Today, 6/26/09, marks a big day for me in my recovery.  I have been casted in full equinus for 4 weeks now, and today had my 2nd cast removed (I was casted twice because I thought there was a bit of “play” coming into the first cast, which now that I look back on it, there [...]

Yesterday, Friday 6/5/09, I had my first appointment since rupturing my achilles on 5/28/09. I made the decision to follow the doctors advice, and allow for natural healing. My initial thought was that if I can avoid surgery, that would be my preference. However, once I got into researching achilles rutures, it [...]

Geez, it’s only been 5 days, and I’m feeling maybe not so bored, but just understimulated.  I have lots to do, no matter what.  I can always find stuff to do.  I just wish I was back home with my family, so I could at least be spending this quality time off of work with [...]

It was just this past Thursday night, 5/28/09, when I ruptured my right achilles tendon for the first time.  I am a gymnastics coach and choreographer, so bouncing around and leaping are just things I do, and love to do more than anything.  Although I just turned 41, I am in excellent shape from demonstrating [...]