Happy Anniversary!

Happy anniversary! Or is it Happy Birthday? I'm not sure. Today is the one-year anniversary of my shattered ankle. Or the one year birthday of my Franken-foot janky-ankle, however you wish to see it. This morning I decided to drink my coffee at the scene of the crime. A subtle "Who's the Boss?" to the…

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The Unwanted Gift that Keeps on Giving

All the king's horses and all the kings men couldn't put Humpty together again. Much like the surgeon and all his men on my shattered ankle. It turns out that when you destroy your bones and shred your soft tissue, it can't all be fixed in one surgery.  Yes, I recovered to the point of…

Anatomy of an ankle anarchy

How the hell did you do that?  Wow, you don't mess around, you go all out! These are common comments I get about my ankle injury. Especially from medical people. Broken ankles aren't uncommon. Breaking all three bones is a little more uncommon. Breaking three bones with a complete dislocation is even better. However, the…