Casting off

My foot cast is coming off tomorrow, thank goodness. No idea if I'll get a new one, but the doctor said eight weeks ago that I'd be in the air cast (boot) for another few weeks at least. I can live with that if it means walking without crutches.

This sucks

Having a broken foot is no picnic. I'm getting to the place in my head where I'm frustrated that I can't do the things I took for granted for 30-mumble years. Like walking up stairs. Emptying the dishwasher (yes, really). Putting on clothes. Showering. Walking down stairs. Driving (though having an automatic transmission makes this … Continue reading This sucks


The swelling in my foot has diminished somewhat, and now I can feel pain in other parts of my leg and ankle that were previously overshadowed by the broken bones. I read a fascinating article on about how the body mends fractures. According to that, and of course my doctor spouse, I should be … Continue reading Updates