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14 Things Burned Into The Memory Of Anyone Who's Broken A Bone Before

S/O to your itch spoon.

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1. The first thing all cast wearers remember: how much of a complete struggle taking a bath or shower suddenly became.

Remember? You weren't allowed to get the cast wet, like, at all.
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Remember? You weren't allowed to get the cast wet, like, at all.

2. So you had to get a little creative with plastic bags...

If you were lucky, you got a lil' shower seat to sit on.
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If you were lucky, you got a lil' shower seat to sit on.

3. Everyone was always wanting to sign your cast.

Which was mostly cool, but...
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Which was mostly cool, but...

4. Since everyone was always touching it, your cast got pretty gross fast.

Also, someone would inevitably draw a dick on it.
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Also, someone would inevitably draw a dick on it.

5. You were itchy ALL. THE. TIME.

And if you didn't have your handy-dandy itch spoon, you don't know what you would have done.
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And if you didn't have your handy-dandy itch spoon, you don't know what you would have done.

6. Sure, sometimes you got special treatment...

Especially at school.
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Especially at school.

7. ...and you did your best to milk it.

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**literally lifted zero fingers to do anything**

8. There were a few perks, like having a real reason to ride around on the mall scooters.

Though TBH they always ended up being more of a hassle.
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Though TBH they always ended up being more of a hassle.

9. Even if your friends had good intentions, sometimes they just made everything worse.

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"Please, guys, honestly don't give me a hand."

10. Nothing was worse than being told to stay off your feet for a "few" weeks...

You and daytime TV/video games got to know each other reaaaaal well.
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You and daytime TV/video games got to know each other reaaaaal well.

11. Except trying to write with a cast on your dominant hand.

So. Helpless.
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So. Helpless.

12. Everyone was always asking to try out your crutches and do cool tricks with them...

Even though yours were the best.
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Even though yours were the best.

13. And you lost count of how many times you had to explain ~what happened~.

Them: "Did you jump out of a plane or something ha ha?"You: "dId yOu jUmP oUt oF a pLaNe?"
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Them: "Did you jump out of a plane or something ha ha?"

You: "dId yOu jUmP oUt oF a pLaNe?"

14. And at the end, when it was time to take the cast off, you definitely got a tiny bit scared.

Um, sorry, but this saw is going to go WHERE?
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Um, sorry, but this saw is going to go WHERE?

This post was translated from Portuguese.