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Catching up

Monday 3rd February Wow, at long last I’m almost up to date with the blog posts. It’s been a slog to get it all done but I’m relieved it’s nearly over. Because of either the medication, feeling wiped out and tired, feeling low or watching films etc. I haven’t been on the computer very much. […]

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Bug War I

Important Information – Yesterday’s post was entitled Exercise “Battle of the Bug”, it marked the start of the story in my battle with a serious knee infection. Although it had a lovely little ring to it, it didn’t seem quite right in hindsight. For me as an amateur writer this is a big thing to […]

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A poorly car

I have had a few cars where I have not been able to drive for months because of surgery, medication or both. They have all been good though, started and run well the first time they were turned over again. This car has had a slightly different story. Let me start by a medication update. […]

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A trip too far

On Monday I was at the Doctors, as I needed to sort out my prescription quantities for some of the medication I was prescribed from the Hospital. I didn’t see my usual Dr, but the one who sent me to Hospital with the knee abscess New Year who is also very good. She increased the […]

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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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Drugs!

I thought I would do a post on drugs, or should I say medication, which I thought some people may find interesting and give others a greater understanding of what I’ve been taking and the effects. What I say here is only personal to me and other people may have, or have had different experiences […]

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Free at last

Monday 4th March The lady from the plastic team came round quite early and said the drain could come out, from their point of view they were happy for me to go home. Before the drain and catheter came out I asked if it was possible to experiment the process of going to the toilet. […]

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Signs of improvement

Friday 1st March The most exciting thing about Thursday 28th February was the physio coming round. She still wouldn’t use the stump sock on as the drain was still in. She did advise that I lay completely flat for short periods of the day to stretch the stump out. The only other action was the […]

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