Archive for April, 2011

Fiberglass vs. Boot Cast

Even though my ankle feels like it is still swollen and I can feel darn near every stitch in both incisions starting to pull and sting, I will still take the boot cast over the fiberglass cast any day.  The fiberglass cast is heavy and hard and there is no way to get any relief  if you [...]

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Change in Plans

Well today, my toes turned purple and fat.  I was in a lot of pain, mostly around my ankle joint.  Call the Doc and they had me come on in.  It felt like something was choking my ankle by the time I got there, and when the cast came off, the ankle was really swollen [...]

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Surgery is over…

Sorry, but I didn’t make the Monday post as I thought I would. Monday passed in a blur of doctor visit, labs, and OMG I am tired and sore everywhere.  So let’s back-track… Friday and the surgery went as well as I can remember.  After the second dose of Versed, I really don’t remember much, except that he was sorry to [...]

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ATR Timeline

  • Name: FlyRed
    Location: Missouri
    Injured during: Fall on wet tiled floor
    Which Leg: L
    Status: NWB

    584 wks  4 days Post-ATR
    510 wks  3 days
       Since start of treatment

  • FlyRed has completed the grueling 26.2 ATR miles to full recovery!
    Goal: 365 days from the surgery date.
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