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The yearly review

The years seem to fly by faster and faster and here we are again with another yearly review. It was a particularly hard year right of the bat having been admitted to Hospital on New Year’s Eve. Health wise it was as bad, and in some ways worse, than 2011 with a record breaking 6 […]

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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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Three steps forward, one step back

Medication, the bane of my life. That said, just recently I haven’t done too bad about withdrawing from some of it. I had manage to knocked out both the OxyContin and the OxyNorm. My next challenge was the Tramadol, which was going well but has since gone tits up! My cunning plan to change from […]

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Your doing better than you think

Gail who is another lady in my group is lovely but the whole amputation thing has been much harder for her than it has been for me. She is one of a minority group as she is a through knee amputee, a very rare breed, and when we spoke in the past I gave her […]

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Like walking on a razor blade

I have to say that I was on quite a high when I left physio on Friday, all was good. I had been given official conformation that I could use my sticks instead of crutches when using my prosthesis. Encouraged to put my leg on first thing in the morning and wear it till after […]

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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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