Monthly Archives: January 2011

In Which I am Cranky but Optimistic

I almost lost it at PT last night. It seems that the better I feel, the crankier I get. PT “Steve” assures me that this is normal, that it’s actually a sign that I am improving because if I felt … Continue reading

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Setting the Wheels in Motion

As a parent with a full time job and a busy personal life, I take any opportunity I can find to have a few minutes’ peace. So during my first PT appointment, when the nice man wrapped my swollen foot in … Continue reading

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Balance and Inspiration

I have been trying to find the balance between pushing myself to get better and making things worse. Every day I try to spend more time going longer distances on one crutch. I started by going just three or four steps at … Continue reading

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Perspective

This has been a difficult week. More than one person that I know has experienced the death of a loved one. Another person’s husband had a stroke at the age of 44. There is no reason for any of it. Sometimes you’re here and … Continue reading

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Despair and Catalysis

It has been said that my writing is humorous and honest; however, sometimes honesty isn’t funny. I’ve really gotten sucked down in it deep the last few days and please, don’t tell me that with hard work and enough time, … Continue reading

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In Which We Introduce the Reader to My New Best Friend, Steve Groban

I have an entry rolling around in my brain that contains Genuine Deep Thoughts, but for the moment, a Physical Therapy Update: On Monday I started physical therapy. My foot and ankle are very weak so there wasn’t much they could do … Continue reading

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My Left Foot: The Year in Review

I have spent much of the last two months wallowing in misery over the things I cannot do because of my left foot (which is basically everything). But the truth of the matter is that the first ten months of … Continue reading

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