1 Year After ATR Surgery…

I feel bad because I’ve neglected this blog…but as I approach 1 year from my surgery date (4-3-12), I am reminded of how far I’ve come this past year. I had a full ATR on my left leg playing basketball and opted for surgery….I am happy to report that I have “O” limitations and [...]

Finally Made It To the BOOT :-)…PT Eval

Yesterday finally came and I was able to ditch my nasty 5 week old cast….It felt good just to be able to see my leg and touch it. The incission and healing is going well which is great, and the Dr. placed me on 50% PWB for 4 weeks. I have a heal [...]

A Random Check-In

Just a random check-in, no major ups or downs.
As far as my timeline and progress I am 3 weeks post-op and still wearing my original cast.  My next visit is 5-8-12 and I’m hoping I get fitted for a boot so I can feel some progress.  I’ve been active as possible (and careful of course), [...]

2 Weeks Post Operation…Back at work

Today is my 14th day post surgery and I returned to my desk job at work. It was a bitter sweet day back at work, good to be back in a semi-normal routine….but tough to get around on crutches and trek back and forth to the cafe and attempt to carry things. The [...]

9 Days After Surgery-Back In The Gym-tired of ESPN

I couldn’t take it much more, sitting at home watching the same ESPN highlights hour after hour, it was driving me crazy….Checking Facebook, checking Twitter…more ESPN…Playstation 3 every now and then…..
I decided to drive to my local gym (Lifetime Fitness in Cleveland Ohio), and start some light weight upper body lifting. Prior to my [...]

Almost 1 week post-operation

Excited about going to see my Dr. in the morning for my first follow-up since surgery 4-3-12. Anticipating getting placed in a hard cast after being in a splint up to my knee the past 6 days.
Experienced a lot of mental highs and lows over the past week and I’m sure this will continue [...]

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