Archive for December 19th, 2007

Two months until my FVFG

December 19th, 2007 No comments

Two months from today I will be at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in NYC having my free vascularized fibular graft surgery.

I’ve been trying to take advantage of being able to walk as often as I can. Thanks to the snow and ice on the ground it’s a little more painful than normal, but I manage to get a mile or two in every day.

Knowing about this surgery so far in advance almost makes things worse. Being on crutches is tough, but it’s the little things that really make it hard: getting groceries, carrying meals from the kitchen to the couch, going up and down my building’s front steps, getting in and out of cars, opening doors, just to name a few. Every day I am one day closer to losing the ability to do all those small things. Read more…