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Today I embraced blogging!

Hello!

So I have a couple of days to catch up on as I had my knee surgery on Saturday morning, so I am 3 days post-op. 84 more words

What is over-training, and how is it dangerous

Today I am going to talk about the dangers of over-training, and what it means to over-train. But in order for you to understand where I am coming from I would like to first share a story from my experience as a full time Taekwondo apprentice. 428 more words

What is cartilage?

During the winter sports season we see an increase in the number of injuries to the meniscus (or cartilage).

 The two meniscii sit between the femur (thigh) and tibia (shin) bones.  93 more words

LabTV: Curious about Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis

If you like sports and you like science, I think you’ll enjoy meeting Avery White, an undergraduate studying biomedical engineering at the University of Delaware in Newark. 285 more words

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Two Weeks Post-op: A Newfound Appreciation for Working Knees

Today marks two weeks since my surgery.  This morning, I had my second appointment with my nurse.  My nurse is a big fat guy named Larry who likes making off-handed off-color remarks.   607 more words

One Week... A List

Exactly one week ago, I was in a bright room being prepped for surgery.  With surgery itself and the worst days now over, it’s a good time to reflect on what I’ve learned.   580 more words

Day One

I just had my knee cut into and some stuff done to it that included a drill and screws and some bits of another person… 406 more words