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Old 08-03-2013, 11:29 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by salmonmac View Post
Ah yes, the throwing yourself onto furniture trick. Glad that she's ok. I never would have believed it possible.
I wouldn't have either, salmonmac, if I hadn't seen it myself. She's very sore this morning, but that's to be expected.

Originally Posted by Ingrid View Post
Yikes is mild compared to what I said, Ingrid!! I've got 5 kids, and we've had our share of injuries, but this one was about the worst!

Originally Posted by Lighting57 View Post
SIZE 11? To be impelled is bad enough when the item is thin, but size 11 needles? OUCH! poor child. Hug her for me. Thank goodness it was the fleshy buttocks and not part of the more serious stuff. That could have been a very serious injury for sure.
Lighting57, I'll be sure to hug her for you. She was extremely lucky, it could have been so much worse. They did the CT scan to make sure it hadn't punctured her abdominal cavity. She'll be more careful from now on, I hope.

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