Slow and steady, but progress nonetheless…

Monday was two months since I ruptured my Achilles.  Time has flown by….but has been slow at the same time.  (I know, that doesn’t really make sense, ha!)
The first couple of weeks were a breeze! I was still driving, and zipping around on my knee scooter.  Sure I couldn’t work out, but I could still [...]

Up and down…

Disclaimer: For me, starting to blog on this site is partly to share with others who know the ATR struggle.  It is also a way for me to “journal” my path to recovery; not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.  This post is the latter
This injury has definitely put me on [...]

Staples & sutures

There we about thirty staples removed from my incision at my post-op earlier this afternoon.  Then the sutures (not quite as many).  It was little bit painful, but not too bad.  And probably took about 10 minutes, if that, to remove everything.
So happy to have them out!

First post-op appointment

Today was my first post-op appointment, at 3 weeks and 3 days!
Though this boot is HEAVY and uncomfortable, I am so happy to be out of the cast.  Every little step counts, and I’ve been so encouraged and inspired by reading many others’ stories on Achillesblog.com.  I’m trying to stay positive!
Anyhow, my surgeon is putting [...]

How did this happen!??

I’m a fairly active and in shape person.  I practiced yoga a few times a week, did HIIT/circuits at home a couple of times a week, a little bit of weight training (also at home), hike, bike, and run around on the playground with my kids.  Aging, I have some aches and pains here and [...]