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20 days post surgery

Spirits are stable and mainly up So here I sit. All in all, my spirits have been pretty even and generally up. I had my post operation visit with the doctors. They said everything seemed to be healing quite well. In fact, I think that worked against me because where my sutures were in, my body was starting to get pissed off to have to deal with them....

2 weeks after surgery

I was able to go off the pain meds after about 3 days. They gave me some powerful stuff, and some not so powerful stuff. I never used the big boy stuff, had a few restless nights but all in all seem to be fine. My foot swells a bit when I am up and about a lot. That makes it uncomfortable but the stiches seem to be healing quite nicely and Tanya, is...

Cross Training and Performance

I often get questions about cross training. This is one that came in today from “Jack.” Most of it had to do with the athlete’s advancing age and having read my new book, Fast After 50 . I’ve omitted all of that, but I’m most appreciative of his kind comments. Here is the focus of the email that gets at his question about cross training… “I contin...

3 days post Opt

Once I decided to have the surgery I needed to figure out where and when and who. Dr. Paul Bishop as an amazing podiatrist who I have been using and I initially scheduled my surgery with him and felt very good about the decision. As Paul and I are such good friends, he refused to do my surgery if I didn’t talk to someone else for a second opinion firs...