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Broken Clavicle – 3 weeks post surgery

Today is three full weeks after my ORIF procedure, and a month since fracture.  I have been taking a conservative approach since I’m not intending to return to race form for four more months.  I told the doctor that I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Weekly Update

It has been a slow week on the blog, but it is because I’ve been exceptionally busy at home. If you follow my TrainingPeaks training archive (link on the right menu) you may have noticed I’ve been getting my workouts … Continue reading

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Clavicle Update – Bone Stimulator

You’ve probably heard of PROs using a ‘Bone Stim’.  They’re not available to everyone, but I was lucky enough to have a family friend that had a pesky foot bone that wouldn’t heal.  Without even asking, they were nice enough … Continue reading

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Clavicle Fracture and Fixation – Two weeks later

I saw my surgeon today for my one week followup after surgery.  I’ve been feeling much better and have been off all meds for the past two days.  I started to feel like my sling was unnecessary if I was … Continue reading

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Post Surgery Update

As I had mentioned earlier, I had never had surgery or general anesthetic before.  A big part of what I’ve been experiencing the past week is mostly related to the surgery itself.  The procedure I had is known as ORIF, … Continue reading

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Pre-Surgery Update

I’ll try my best to find some other subjects to write about but for now I’m pretty much living my life (as best I can) around my left shoulder.  I have been talking to a few folks who have been … Continue reading

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Fractured Clavicle – Orthopedist Update

It was a little nerve wracking waiting almost two days to get an X-ray of my shoulder.  At first I was certain of the diagnosis, but doubt and worry crept in over time.  Luckily the X-ray showed the most common … Continue reading

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A recent incident highlighted something that has been on my mind so far this season: On course warmup / course inspection.  If you haven’t heard, a well known cyclocross blogger, Greg Keller of MudandCowbells.com, was injured in a crash with …

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