Monthly Archives: February 2013

Surgical Delays

This morning while exiting the apartment building, one of my crutches slipped and fell down the staircase into the street.  Clearly, this was not going to be a Super Awesome Day.   I began ugly face crying about 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Bum Knee Workout #1

When the going gets tough, the tough get creative and ask their friends to drive them to Target. Supplies: 65cm stability ball L/M/H flat resistance bands (way cheaper than other types) set of 5lb and 10lb dumbells smelly old yoga … Continue reading

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Venn diagram

My knee is an unpleasant amalgamation of the knees of quarterback RG3 and Lindsay Vonn.  My MRI has revealed the following: – complete (grade III) ACL tear – complete (grade III) LCL tear – sprain (grade I) MCL stretch – Small lateral meniscus … Continue reading

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Tales of Traumatic Knee Injury, part 1

My first Colorado ski season distracted me from being a better writer, because for the first time in my life, doing exercise is my most rewarding non-professional activity.  Here I am at the beginning of the season in December, wondering, … Continue reading

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