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Lana
Started 27 Mar 2006
I went to Mexico for a week of flying and relaxing...

Lana_L
Started 25 Aug 2015
I was walking on the grass and stepped into a hole...

Lannetta
Started 7 Oct 2002. TIB/FIB FX, right leg
I was driving a Ford Thunderbird, my friends car...

Lara
Started 13 Dec 2005
I had just arrived on the island of St. Maarten/Martin, as a part of a 7 day Eastern Caribbean cruise...

Larane
Started 20 May 2003. TIB/FIB spiral FX (surgery to rebreak leg 8/03)
I grabbed the garbage can and shoved it under the kitchen window, then climbed up, being careful to balance near the edges so as not to cave the lid in...

Larry
Started 19 Aug 2003
The good lord had encouraged my friend to put a knot in the rope near the bottom and it saved me from being killed...

Larry_F
Started 10 Feb 2013
I had just finished filling the tank on my truck and was closing the fill valve when I took a bad coughing fit...

Laruccia
Started 23 Aug 2009
I was going back home when I slipped the pavement and twisted my leg...

Laura
Started 20 Mar 2001. FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
So, we were scrimmaging...

Laura2
Started 5 Nov 2006
If you have ever been to Arches National Park in Moab, Utah, you know what amazing sites you can find...

Laura3
Started 17 Dec 2006
Yes, that definitely goes on the list of stupidest things I've ever done...

Laura4
Started 27 Dec 2007
Being 5 months pregnant, I was off balance...

Laura_C
Started 6 Mar 2005
I broke my left tibia and fibula ice skating in Canada...

Laura_H
Started 30 Aug 2001. TIB FX
I felt so incredibly calm...

Laura_J
Started 13 Mar 2005
Ski patrol came a lot quicker than I'd expected...

Laura_M
Started 20 Jun 2006
I was helping my Dad and younger brother muster some cattle into the yards...

Laura_P
Started 21 Aug 2003. TIB plateau (surgery with HW)
Sixty minutes into a long awaited vacation with my 2 year old son and husband, I experienced “the moment”...

Laura_S
Started 10 Mar 2008
I was just trying to go to the bank...

Laura_T
Started 5 Sep 2006
The horse I was on bolted and was heading for a main road - I had to make a decision quick and decided to jump off...

Laurel
Started 28 Mar 2007
I was on my way to work, and taking a big box out to the car...

Lauren
Started 14 Mar 2010
It hadn't really begun snowing yet...

Laurie
Started 27 Nov 2004
I slipped in our barn and fell 12 feet onto a stone floor...

Laurie2
Started 26 Jun 2007
My husband requested that I lend a hand in bending some sheet metal...

Laurie_D
Started 12 Dec 2012
We got on a plane to start a 7 day cruise to the Mexican Riviera...

Laurie_V
Started 14 Mar 2011
I had not drank in a few months...

Lawrence
Started 7 Dec 2005
About 4 weeks ago on a really hot day some friends of mine and I decided to sneak into the local water park in Kalamunda. It was closed down and there was no water on the slides so...

Lea
Started 28 Nov 2005
I fell down the stairs - only the bottom two - but managed to twist my ankle and brake it...

Lea2
Started 29 Dec 2007
I decided to go out for a hike - the perfect ending to a long holiday weekend...

Leah
Started 6 May 2012. FEMUR FX (surgery with HW) (Arm FX)
I fell down the stairs wearing slippery socks...

Leanne
Started 8 Aug 2011
I'm just going to have a look to see whats going on...

Lee
Started 11 Jun 2000. TIB/FIB FX (surgery with HW)
We have a swing on the front porch. We call it the "Killer Swing"...

Lee_B
Started 8 Feb 2006
Slipped and fell going down some stairs. Probably couldn't recreate it if I tried...

Lee_G
Started 26 Aug 2003
It was a beautiful Wednesday morning...

Leigh2
Started 16 May 2009
With the porch light shining, 5 dogs had to be told they needed to stay inside...

Leila
Started 14 Nov 2013
I slipped in the rain and the rest is painful history...

Len
Started 9 Apr 2006
I needed to get back on my snowboard and start getting ready for the USASA Nationals...

Leo
Started 7 Apr 2004
I was playing slowpitch softball - standing by the backstop for a foul ball...

Leslie
Started 18 May 2005
I lost my footing and slide down the boulder grabbing a small tree on my way down...

Leslie_S
Started 19 Oct 2005
On the last day of camping we decided to go on one last hike...

Lexi
Started 4 Feb 2005
I was straight edge, up until a few weeks after being 16, and stayed away from anything and everything drug and alcohol wise...

Liana
Started 24 Mar 2011
I'm an adrenalin junkie...

Lill
Started 28 May 2009
I race sled dogs...

Lillian_B
Started 9 Sep 2007
I looked up and saw my dog heading straight for me...

Lilly2
Started 3 Oct 2006
In the last few months they created this Indoor ski in Dubai "Ski Dubai", so I was going there like every two weeks...

Lily
Started 3 Apr 2005
My story begins when I decided to go outside to do some "gentle" gardening...

Lily23
Started 6 Feb 2008
I've done horseback riding for more than 10 year and I've been bucked off at least 10 times...

Lin
Started 28 Dec 2008. TIB FX left leg
I injured what I thought was my right knee while marlin fishing in Cabo San Lucas, MX...

Linda
Started 3 Sep 2001. FIB FX, (2nd BL, FEMUR FX) (surgery with HW)
My husband was 20 feet ahead of his buddy when...

Linda2
Started 28 Aug 2007
Basically I missed the step coming off of my porch...

Linda_B
Started 23 Aug 2010
I was stepping out of our race trailer onto a cheap plastic step that broke...

Linda_E
Started 14 Jul 2004
The tib/fib fracture of my left leg that was the result of a fall from the third step of a ladder...

Linda_H
Started 6 Sep 2004
A girl slid in on second base trying to take me out...

Linda_K
Started 20 Dec 2009
After 2 hours of riding, I was being driven by ski patrol...

Linda_N
Started 30 May 2007
Wet grass, unsuitable shoes and a cat that isn't welcome in the garden...

Linda_P
Started 30 Oct 2005
I've been a registered nurse for over 25 years...

Linda_R
Started 2 Mar 2003. TIB/FIB FX, right leg, (surgery)
The tip toe of my right shoe, feeling a bit oversized in new athletic shoes seems to catch on the top step of 3 at the same moment my left foot slips right off...

Linda_S
Started 3 Jul 2002. TIB FX (1st break wrist)
No! I did not break my leg...

Linda_W
Started 6 Feb 2003. FX ankle, right
The dogs have a habit of getting frisky and wrestling at a few spots on our walk...

Linden
Started 17 Aug 2001. FEMUR TIB/FIB compound, broke both arms
I had a car accident whilst on my way to work...

Lindsay
Started 5 Oct 2003
Rushing around doing twenty things at once...

Lindsay_B
Started 2 Dec 2004
I went home around 1:30am and was still too energetic so I pulled out my skateboard and headed to the skatepark...

Lisa
Started 1 Sep 2001. TIB FX (surgery with HW)
One night of fun, followed by...

Lisa2
Started 30 Oct 2006
I was evening show jumping at a local venue where they were offering good prize money...

Lisa3
Started 26 Oct 2009
On a lovely autumn day, I slipped on a ramp in our backyard...

Lisa_C
Started 26 Jul 2005. Tib/Fib FX Surgery with HW
It was an exciting day as my six friends and I set out for a three day hike...

Lisa_D
Started 25 Mar 2005
They thought maybe it was from a graceful accident I had two weeks prior that involved a pencil lying on the floor that I stepped on...

Lisa_F
Started 28 Jan 2008
I ended up breaking my leg all over a computer...

Lisa_H
Started 24 Dec 2010
I was out in the barn picking stalls...

Lisa_J
Started 13 Jul 2002. FX, (surgery)
Friday night, I went roller-skating as always...

Lisa_M
Started 22 Jul 2002. TIB FX, (surgery) right leg
By stepping on my cat's tail...

Lisa_M2
Started 17 Aug 2006
I've been going to martial arts for 3 years now. It's a Korean martial art called Kuk Sool Won...

Lisa_MM
Started 12 Dec 2013
I ran upstairs to put boots on...

Lisa_S
Started 26 Aug 2003. FIB spiral FX (surgery with HW) left leg
I decided to take a shortcut by driving up to a fire road to hike up the hill and watch the fireworks...

Lisa_Z
Started 24 Mar 2003. TIB/FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
I was skiing in upstate NY, and just caught a bad turn...

Liz
Started 25 Sep 2003. TIB plateau FX
I was showjumping on my trusty steed at a local event...

Liza
Started 2 Feb 2010
I got bundled up to start my usual morning farm chores, feed the horses, milk the goats...

Lizz
Started 20 Feb 2003. TIB/FIB compound FX
We were hanging a wall paper border up...

Liz_H
Started 18 Apr 2009
Some friends and I took my 8 year old daughter ice skating (I don't skate)...

Liz_M
Started 19 Mar 2005
I am way too sqeemish, I faint at everything, thats how I broke my leg - fainted when my arm was numb from a tetanus shot and fell like a ton of bricks...

Liz_S
Started 15 Aug 2006
I thought "I must make the right choice or I could slip and break my leg"...

Liz_X
Started 9 Apr 2006
I thought it would add some variety to my exercise if I roller skated instead of walked...

Lori
Started 14 Nov 2002. TIB/FIB FX, TALUS dome, FEMUR (total knee replacement)
It all started out on a gorgeous day in Orlando...

Lori2
Started 25 Aug 2013
I was at a friend's cottage up in Northern Ontario. At about 11:45 one night I went to jump off the dock but the last plank was missing...

Lorie
Started 22 Oct 2002. TIB/FIB FX, right leg
Well, that just made matters worse...

Lori_A
Started 29 Jan 2007
Long story.... here goes...

Lori_J
Started 27 Jun 2004
I still had my sunglasses on and had not adjusted to the light yet. I heard the phone ring and headed downstairs...

Lori_P
Started 6 Jan 2006
We were halfway down, when their dog started coming up the stairs after us, so I picked Lilly up and proceeded down the stairs...

Lori_R
Started 9 Jan 2007
It was the day after Christmas and my new husband and I decided to go windsurfing in Princeton Harbor...

Louisa
Started 29 Oct 2002
The puppy gate nearly did me in...

Louise
Started 14 Jul 2005. FX Ankle
I was riding my bike down a main road and a car pulled out...

Louise_B
Started 6 Oct 2010
My hubby, 4 beautiful children, mum and dad and I went on a well earned holiday to Turkey...

Louise_H
Started 31 May 2011
Broke my tib and fib walking 4 year olds down an astroturf bank on the playing field...

Lowery
Started 5 Mar 2015
My broken leg story begins after two days of skiing in West Virginia with my family...

Lucy
Started 23 Aug 2009
My little girls and I had piggybacked on my brothers Disneyland vacation...

Lucy_P
Started 16 May 2011
I was snowboarding in France and was hit from behind by an out of control skier...

Luis
Started 25 Sep 2001
The bike didn't suffer any damage, neither did the bus...

Luke
Started 9 Jun 2004. Talus FX
I suffered two fractures in my ankle while snowboarding in France...

Lundyn
Started 3 Aug 2011
I was roller-blading at my local skate center with my mom and some friends...

Ly
Started 27 Mar 2011
Xmas eve one of our busiest days at work...

Lynn
Started 23 May 2001. TIB/FIB spiral FX
When I executed my finest stunt on inline skates my first thought was...

Lynn2
Started 21 Jun 2007
Just below us, hidden by the tall grass, eight black and white geese heads pop up...

Lynne
Started 31 Aug 2004
The opportunity came up this year to cruise the Alaska Inside Passage...

Lynn_F
Started 14 Jul 2005
I took a beautiful morning stroll...

Lynn_M
Started 12 Nov 2003. FEMUR FX (both legs) TIB FX (right leg) (surgery with HW)
I like to tell people that I had a car, pedestrian, house accident...

Lyssa
Started 6 Jun 2005
We had been geocaching and had one more cache to find before we were done...

Lyssa2
Started 30 Mar 2009
I was going for the goal, and the goalie came out, cleats up and slid right into the outside of my leg...

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