I play basketball once or twice a week nowadays, and on Wednesday night, I played a little 3 on 3 at a court nearby my apartment. But within about 25 seconds, I went up for a rebound and came down on someone’s foot, rolled over my ankle, and immediately crumbled.
I’ve been playing basketball for many many years and I’ve hurt my ankle more times than I can count, but never worse than this. I haven’t been able to put any weight on it since.
I went to the doctor, who took x-rays and it appears to be a bad sprain. They said all I needed was to wear a boot and use crutches, but they all said they didn’t have any boots or crutches in my size! How is that possible? I have no idea, but now I’m stuck on the couch for the foreseeable future.
While I’ve been chilling, I’ve had plenty of time to read some great personal finance articles! Here they are!
The Tablet Takeover: Dissecting the NOOK, iPad, and Kindle (via Currency)
Are Your Investment Earnings Being Undermined? (via PT Money)
Never Go To Bed Angry About Money! (via DINKS Finance)
Do I Have to Save Money in My 20s (via Studenomics)
Move On When You Lose Money (via Thousandaire)
When a Discount, Isnâ€™t Really a Discount (via Budgets are Sexy)
I was also featured in two carnivals this week:
Carnival of Personal Finance (via My Personal Finance Journey)
Best of Money Carnival (via How We Prevent Wealth)