After returning from my quarterly trip to my parents to cook for them, I am noticing a huge change in my demeanor my first morning back to work. I am not exhausted. I don’t feel overwhelmed. Well, that is, no more overwhelmed than I normally do! What was different on this trip? I felt the…

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This is it.  I’m done.  No more ankle updates.  I am in two shoes and walking without crutches. For those of you that might be reading this series because you recently broke your ankle, even though I’m upright and wearing shoes, I have a long recovery ahead of me. You can expect your leg to…

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This series is going to end soon, I promise! I’m sitting in my local Starbucks for the first time since August.  How I love the smell of a coffee shop! I don’t recognize the group that’s here today.  I’m usually a morning regular. The view is amazing and I have my leg propped up.  It’s…

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This week was full of highs and lows.  I was thrilled to learn that my fractures were completely healed and my cast was coming off.  As I sat in the doctor’s office, I imagined my beach walks, cooking in the kitchen, walking to the bathroom, standing in the shower, wearing PANTS.  As I left in…

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I’ve been dreaming about walking almost every single night.  I’m taking that as a sign that I’m about to have that happen.  Week 5 has brought me to a place of hope. Physically, I’m hopefully healing.  I’m really hoping to get out of this cast a week from today and into a boot.  Something about…

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Well, I’m out of the depression I was in last week.  I got the news that I was still in the clear for surgery, even though my break had moved a little bit.  I got a bright, shiny new red cast and it feels like a vice on my leg.  The good news is that…

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