Well friends, it's been a while.... In my last post a couple of months ago, I rather brashly described my impressively linear progress. As tends to happen, I then immediately proceeded to Overdo Things and then did not make a ton of progress for about a month. A work trip to New York in mid … Continue reading 8 Months and Other Stuff
It has also been a really long time since I wrote an update which is a sure sign of my ongoing reintegration back into normal life. So friends, here's what things look like six months after having my Achilles tendon split down the middle and a piece of my heel bone cut off. Running! I'm … Continue reading It’s Been (Almost) 6 Months!
Well friends, it has been a while since my last update. All is well. Very well actually, I have just been out living my life and forgetting to document it. First, a heel update. I'm walking well and at much greater capacity than a month ago. Most excitingly, I've been running for 20 minutes on … Continue reading 20 Weeks
Although I already offered up my pearls of wisdom from four months in my last post, today is actually exactly four months since my surgery. In a most significant development, yesterday evening at physical therapy, I ran for fifteen minutes on the Alter G at 65% of my bodyweight. The Alter G is an interesting … Continue reading Hints of Running
Friends, it is fast approaching four months since hobbled my way into surgery and woke up with a remodeled heel. A friend, who I actually met through this blog (Hi, Rhonda!) will be having Haglund's surgery this week, four months to the day since I had mine. She is already the lucky recipient of my … Continue reading Thoughts from Four Months
Today at physical therapy, while balancing on my surgery leg on a squishy foam pad and catching a ball that someone threw from different angles, I realized that I've already surpassed general population levels of strength and stability on my surgery leg. (Seriously, you try and do that while catching and throwing a ball.) PT … Continue reading 16 Weeks
Friends, I'm back! I know it has been an eternity in blog years since I last posted anything. It would not surprise me if none of my loyal three readers check for updates anymore. The last month has been a very long and rather arduous one away at trial. In all honesty though, it was … Continue reading A Third of a Year