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I am now into week 6 fifth metatarsal fracture .I am walking with one crutch in about 2 more weeks going into a shoe  .I feel much better being able to get around more .  My boyfriend was away when all this happen and has now returned so he has been helping me a lot now .I am grateful as I loss my husband over 3 years ago .I am blessed to have found another good person in my life .I would tell anyone to follow your Dr's orders and I wish you the very best and a great recovery .  .As of now I am going on to enjoy everyday  this has be a great lesson learned for me. I want  to move forwad and enjoy everyday no more on the sidelines of life . Thanks for all your support while I was here .

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    Hi BailyBoo,

    I am so happy you are doing so well after 2 wks. You are very blessed to have found another wonderful man and @ the same time I am so so sorry for the loss of your husband. I agree, though you may not agree with your Drs orders, he's not out to get you and knows more than you do!! I had mid-foot fusion of 1 & 2 metatarsal with a autolounous (self) graft from my ankle 2 wks ago. He put a splint on originally, I had an xray yesterday and he said I was doing everything right, ie..No Wt Bearing, elevate above the heart, pretty easy orders to follow. Xray looked great! You guys here helped me greatly with my pre-op prep tips, Thanks. We all forget how vauable and precious our time with our loved ones is. My sister lost her husband in a matter of minutes recently. She constantly tells me to stop and smell the roses. For me, attempted the kneewalker butI was not balanced enough. I use the w/c and walked. I am using the bed-side commode, which I use @ the bed side @ night, to assist me in getting into the shower since I have an 8"curb to get in. Best of luck, you sound as if you are on the right path!

    Mary

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