Monthly Archives: September 2010

Welcome to Bruisetown

I thought that I wouldn’t be as bruised up after ACL surgery as I was after ACL/PCL surgery, but I was wrong. Dead wrong. Here’s my right leg after ACL/PCL reconstruction: Pretty gnarly, for sure. But that’s nothing compared to what … Continue reading

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How to Poop After Knee Surgery: A Practical Guide to Post-Surgical Bowel Movement

One thing that’s interesting about writing a blog is that I can check my blog’s “stats.”  One of the stats that is recorded is a list of search terms that people have used to find my site. That means every … Continue reading

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Percocet Makes My Brain Work Not Goodly

Anybody who’s had ACL surgery and isn’t an idiot will tell you that the worst part about recovery is the first week, a fact that I learned roughly 3 months ago while I was recovering from my first knee surgery. … Continue reading

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