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Sweet Release

Physical therapy has officially ended. Friday was my last day. I have graduated, moved the physical therapy tassel, and received my degree…or at least a large co-pay bill…on my way out the door. I have been released. I am not … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Normalcy

I have been walking in normal shoes for a week now. At times I forget that anything is wrong with my Achilles.¬† I have glimpses of normalcy. But then I make a certain move and feel a quick tightness in … Continue reading

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Walking Shoes

The day has arrived. I am walking. In regular shoes. Woohoo! My stride is still not normal. Extending my heel is still difficult so I walk with sort of a hitch. When I slow down¬† my pace, I seem to … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy Begins

I started physical therapy last week at the same place my wife went after her knee surgery a year and a half ago. (I guess we are getting old when we start sharing physical therapists.) I didn’t know what to … Continue reading

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Atrophy

The cast came off yesterday. After six weeks of being in a cast, I was ready for the next stage…the walking boot. I wasn’t sure what to expect at the doctor’s office. My sister-in-law had told me that they use … Continue reading

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