Thanks for taking us along on your weird bad trip, blaster.
Now that I have joined you in the Lisfranc club, this is really useful information.
I am wired together currently, but the doc is talking about fusing the joints right out of the box, for the reason you describe--bone wear, breakdown and arthritis formation on the articulating surfaces.
How is your foot doing currently?
Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe. --Anatole France