Jodie Sweetin has written a new blog at People. She talks of how her injury happened this week during rehearsals. She’s dancing tonight, but, not without fighting her nerves. Below is more…
We definitely had to modify a few of the moves, but we actually are attempting to do a lot of them.
It was while we were trying out one of the lifts that we fell, and I instantly knew something was very wrong.
The pain was so intense. I thought, “I’ve broken a bone. That’s it. I’m done in the competition.”
I can handle pain and knew no matter what, my body would heal. What I was really worried about was what it meant for me being able to continue on DWTS.
They took me to the hospital to check me out. I got X-rays, and luckily it’s just a bad bone bruise. The doctor told me that it would be painful if I wasn’t careful, but I was allowed to return to rehearsal.
I definitely was really nervous to get back in the rehearsal room. Even before my injury, we were only able to rehearse the dance a couple of times the full way through each day because of the physical strain it was putting on our bodies. But now that I was injured, we had to be even more careful.
The doctor wasn’t lying, it does hurt. But if I’m careful not to step on it a certain way, I can get through the routine just fine.
Monday nights are always stressful, but I definitely am going into tonight with extra nerves. I want to make sure we do a great job with the routine, but more importantly I have to be careful I don’t injure myself more and jeopardize my chance at continuing to compete.
I’m not ready for this journey to be over, and I hope I do Pink proud tonight.
To read the full blog, see People.