This morning I got my cast off...  What a great feeling.  Letting the air hit my skin after being wrapped tight.  At the same time the slightest movements seen sharp pains racing up my arm. 2 weeks ago I went in for the 8th surgery on my left arm.  This time I had a side to side tendon transfer.  In simple terms I hade the tendons of my middle/ring/pinky fingers tied together in 2 locations.  I also received 3 donor tendons from an organ donor.  The new tendons were woven though my existing tendons for strength.  My arm officially looks like it was caught in a wood chipper.  

I have a really uncomfortable brace for the time being & a lot of PT ahead of me before we can tell if the procedure worked.