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Happy Birthday to me

Thursday night saw me get very little in the way of sleep and as the clock struck midnight I became another year older, Happy Birthday to me. It didn’t get off to a great start, 04:30 and I was in a lot of pain so I rung for some Oramorph (thankfully they had switched the […]

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A sad trip

On Tuesday evening we received a phone call from Colin (my Uncle) to say that that had stopped treating my Nan. This included food, liquid, medication and observations, she had only 2 or 3 days left to live. As much as you know this would probably be the case and is in her best interest, […]

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A meeting with the Commandant

Monday evening I went across to our County HQ to talk to our CEO (Cadet Executive Officer) about the County PR (Public Relations). I think I should give you a little background information at this point. When I re-joined the Cadets in 2005 the PRO (Public Relations Officer) was excellent. His output was amazing and […]

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The Amputee and the author

Early last week I was contacted by gentleman called Rodney, through ‘The Amputee’ email, stating that he liked my posts and wondered if I would be willing to discuss NHS prostheses with him. I replied that I would be happy to talk about my personal experience but obviously not all amputees are the same. It […]

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A rare outing

After my whinge yesterday about being a caged animal I finally managed to get out of the house today, it was only for a couple of hours but that was fine by me. Cambridgeshire Army Cadet Force have recently appointed a new PRO (Public Relations Officer). He had attended the Introduction to PR Course this […]

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A possible crossroads

The last few days I have been thinking hard about my future, I am not sure if the New Year has also played its part. An amputation is obviously a life changing experience but for me it has not been all bad and there have been lots of positives. Now the fact that I am […]

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