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The Hardest Part

Derek Edamura

July 1, 2016

This is the hardest part.  It’s one thing to finally wake up from surgery, open your eyes to see what used to be a pretty good looking leg, now triple the size, wrapped endlessly in ace bandage, secured by a brace that looks more suited for a construction project than a gumby knee like mine.  It is painfully obvious the road ahead is not a short city street, but a long endless Texas highway.  But if I can be honest, there is a considerable amount of...


One day at a time

#ISIPhotos

June 9, 2016

One day at a time. Everyday. Everytime. No matter what. That’s how I came back from the first two, and that’s how I am coming back from this one.

I get asked basically every day about my knee, how my knee is feeling, how my rehab is going, when I will be able to play again, about the Olympics, if I will be able to play in the Olympics, when can I play with the Reign again, will I be back to play this season? Quite frankly...