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Old 04-28-2018, 07:36 PM   #41
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Oh, count your blessings. I ran to answer the phone (back in land-line days) barefoot and kicked a kitchen chair leg. Looked down, and my pinkie-toe was L-shaped. OMG, the pain was 100-times what I felt when I broke my arm. Maybe 500-times. I drove to the ER in my VW GTi -- manual transmission. It was a six-speed, most of the time. It was a two-speed that day -- first and fourth.

Worst part, it hurt for months.

But, I still prefer to be barefoot as much as possible, especially in the house.

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Casey, I vividly remember the screams from my Mama when she broke her little toe just like that. Horrible!!!
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Old 04-28-2018, 09:25 PM   #42
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I don't take off my shoes and my light colored carpet is paying the price. The reason? My running shoe bottom soles are made of rubber. They aren't "non-marking."
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Old 04-28-2018, 11:17 PM   #43
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Casey, I vividly remember the screams from my Mama when she broke her little toe just like that. Horrible!!!
If anyone thought your mama was exaggerating, or being drama queen... NO!!!

I thought NFL football players with toe injuries were just milking the system... until I broke my toe.

Seriously, I've been taken to the hospital in and ambulance, immobilized by a back-board and neck brace after being unconscious for about 30 minutes. That was a bad day. Breaking my stinking pinkie-toe was WAY worse.

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