Learning to walk again after a broken ankle

Sustaining an injury which required surgery has been an eye-opening and humbling experience

I had planned to mark my 50th birthday this year by running my first marathon. Instead, I now find myself learning how to walk.

I broke my ankle in March in an accident, which turned what should have been a three-second short cut into three months of hell.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2019, with the headline 'Learning to walk again after a broken ankle'. Print Edition | Subscribe