Jellylegs (Conclusion)

It had been a long day, 7th of May.

I was getting ready for bed and when to the toilet for a quick shower.

But before that quick shower, I had decided that I wanted to clean the bathroom first. I scrubbed the floors, splashed it with water, and when I was done, I went ahead towards the bathtub.

And whaddya know, I slipped AGAIN!

But this time, I fell on top of the side of the bathtub – my body was half in and half out. Did it hurt? Let’s put it this way: if I had balls, I don’t think I would have been able to walk for days.

Man, that fall was brutal. My upper left chest and left thigh hit the bathtub hard. Wonder if I can get breast cancer because of that? Sorry, stupid question.

What have I got to show for it? I have TWO bruises, as big as my hand, on my left thigh. Looks like I’ll be wearing trousers for the next two weeks. If my folks at home saw these, they’d think my hulk of a boyfriend mauled me during a nonexistent lovers’ spat. Can’t risk that.

Does anybody know how I can get rid of these quickly?
My legs aren't pretty, but I don't want to make them look like I've been mauled by a wild beast. Pfttt.

Now, if only I wasn’t gonna go to Boracay on Friday. Isn’t that just swell? Maybe I’ll just get myself some scuba gear instead of a swim suit and pretend that I’m gonna go diving and not just laze around the shore for 3 days.

“Emong,” ah-heyt-choooooooo! *points fist to the sky*

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desperateblogger said...

careful now. i fractured an ankle just by tripping on some shitty stones. was in cast for 2 could use the ointment used for hemorrhoids (herodoid?) works wonder for "pasa".

May 9, 2009 at 5:56 PM
Intelligence Is A Curse said...

Ouch!! A bruise is a collection of broken blood vessels under the skin so there is no way to get rid of them quickly. There are some great makeup tips that may help hide the bruises may want to check them out by googleing it. (But if you plan to get wet, I don't know)

May 9, 2009 at 7:35 PM
eMz said...

ms lena:
i've heard of that! i might have a look at the pharmacy tomoz. hehehe. thank goodness i didn't break anything, tho. but bruises are the last thing you wanna sport in a beach trip. pfttt.

not sure if waterproof concealer has been invented, but i'll check the tips out. thanks!

May 9, 2009 at 8:31 PM
Anonymous said...

ouch! looks like you had one hell of a day.. those bruises are deep! i've had quite a few sports injuries from when i used to play football (american) and basketball.. anytime you get a bruise, its important to ice it and bandage it tightly right away because it will lessen the amount of blood that leaks into the injured tissue.. thats what causes the discoloration.. seeing as your bruise has formed, there are a couple things you can try to help it heal faster.. use a heating pad, warm compress, or something similar to heat the bruised area.. u can also try a hot water bottle with a towel. since the blood has kinda collected in that area, heating it will allow your vessels to dilate which will improve circulation and should facilitate the clearing up of the discoloration.

now, if you are a believer in home remedies, i've heard that applying regular distilled vinegar with a cotton ball to the area helps lessen the appearance of your bruise.. my boy tried this when he got a black eye and it was gone fast!

cant verify if the vinegar works but the heating pad has worked for me. good luck! oh and if you decide to do the scuba-gear-all-day thing, i'd love to see the pictures of your hand tan from where the suit ends on your wrist lol :) cant wait to see the boracay pix!

May 9, 2009 at 9:49 PM
Anonymous said...

ok back for more.. was talking to my friend online and he said he used APPLE CIDER VINEGAR on his bruised/swolen ankle and it was gone the next day! not trying to give you false hope, but i looked it up online per his instruction... just search "apple cider vinegar bruise"... GOOD LUCK!

May 9, 2009 at 9:55 PM
Lulu said...

ouch! i am sure it hurts!

nywayz, i tried using hot compress and it worked for me. you might wanna try it

May 9, 2009 at 11:25 PM
The Wandering Scotsman said...

Wow those are nasty looking brusies, at least they are in place where you don't have let the public see them. Could you imgaine if you had banged your face.

May 10, 2009 at 12:28 AM
eMz said...

whoa, that's a damn good list u gave me. hehe! thank you soooooo much! i'll try both and see how i'll get on. hehe! i wonder if i can find apple cider vinegar in the supermarkets, tho...*think think*

now that you mentioned the hand tan lines, i'm not so keen to wear the kit after all. nyahahaha!

yes, will try that. thanks! ^_^

mr scotsman:
hahaha! thanks sir, but as i'll be going to the beach soon, i might as well have hit my face. XD

May 10, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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May 10, 2009 at 11:21 AM
Anonymous said...

haha no prob.. and as for apple cider vinegar - i know they sell it at rustan's at the power plant mall because i pass by it everyday! you should take progress report pix and let us know what remedies you used! haha it'd be interesting to see if it subsides and how long it takes. anyways good luck on it!!

May 11, 2009 at 2:27 PM
eMz said...

at the powerplant? oh dear, dunno if i can manage to buy apple cider vinegar in time, but i am definitely doing the warm compress thingy since last night. it might just be my imagination, but i think it's working well enought. i might post a photo on thurs to see how it looks just before i leave. hahaha!

May 11, 2009 at 3:19 PM
basti said...

awww i hope you're doing much better now.. careful next time.

hmm i guess everyone gave u advise on how to make those bruises go away
(blowin gently on the bruise)
hope that helps :)

and btw, the seawater is good for therapy, perhaps it's just what you need.

May 12, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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