I saw my surgeon Monday for a post-plate-removal checkup. Healing is uneventful, come back in June for your annual checkup to make sure you’re still cured. This is good news. I am feeling very little pain, walking with almost no limp. Dr. Sorensen tells me he found a bursa–a fluid-filled sac–caused by the plate, and that the resulting bursitis is what caused the pain I was feeling.
He also reminded me that if I overdid it, fell and broke my leg, he’d have to put the plate back in. That’ll make sure I behave for another month.