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Back to the Operating Theatre

Wednesday 8th January The day of surgery arrived at last, I just wanted to get it over and done with as quickly as possible. I was taken from the Ward at 11:45 which was roughly the same time as my last operation here. As is becoming more the norm they had trouble finding a vein […]

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Exercise “Battle of the Bug” Commences

Because of being ‘Nil by mouth’ from midnight I managed to get left in peace first thing in the morning, apart from the obligatory medication at about 06:00. I managed to get some sleep throughout the night but was extremely apprehensive about this surgery and what it would be like after. Having surgery is always […]

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Operation Number 19

On Wednesday evening I was admitted to Juniper Ward, my bed space was next to the nice big bay window, with a stunning view of a building wall and some windows. I unpacked, made my bed (which I always like to do myself) and settled down to do yesterday’s blog post. The evening went reasonably […]

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Surgery Day

I apologise for the lack of blog posts but since my surgery, on Friday 22nd February. I’m so far behind and so much has happened I could probably write a book on the past week alone. As things are starting to improve slowly I hope to be able to get a couple of posts done […]

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Happy at home

Even though I have been in hospital for the past 7 days, last night I couldn’t wait to go to bed. That nice soft bed, with cosy duvet and a soft comfy pillow that doesn’t sink in the middle leaving your head in a rut. Of course said bed was also in a nice dark, […]

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Third time lucky

Yesterday was a long, long day with as much crossed as possible that I managed to make it to Theatre. The Consultant came round early to see me and although he had previously told me he would try and get me in in the morning, you could tell that may be unrealistic. I told him […]

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Let’s play catchup!

So here we are, the first proper entry. On Thursday the 10th November after a restless night I came into Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon for a left above knee amputation. I had only spoken to a couple of people about it, one being an amputee himself. There was a couple of reasons for not tell anyone […]

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