I haven’t updated this blog for quite some time. Mainly because life has been, well just plain life I guess. With an ankle that keeps giving me shit every time I shove it down a ski boot, a winter that just didn’t have the strength to hold on, a partner bound to the sofa and … Continue reading Living life instead of fighting it
And I am just about there. Not THERE there, that will still take time and a whole lot of work from my side (and some things will probably never go back to perfect) but still, there. A completely decent there. Functional there. I can’t run, but I can bike. That’s really all I can ask … Continue reading 198 days
Yesterday, I beat the shit out of a hill that I quite often failed to climb before the accident… I couldn’t help myself from screaming out loud, both while still climbing and after: COME ON, YOU CAN DO IT!!! PUUUUUSH!!!! COOOME ON!!! YEEES! YESSSSS!!!! WOHOOOOO!!! WOHOOOO!! WOOOOHOOOOOOOO!!!! I have legs! All that rehab, finally showing … Continue reading I say YAY to life!
Ok, so this is the story I REALLY wanted to tell. The one about how I got to Spoleto, thinking that I wouldn’t be able to ride but that I could borrow some old bike and pedal around picturesque villages, drink espresso and wine and eat cheese, just to realize that I was stuck at … Continue reading A well deserved spring break – Paradiso Cavallo!
I don’t know if I do, but this Saturday morning I did it. I walked. Without crutches, and without limping too much. I tried it again in the evening. Still worked. Then again on Sunday. Today is Monday, my ankle is still hurting like hell and I still don’t dare leaving the crutch behind, but … Continue reading Non-arrested development
WOHOO!! Maria has tossed her crutches in the trash. She can walk!!! It is completely amazing to see how much bone mass (is it called that at all?) that has been produced around her femur fracture (take a look!) in the past 3 months, and it is so uber nice to see how her hard … Continue reading Fight for you right, to bike
Yes, I said it. It wasn’t beautiful and it didn’t last for long, but I did it – the track stand. Thank you Maria for kicking your pretty butt so hard that I get pushed to kick my own. Next time, I’ll try bouncing a bit. Continue reading Yes I can!