Author Archives: bustedachilles

Shuffle, walk slowly, walk a bit faster, run?

It’s been a really loooooooong time since I wrote here, but please take that as a good thing. I’ve gone from moving at a snails pace to now I’m hitting 10K to 12K steps a day before the pain hits … Continue reading

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Shuffling, shuffling…

After 71 days of NWB, I’m finally on my feet – very, very slowly… but, I’m vertical for the first time in a long, long time!

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My lil’ Mule

So the best and worst part of this recovery has been a device that I now swear by and highly recommend for anyone going through this experience – my knee scooter. Complete with decals of flames, this little baby rocks. … Continue reading

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OH No… Please, not the marbles!

Yesterday morning, bright and early, I started the modern torture known to the medical community as Physical Therapy.

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Mind the gap… Mind the gap…

Health Insurance should not be related to your employer. Ok. I said it. Yeah. That’s right and I mean it too. Health benefits started out as a way of keeping employees tied to the company for the robber barons of … Continue reading

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Yuck.

So word of warning: whatever you do, don’t Google the combination of your procedure name and “youtube”. After my post about the pain I endured from this procedure (bustedachilles.wordpress), someone asked what procedure I had done. At the time I … Continue reading

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No PT for you

Ok. WTF. If youve been following my tale of woe. You know by now that I had to put off working up in NYC with my team for the last 3 weeks because of a post-op infection that hit me … Continue reading

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