I can’t believe it’s already been five months since the accident. I’m amazed at how far I’ve come and, at the same time, saddened by how far I have to go until I’m fully healed and walking and running again.
A huge thank you to everyone for all of the support, thoughts, and prayers. They have helped me more than you ever know and I am truly grateful to have such an amazing group of family and friends in my life to help me through this difficult time.
As I adjust yet again to being home after the most recent surgery and getting back to speed at work, I keep reminding myself how lucky I am to have a supportive team at work and to see how much we’ve accomplished as a company over the past few months. It’s really challenging to not be there in person during such an exciting time as I feel very distanced from the success and fear that I will miss out on promotion and career opportunities while I’m not physically able to be there, but for now I must focus on healing.
If I hadn’t developed an infection in my bone I would be about one month away from full recovery at this point; however, I am now a month and a half away from surgery number 5 and then about three more months away from the start of weight bearing and learning to walk again.
Regardless of the struggle, I will beat this shit and I will walk and run again so I choose to focus on how lucky I am to be alive and to have my leg and to be surrounded by all of the support that I am to keep me fighting and pushing forward but the 27th of every month will be a tough day for me moving forward for a while.
On a GREAT note, every day the pain gets a little better and more manageable and I am finally catching up on sleep after my time in the hospital so there’s no where to go but up from here :-)! TGIF and have a wonderful and safe weekend.
PS – Thanks to the cousins for the awesome Superman shirt in a care package with a ton of other goodies not that long ago as well.