The road has been long. Nine weeks tomorrow, to be exact. Ten days ago, this cast was removed:
|Glad I went with purple...|
it withstood lots of campmeeting dirt!
- The broken bones have not healed, they are healing.
- Healing does not occur during periods of mobility, but during rest.
And after not being able to drive for 8 weeks and 6 days, I decided I'd had enough of that and took off for the bank and my favorite coffee shop yesterday morning. Right foot on the gas, left foot on the brake. :-) I picked a low traffic time, and made use of the drive thru at both places. After reading some things online last night, I'm guessing I wasn't supposed to do it, and I can't say that it really felt comfortable or safe, so that'll probably be the extent of it for awhile.
I'm to see the OS again Monday, and I'm thinking he'll probably wean me off the the boot. He's also going to check my ROM to see if I need PT. My leg muscles are quite atrophied, so that's another issue that hinders balance and endurance.
|Did I mention bulk? :-)|
Have a great day!