh, Rachel, I'm really sorry. What a lousy way to end New Year's Eve!

But yes, I agree that you're very lucky. And so are the rest of us.
Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:18 pm (UTC)
I'm still not sure what happened. I just know I feel a heck of lot better then I did yesterday. (See my 2nd post)

I haven't heard from you in a while. Hope you are doing well, teaching and writing. Will you be teaching a mini-semester?
Jan. 2nd, 2008 05:56 am (UTC)
A hell of a way to welcome the New Year
I am so glad you're okay -- you could have killed yourself!!! That damn champagne (but I like the stuff myself, so I can't complain too much). A gash and an unnatural blonde -- ai carumba.

Well, here's a kiss and hug and some hair dye....

Happy New Year, R!

Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:20 pm (UTC)
Re: A hell of a way to welcome the New Year
LOL!!! You made me feel 100% better just reading that post. (See my 2nd post for details)

You are going through a very rought time. Just hold on. Thank you for you concerns
Jan. 2nd, 2008 10:38 pm (UTC)
OMG!! I'm so horrified by this story! I'm glad to hear you're okay and that things went well at the doctor's today. Yikes! Lay off the alcohol, sister!! ;-)
Jan. 2nd, 2008 10:55 pm (UTC)
Thanks. I usually avoid alcohol because of my size. I just can't take even a little of it. I'm angry at myself, because that wine tasted so darn good.
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