Eden Silva

May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020 “I was at a 10K in Italy, in 2015. I served and volleyed and went to turn. At that moment, I didn’t know. It was very painful, but we went to the hospital straight away, and they did an X-ray. They said it’s all fine. A few days later, I still wasn’t able to walk and I knew something wasn’t right. I had a MRI and they confirmed it was a full cruciate ligament tear. As I went back into the surgeon’s office and he told me– it sounds like a movie, but everything around me went blurry and I couldn’t— I didn’t hear anything he said after that.” My rehab went well, but then I had an ear infection. It was really swollen and infected. They had to operate on it. I was in the hospital with an IV drip because the infection got really bad. After they operated on it, I wasn’t able to sweat. I needed to keep the area dry and clean. I wasn’t able to train for three months after that. If it wasn’t for my family and friends, I think a lot of the time I just wouldn’t have even been

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