I’m Baaaaccckkk!!!!

| October 5, 2013

I'm Baaaaccckkk!!!!

1.42 miles   1.9 mph yeah, baby, i’m back! for the first time in 71 days, i went for a walk in the woods. it wasn’t much of a walk, but still, I WAS IN THE WOODS. WALKING. IN THE WOODS, WHILE WALKING. it was amazing. here i am at the beginning of the foster […]

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Crutcher

| September 9, 2013

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Crutcher

.5 miles   1 mph “walked” (i.e., hobbled on crutches) my first measured distance outside today, which was the length of my driveway and back for a grand total of 1/2 mile. gotta start somewhere. and yes, i have a 1/4-mile long driveway, and no, i did not enter this hike into the hikefinder.

Cast Away!

| September 6, 2013

Cast Away!

just a [mercifully] brief ankle post… got my cast off today! yay! doc said everything looked really good, and put me in a removable brace, which looks like this: i used a picture from the internet rather than my actual foot, which currently looks like a prosthetic foot because it’s all swollen and purplish. nobody […]

baby steps

| August 23, 2013

baby steps

this is just a quick update. there has been nothing earth-shattering to report, but some baby steps. i’m still 2 weeks from the removal of my cast, but it doesn’t hurt much anymore, and in fact, i have pretty much weaned myself off of the pain pills, if you don’t count an ibuprofen before bedtime. […]

pink is the new red

| August 12, 2013

pink is the new red

at least according to my orthopedic surgeon. he also said hot pink is the favorite color choice of teenaged boys. hm. so here i am, 17 days after i first broke my ankle. (please don’t look at my roots. i am waaay overdue for a color.) dig that cast! it’s a brand new fiberglass job. […]

the big guy incident

| August 7, 2013

the big guy incident

i had to go to the font of all knowledge, wikipedia, to find out exactly what it was i have been experiencing lately: A hypnic jerk, hypnagogic jerk, sleep start, sleep twitch or night start, is an involuntary twitch which occurs during hypnagogia, just as a person is beginning to fall asleep, often causing him […]

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