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A monumental achievement

Wednesday 12th June was supposed to be my first Physio session. In some respects I was looking forward to it and in other ways dreading it, that’s just how Physio is and it depends on what we do. For some reason, and I have no idea why, I felt really bad in the morning, I […]

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An uncertain future

On Saturday, after getting back from visiting Nan, I received a copy of the letter to my GP from my Rehab Consultant. On a rough day the letter didn’t do anything to brighten my spirits, but it did say a lot more than he actually said to me in Clinic. The first paragraph talks generally […]

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A big step forward

Today was an early start as I had an appointment with Lynne (my prosthetist) first thing this morning. It has been about 2 months since I saw here last, which is a small miracle in itself. In that time I have gone from not being able to get the prosthesis on at all, taking 4 […]

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Two achievements in one day!

Yes today has been a good day. I managed to get my prosthetic leg on (couldn’t get it on at all yesterday) but ended up with a massive hole in my Donning Sleeve, I will have to try and get another one when I am physio on Wednesday. The day started buy driving roughly 10 […]

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R&R in Wales

Yesterday was pretty epic as I travelled to Wales for a few days R&R, sightseeing and photography. It all started Friday evening when we took Cody to the kennels. He is staying with the people we bought him from and where he will see his Mum, Brother and friends. He seemed quite happy and I […]

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Motion & Emotion

I woke up this morning in a particularly happy and excited mood, it has probably been the most anticipated day since the surgery (bar rehabilitation and prosthetics). As I looked out the window and saw the wet miserable weather, not even that could put a dampener on my day. Unfortunately I had to wait until […]

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A rollercoaster month

My fourth month as an amputee and if the other month was the worst so far, last month was a total rollercoaster. Emotionally it was tough, very tough and in just one day I went from being on top of the world to flat on the floor, it would be nice if that’s going to […]

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The good news!

After the good news about the car the other day I was waiting for some bad news or something to go wrong, as has been the recent trend. Surprisingly that has not been the case and as well as having a good day with the prosthetist yesterday I got two more bits of good news. […]

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