Yep, up to my freaking shoulder. At the Breck ER, they put it up to my elbow, then the bone doc put a cast OVER THAT ONE up to my shoulder. His reasoning was that if you can move your elbow, your wrist inherently moves too, and it was a closed redux, so movement would have been bad...he put the damn thing over the first cast to not risk damaging anything during the removal. All in all it felt like it weighed 90 pounds!
Good luck at the doctor! Hope you heal fast!