I bet y'all thought my leg succumbed to gangrene, fell off and I died, right?
I have to get a screw removed on Monday (the long one in the X-ray picture), but apparently the recovery time is about as long as it takes for the freezing to wear off. I also have to get this knob-thing looked at (I call it a nubbin, the physiotherapist called is a nodule) - hopefully it's just some scar tissue, and not a horn growing from my leg.
Nope... I'm actually healed fairly well from the Great Fall of 2014... I've been out of a cast for five weeks now and in physio and while I'm not back to "normal", I'll be good to go (as long as I wear a compression sock to keep down the swelling that they say will last a year!) to Iceland in two weeks.
Two weeks! Iceland!
Here are a few pics from when the cast came off, and a current picture so you can see how well it's healing...
|A picture of my X-ray|
|Right after the cast was taken off|
|Um yeah... I had a bit of dry skin|
|Just a little muscle atrophy in my calf and a cankle - a perfect combination|
|11 weeks post surgery|