Here is a short version of the blog posts.. call it an overview.
Easter weekend 2012 I did something stupid (completely sober) and jumped out a second story window across to a grass bank and the rest is history. It was a dare and I am competitive : )
I was introduced to my lisfranc joint in a rather painful way! I had dislocated my metatarsals and had 4 fractures across the 2nd 3rd and 4th metatarsals. I had surgery to put 4 plates held in by 13 screws a week later. I was non weight bearing in a cast for 7 weeks following surgery after which I went into a moon boot partial weight bearing to full weight bearing over another 4 weeks. Then in July I was allowed to move into normal shoes!
August I was back under the knife to have my hardware removed. Recovery was 2 weeks off work but could walk a few days after.
Right now it is over 9 months since this ordeal started and am so happy with where I am. Life has had to slightly adjust. Whenever I sit down I usually elevate my foot still because the swelling is still somewhat annoying. And its still quite stiff and a couple of numb toes. But other than that I am returning to a normal life! Back to 8 hour work days standing and walking around. I consider myself very lucky.. I know there can still be complications that happen later down the track but touch wood that doesn’t ever happen. Now I am focussed on leading a healthy life. Trying to build up my walking to do a 19.7km mountain crossing on my year anniversary. Making the most of having two normal (pretty much) feet!
Even though this happened a while ago for me I am always happy to hear from others : )