First of all, this is NOT a retirement announcement.
I see this blog as an opportunity to connect with my incredible supporters and provide an update on where I stand currently. It's also a chance to let down my normal, very publicly positive wall.
The daily grind of rehab is brutal. I am constantly being tested, some days physically, some days mentally and some days both! By this point, I could wear the unenviable name tag of "professional gym rat" around my neck.
If you talk to the physical therapists...
Neil Lennon hopes to have Joe Mason and Liam Trotter available for his first home match in charge when Bolton entertain Brentford.
Midfielder Trotter has not played since August because of a hamstring ailment, while the same problem has also been troubling on-loan forward Mason, but the two trained as normal on Wednesday.
Mark Davies' persistent knee troubles are another cause for concern but Lennon is confident the midfielder will also train ahead of the contest at the Macron Stadium.
Neil Lennon's winning start as Bolton boss came to a halt as Charlton grabbed a 2-1 victory at The Valley.
Lennon had guided Wanderers to their first away victory of the season at Birmingham on Saturday while Charlton's unbeaten record was ended by Bournemouth.
But normal service was resumed as goals from George Tucudean and Johnnie Jackson got the Addicks back to winning ways despite Dean Moxey pulling one back for the visitors, who remain in the bottom three.
Nevertheless Lennon has clearly made an...