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Got Hurt By Tripping Over The Threshold

Author: Judith W.
Date: 12-14-2012
Views: 1,482
Word Count: 270
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Testimonial ID: 8068-OR
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This year when we went to the mountains, at the end of October, 2012, I took as many oils with me as I could so I would be prepared for anything and I was so glad I did.

Not long after we arrived I fell, after tripping over the threshold between the kitchen and dining room. Strange how many thoughts go through your mind when something like this happens.

First I felt my body weight fall on my knees, then my chest and then slapped the floor with the lower part of my hands. My first thought was I couldn't believe I did that and oh my goodness how I hurt. Let me tell you first, I am no skinny minny, and at 60 years old well I was surprised nothing was broken.

Once I got over the initial shock of having fallen I realized that my knees were really hurting so I went and got my oils and oiled first with PanAway, Exodus II, and Lemongrass, then I iced for 15 minutes, then removed the ice.

It was already after 6 p.m. however, I repeated these steps at least twice more before going to bed. I left the oils next to the bed so as I woke up during the night I could apply the oils if necessary.

I was pretty sore during the night however, the next morning I found I wasn't as bad as the night before. I oiled and iced all during the next day, even while we were riding around site seeing. After that it was as though I hadn't even hurt my knees.

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