MPFL: Week 16

Week 16 (April 1 - 7) It's kind of starting to feel a little strange writing these as "week whatever" MPFL posts. While that's very true, my recovery is no longer the focal point of my life. Instead, I have been focusing on what I can do and how far I have come. I mentioned in … Continue reading MPFL: Week 16

MPFL: Week 15

Week 15 (March 25-31) Although it felt good to push myself to try these Instagram workouts the previous week, I was paying for it a bit. My knee was a little swollen and achey so I decided to rest for a few days. I have really struggled to find the balance between doing too much … Continue reading MPFL: Week 15

MPFL: Week 14

MPFL week 14 (March 18 - 24) I could have never predicted that I would be waking up in my parents’ house three months post surgery, but there I was. What a long road it had been already; now I have boomeranged back to the exact place I started this journey. The previous week felt … Continue reading MPFL: Week 14

MPFL: Week 13

MPFL week 13 (March 11 - 17) Despite my best efforts, I just could not kick this little bug. My temperature kept jumping between 99 and 100 and I sounded like a chain smoker. My diet consisted of soup, toast and cough drops. I felt like I got hit by a train. Again, I had … Continue reading MPFL: Week 13

MPFL: Week 12

Week 12 (March 4- 10) The final days of Iowa living had finally come! While it’s a little bittersweet to leave my family after being reunited for so long, I was ready to take ahold of my own life and have the opportunity to pursue my goals again. Now that I knew I was getting … Continue reading MPFL: Week 12

MPFL: Week 11

Week 11 (Feb 26 - March 3rd) Physical therapy It was finally here. This week I was going to find out if I would actually get to keep my travel plans. We had our fingers crossed for a March 13 departure back to Los Angeles, contingent on whether or not I finally get the green … Continue reading MPFL: Week 11

MPFL: Week 10

Week 10 (Feb 19 - 25) Since I started PT (literally the day after I had my surgery), I’ve gone three times a week. As I’m approaching the end of my time at home *hopefully*, we’ve been trying to get a care plan in place for when I return to LA. This raises a while … Continue reading MPFL: Week 10