Reboot

Rerun – a showing of a motion picture or television program after its initial run, usually some months or years later.

Sequel – an event or circumstance following something; subsequent course of affairs.

Remake – to film again, as a picture or screenplay.

Reboot – to discard all previous continuity in a series and start anew.

On June 28 I ruptured my Achilles playing soccer at lunch time.  I was rehabilitating it without surgery.  While at a physical therapy appointment on October 3, I was walking barefoot and ruptured it again, in a slightly different place.

It turns out, that for me, my Achilles’ heel, is my Achilles’ tendon.

I had surgery October 4 and had the 26 staples removed yesterday.  Now I have six more weeks of no weight on my left leg.

Last time around, I had an air cast (left). This time, I have an equalizer boot (right).  So now you should understand why the post is titled “Reboot.”  Also, I am hoping for a much better outcome this time around.

If you are not squeamish, there is a picture of my Frankenstein-ish staples after the jump.

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