6.28.2007

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww. Gross!

I am a Big Weenie. I cannot handle my own blood, seriously grosses me out. That stuff is supposed to be on the inside. Other people's injuries, on the other hand, are fine. After Mr. M had major abdominal surgery and his incision got infected, who changed his packing? (If you don't know what that means, trust me when I say you don't want to.)

Last night I decided that I would soak my poor barking dogs. Apparently an hour-long soak makes one's nails fragile. So when I scrubbed my pinky toe with a cotton ball and nail polish remover, the nail tore. Diagonally, about a third of it. Tore off. Blood. Pain. And major, major grossness.

So, I put a band-aid on it, and I'm trying not to think about it. I'm pretty sure I should trim the torn part, and put some sort of anti-bacterial ointment on it. I haven't been able to stop turning green long enough to make those moves, though.

5 comments:

  1. Oh my, your nail should not have been that soft. It must have already had some sort of a tear it in.

    Just leave a band-aid on it for a few days until it is not so sore and then trim it.

    Dang...I sound like a mother.

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  2. and don't forget the Neosporin. I love that stuff.

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  3. Okay, yeah, that _is_ skeevy. Can you get Mr. M to do the trimming and such? That way at least you can stay as far away from your foot as you can from anything that's, y'know, attached...

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  4. Seriously, you packed his surgerical infection, he should take care of your toenail! :) Just wear closed toed shoes for a few days!

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  5. Ewwwwww! OUCH! Sorry this happened.

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