Tag Archives: foot

May
21

back on 2 [wobbly] feet

GREAT NEWS! i went my doctor’s appt yesterday but i went in with little hope of any major progress — almost 8 months of incredibly slow moving progress (pun intended) creates a bit of hoplessness in that regard — and finally, music to my ears, the BONE IS HEALED!! i can now wear 2 normal […]
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May
7

drizzle

i hate to keep blathering on about the affects rain has on the southland, but sometimes the result is so extreme it dominates my thoughts. it drizzled a little today and left me in a monster traffic jam that caused me to miss my acupuncture. i only have to go about 10 miles and it […]
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Feb
27

crooked foot

another month, another appt. a very exciting appointment. this was my 4 month mark. FOUR MONTHS! on crutches, hopping on one foot, driving with hand controls. that’s a long time. i had the recurring fantasy over the last 4 months. a fantasy that included the magic words, “ok, you can now put weight on your […]
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Jan
30

give me the boot

another dr’s appt. my 12th week, the first possible day for getting the dreaded cast off my leg. days and days of hopeful / don’t get my hopes up moments. in the dr’s office, cast newly sawed off, rubbing my skinny leg and my twisted, atrophied foot. finally the dr comes in and takes a […]
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Jan
20

what the…?

checking the stats for my site, curious to see who’s hitting my site. and i got 2 hits from someone searching the keywords: “voyeur xray” you think that’s weird? go to google and search for broken leg cast care. fourth result. freaks.
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Jan
8

sometimes things get easier. sometimes not.

i was hit by a car on halloween. by a drunk driver. head on. in the hospital for a week and a month confined to my bed. it was scary and it sucked. still sucks. but i’ve been trying to be a good sport. upbeat. positive. not angry. made a few assumptions about the guy. […]
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Jan
6

yes i can.

i’ve gotten good on one leg. i vacuum. i sweep. i cook. i can catch my cat dashing out under the bushes. i can even put on a pair of boxing gloves and spar with a punching bag. i might just be ready enter the world’s first one legged ass kicking contest — and win.
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Jan
4

small victories

i cleaned my entire house today on one leg. the best part? i vacuumed the entire house myself. i’m so proud.
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Jan
2

clean feet

i look forward to my doctor visits the same way a 10 year old waits for xmas morning. because i get to spend 2 hours with my naked foot. today i smuggled in aloe washcloths, foot scrubber and my Arnica ointment. so after i had my cast sawed off i sat waiting for my xrays […]
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