Saturday, March 29, 2008


I've said it before, and I'll say it again.

I hate the feeling of ribs snapping under my palms. It freakin' creeps me out.

I must admit, however, that CPR is excellent exercise. My abs, chest, arms, shoulders, and upper back are killing me.

Motrin, Guinness, the couch and basketball. Ahhhhhhhhh.


LadyBugCrossing said...

Well, think about it this way - you get exercise and hopefully you save a life, too!

Although, the rib snapping would totally creep me out too!

Rogue Medic said...

Usually, the ribs are not breaking.

They are connected to the sternum by cartilage and the sound you hear is similar to knuckles cracking.

At times almost every joint in my body cracks, including where the ribs connect to the sternum - without being on the receiving end of CPR, yet. :-)

Evil Lunch Lady said...

Ribs snapping?? Oh I so didn't need to read that this morning....."cough-ouch-cough"

911DOC said...

the tarheels finally got tested and they passed. more to come!

maria said...

I'm glad I'm not the only one who finds this creepy. *shiver* Cartilage or not.

Anonymous said...

Hey, if you're not doing noisy compressions, you're not doing it right! You're right, it is a bit creepy though.

firefighter girl said...

it's the feel of it that freaks me just a little.

one of the best workouts i know. :)