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Entries from May 2008

Wordpress MU upgrade finished. Problems fixed.

May 29th, 2008 · 17 Comments

The upgrade from 1.3.3 to 1.5.1 went well. “Your Achilles Profile” menu now sits under “Users” on the right side of your admin console if you have a blog.
If you are just registered with no blog, you can find “Your Achilles Profile” under “Profile” on the admin console.
That should be it! [...]

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15 weeks and 2 days - walk jogging 15 minutes

May 28th, 2008 · 22 Comments

So day 2 of my treadmill jogging went fairly well, but it took a lot of self-restraint to stop myself from pushing too hard.
I set the timer to 15 minutes, and I started on a walk for about 5 minutes. I then steadily increased the speed until I was jogging at a slow pace. [...]

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Tags: Day * · achilles injury · physical therapy · recovery

Week 15 - Started to jog, massage, limp going away

May 28th, 2008 · 14 Comments

My heel has been feeling much better past couple of days. Walking, I noticed that I am now able to push off naturally most of the time. There is still a twinge of uncomfortable strain every now and then to remind me that I am still not 100%.
I hopped on the treadmill at [...]

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“Achilles Tendon Rupture Recovery Blog”

May 15th, 2008 · 18 Comments

I was curious about our Google search rankings, and I typed in: “achilles tendon rupture recovery blog”
And guess what? We are ranked #1.
Other permutations of the subsets of those words do get us in the top 3 Google pages, but I am happy to say that when the key words “recovery” and “blog” are [...]

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Achilles Heel Surgery Scar

May 11th, 2008 · 83 Comments

Here are some pictures of my scar at almost 13 weeks after my surgery. I am not quite happy with the amount of scarring that’s developed on my heel, and it’s really not going away. The lower part of my incision wound gets dry and it looks even worse.
At my PT’s recommendation, [...]

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