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post #1 of 43 (permalink) Old 10-13-2019, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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Then this Happened

3 weeks ago heading home after a great ride, even with a new member from here.
After stopping for lunch, I had to screw early and got t-boned. Fractured my sternum in 3 places and broke 8 ribs. Got some cool titanium jewelry and a FAA Card for metal detectors. Collapsed both lungs and ofcourse some road rash because my kevlar lined Jean's where dirty, and I didn't want to wear them. smdh
Had all my gear on so saved alot of skin.
After spending a week in the SICU, got moved to a trauma recovery ward with a super nice private ward, I was told.
Fast forward to yesterday (saturday) I was released from the hospital and entered an acute rehabilitation joint. Today was my first full day of working with a personal OT and a PT. No doubt it's going to be tough, but my will to go home is ALOT stronger!
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post #2 of 43 (permalink) Old 10-13-2019, 10:27 PM
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oh man that sucks. that definitely looks like a doosy. on a good note though, at least you're alive and able to tell your story. good luck in your recovery
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Wow,sorry to hear the bad news. Glad your still able to type. God speed on your recovery.
Was the pic of the kid on the roadside the one who hit you ?
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wishing you a speedy recovery

looks like your friends/relatives are having fun at your expense lol

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post #5 of 43 (permalink) Old 10-13-2019, 10:57 PM
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Damn Bruce. good to hear it was not worse....have a speedy recovery
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Woah - glad you are on the path to recovery, hope you are back on another bike sooner than later.
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post #7 of 43 (permalink) Old 10-13-2019, 11:24 PM
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Bruce, I'm so sorry to hear about Your Crash Bro.
Thank God that You are here to tell All of Us about it.
Take Your time recovering and listen to The Doc's and do as they recommend.
If Your Glide can't be repaired it surely can be replaced.
Take care and heal up with a speedy recovery.
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awww man, that just sucks to see/hear. hope you heal well.
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post #9 of 43 (permalink) Old 10-14-2019, 12:16 AM
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So sorry to hear of your accident and injuries, but I guess you can take some consolation from the fact that your injuries weren't worse .... though it probably doesn't feel that way at the moment. Follow the Doc's and PT's instructions and heal fast, we're all pulling for you here. Best of luck to you with your recovery. Let us know how you're doing every now and then.
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Thanks for sharing. Reminds us all to be vigilant about riding safe! Take it one day at a time and you'll be as good as new...even better with all that bling installed! Bionic Bruce! Get well soon!!!
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