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