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Week in Review
Opening the door and walking into Westbank Athletic Club which will be my 'home' as long as I live in New Orleans was a sureal moment for me and an awesome feeling being met at the door by Bum the owner of the gym and a great dude. We talked for a while then it was off to the bike for a nice 10 minute warm up (I hate the damn bike...all that pedaling but going nowhere!!). Then it was on to what I really wanted and that was to feel the bar in my hands or digging into my traps once again. It's been a long 14 or so weeks since I ruptured my Achilles and 12 weeks since surgery.

I was able to get 2 training sessions at the gym in addition to my 2 physical therapy sessions.  Of course I pushed myself hard and left the gym wondering if I was going to be able to get in up into my truck. What a wonderful feeling waking up from a nap with my body sore. Sitting on the edge of the bed wondering if I really wanted to try this walking thing or not!!  It's nice that the pain was from training and not the debilitating pain that I've had to deal with for the past year or more. Still I am only 12 weeks from massive surgery and it is going to take a lot of time to fully heal especially since the doctor had to clean off and reattach my Achilles and by clean off I mean scrap the calcification off of tendon. 

I was feeling really good and both sessions were intense but a little nervous during the sessions and since most people just don't understand how damn scary it is coming back from major injuries where you constantly wonder if you'll push too hard and re-injure yourself. So call me whatever you want but unless you've gone through it (more than once there sweetheart) then just shut your pie hole!!!