I went back to the orthopedic surgeon today, who removed the splint and the staples from my leg – he was pleased with the progress, and gave me a moon-boot style removable walking cast. This is much better, as I can now take a real shower (though I’m using a shower chair, like a little old lady).

Pictures available of the foot here, if you really want to see them.
And finally, a photo of my Christmas gift from Donna – a necklace:

Love, love, love it.