Tag Archive: tumor

Days 1 and 2 of WALKING!!!

It’s been three months since I have gone shopping somewhere other than a grocery store, so what does this girl do when she is told she can walk without a crutch? Go shopping!… Continue reading

3rd monthiversary

Today is the third monthiversary of my surgery–a little over 90 days. Things have sure come a long way since day one. Three months ago right now my leg was in the immobilizer,… Continue reading

6 weeks post surgery

6 weeks ago yesterday I had surgery on my right leg to remove a giant cell tumor from my femur (thigh bone) right above my knee. In the last two months I have… Continue reading

Revised goal: 90 degrees

Going to be honest–it’s been a tough week. I’m not saying that for any sympathy, it’s just the truth. Being back in my house has been great, but there is much I still… Continue reading

How Koko Got Her Spots

Sometimes there are signs that my body hasn’t figured out that Ironman training is over. Here I am awake before 5am on a Monday morning ready to swim, bike or run. So I’ve… Continue reading

Augusta 2.0: knowing when to turn it in

Augusta 70.3 was supposed to be my warm up race leading up to Ironman Florida. I went last year and had a blast (see race report from 2012) and signed myself up shortly after… Continue reading

Knee Post Op Update: Part 1

Let me first start by saying that I am in very high spirits, and I have every right to be. The biopsy came back saying that indeed it was a giant cell tumor… Continue reading

“I read your blog”

The first thing the doctor said to me when he walked in the room today was, “I read your blog.” Right then, I knew he was the right one to do the surgery.… Continue reading

The Past 10 Days

I know I’ve been on radio silent the past couple of days as far as my knee is concerned. So much going on so fast that it’s hard to process. If you have… Continue reading

Cheerleaders Needed

Wow, what a week it has been! I had a great week of training last week and was ready to follow it up with another. As you may know from my last post,… Continue reading