Tag Archives: collarbone

Thanks, Friends

I carved this linocut to hand-make Thank You cards for the friends who helped me when I broke my collarbone August 13th. It was amazing–but unsurprising–how many great people stepped forward and what generous things they offered. I was given slings, food, pain pills, rides, good company, liniments, massages, household help, help bathing and dressing, […]

Collarbone – 6 weeks, 5 days out

So this is my new right collarbone. I’m pretty happy — as happy as one can be, I guess — with the new shape. And I’m proud that I healed it myself, trusting nature to do its job (though that was tough sometimes). There are some fairly good resources online for people with broken collarbones […]

Collarbone Update

Exactly 4 weeks ago I crashed a dirt jumper on a wooden ramp & broke my right collarbone. Looking back a month has gone by quickly, but trust me: individually, those 28 days each took an eternity to pass. I thought at week three my bone would be fused and by week four I would […]

My Collarbone 8/18/2012

Regression Success!

It’s been a week since some mean gravity stole me from the air and threw me down on Lumberyard wood, breaking my clavicle. Mean, mean gravity. That choice little moment cut in half everything that preceded it, and what followed, into two separate worlds. Here I am in bed strapped together with braces and slings, […]