I recently had an athlete I was working with tear her ACL. She knew it right when it happened and had all of the signs and symptoms with the injury. Non-contact. Plant. Twist. Pop. ....“I am so sorry!!”
Talking with her about the injury and the process moving forward, more mental than physical, brought me back to my own ACL injury like a flood of thoughts, memories, and feelings. I remember it like it was yesterday… well, maybe not quite like yesterday. Actually, I think that I can remember that day better than I can remember yesterday. A whole other issue. ???
January 16, 1991… a little further ago than yesterday. Wow! Has it been that long?? I am aging myself. 30 years ago - YEP!! But still, just like yesterday… maybe last week.
I was (still am) a skier. I was in a high school ski race in Michigan. One:...