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Christmas and New Year

Since I last went to the Nuffield for my Pre Op Assessment the knee had been continuing to deteriorate. This meant more pain and restriction of movement and I was really worried about what would happen over Christmas and the New Year. Personally I didn’t think I’d get away with it and would end up […]

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Need a new bed to get home!

Friday 1st November From the Physio and the incident with the leg I was in a lot of pain and taking my break though medication at every time I was allowed to have it. This of course wiped me out and I slept my way through most of the day. The only time I got […]

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The longest wait ever

After the disappointment of Tuesday I was so excited that I was going home Wednesday. I was confident that the chest X-ray would come back positive, the SHO (Senior House Officer) had done the discharge letter and got my medication sorted, so I would get home that morning. I decided to stay in my PJ’s […]

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Oh it just gets better

After having had my fist night on SSU and because people were spread out around the unit they decided to have a big bed change around. I was moved from Bay 9 to Bay 6 and was offered my same window position, which I accepted. If I was to sit with the bed rest up […]

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A difficult trip

The last time Mum and Dad went to visit Nan I didn’t go with them. We’d decided that we would visit her Saturday and said I would go with them this time. I‘ve been sitting in the front when travelling as there is more legroom and easier to get in and out, but I wanted […]

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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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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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