Jamie (left - today; right - 2 years ago)

You guys. I can't tell you how much in AWE I am of my dear friend, Jamie Johnston. YOU GUYS SHE LOST A PERSON. A FRICKIN PERSON. 186 down, 14 to go. Plus, she's running her first ever half marathon this Sunday. She is my hero. She is also going to … [Continue reading]

I’ve been walking on a broken ankle for months


Yesterday, my mom commented on how surprised she was at how I've been tolerating the pain during recovery. I haven't been complaining (of course, the drugs have been helping). She is just amazed, especially since in the past week, I've made amazing … [Continue reading]

Holy surgery bills


Things I found out when I looked at medical billing (pre-insurance) for my surgery: A pregnancy test costs $77 (I could've gotten one at CVS for less than $10). The screw they put in my ankle cost $81.06. An extra 30 minutes of surgery costs … [Continue reading]

Das Boot Part Deux


YOU GUYS. Today I said goodbye to my cast and hello again to Das Boot! *chair dance* And more good news from my doc. My ankle is looking great! (Ok, really, it looks like a gross rainbow, but medical-wise, it's looking good). Incisions … [Continue reading]

Post surgical blues


Leading up to surgery, I was overly optimistic. Four to six weeks off of work? I will get sooo much stuff done. I'll knit a bunch of hats and scarves, I'll have time to catch up on my reading, I'll watch all the documentaries in my Netflix queue and … [Continue reading]

So this happened.


Amy + Pain Meds + Motorized Cart at Target = hilarity (for me at least) … [Continue reading]