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Fun at Physio!

The words fun and Physio very rarely end up in the same sentence, especially by me. This weeks Physio session, on Wednesday, is the first time it has made it possible. I had secretly been hoping it would rain that afternoon as I didn’t fancy going out for a walk but as it turned out […]

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First proper Physio session

At Cadets on Monday evening I managed 4hrs with my prosthetic leg on, probably a new record and probably enough for that day. I didn’t wear it at all on Tuesday, as I was busy sitting at the PC all day. Wednesday afternoon was my first proper Physio session since my surgery, long time coming […]

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My first physio session

Tuesday was the first Physio session since the revision surgery on my stump. We set off in plenty of time, the journey was a bit slow in places but we were extremely lucky to get a disabled parking space at 09:30. We went through the inside of the Hospital to get to the other end […]

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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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More surgery is a real probability

Yes you read the title right and can you believe it! On Monday I saw my Rehab Consultant’s Registrar, I had not met him before but he was nice and explained things well. I explained that following my surgery I got severe cramp and spasms which I expected as the muscles had been rebuilt. This […]

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Back to using bloody crutches!

Not surprisingly, after the epic Open Day on Saturday, I didn’t wear my prosthetic leg at all on Sunday. I have to say on a slightly positive note the redness around the groin had gone on Sunday morning, although I was a little bruised inside my tendon. Monday I put the leg on and went […]

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Lots of exercise

Yesterday was another gloriously sunny day which gave me another opportunity to go for a walk with Dad and Cody (my Labrador). Back up the track again today and I was hoping to do my walk in under 20mins. The walk out, as normal, was a bit slow as everything is against me so I […]

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A happy bunny

Yesterday was the first physio session for a couple of weeks and as long as we weren’t doing a whole session of stretching I was actually looking forward to it. I had taken the belt of my prosthesis along in my bag but decided to try it without the belt on, I managed the whole […]

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