3 month follow up

Saw my OS today for another follow up.  It’s been a little over three months since surgery and I am fully in 2 shoes, back to work full-time and going to PT.  I still have a sizeable bump where the tendon was stitched and I still have enough swelling each day but my dr. was [...]

5000+ steps

I’m finally managing over 5000 steps a day now, which is a big accomplishment for me. Just a few short weeks ago I was averaging just a bit over 1000. My pace is picking up just a little and I can now walk 18 city blocks without stopping which makes me very happy as I [...]

11 weeks in

11 Weeks in and I have finally started PT. I know this is late compared to many, but my OS didn’t want me starting until this month since I stretched my tendon when I took a really bad fall during PWB. I’ve been walking in two shoes (sneakers) with heel lifts in each since Labor [...]

Definitely seeing progress on FWB

So, I’m a week into FWB and although I was supposed to be crutchless, it has taken me until today to get used to that an walk fairly well in the boot alone.  I was having real real difficulty managing the boot without any support so I decided I would start with the single crutch [...]

First Steps… FWB

So, at today’s follow-up appt, my OS said it’s time to ditch the crutches and go FWB in the boot. I knew this was coming and had been trying to get my mind to catch up with what I needed to do for a few days now. I could stand in the boot but still [...]