“It won’t slow you down that much. A little at first until you get used to it. The pain meds will make you groggy though.”
“Have you had a broken leg, Doctor?” Jane asked abruptly.
“Yes. As a matter of fact, I’ve broken both legs at different times. Both arms within six months of each other, three ribs, my nose, one wrist and an odd assortment of toes. It’s why I became an orthopedic man. After all my fractures, I had a pretty good working knowledge and thought I’d put it to use.”
“Were you in car accidents or something?” Jane was amazed at the doctor’s list of breaks.
“Mostly clumsy, but also I like extreme sports. I’ve been sky diving, wind surfing, bungee jumping, snow boarding from helicopters and I like to race dirt bikes.”
“Is that how you broke your leg?” I asked, figuring dirt bikes were pretty dangerous.
He glanced away, rubbing his nose distractedly before answering. “Actually, I broke my leg once playing golf and the other time falling out of bed.” He blushed, looking more than a little embarrassed. “What? It was a high bed!”
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