TWO SHOES!!!

Well, it’s been a while, but I’m still just as excited as I was on the day it happened!
I’ve been in TWO SHOES (with not even a sliver of a wedge!) since Monday, January 14th.  That was also the day I saw my surgeon, who was very pleased with my progress.
Physical therapy has been going [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]