Friday, March 16, 2007

Have a nice trip...Part II

It's been four (long, long) weeks since I slipped and broke my ankle. I had surgery two and a half weeks ago; I now own eight screws and a plate on my tibia and an extra long screw through both my tibia and fibula to stabilize my ankle and help the lingament and tendons heal. One of my ligaments actually tore off a piece of bone from the back of my ankle, and now it's back where it belongs and (hopefully) healing nicely. I just recieved my fiberglass cast. I'll have that removed in less than three weeks, then I get a boot. At least then I can stand in the shower! I cannot walk on the leg for another six weeks though. Bummer. Then I get to stretch everything and work on the leg muscles again, therapy, etc. I've been able to work on a project from home, and that's been great (I don't have to se the rest of my sick time.) I'll probably go back to the office after next week. Yippee. Ayway, that's the update. Thanks for all your wishes and thoughts.

3 comments:

Angelfish said...

Oh wow. I feel for you. Been there, done that (with my shoulder). I know what you're going to go through! Healing wishes coming your way....

Oliviah said...

What an ordeal, I hope the time passes quickly for you somehow. I still wince at the thoughts, fall and all!

SCHIZOPHRERNIC MIND said...

fallin and breaking your ankle *ouch big time! i can't even imagine that! I am praying for you!!