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10 Best Halloween Candy to Eat when on Crutches

Posted by Brooke Williams

 

10 Best Halloween Candy to Eat when on Crutches  With Halloween just around the corner, your house will likely overflow with candy.  Since you are injured you know you are supposed to eat well so your body will have the nutrition it needs to heal itself, but the candy will likely be too tempting to pass up.  Here are some of the best types of candies to eat when injured and why.

 

Laughy Taffy

When you are hobbling around on one foot and everything takes longer than it used to, you need a good reason to laugh, right?  Have you ever eaten this candy without laughing??  Okay so you probably have, but any excuse to indulge in this sticky, sweet treat is a good one.

 

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Topics: humorous, Holidays

5 April Fools Day Tricks after Foot Surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

april_fools_dayJust because you are nursing your leg after an injury or surgery doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with your loved ones on April Fool’s Day. In fact, since you have more time on your hands, you might even think about having MORE fun than usual. Here are a few tricks you can play on co-workers or family members when you are nursing a foot or ankle injury. Just remember that any trick you play has the tendency to come back on you ten fold in the future!

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Topics: humorous

Could Derek Jeter be returning to Kalamazoo in 2015?

Posted by Tom Schwab

jeterFebruary 12, 2014

Could Derek Jeter be returning back to Kalamazoo in 2015?


Today the Yankee's captain Derek Jeter said "it's time for something new" as he announced that he would be retiring after the 2014 season. The 39-year old shortstop, and five time World Series champion played only 17 games last season due to lingering ankle issues.

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Topics: humorous

The 12 Days of Recovery after bunion surgery

Posted by Brooke Williams

12 days of Christmas on crutches after bunion surgeryIf you have to go through the recovery process during the Christmas season, you may start hearing the familiar songs a big differently.  Instead of the 12 Days of Christmas, the song might sound more like the 12 Days of Recovery.  And it might go a little something like this….

 

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Topics: humorous, Holidays, Winter

Foot Surgery Recovery…from your Toe’s Perspective

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Topics: humorous, Tips, Foot / Bunion, Recovery

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