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well......day started out really well. Took my wife out to Knolls (sand dunes and dry lake beds in western Utah) to ride the ATV's. Very nice morning into early afternoon. This was Laurie's second time riding in her life. She did fantastic on the sand and the hard pack.

Then it all changed in a flash. She got cocky. We went out on the dry lake bed and she decide to get the bike into 4Th gear and she decided to turn way to sharp to head back to where I was. I watched my wife turn into Superwomen flying about 30 feet from the ATV that was now rolling over 3 times. She landed VERY HARD on her right shoulder and snapped her clavicle in half. (even the ER doctor was impressed how bad she snapped it) When I got to her side I could see her eyes had rolled back into her eye socked. Thank God I bought her a very good helmet. She was out for about 7 minutes.

The thing she was the maddest about was she can't ride for 6 weeks....I love this women. Her ATV goes to the ATV doctor on Tuesday....it needs help too.

We are home, she is still high from the Morphine and other stuff they gave her.

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Bimmerdog,

Glad to hear the wife will be ok. I'm glad she wants to get back on and ride again, alot of times people get freaked out and never ride again. I hope she recovers fast. Make sure to always wear them helments.

I was surprise how she was upset that she wasn't going to be able to ride for awhile. Yesterday I ordered her a new helmet. She wants her damaged helmet in her office to show her friends why you wear a helmet :yes:

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Wow, glad to hear that she's ok and that she's in good spirits. That's why protective gear is so important. Wish her well from all of us here. :yes:

Just want to thank you all for the kind words. I read these post to my wife and she really appreciates the kind words. She even said if any of you are in Salt Lake and need a place to stay ....the lights will be left on and the door unlocked :laugh:

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Just want to thank you all for the kind words. I read these post to my wife and she really appreciates the kind words. She even said if any of you are in Salt Lake and need a place to stay ....the lights will be left on and the door unlocked :laugh:

I will have to keep that in mind:yes:

How is the wife doing today. Hope all is well and she heals fast.

What no home cooked meal when we visit:confused:

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I will have to keep that in mind:yes:

How is the wife doing today. Hope all is well and she heals fast.

What no home cooked meal when we visit:confused:

The wife is doing better. Went to the ortho doc yesterday and he is hoping she wont have to have surgery.

As far as the home cooked meal...as long as the microwave is working there will be home cooking on the table:yes:

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Just want to thank you all for the kind words. I read these post to my wife and she really appreciates the kind words. She even said if any of you are in Salt Lake and need a place to stay ....the lights will be left on and the door unlocked :laugh:

Abunch of us will be in Rock Springs riding on June 10th :yes: We should meet somewhere :yes:

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  • 4 weeks later...

update.......no surgery yet. The Doctor wants to give the bone more time to see if it will heal by itself.

That's the good news. Bad news. We were in Puerto Vallarta on vacation and my wife slipped on some marble stairs and might have broke her tail bone.

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update.......no surgery yet. The Doctor wants to give the bone more time to see if it will heal by itself.

That's the good news. Bad news. We were in Puerto Vallarta on vacation and my wife slipped on some marble stairs and might have broke her tail bone.

Sorry to hear that :frown:She`s not having a good year!! Hope she gets better soon !!!!

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