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Archive for July, 2008

After a long 16 days after surgery I finally got to see my surgeon’s craftsmanship on Thursday when they removed the original post-op wrap.  God that felt good for my leg to finally breathe, if only for 20 minutes!  Metal staples & no signs of infection, not unlike most of the other pics on here.

 

I chose a nice [...]

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Thanks for all the comments, advice, & well wishes … greatly appreciated.  Time for some (hopefully entertaining) rambling … I remember the Celtics glory days from the ’80s when Larry Bird was ruling the basketball world despite his inability to jump very high.  Back then 6′9″ guys didn’t really have to jump in the NBA … funny how [...]

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One of the reasons I was interested in this website was to hear about the “typical timelines” that people experience for surgery, post-op, PT, etc … it’s a long road so what should I expect?  I noticed many people had their surgeries within a week, many within a few days after the injury.  I was like, [...]

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In the beginning …

After rupturing my left achilles tendon 3 weeks ago & having surgery 1 week ago I was Googling for info about healing timelines, a waterproof cast bag, stronger drugs (just kidding) so I was thrilled when I found this site!  I’m not much of a blogger but let’s face it, I have some spare time over the next few [...]

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