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Mazz Top 5 things to do after Achilles surgery

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Tony's Top 5

Things to do after Achilles surgery

5
Watching sports. Before, I told my wife this was "work." Now, I tell her it's therapy.
4
Bossing people around Of course, this is done in a passive-aggressive fashion by playing up any and all perception of helplessness.
3
The drugs. If I play my cards right, maybe I can even make a few bucks?
2
Sleep. Never realized that lounging could be so exhausting. Won't be long now before I'm a hoarder, too.
1
Eat. Maybe it's just me, but this seems like the perfect time for fried chicken and beer. Eat, drink and be merry!

Tony's Top 5

Favorite blog entries

5
The final chapter on Teixeira and How Red Sox pitchers work the strike zone Jan. 7, 2009 and July 17, 2009. Some actual reporting – an obsession with Mark Teixeira and the art of pitching.
4
For 2011 Red Sox, there was plenty of blame to go around Oct. 1, 2011. The disgraceful collapse of the Red Sox stoked the fire in all of us.
3
Behind Garnett and James, Celtics and Heat are digging in June 4, 2012. Improbably, the Celtics pushed the Heat to the limit.
2
Thrill is back for Patriots Jan. 30, 2012. Another Super Bowl has even Bill Belichick musing.
1
You’ve got to believe June 15, 2011. On the morning of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, we all had reason to believe.
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Tony Massarotti is a Globe sportswriter and has been writing about sports in Boston for the last 19 years. A lifelong Bostonian, Massarotti graduated from Waltham High School and Tufts University. He was voted the Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year by his peers in 2000 and 2008 and has been a finalist for the award on several other occasions. This blog won a 2008 EPpy award for "Best Sports Blog".

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