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Editor's Notes: Perry Hall Patch Editor in Recovery

Emily Kimball has been on medical leave since Monday morning.

Hello readers,

You may have noticed that Perry Hall Patch has been less active than usual this week. 

On Monday morning, I was involved in an accident where I fell down a flight of stairs in my home. I received several injuries, but fortunately did not break any bones. Between the skilled paramedics of Perry Hall's and the team at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, I'm already on the mend and anticipating a full recovery (hoping to have the neck brace removed) by the beginning of next week. 

I've been extremely well taken care of by my family, my fiance (I very happily got engaged on July 27), Patch management, coworkers and friends. Thanks all for your help!

I apologize that I have not been responsive to emails and voicemails since the accident.

In case of breaking news in the Perry Hall area, please contact Associate Regional Editor Sean Welsh at sean.welsh@patch.com or Senior Regional Editor Doug Donovan at doug@patch.com.

Thank you all for your understanding!

Stacey Schantz August 01, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Emily!!!! I'm so glad you are ok! I am glad you are seemingly on the mend quickly, and let me know if I can help in anyway!!! And congrats on your engagement!!!!! Feel better!
Paul August 01, 2012 at 01:37 PM
Emily, Stop staring at that engagement ring while walking down the stairs! Get well soon.
Honeygo Hal August 01, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Geez, get well soon. OBTW, there are better ways to get those inside-the-hospital photos... LOL
Kristine August 01, 2012 at 01:48 PM
Get well soon!
John Doe August 01, 2012 at 02:20 PM
Emily - Get well soon!!! Make sure you eat...you need it to heal!!! Don't worry about us Patchers, we can argue amongst ourselves!
Timothy Gerhard August 01, 2012 at 02:42 PM
glad u did not brake anything, next time you want a vacation or want your fiance to pamper you just ask lol, hope you feel much better,
Tim August 01, 2012 at 02:47 PM
I resemble this remark. Feel better soon Emily, and congrats on your engagement!
Steven Pope August 01, 2012 at 03:03 PM
I love you sweetie - the fiance.
Rose August 02, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Ah, young love! So sweet. Hope you're all better real soon, Em.
Mark August 02, 2012 at 10:41 AM
Emily, I am sorry for your mishap and I hope you feel better soon! You do a great job day after day.
Mark Patro August 02, 2012 at 11:20 AM
feel better soon Emily
Jae August 02, 2012 at 12:49 PM
Saying a prayer for you, Emily...heal quickly!
SA August 02, 2012 at 12:50 PM
Wishing you a speedy recovery, Emily! God bless you.
JCG August 02, 2012 at 01:40 PM
Get well soon !!
Mary Kavanagh August 02, 2012 at 02:58 PM
Glad you're on the mend, Emily. Thank you for the update. Now keep resting!
Dottie Cordwell August 02, 2012 at 03:30 PM
Get well soon Emily. You do a wonderful job and keep us informed. My prayers are with you.
Brad Nicholson August 02, 2012 at 05:09 PM
May I suggest FLATS for the wedding gown shoes ;-) (Must be a heavy ring to pull you down the stairs!)
Rebecca Jenkins August 02, 2012 at 06:43 PM
Emily - I hope you are healing quickly! Please let Scott and me know if you need anything (seriously!), and please get better quickly! Take a vacation, too, after you're done healing - you deserve it! On a brighter note, congratulations on getting engaged!! He's an extremely lucky guy! I'm so happy for you! (And I hope he lives in Perry Hall too... no moving, ok?) :)
Peggy Boyd August 03, 2012 at 11:15 PM
Hope you heal quickly Emily!
Shirley Smith August 07, 2012 at 01:28 PM
Emily, so happy for your engagement, so sad for your accident. At least you'll get the rest you so deserve. Have a speedy recovery. We miss you.

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