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Retrocalcaneal Exostosis Surgery Journey

February 11, 2015

Day 2, I am keeping my foot elevated above my heart with a wedge pillow and two pillows. My foot and leg is swollen so I am keeping ice packs on it thirty minutes on the back of my leg and foot then thirty minutes on top. 456 more words

Achilles Rupture

Retrocalcaneal Exostosis, Achilles Tendon Surgery

February 10, 2015.

I arrived at the surgery center at 7:00 a.m. I thought that I would be very nervous and I might change my mind before surgery. 139 more words

Achilles Rupture

Have Performance Goals, Not Aesthetic Goals Part 2

Performance Goals

I have performance goals in a few areas of my workouts, but it doesn’t have to be complex. Maybe your single goal is to be able to do one pull-up, or run a mile in X number of minutes, or bench press 200lbs, etc. 379 more words

Kettlebell

Vegetarianism and Endangered Chickens

I was a vegetarian for a decade or so in my early twenties. I had read a book titled “The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory” by Carol J. 1,273 more words

Kevin Norwood Closing In On Seahawks Debut

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Fourth-round draft pick Kevin Norwood made it through just one practice in training camp with the Seattle Seahawks before the pain became just too much to ignore. 523 more words

Sports

My Knight in Slightly Tarnished Armour

The title of this post is the line my husband used to pick me up. I was working as a personals ad writer, transcriber and approval department all in one for our town’s weekly alternative newspaper. 1,195 more words

Glucosamine and Arthritis

General Information

Our bodies naturally produce glucosamine, an amino sugar that shares some properties of carbohydrates. However, unlike most carbohydrates, glucosamines in the body are not concentrations of energy but rather these mono-molecules act as building blocks to body parts especially cartilage in the joints. 459 more words

Pain Management