Week 10: Walkin’ slow

The second week out of the cast has been good.  As this week went along I spent more and more time out of the boot and in two shoes.  What I am doing is not normally called walking, but for those of us in recovery it is wonderful.  I can bear weight on my left [...]

Week 9: cast comes off, biking begins (is that okay?)

 The long awaited removal of the cast occurred eight weeks after surgery.  The doc said things look okay and cleared me to wear the boot or shoes as I desire.  His main admonition is  not to do anything that would put stretching force on the tendon.  Clearly not body weight.  That is what the boot [...]