Archive for the 'Surgery' Category

Foot Update March 2015

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The fiberglass cast was removed (with a big saw!) on January 29. I was sad to lose all the artwork but happy to wiggle my toes and bathe my foot for the first time in six weeks. There was no swelling, and I was cleared to move into the walking boot and to bear weight […]

Sunday Outing

Monday, January 19th, 2015

It was above 50 degrees outside and since it’s January and since I hadn’t had unfiltered sunlight bathe my skin since, oh, I dunno, sometime last year in 2014, I decided to tag along with AC and Sam to the soccer pitch. And by tag along I mean: make them carry all my stuff while […]

My Fancy Cast and Living in the 18th Century

Monday, January 12th, 2015

A week ago today I traded the splint and bandages for a fiberglass cast. The cast is much lighter than the splint, but very stiff and snug. I often wake up at night with pain in some area of my foot other than the incision site. I suspect it’s just the squeezing action of the […]