Vedanā (pronounced VAY-dunna) is Pāli for raw physical sensation, which can be objectively observed in meditation to provide insight into the impermanent nature of all things.
We are with you in spirit, Eric Case!
aww... hope it feels better soon!
Actually, it's in much better shape now - I spent this past weekend 'boarding at Kirkwood and it was fine. Just made sure my boots and bindings were on super-tight.-E