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The woman in black

Since the Colonoscopy on the 6th February things stayed much the same until the 13th, where I woke up in a lot more pain than usual. I shrugged it off as coming from a bad night’s sleep but it was bad enough for me to start taking OxyNorm throughout the day again, which I wasn’t […]

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From one Hospital to another

Thursday evening I was shuffling along the bed to try and transfer onto my wheelchair, so I could go to the toilet. I’ve been using a commode most of the time but every now and then preferred to use the toilet. I got my leg laying along the edged of the bed when all of […]

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Will they or wont they?

The question that was going around in my head all morning, will they or won’t they let me home today. I suppose I had better back fill this a little as it’s been few days since I’ve written anything. After the drain came out Monday evening I had a pretty restless night, which was hardly […]

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It all begins to go wrong

Saturday 23rd February 05:30 and this is where it all started to go wrong. I felt like I wanted to go to the toilet quite badly so I called for the nurse, the nurse who had helped me before was on a break so a HCA (Healthcare Assistant) and the Trainee Nurse came. I explained […]

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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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The Wet Room is finished!

Last Monday, a year a nine days after my amputation, they finally started work on the Wet Room. With a total of 6 people (doing various different bits for different lengths of time) and a few delays on parts they got it completed on Friday. We did have to call them out late Friday afternoon […]

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Some progress!

  Yesterday the OT (Occupational Therapist) came out again reference the Disability Facilities Grant. She had phoned me to say that she was coming to talk about the wet room and that she had secured an electronic bath chair to help in the meantime. I had asked about the Kitchen unit, she told me she […]

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