Tried To Break My Ankle. . . . Not Successful. . .

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. willic

    willic Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2013
    Be careful, Boss! Remember, Scotch could possibly impair stability and increase injury! :)
  2. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Dang, I thought this was going to be some kind of plug for a boot knife or something. Sorry to hear you're hurt.
  3. AntDog

    AntDog Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Apr 3, 2001
    Damn, Jerry, that sucks. Did y'all at least catch any fish? You will need to take it easy for a while.

    I sprained my ankle bad skateboarding one time. I came down on the board with my foot sideways and "snap"! Nothing broken, but my ankle literally swole up to the size of a grapefruit.

    Had to use crutches for a week, icing it nightly and keeping it elevated. Took a full two months to heal. Sprained two tendons out of the three.

    The bad news is that your ankle is never the same after that. It will always be more prone to sprains after that.

    Well, heal quick brother. I wish you all the best at Blade. :thumbup:

    Did you get my email by the way?
  4. floridaclipper


    Dec 17, 2013
    Ouch! I tore up my ankle a 2 years ago. Pain was terrible. I was dragging my foot or using a scooter for the first couple of days as I couldn't put weight on it. Swelling came on pretty quick then all the usual black/blue/green colors a day or so later. Dr referred me to a specialist. I didn't hit it off too well with him. He was not impressed with the cute pedicure I just got. Started with some drivel about sensible shoes vs sandals with heals. He seriously needs to read Men are from Mars Women are from Venus again. The polish would have smudged in sneakers! He did fit me with a brace to stabilize the ankle which with some effort I managed to stuff into my pumps for work. The brace and propping it up every so often helped with the swelling but it hurt and was hard to walk for weeks. The pain lasted a couple months. The ankle was weak after that. It was about 9 months before I was out on a trail again. Bourbon did wonders for the pain :) I think he gave me an RX for antinflammatory but I don't take pills.....I'm a terrible patient LOL.

    I hope you recover quickly, that your children don't learn "Latin" too soon, and that you will be able to enjoy your favorite adult beverages with the group.
  5. AZTimT

    AZTimT The Stripetition Finish Guy

    Oct 15, 2009
    Hey Jerry, maybe next time try to just angle for fish rather than ankle for fish. ;)
    Hope you heal quickly, but don't heel too quickly, and have fun at Blade. :thumbup:
    Best wishes! :)
  6. theobetts


    Nov 4, 2004
    Damn! Heal up quick boss!
  7. ExtraBaconPlease


    Mar 8, 2016
    Here's to a speedy recovery, Bossman! Cheers!!
  8. Jerry Busse

    Jerry Busse Moderator Moderator

    Aug 20, 1999
    Thanks for the well wishes gang!

    The kids did catch quite few fish, including a bunch of bluegills and a few small bass.

    I've been keeping both ankle and scotch on the rocks!

    Mostly the scotch!

    Let's drink!

  9. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Hopefully you'll still be able to drink.

    Speedy recovery Sir
  10. AntDog

    AntDog Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Apr 3, 2001
    Sweet! I'm glad your kids caught a few before the incident. Keep it iced and elevated Boss, and it'll get walkable quick. After that just baby it. You'll be right as rain in no time.

    Drinking definitely helps with the pain. That's how I got through mine. Good whiskey, elevation, crutches, ice, compression socks...

    God bless ya Jerry Busse. You are a rock star to me. Heal quick brother.

    Im tipping up a cup for ya now. Glenmorangie cures what ails me. Maybe it'll work for you!
  11. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Worked for my wife.
  12. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Sorry to hear this. Not only very painful, but takes a while to get better. And may require surgery.
    Hopefully not though. Hopefully it will just heal on its own. Get well soon Mr. Busse.
  13. Busto

    Busto KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 26, 2011
    Bummer there Boss... The Ol'ankle twisting is very uncomfortable there is no quick remedy... Long term consumption of alcohol seems to work;)
  14. Stump Buster

    Stump Buster Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    Heal Fast Jerry and have a GREAT TIME in Atlanta!!!
  15. drift draft

    drift draft

    May 12, 2007
    Ouch! Hope it's better real soon.
  16. azoth


    Jun 1, 2012
    Hope you recover soon, and have a Jonny blue to feel better
  17. unwisefool

    unwisefool Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 22, 2007
    Ah that's no good, ankle injuries stay with you forever. Hope you heal up quick!

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  18. ACStudios


    Apr 9, 2001
    Speedy healing to you Jerry...hope it doesnt mess up Blade for you...
  19. rwdata

    rwdata Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 3, 2011
    Sorry to hear that. Perfect time to design a tactical walking stick or staff. 😉
  20. zakjak221

    zakjak221 Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 3, 2010
    Hope the healing goes well Jerry. ..Scotch is good medicine!

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