Three times I broke my right foot. Three times in the same place — directly below my big toe.
Strangers would ask why I was on crutches and wearing a cast, and I concocted elaborate stories to explain my temporary impairment.
“Skiing, over the holidays,” I’d say.
“Car accident. The vehicle was totaled so a broken foot is a minor inconvenience.”
“Dancing. My partner has two left feet.”
Getting your child to go with the flow
A wise teenager once said, “I think in order to motivate people, you have to kind of know how they work, and it’s different for every person.”
Krista Fincke of Tarpon Springs, Fla., has experience with not wanting to do physical therapy (PT), take her medications or wear her ankle-foot orthotics (AFOs).