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Baby Steps, But I'm Back!

Oh my goodness, I've been such a bad blogger! My toenail has recovered and is almost completely grown back since my first procedure in September. There were growing pains for sure and it is still tender and the tip of the nail is all jagged-looking but soon, I should be able to trim it and it will look like a normal nail again.

I did have a titanium stent inserted into my ankle (in the talotarsal sinus, specifically) to correct my dislocations. I had some issues that weren't very major and now that I look back, I know what I should and shouldn't do when I have my left ankle done.

It is amazing that I have not had the old pain in my "Witch's Toe" for quite some time. That pain became constant before my first surgery and I thought it would always be that way.

 One weird thing is that I really had to force myself not to walk on the outside of my foot. Sometimes I catch myself standing and notice the weight bears on the outside and I have to mentally force my foo…