So I just wanted to update all of you friends, family, and knitbloggers out there who have been so supportive and concerned about me - you guys are amazing:
Yesterday, at the suggestion of the Urgent Care Doctor, I went to see an Orthopedic Doctor. And the good news is my bones are fine. I have no stress fractures or breaks or anything like that at all. Also, I probably do not have a sprained ankle – because sprained ankles involve your ligaments (something I totally didn’t know. Learn something new every day) and my pain isn’t in places that seem to be involving my ligaments. Anyways the bad news is that I have torn the tendon that goes from my ankle along the outside of my foot under the bone that bumps out on my ankle and connects to the bottom of my foot. Which sounds a lot worse than it is – basically he said that it’s probably lots of little mini tears. Yeah I’m real up on the medical jargon…. So because it was torn while my foot was twisting, I have to try to prevent my foot from twisting side to side. He said he could give me a boot thing to keep me from twisting it but because my pain isn’t that bad (I rated it as a 4 out of 10) he doesn’t think it’s necessary at this time. Instead I just have to continue to stay off of it and take these ginormous prescription anti-inflammatory drugs, and wait it out. If it’s not completely better in 2 weeks than he said I “definitely need to come back”. So let’s hope it’s better in 2 weeks!
Thanks again, everyone, for all of you kind words. It’s so nice to know that there are so many people out there who care about me!