To the Fiercely Independent Woman

Having hip surgery taught me a lot about myself. It’s been almost two years since the doctor gave the diagnosis I was both eagerly and anxiously awaiting. That process was a pretty significant juncture in my life and, in some ways, the self awareness it created is still bubbling to the surface – some of…

Crutches

My surgeon looked at me and evenly stated, “You need to stop using the crutches or they’re going to become just that – a crutch in your recovery process.” If you go to dictionary.com and type in the word “crutch” the first definition reads: “a staff or support to assist a lame or infirm person…