I’ve been walking on a broken ankle for months

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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 progress and made it yesterday with only taking 4 pain pills all day! […]

Das Boot Part Deux

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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 are healing well. Doc says I’ve been doing everything right. Wahoo! I […]

Post surgical blues

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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 do some design work I’ve been […]

So this happened.

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Amy + Pain Meds + Motorized Cart at Target = hilarity (for me at least)

Day 4

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It’s been three days since my lateral ligament reconstruction, bone spur removal and bone fracture surgery. Today started out a bit rough. I was in a lot of pain this morning and spent more time sleeping than I did yesterday. I’ve had a really upset stomach (let’s just say  that the narcotics are doing a […]

Baby Steps

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I can begin walking today. The rules: nothing more than a half mile or so. SLOWLY. Must be flat. Short strides. Today after work I took li’l Miss Beep for a short walk around our apartment complex (there are like a bajillion buildings and it’s fairly flat). I guess this is what baby steps are […]