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 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 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 5

Week 5 (Jan 15-21) Let me preface this by saying week 5 was a doozy. To quote Kylie Jenner it was the week of “realizations.” I think some of it had to do with the fact that this was the week I had initially planned to pack my car full of my stuff and head … Continue reading MPFL: Week 5

MPFL: Week 4

Week 4 (Jan 8-14) I entered week four cautiously optimistic. I was feeling pretty good about where I was physical therapy wise and had been moving around the house without crutches like a champ hobbler. Everyone had told me it gets easier after about the 3rd week anyway, so I was hopeful that they were … Continue reading MPFL: Week 4