I've had a couple of quiet days working from home. I have a monster amount of materials to read for the case which has the trial in April and I'm actually managing to be fairly productive. Things are looking up on the return to sports activity front. Yesterday at the pool I experimented with switching … Continue reading Day 36: Swim, Bike, and Get Annoyed
This morning's good news was that I woke up with no ill effects from my short spin on the bike yesterday. Tomorrow I will ride again for a bit longer. Today's workout once again was core and upper body weights. I had a lunch with at one of my favorite lunch spots with a new … Continue reading Day 34: Still All Good
So, the headline of today's appointment is that I am going to be doing a lot more things very soon. I had x-rays taken again and everything is looking good. Even though I still have a little swelling around the heel (totally normal at this point), it already looks more like a normal heel compared … Continue reading Day 33: Moving On Up Like a Tortoise
Today is exactly one month since my surgery. For the new or only occasional readers of this blog, here is a quick recap of where I am at in terms of recovery. I got out of a cast and into a boot right before three weeks. Just after three weeks, I was allowed to get … Continue reading It’s Been a Month
And just like that a whole week has already passed. First, a quick status report for those who are not one of the three regular readers of my daily musings and minutiae. As best I can tell, my heel is healing pretty well but I really won't know how the incision looks until my appointment … Continue reading It’s Been a Week!
I know that in the coming weeks and months, despite my best intentions, I'm going to have days of gloominess, frustration, and downright despondency. Even at the best of times, I'm a little prone to melancholy, and I'm definitely not one to hold things in and pretend that all is fine. I feel confident that … Continue reading Five Things
My Achilles heel a/k/a the bane of my running existence. That little bump (“bony prominence”) on the back of my heel, called a Haglund’s deformity, has plagued me off and on for a number of years now. It's been the cause either directly or indirectly of most of my injuries. The bump presses on the … Continue reading Literally and Figuratively