+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...

+ 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....

T-24 hours

Meet Dr Crary: Dr. Jay Crary is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in problems of the foot and ankle as well as general orthopedics. He does all aspects of operative and nonoperative care. His interests include sports medicine and arthroscopy, arthritis,...

84 days + 40 weeks

On Wednesday, I head to the hospital. I will be operated on by Dr Crary—an orthopedic surgeon specializing in feet. Here is what is going on: My left foot (with apologies to Christy Brown and Daniel Day Lewis): Left peroneal longus to brevis transfer. possible...

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