Can I Buy Just One Sock?

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Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Jusme » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:07 pm

Strange title, but, sitting here with my foot elevated, with the anesthetic, wearing off, it's a thought that crossed my mind. Let's go back a few hours...

I got home from work, sat on my couch, and decided to work on a small paracord project.
The project only took a few minutes, and I opened the knife blade on my Leatherman Wave. I cut the end of the paracord, and looked over towards the end table for my lighter, to melt the end, while simultaneously, shifting my multitool from my right hand to my left. Somehow, in the exchange, either my right hand let go too soon, or my left hand was too slow at getting a good grip. The force of gravity, took over, and my multitool, fell. It of course fell blade downward, penetrated my pant's leg, my sock, and came to rest in the side of my right heel, just below my ankle bone.

Three hours, and four stitches later, I was contemplating, the possibility of purchasing only one sock, since one of mine, not only has a small cut in it, it also has absorbed a lot of blood.

I have closed the blade on my multitool, which had a bloodline approximately, 3/4 of an inch from the tip, and have practiced passing it from one hand to the other several times.
For some reason, I have received very little sympathy, and the medical staff, found my story quite amusing. My main dilemma, besides the sock issue, is that with the antibiotics I was prescribed, I am unable to take my normal liquid pain killer.
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby C-dub » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:12 pm

Probably not. Think of the other one as a spare.
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Jusme » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:14 pm

C-dub wrote:Probably not. Think of the other one as a spare.



Yeah I guess it would come in handy when the dryer, eats one on occasion. :mrgreen:
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Jnazee » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:44 pm

:eek6 Ouch!
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby uthornsfan » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:50 pm

It was just trying to create a new ankle holster for you. The true ultimate concealed carry.

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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Jnazee » Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:55 pm

uthornsfan wrote:It was just trying to create a new ankle holster for you. The true ultimate concealed carry.

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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby flechero » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:10 am

Use the now single sock for the next few days since you can't probably get a shoe on (comfortably) and call it trash afterwards... if you really need to buy a single sock, I'd wonder how you afford internet to post the question! :lol:


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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby boxermoose » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:48 am

Darn it....... :biggrinjester:

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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Jusme » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:49 am

Morning has arrived, and with the anasthetic, completely gone, the sock issue, seems to have been moved further down the list of contemplations. I have to keep the stitches dry, and Mrs. Jusme, has said that my idea for avoiding a shower or bath for the next week or so, is not an option, I am working on a plastic bag and electrical tape contraption.

I can tell that I won't be doing a lot of running, or turning quickly for a little while.

My family has discussed the possibility, of keeping sharp objects away from me, permanately, and apparently are working in shifts, to watch for any signs that I may be a further threat to my safety.
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby ELB » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:36 am

Once I find a type of sock I like, I buy several pairs just like it. Thus when any sock becomes damaged or disappeared by the dryer, its mate just becomes a spare, until another sock gets redtagged and leaves a lonesome partner.

I suggest any time you handle a pointed or edged tool in the future you wear proper PPE: leather boots, motorcycle leathers or chainsaw chaps, etc. :mrgreen:
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby RPBrown » Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:28 pm

I feel your pain. Several years ago I was separating some pond plants to repot. Of course I was using my trusty Buck. I was in shorts and barefoot. Now, I had already done 3 plants when my wife walks out and says "your going to cut your foot". Next slice, sure enough, it slipped and went into the side of my ankle hitting a small artery. Now you have to picture me with the scowl on my face because of her told you so attitude, holding my finger on the wound to keep it from bleeding while walking to the car doubled over to go to the hospital.
Oh, by the way, I have figured out that not only does no one at an ER know how to read, the docs have no sense of humor. After telling this same story at least 5 times with no changes, and each time the person writes in on my chart, I was a little agitated when the doc came in and asked what happened while he was looking at my chart. Then the smart posterior side of me kicked in and I told him @well, I decided to end it all". He closes my chart and says"Mr. Brown, do you have these feelings often?". My wife lost it and fell into the floor laughing and I had to respond "only when I have to come to a hospital"
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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby RoyGBiv » Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:40 pm

boxermoose wrote:Darn it....... :biggrinjester:

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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby SewTexas » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:43 pm

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Re: Can I Buy Just One Sock?

Postby Take Down Sicko » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:58 pm

Just borrow some panty hose and cut the legs off...J/K
Can we call you big foot now?


kidding a side...I know it must be a painful injury.


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