JimG. wrote: I've done my share of damage over the years. Broke my left leg so badly I almost lost it...I have a full length tibial fracture plate in there still with 11 bolts holding it in place. My right knee has been totally rebuilt, both the ACL and PCL.
HDHaller wrote:And you're still skiing hard today. Good for you, Jim.
JimG. wrote:HDHaller wrote:And you're still skiing hard today. Good for you, Jim.
No quit here HD...no point to going through all that surgery and PT unless I'm gonna ski my butt off.
Seriously, my skiing passion was what carried me through many dark and depressing days of recovery. There were days I would study adaptive skiing because I thought I might lose the leg, and I spent time thinking about kayaking as a substitute in the summer. Some days I would just wonder how I managed to do that to myself and there were times I just sat and cried.
My love of skiing was always the light at the end of the tunnel. Making a full recovery and returning to the sport with a vengeance is one of the greatest personal accomplishments in my life.
cj wrote:Jim, glad to see that you were able to make a strong comeback! It's things in life like skiing that get us through tough times.
JimG. wrote:cj wrote:Jim, glad to see that you were able to make a strong comeback! It's things in life like skiing that get us through tough times.
Right back at ya buddy...it seems we have alot in common.
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