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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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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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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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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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Two contrasting days

Yesterday I had a phone call booked with my GP who normally call’s late evening but phoned first thing in the morning. I told her that I had come off the MST (slow release Morphine) and was looking for a plan for phase 2 of Operation Withdrawal. After checking my medication it was decided that […]

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Where is the logic?

Some of you may remember that 14 weeks ago I mentioned I had sent off the application form for Disability Living Allowance. Not able to just tell them what care needs had increased I had to completely reapply. They say it can take up to 11 weeks to get a decision, that’s from the time […]

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For every positive there is a negative

From yesterday being so positive I was a bit disappointed to wake up to a negative, It was a surprising one and not really expected. When at physio yesterday I did get a bit of pain in the groin but it tended to be when I was walking without my sticks but it wasn’t as […]

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Contorted Foot

The night before last I took more medication as a matter of course because of the previous nights phantom pain. Form early evening I had a very strong sensation but it was different from the night before. This time my foot (that isn’t there) felt exceptionally contorted. how can I describe this? It was like […]

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