Seven year update: X-Rays look great. Chromium 1.2 ng/ml; cobalt < 1 ng/ml.
Next exam in 2 yrs. Didn’t ski much last year. Local resort was only open for a few days due to lack of snow. Played racquetball and won 2nd place in 40+ age division at Alaska state singles tournament in April even though I was 61 years old playing 40 year olds.
Also hunted for blue grouse, moose and canada geese. No grouse or moose but got several geese. Will retire in May, 2016 and have more time to travel and recreate.
Steve’s complete story available here: