Creepy Guys with Broken Leg Cast Fetish: Updates from the Couch

I’ve had an eventful week, I discovered what the term cast fetish means. Ever heard of it? Me neither until now.

Last week I had my 8-week follow up appointment with my orthopedic surgeon for my broken leg and the news was good. I was released to begin weight bearing. This week I’m up to half weight bearing. I’m not fully functional yet but I’m driving and it’s better than being stuck on the couch, like I had been for the previous 8 weeks. 8 weeks is a lifetime when you are used to being on the go all the time. I felt like I was doing time or on house arrest.

When the doctor gave me the news that I could start walking with crutches, I was so excited. I nearly danced a happy dance until I realized that my leg might not be quite strong enough yet so instead I opted for a little wheelchair boogie. Oh yes, I did!

The thing is this has been a crazy, long eight weeks and if it weren’t for all the amazing people who have jumped in to support me and pick up the slack and just pray and cheer me up, I don’t know how I would have gotten through it. Granted I’m still going through it but I feel like I’m coming out the other side. I can put some weight on my foot. That means everything. I never knew how much until now.

This experience has forced me to slow down and take inventory of my life and my health. I have reprioritized because the things I was racing around and breaking my neck to get to just aren’t that important any more.

I’ve also garnered a new respect for toddlers. No wonder it takes them so long to learn to walk. It’s scary, especially with the possibility of falling ever looming. The last time I fell, my entire life changed.

I started physical therapy with elastic resistance bands on my broken foot this week. I was super excited because, in my mind, the more I can do to get back to normal the better life will be. My doctor has warned me that there might be setbacks but, you know me, I always think I’m going to be the exception so I went for it. I was all in at Tuesday’s physical therapy session and by Tuesday night, I was nearly in tears because my leg is so sore. That’s what I get for showing off.

There’s been some swelling and stiffness the last couple of days. I have another therapy session in about 15 minutes. I won’t lie. I’m kind of terrified. I want to keep moving forward. I don’t want to keep getting slowed down by pain but I guess that’s all part of recovery.

Of course through all of this, I’ve discovered a bizarre, even seedy, side to broken bones. Throughout the entire ordeal, I’ve been posting photos and updates of my broken leg to my Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts because as a blogger, this is what I do. It’s been a great source of moral support. However, recently, I have noticed a rash of likes on my Instagram photos of my broken leg. Huh? Then it happened.

My Instagram profile is public because it’s part of my brand but I go through and block anyone who I get the “heebie jeebies” from because there are photos of my children on there. So imagine my shock when suddenly there were tons of likes on every one of the photos I posted of my broken leg and most of those were from men who I don’t know in real life.

I was curious so I checked out their pages and every single one of them are men with fetishes for women with broken legs and/or casts. It’s a real thing.

It’s called a cast fetish.

I’ve never felt so dirty in my entire life. I mean, WTF, the thought of some creepy troll wanking himself to my dislocated ankle is disturbing to say the least. Are these men sadist who get their rocks off from seeing a woman in pain?

Then I realized there is an entire subculture of men with this fetish. In fact, there is porn that actually specializes in this sort of injury. What? I guess it takes all kinds. I won’t judge but I also won’t allow you to file my agony in your spank bank for later use. Sorry, I’ll have to block you.

What’s the weirdest thing you ever heard or saw on social media?

Did you know there was such a thing as a broken leg or cast fetish?

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Comments (2)

Hi Deborah,
Sorry for a late answer to your post, yet no earlier than as of 05/2017 i came across it and thought i may give an informed reply.
I am one of those “creepy guys” who – honestly – has a leg cast fetish. Feel free to judge me, nevertheless let me share our version of events you should be advised on. It is true that sight of bandages, orthopedic casts, braces (for some of us) is a turn on. However, this has little to do with injuries – the only thing in common is the reason of wearing the cast. I understand you consider us, by logical extension, attracted by real injuries. In fact, this is simply not true. It’s like if we were attracted by eyeglasses (spectacles) this would have meant we were aroused by vision impairment. No, it’s the “eyeglasses” – the casts we are into.
Moreover, regardless of your unpleasant experience, we are not BDSM, no sadists, etc. Quote: “Are these men sadist who get their rocks off from seeing a woman in pain?” Not at all, Deborah. We like casts just like other people like leather boots, spandex or high heels. Or body painting. When we see somebody in cast we are interested in cast, but sympathize and feel sorry for their illness. We would rather all cast would be for other reasons than medical… Btw, all the girls in the cast fetish sites do not fake injury.
All that being said, i agree that it’s unpleasant that while in cast for a injury to be approached by someone which is aroused by your condition – let it be a part of it. This is why recently a rule appeared in our community not to approach people with real injury and disturbing them.
I hope i shed a bit of light on that matter. Just make sure that you don’t blame some innocent people which do not harm anybody.

Have a good night. Dan

Lol yes, I found out the same way you did. I was 22 and I’m now 38. I posted a couple of photos of a walking boot from a broken metatarsal and a cast from a broken ulna and the strangeness came out of the woodwork. It made me laugh. How in the heck did they find me with no hashtags back then? Real sleuthing lmao

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