Don’t Break Your Arm on the Big Island

So I mentioned a few days ago that my mom broke her arm.

When I first blogged about it, I mentioned that she would be getting it casted the next day after the swelling went down.

Well she called her physician and they told her she would have to wait four days before they could cast her arm.  My moms a tough lady and she had it splinted from the Emergency Room so she decided to wait it out.

I took her to the doctor today at 1:00 for her 1:30 appointment.  She didn’t even get into see the doctor until 2:15.  She came out about 5 minutes later and told me that the Emergency Room hadn’t sent the X-Rays to the doctors office.

So we run up to the hospital which is only about 2 miles away and we pick up her x-rays and bring them back to the doctors office.

So she goes in and gets her arm casted and when she comes out, she has this BRIGHT PINK cast on her arm.

pinkcast

Not my mom... forgot to take a picture!

So I ask her… did you choose that color?  And she said it was either that or baby blue.

I just shut up and was happy that her arm finally got casted.

I remember when I broke my arm… I was in and out of the same hospital within about 4 hours.  My arm literally looked like an “S” and this was about 34 years ago!  They had no problem putting a cast on my arm and it wasn’t bright pink… it was just a regular white cast.

I wonder why they don’t make “FLESH” colored casts?

Well I’m happy my mom is on her way to recovery, I’m a bit disappointed in how long it has taken for her to actually get a cast on her arm.

“A Night to Remember” Honoring Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., USN (Ret.)

A Fundraiser for Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor:
The Liberty Belles

Pictured are the 1940s style singing group, The Liberty Belles who will be part of the evening's entertainment for "A Night to Remember," the 3rd Anniversary celebration at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, a fundraiser for the Museum.

The public is invited to spend “A Night to Remember” with military, civic and community dignitaries on historic Ford Island as Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor celebrates its 3rd anniversary with a gala to benefit its fundraising efforts. The event will take place Thursday, December 3, 5:30 to 9:30pm.

The evening will honor Medal of Honor Recipient Captain Thomas J. Hudner, Jr. USN (Ret.) who will be the featured speaker. Honorary Chair is celebrity Jim Nabors. Museum founding Chairman of the Board Adm. Ronald Hays will also be honored for his contributions to the Museum.

Hangar 37’s gallery will be the scene of music and entertainment with comedian Bo Irvine as emcee, along with the 1940s-style singing group the Liberty Belles and celebrity Jim Nabors entertaining. A major focus of the evening will be over $50,000 in donated prizes, which guests can enter to win. The evening’s cuisine is being specially prepared and catered by Chef Chai of Chai’s Island Bistro.

Guests will be among the first visitors to get up close and personal with the Museum’s four newest aircraft: a MiG-15, F-4 Phantom II, F-102A Delta Dagger, and an F-86A
Sabre.

Pacific Aviation Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Its mission is to develop and maintain an internationally recognized aviation museum on historic Ford Island that educates young and old alike, honors aviators and their support personnel who defended freedom in The Pacific Region, and preserves Pacific aviation history.
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor is located at 319 Lexington Boulevard in Hangars 37 and 79 on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor. Tickets and sponsorships are available online at www.PacificAviationMuseum.org or contact Development Consultant Donna Bebber at 808/441-1006 or 808/741-1041 (cell), Donnab@PacificAviationMuseum.org.