?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

what on EARTH did i do to my foot?

i woke up this morning and cannot move my big toe on my right foot, nor put much weight on it at all, without excrutiating pain. wtf, mate? how the hell am i supposed to work both jobs today?!? in RETAIL? if i go in, i have to leave in ten minutes. i so don't want to call in sick, but egads, a half hour walk to work (okay, possibly 45 due to limping instead of walking), five hours on my feet (a couple of them in the back of a truck unloading thousands of pieces of freight), and then another six hours on my feet? eek. officemax i can almost fathom, because i think that if it's still agonizing by that time, that i would be able to pull a chair from the furniture pad to park it behind my register between customers. i don't even own any aspirin or other pain relievers.

edit: as much as i hate to, methinks i shall call in. i had thought it would give it a go, as it were, but what if i limp all the way there and work an hour just to be blind with pain, and then have to limp all the way home? and pain from moving my toe has elevated to constant massive throbbing pain after putting my shoe on. i just have to wait until 7 to call, because no one will be there until then. (which is when i'm supposed to be arriving)

but egads, i hate calling in and saying "yeaaah. i hurt my foot or something, and can't put my shoe on. how? not a clue. but i swear it hurts!"

Comments

bigstusexy
Oct. 24th, 2005 03:33 pm (UTC)
Almost sounds like turf toe, however if you do go or try to fight it DO NOT, take pain meds. They will thin your blood and make your feet throb and hurt with being on them so long.

When I was workiing as a janitor I used them and Had to in order not to fall out from my knee pain. Wow that was the worst me feet have ever felt.

I hope you get better soon, how's about soaking it?
aubkabob
Oct. 27th, 2006 01:38 am (UTC)
ooh, that's a really good tip!! i'll have to remember that for the future. thankfully - knock on wood - this issue hasn't returned, but if it DOES...

Profile

disco star
aubkabob
Ticklebuddy Wonderpoo

Latest Month

October 2014
S M T W T F S
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

Tags

Page Summary

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Ideacodes