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Ahead of schedule…Yah Buddy!

November 15th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 4 comments

I’m 4 weeks post-op (surgery was 10/14) and went in today for another follow up. Today’s appt was to get re-casted with my foot at the 90 degree position and stay like that for another week or so. Well the Doc already knew how anxious I was to get into the boot and [...]

90 degrees? Ummm no…

November 10th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 1 comment

Yesterday I had the opportunity to have my second follow up with my doc. After being in the hard cast since October 25th with my foot in it’s natural angle lying off the side of the table it was time to take that cast off and try to recast my foot into the 90 [...]

Bauerfiend or RxOrtho brace???

November 3rd, 2011 | Uncategorized | 3 comments

I just wanted to reach out and see if anyone here on the blog has had any experience with or knows anyone that may have any with 2 braces that I am researching. Being that I’ve been fortunate to have ruptured both of my achilles tendons two years apart I feel that I may [...]

Post Op Pics Oct 25, 2011

October 30th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 1 comment

Hey everyone…
Well I had my post op follow op on the 25th to remove my stitches and then placed into a hard cast with the foot casted how it layed over the side of a table. Overall the Doc says it looked normal. I think by now he’s getting irritated with my own [...]

1 week post op…cramp?

October 20th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 4 comments

Well I’m 1 week post-op and scheduled to have my stitches removed and put into a hard cast on Tuesday but today I suddenly started feeling a cramp in my calf muscle. Nothing major from what I think but when I start to think about it I remember the cramping feeling I felt when [...]

3 days post-op….

October 17th, 2011 | Uncategorized | No comments

Well it’s been 3 days since my surgery on friday and not sure if it’s just me or not but this time around I sense a difference compared to when I ruptured my left 2 years ago. Last time after the operations meds wore off I felt pain through sunday (last time the suregery [...]

Going under the knife…again…

October 13th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 7 comments

Well tomorrow I’m going under the knife to repair my right ATR. By now you might have read my blog and seen that I went through all this 2 years ago with my left leg so this time around I already know what to expect. However this time around I went to GNC [...]

Yep, it’s official! Here we go again…

October 7th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 5 comments

“Expect the worst and hope for the best”…Those are words I l have learned to live by while serving in the US Army. I finally got the opportunity to see the orthopedic doctor today and he confirmed that my injury that I received on Oct 3, 2011 is indeed a ruptured right achilles tendon. I [...]

This is all a dream….

October 4th, 2011 | Uncategorized | 6 comments

Well your probrably wondering what my title is all about and Im here to share with you.  2 years ago I ruptured my left achilles tendon playing flag football in the off duty military league they have here on the base.  (I’m in the military).  I was devestated at first because I grew up playing [...]

I didn’t forget about you guys…13 weeks Post-Op

January 15th, 2010 | Uncategorized | 2 comments

How’s everyone doin out there…  I just want everyone that I didn’t forget about you guys and I do come on here often to see what’s new and read a few posts now and then.  Well I’m 13 weeks post op and I can say that I can defintely see some light at the end [...]