Tag Archives: Peterborough

Hospital averted, for now!

After the visit to Oxford I knew the infection in my knee was not cured and it would raise its ugly head once more. From how it looked when I left Hospital last time and only having a localised hot spot last Thursday, I thought I would make it to my Guided Knee Aspiration appointment […]

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A new folding wheelchair

This morning involved a trip across to Peterborough at the Mobility Aids Centre to pick up my wheelchair, an Ottobock Motus CS. It was the first time I had seen it in the colour I ordered and it looked even better than I imagined. I knew that this wheelchair was heavier and would be harder […]

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The good news!

After the good news about the car the other day I was waiting for some bad news or something to go wrong, as has been the recent trend. Surprisingly that has not been the case and as well as having a good day with the prosthetist yesterday I got two more bits of good news. […]

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Peugeot 5008 on order!

Three lots of good news in three days, outstanding! It all started on Thursday morning when the postman came and there was a brown envelope addressed to me. I knew straight away that it was from the DWP (Department of Work and Pensions) as it is very distinctive. I guessed that it would be the […]

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Another set of manual wheels

Yesterday I was at The Mobility Aids Centre, Peterborough looking for a wheelchair. Now I have probably one of the best wheelchairs already, definitely one of the lightest in the world, it is great but can be really impractical to travel anywhere with it. Sure it folds down but only the wheels come off, cushion […]

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I like it even less than I did before

I have never been a real fan of shopping and hate clothes shopping with a passion as nothing ever seems to fit (the prosthesis will make it even more difficult). I didn’t really think that I could like it any less until, that is, I went to Peterborough yesterday. I have realised that any trip […]

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New chair is wheelie wheelie good

After an absolutely pants night’s sleep I was still very excited about today. The excitement would have to wait until this afternoon but the morning consisted of a trip to the GPs surgery. There have been two practice nurses who I have seen regularly since the beginning of the year for regular dressing changes. I […]

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