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Still in the crocs!

Been great reading everyone progress. Amazing how we feel so excited about being able to do  such everyday thing: I can walk upstairs normally now(still working on coming down normally) . I still can’t wear normal shoes though and did eventually cut the back off my trainers. Is this normal at 18 weeks? Back of [...]

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Hi everyone, it’s been a couple of weeks since I last posted but have been trying to keep up with reading your blogs. Lots of progress happening. I’ve been doing OK I think. I went back to work at the beginning of September in my ’sneakers’ or crocs. These are the only shoes I can [...]

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OUCH, first physio?

I consider myself a relaxed polite non aggressive person but omg, that physio tested my good nature today! Started off ok with a few questions, stretches ‘lets see how far you can’ type things. Then he manipulated my calf ,leg and hit some very tender spots. Serious pain, worse than when I originally did it! I [...]

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Too Tight?

Hi all,
Realised today that when I’m standing with feet slightly apart I can hardly bend my left knee at all! It feels tight all the way round my leg from knee down. Should it be this tight? Its ok when sitting or no weight on it. Assuming it must be Achilles still stopping it.  no [...]

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Yesterday the boot came off! I’ve gone from having to wear it all the time for the past 10 weeks(2weeks in cast before that) to not having it at all. At the appointment there was no Thompson test just alot of poking and prodding, which was painful , to then putting on two trainers and [...]

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Wedge Free! week 10

Following a great trip to France (thanks for flying tips guys) I removed the last wedge last Thursday. Took advice about removing it before bed so foot adjusted during the night,  before weight bearing. Felt a bit tight and now have ache/pain in the bottom of my heel, which I haven’t really had as yet. Anyone [...]

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Any tips for flying?

My husband has just booked a few days in France for us. His brother lives near Paris so will be nice to spend some time with family and friends. Although I’m looking forward to it I am a little apprehensive as still have some soreness and swelling by the end of the day. Don’t want [...]

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One Lift Left!

Only one lift left! The second lift got taken out on Thursday when I was back at the hospital for appointment. Initial minor pain when foot went back into boot but nothing bad. Still ok FWB but did feel strange in new position. Going to use Norm’s tip of taking it out before sleeping for [...]

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Well it’s been a few weeks since I last added to my blog ( although I have been reading quite a few of your great blogs and good advice) so I thought I would add a bit to chart the last the last couple of weeks.
Its been a bit of a mixture of emotions the last few [...]

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Well it’s week 4 since AT snap and this site has been great! Like with many of you it has become part of my daily routine and everyday I find someone with words of wisdom to help keep me on track.
Yesterday it was time for the first heel lift to come out. I was so [...]

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