Author Topic: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life  (Read 93981 times)

Offline LauraGigs

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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #100 on: December 01, 2007, 12:21:06 am »
Definitely, Phillip.  I'm sure glad it wasn't any worse. 

I hear the auto market is slow (and winter in general is slower than summer) so you should do okay; you're a smart guy, after all.

But the important thing is that you're safe. I for one am thankful those airbags went off . . .

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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #101 on: December 01, 2007, 12:27:44 am »
Errand Day Cut Short

Friday is my usual errand day when I take care of the various shopping and other needs.  Today's errand day was cut severely short, however, when at 11:30 this morning, my car had a head-on collision with a vehicle that inexplicably turned right in front of me, at a 45mph intersection.

Needless to say, every airbag went off in the car, pieces of my car were thrown across several lanes of traffic, and my car is kaput.  I have been getting some medical attention because yet again, an airbag deployment threw my right hand into the gear shift (it broke my wrist in a similar 2005 accident).  But after an afternoon of medical tests, it looks soft tissue, but I cannot hold a pen or do a lot of typing because of pain right now.

The other driver was ticketed and deemed 100% at fault, but this is the second major accident I've had to deal with in two years!  And it looks like the 2005 Malibu that replaced the 1998 Malibu destroyed in the first accident may be joining its predecessor in the junkyard.

Needless to say, my ability to write my usual long-winded posts and deal with some matters will be restricted until I can get the pain under control.  And then I get to deal with the loathsome potential of having to play the buy a new car game with dealers right during the Christmas season.

Argh....

Wow, Phillip!  I'm so sorry to hear about your accident!  I'm just so glad you're okay, and I'm sending a lot of positive energy your way!  I hope the pain subsides very soon.  :)

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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #102 on: December 01, 2007, 12:35:41 am »
oh my goodness, what terrible luck!  best wishes for a speedy recovery, Phillip!!!
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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #103 on: December 01, 2007, 12:57:23 am »
Phillip, I just saw this!  I sprained one finger a few years ago and it was such a long drawn-out GDBOAUS that I could only shudder at what an actual car accident might be like. Today I am dealing with some back pain, but I will stop complaining now!

Best wishes for a speedy recovery and fortuitous car-shopping.


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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #104 on: December 01, 2007, 01:01:11 am »
Yikes, Phillip!  Car accidents are scary.  What bad luck!  I hope your wrist is feeling better soon, and you have my sympathies with the car shopping too!!  Take care of yourself, friend.
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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #105 on: December 01, 2007, 01:08:12 am »
Philip,
           I'm so sorry to hear that you've been hurt in a car accident.  All my good wishes are with you.  I will send up a prayer of hope that your wrist will mend nicely, and that you are able to get a new car soon.  Buying a car is such a hassle.   Take care dear mayor.  I'm sending postive thoughts and smiles to you.
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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #106 on: December 01, 2007, 01:31:29 am »
I'm sendin' up a prayer of thanks to your guardian angel, Phillip!  I'm very happy it was the Malibu that took the brunt of that bust-up and not you!  :P

I hope you're not in much pain.  Pick out a nice new model with lots of comfy safety features, okay?  :-*
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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #107 on: December 01, 2007, 01:54:07 am »
Phillip, we're with you and will be on best behavior and not add to your problems right now.  PM me any tasks you need me to do.

Car accidents suck.  Hugs to you and John.

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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #108 on: December 01, 2007, 01:55:12 am »
Phillip, That is terrible news, but the good thing is that you are ok. Like someone else said, cars can be replaced, but you can't. It does sound though like you would be in a lot of pain with the injuries you do have. So take care of yourself and remember those of us at Bettermost are all wishing you a very speedy recovery. Also remember that you have created through Bettermost the most caring group of people I have ever known so you know you got a lot of thoughts and prayers with you.

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Re: Phil Skips Stones Across the Pond of Life
« Reply #109 on: December 01, 2007, 07:20:54 am »

Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Phillip.  :)
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