Tag Archives: muscles

Been to hell and back

The plan for the weekend had been set on Friday and I was resigned to the fact that I would be here at least Till Monday. Saturday should have been a quiet relaxing day but it turned out to be anything but that. It all started to go tits up when a young oriental guy, […]

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The inevitable happened

Over the last few days the abscess had slowly grown bigger and bigger. I knew it would open, just didn’t know when. When my muscles contracted to get out of bed Friday morning it proved too much for the skin, a small hole appeared and it started to weep. I managed to get to the […]

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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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A long prosthetic session

The morning of Monday 10th June saw a three and a half hour session with Lynne (my Prosthetist). This is not a bad thing in itself but depends whether I come away with a better fitting socket or not. Did I come away with a better socket? Lets just backtrack a little first The first […]

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A rough week

So after Manic Monday the rest of the week was a slow slope downwards really. Tuesday we went for our first trip down to Wickford without seeing Nan. We went to my Uncles to talk about and sort out some arrangements for the Funeral, which we found out would be on the following Monday. My […]

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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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Wet weather and swimming

Although I kept my fingers crossed our luck with the weather didn’t hold and Wednesday was the first bad weather day. The low cloud covered the tops of the Mountains, it was drizzling and looked set in for the day. Thinking it may not turn to really heavy rain we decided to travel along the […]

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The best physio session ever!

Before I tell you about yesterday’s physio session let me quickly bring you up to date with the prosthetic leg situation since last Wednesday. Thursday bruised and couldn’t wear it, Friday was the same as Thursday, Saturday at Twickenham for the Rugby so didn’t wear it, Sunday I couldn’t get in it (nearly launched it […]

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