+14 days

Today was a great day. Not only did I have my stitches removed, but I am now free of having to stay in bed 22-1/2 hours a day with my left leg elevated above my heart. My sling cast was replaced with a full cast (fiberglass—very well done by the medical technician.) I...

+12 days

I am in the home stretch for the end of the first period of my recovery. This week I will have my splint changed to a full cast. The splint is basically a cast that is open on the the top to allow for swelling that occurs, naturally, post-operation. If all goes to the...

+ 2 days

I am home from the hospital and beginning to assimilate to staying in bed for 22 1/2 hours a day—since I am allowed up only 3X a day for the first two weeks. This is to reduce the negative impacts of swelling that will occur if my ankle is below the level of my heart....

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