Has My Luck Run Out?

luckrunout“Ugh, my ankle still hurts. This is crazy. I thought that this replacement was going to be easy-peasy like the rest.”

I can’t tell you how many times in the last month-and-a-half I have uttered the phrase above. This procedure has been the most painful thing I have ever experienced. Just to be clear, by most painful I mean in terms of total time that I have been in pain. In terms of the most pain I have ever felt at once there have been a few instances where I have literally seen my life flash before my eyes, but that’s another column. I digress, though. Bottom line — my surgeon really went to town on my ankle, and I can feel it.

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New Year’s Resolutions, Ugh!

newyearspartyNew Year’s Resolutions. Three little words that all of us know well and most of us dread. A constant source of guilt when we discard the resolutions within a few weeks, these goals for the coming year are just as much a part of January as returning Christmas gifts and going back to school. We love them just about as much, too.

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