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Two Months Out

| Once again I’ve slipped behind in my updating, but it’s been a busy couple of months.  I got back to Seattle and slipped right into 2016 and the return to a schedule for my kids.  They had been off … Continue reading

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Reality and going forward

After receiving the news from my doctor that surgery didn’t work (and, in fact, made things worse!), I asked him what my options were going forward.  Of course, they aren’t good…..they really aren’t good.  He suggested an Osteotomy (http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/knee-osteotomy/basics/definition/prc-20019023), but … Continue reading

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Marathon Du Medoc- Race Day

We woke up the morning of the marathon to thunder and torrential downpours.  Before I left for the trip I had checked the weather and they were predicting sunshine and warm temperatures, so I had packed my race gear accordingly.  … Continue reading

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Marathon du Medoc Training

Marathon du Medoc had been my on my bucket list since seeing it profiled years ago in Runner’s World.  I mean a marathon with wine at every fueling station?  With people dressed in costume?  What’s not to like? In case … Continue reading

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Catching Up Again….and Ole Oiselle Volee!

I can’t even make excuses except to say that I’ve been busy researching information and wanted to make sure I had all my ducks in a row before posting.  It’s been a disappointing time because (even though I knew things … Continue reading

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6 Months Out

I have done a terrible job documenting my microfracture recovery.  Not because I haven’t been very mindful of the timeline, but because I haven’t had great news to share.  It’s been a very frustrating and disappointing time and I’m nowhere … Continue reading

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11 Days Out

I have 11 days under my belt now and I’m feeling great….so much better than I expected to be feeling at this point. I had my first check up with the Physician’s Assistant and other than having some irritation at … Continue reading

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One Week Down

I am one week out from surgery and things are going pretty well.  Other than getting sick on Day 2, I’ve been feeling better and better each day.  I went off pain medication 3 days after surgery and was out … Continue reading

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Microfracture Recovery- Day 2

Day 2 started off pretty rough. I was in a lot of pain at night so I decided to take two pain pills which got me through to the early morning when I took one more.  I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Microfracture Surgery

After having another MRI and meeting with my Doctor again, it was clear that all of my other options were exhausted and I would be having surgery.  The new MRI didn’t have any new information (in fact one of the … Continue reading

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