OK; so I'm out of the heavy duty black beauty walking cast. I'm walking with a limp and some pain in every step. BUT, I'm walking. Now, I've got thirty (30) days, and counting down, before going on a long, strenuous, strategic trip. Daily strengthening exercises and crud/scar tissue breaking manipulation are part of my routine. "O Lord," I pray, "please protect and strengthen my Achilles and leg to achieve 'normalcy' for this trip." I long to be able to walk long distances without limp or pain and swelling.
I need to get out of the mode of wanting to protect and manage everyone's experience on the trip, to become a participant and sponge for learning new things myself. May it be so.