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Another day closer

After my short stint in the hospital, Doc sent me home with something called a “unna boot” (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unna’s_boot) which is essentially baby-butt cream impregnated into a gauze bandage that you wrap around your foot. The active ingredient is Zinc Oxide … Continue reading

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Recovery Interrupted

Please bear with me, I’m still working my way to the current day. – Steve This event happened about 3 weeks ago and ended up with me in the hospital. Let me tell you how it all went down… After … Continue reading

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Oh, the pain…

Perhaps you were wondering about the pain. I mean, someone cut into my body, pushed things around, “shaved the bone”, removed a bone spur, moved a tendon, “scraped off the scar tissue”, etc… sounds gruesome and horribly painful right. Well…. … Continue reading

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2 Weeks of Hell

So what was it like staying in bed for 2 weeks straight? It was tough, but I had a couple things going for me that made it easier to take. For those of you contemplating the same or similar procedures … Continue reading

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Surgery and the false start

I consulted with my surgeon (Dr Joseph Daniel, Rothman) in early November and he took one look at the X-rays and quickly pointed out how much damage was done to my tendons and the bone spurs that had been started … Continue reading

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Enough background, what the hell happened?

Even I’m getting impatient. I guess we can get into my self-discipline issues and how I drifted off the track later. For now, you may want to know what the hell is going on and why I felt that I … Continue reading

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More about me

      Let me continue to paint for you a picture of who I am. I’m about 6’2”, for most of my life I’ve hovered at 250 lbs. I was a weight lifter as a high school/college student, but … Continue reading

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