Dec 10 2008
Well, I saw the specialist and I can’t say that it was a fun visit. My doctor I like, the news he gave me I did not like. I will be going the surgery route, but I didn’t realize how much this was going to put me down until my conversation with him.
I was able to put weight on my bad foot and hobble around slowly without any pain so I wasn’t using my crutches. However, he told me that by walking on that foot I was potentially causing the surgery to become more difficult because by walking the ends of the tendons would continue to pull away from each other. So I am back on crutches. The worst part is that I will have these stupid things into February.
I also did not realize how immobile I was going to be directly after surgery. Until I get the cast on about 10 days post-surgery I won’t be able to move much at all. Although I guess I probably won’t want to move around to much anyway.
I almost forgot to mention when my surgery is going to be. The doc said sometime between now and 12 days from now. I wish it was right now. I want to get this thing started so I can be done with it.