Tag Archives: Phantom

The longest wait ever

After the disappointment of Tuesday I was so excited that I was going home Wednesday. I was confident that the chest X-ray would come back positive, the SHO (Senior House Officer) had done the discharge letter and got my medication sorted, so I would get home that morning. I decided to stay in my PJ’s […]

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Amputee Space Dust

In my last post I mentioned there was a connection between a chocolate orange, I was given as a gift, and a thought I’d had a couple of days before, in this post I am going to explain the connection. Apart from the pain in the stump from the bone issue I think I have […]

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Feeling under the weather

Thursday and Friday was the latest installment of the Practical Skills For Business Course. It was great to see Andrew and the Group again but I really didn’t feel with it at all. We covered Business Management and Operations on the Thursday and Costing & Pricing on the Friday, I managed to get through both […]

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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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So much snow!

Last night phantom pain wise it was pretty good, I think we are more or less back to where we were before the form cuff experience last Wednesday. So on to this morning and I was amazed at just how much snow we had here. In some places it was at least 6 inches deep, […]

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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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The phantom rises

Last night was unpleasant to say the least. I noticed when I was reading in bed last night that the phantom sensations were incredibly high and worse than it had been for ages. Now I could be wrong but I am guessing that it had something to do with the trauma it was subjected to […]

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Medication withdrawal plan

Today didn’t get off to the best start as I had an unplanned close inspection of the floor this morning. No damage done and by far the least painful of the three fall’s so far. I, of course, was not being that careful and it was totally my own fault, well the fact no one […]

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