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Its JUNE! I love summer. This summer I've decided to have elective surgery -- a bunionectomy on my RIGHT foot, which will prevent me from driving most of the summer -- bummer! It is important to do now as the bony changes have begun to alter my gait and, if I let this continue into my 70s, I'll increase my own falls risk -- NOT a good thing. So, to be safer in my 70s I need surgery now.

I've had this procedure before (left foot in 2004) and it was VERY uncomfortable -- the recovery was far more painful than I anticipated. That's probably why I've put this repair off as long as I have. But, I know more about how to help the scar heal than I did fifteen years ago, so I'm hoping that, while the inconvenience of this being my RIGHT foot will be annoying, the healing may go a bit easier than last time!

If all goes well, I'll be "off" for 2 weeks then, be able to work remotely for the duration of summer (8 full week post-op). So, that means, I may not be back to the office until the tail end of August. I'm actually looking forward to working from home!

So that all this "sedentary" time doesn't cost me in the weight-gain area of life, I'm working hard now to get as many pounds off prior to the surgery (July 2nd) as possible. Figuring out how to stay active while my foot heals will be a challenge for the remainder of summer.

Wish me well!

Member Since: 10/14/2006

Fitness Minutes: 11,967

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Building the habits of consistency.

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Cleaner eating.
More movement.
Greater gratitude.
Restful sleep.
Personal peace.

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