Hope?

Surgery is done.

The day finally arrived. I had mixed emotions. Nervous, skeptical and hope. My accident happened in 1980. I crushed my heel, broke my ankle and broke my instep. That is when the pain started.

Fast forward to 2019 when I changed primary physician. He referred me to an orthopedic surgeon. He informed me ankle replacements had been happening for 25 years. He said he could help me so here we are.

It started at 10 am. Not sure when the surgery was finished but I awoke around 5:15 pm. I thought they were going to keep me but they decided to send me home. I guess one can really say this is where my journey begins.

I havent taken a step without pain for 40 years. I have lived with chronic pain. It wasn’t as bad in the beginning but it has got worse over the years. The surgery is supposed to take care of the pain. Time will tell.

Note: I plan on recording my recovery through my blog.

15 thoughts on “Hope?

  1. Best of wishes for a super speedy recovery and for a pain free ankle and foot!! So HAPPY you switched doctors to get the help you needed. Better late than never I always say!! ❤️ Praying for a wonderful outcome! Diana 🙏😍

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  2. Good stuff Wayne! And no worries man! Mother Nature heals the earth everyday. To her, your leg will be no problem. She always takes care of those most close to her. Best wishes and a speedy recovery my friend.

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