Post ACL Surgery 1.5 Years

Post ACL Surgery 1.5 Years

I’m beginning to wonder if the effects of my ACL reconstruction surgery will ever stop bothering me on a psychological level. A year and a half later, and I still feel fragile, weaker than I used to be, and somewhat limited. (Maybe I’m all three?) I...
The Friday Five: What’s Up

The Friday Five: What’s Up

It’s time for a quick Friday Five! I’ve only done this one other time, but I think it would be fun to write them on a regular Friday basis. You ask: What will these FF posts be about? I answer: Whatever five topics I feel like! (I’ve got your...
What I wish I’d known before ACL surgery

What I wish I’d known before ACL surgery

Going through ACL reconstruction surgery is serious business. Yes, the procedure itself is minor, and depending on if you choose to use an autograft (a tendon constructed from your own body) or an allograft (a tendon from a cadaver), you could be back on your feet in...
One Year Post ACL Surgery Anniversary

One Year Post ACL Surgery Anniversary

Happy anny to me and my knee! It’s been one year since my surgery on March 10th, 2015. I should be running literal circles around the surgery center yelling “in your face!”, but I’m stuck in the office. Also it’s raining outside, and...
Post ACL Surgery: 6 Months

Post ACL Surgery: 6 Months

So here’s the deal. I’m writing a post that I should have written six months ago. I have no excuses. But, I think six months post ACL surgery is a pretty poignant time in recovery, and I should write about it. Don’t worry, I have a record of all the...
Running After ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Running After ACL Reconstruction Surgery

This time of the year does strange things to me. Like, it makes me happy all of the time. Oh my god, I get to wear this warm, cozy sweater? I get to use my umbrella? I get to listen to the rain pelting down on my window at 6:00am? Please, give me more! It also forces...