This was my first run of the day. I stood on the edge of the mountain and looked down. As everyone dropped in, they disappeared into the cloud. I freaked. Then I had a flashback to my heli-ski trip.
My family went skiing at Beaver Creek Ski Resort, Colorado last weekend. I wondered if my knee would be stable and strong enough in the heavy wet snow. I knew it would be therapeutic to exercise in the fresh air. I had a partial knee replacement over a year ago. Although my doctor thought I... Continue Reading →
I'm going on seven weeks since my partial knee replacement. I'm still laying in bed taking it easy and elevating while icing. I hate ice. Why can't heat reduce swelling? I went to my six week checkup on Monday not knowing what to expect. It's never good when your doctor starts out by saying, "I... Continue Reading →
Being stuck in bed recuperating can be depressing for any Wild Rider. Foggy-headed and cooped up for days after my partial knee replacement gave me too much time to think and by that I mean feel sorry for myself. Multiply that with weaning off the Oxycodone and I had a pretty big crash. I regretted... Continue Reading →