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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
9

not really a question of should

so i’m walking out of a restaurant with a few of my friends and as i’m crutching out the door, a fellow says ‘be careful!’. i turn to smile and assure him that i’m very careful. and as i turn to walk away he puts on his best come hither expression and says ‘a girl […]
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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
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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