Happy Mother's Day, and Happy Morning-After-Pacquaio-Wins!!
I've gotten some good questions in my comments, so I'll answer a few basic ones over the next few days. First up:
What Kind of Surgery is this?
I'm getting a Fulkerson Osteotomy. The procedure involves the surgeon cutting a large incision over my knee. Then he saws off the top part of my tibia, where the knee cap attaches. He then moves this bone sideways/up and down until he gets the angle of the joint in its proper place. Once he's found the best angle, he screws down the bone with two screws, and I get a nice 6" long scar down my shin and no more bones rubbing together inside my joint!
Here's an x-ray of what it looks like: