On my own

November 26, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Today I went to the Rec on my own. My trainer is out of town for the holidays. I did ok, other than sliding off a bench. I spent 20 min. on the arm bike and then did a few weights.

Back to the Rec

November 21, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Happily back to the Rec for the second time. Working with my trainer, not a PT. My doctor is not sure if he will have me go to PT or not.

Xerosox and showers

November 20, 2011 | Leave a Comment

I ordered a Xerosox last week after finding a link on this site.  It was supposed to take another week to come but I received it yesterday, along with a long overdue racing jersey from the triathlon club that I belong to.  The tech who put on my cast on Thursday had given me some [...]

First workout

November 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

My doctor said I could workout upper body. So I went to the Rec today and worked with my trainer, Sam, for an hour. It was great to be out and to be working with him again after two weeks. I am not ready to go on my own yet. I will only [...]

I went to the doctor’s today for my two week appointment.  It turns out that my surgery was a bit more complex than I thought it had been.  Since he did not detach the Achilles, I thought it had not been as complex.  I had a bone spur removed, a hole drilled in the heel [...]

Background story

November 17, 2011 | Leave a Comment

I will be going to the doctor shortly for my first post op visit and will post after about the results.
My story
Basically, years of abusing my ankles and feet led to my Achilles injury.  My other blog milliejackson.wordpress.com tells the story of my journey over the past 18 months or so to lose 140 [...]

Hello world!

November 17, 2011 | 1 Comment

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