Tag Archives: American

Colonoscopy

Tuesday 3rd February Today was the day of the Colonoscopy. I’ve had one before without sedation about 4 years ago, It wasn’t too bad just a bit uncomfortable when the camera goes round the corners. They started with one size camera but had to get a smaller one, I’m pretty careful with my money, this […]

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Rehab Consultant and goodie box

Monday 11th March My alarm went off for my 08:00 drug fix and I had to get up as I had an appointment with my Rehab Consultant, at Addenbrooke’s Hospital at 10:30. I thought I was getting a cold yesterday and this morning I felt bunged up with a bit of a sore throat too, […]

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A parcel arrives

Saturday 9th March All the alarms went of and all medication taken and my stump felt much better for it. Mum came in to wake me for my 08:00 medication binge but was a bit late as it was actually 08:20 tut tut, note to self set yet another alarm for the morning medication. I […]

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Medication still knocking me out

Friday 8th Oh God it happened again! The second night alarm didn’t go off so when Mum came in at 08:00 I was in loads of bloody pain again, you would think by now it should be getting a bit easier. So had my pills but was totally knackered still so stayed in bed, they […]

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American shopping

Tuesday 5th I spent most of the day in bed sleeping as much as I could, setting a timer for each dose of breakthrough medication I was due. Mum did check that I’d taken my pills at the right times just in case I slept through and missed them. Although I was sleeping really well […]

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Mission Accomplished

This is a short and sweet post today but a very important one for me. Last week a lady got in touch with me through the blog. She has a long-term condition and is faced with the very real possibility of a below knee amputation. She had looked on the Internet for stories and information, […]

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Ely Parade

It’s all been rather quiet and I’ve mainly been recovering from the physio session from hell the other week. Yes it really has taken that long for my back and knee to recover and I can’t believe all that pain came from stretching exercises. Of course I did my patriotic bit and watched the Jubilee […]

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