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The beginning of another Hospital week

Monday 20th January Orthopaedic team, I explained I’d had a bad weekend especially on the Sunday evening. I had the muscle tightening thing more severely than I’d ever had. I took some Oxynorm at about 21:00 but it was too late the damage was done, I suffered for 2 hours straight and it wiped me […]

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Infection confirmed

19th December There were loads of cock ups regarding my last appointment at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. From Patient Transport times and communication, appointments and what they were for to where in the building they would take place. I was over an hour and a half late for my appointment time because of the […]

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My 2nd Ampuversary

10th November Sunday 10th November was my 2nd Ampuversary, apart from a small post I put on Facebook it slipped by mainly unnoticed. It wasn’t quite how I’d expected and envisioned it to be and there was very little, in fact nothing to celebrate. I’d expected to be running off a list of achievements and […]

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A spanner in the works

Tuesday 5th November The Orthopaedic Team removed the dressing – taking a bit of healthy skin off with it in one place – it all looked good so they left it uncovered with just a small dressing on the main abscess site. We spoke about stage two surgery, the antibiotics (including the two weeks off […]

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The start of a hopeful week

Monday 4th November Monday, the start of another week, but this was no ordinary week because I was hoping be going home! The Orthopaedic Team came round and said I was good to go, the Infection Team  came round and said I was good to go and Physio said I was good to go. It […]

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A complete turnaround

A couple of days before my liver enzymes had spiked again, which we think was a reaction to one of the antibiotics. When the Infection Team came round they told me they had gone back to normal without any changes to the antibiotics, so all was good there. I had a meeting with Ziggy the […]

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A mixed week

I’m not really sure what happened last weekend to be honest but this massive wave of tiredness came over me, I had to fight my eyes constantly but the sleep always won. Every time a Nurse came they had to wake me up, they all commented on how sleepy I was and the difficulty I […]

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Up to speed

As you can imagine, and as I’ve said before, being in Hospital is not much different from being in Prison. It’s a ridged routine, with the same things happening at the same times every day, the only slight exception being the weekend. With all the different medication and changes they keep making to them I […]

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