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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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The Consultants are happy

21st November 12:20 marked my appointment time at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford. Not a bad time really as it meant a nice 09:30 Patient Transport pickup and not some unearthly hour of the morning. I was still a bit perplexed as to why I was seeing a different Consultant but as long as he […]

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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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Running in circles

Wow, it’s been 5 days since I last did a blog post, I could say I’ve been lazy but really it’s just that nothing significant has happened. I had a blood test last Thursday and wasn’t happy with the results, the inflammatory marker (used to assess infection in the body) has over doubled what it […]

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Oh it just gets better

After having had my fist night on SSU and because people were spread out around the unit they decided to have a big bed change around. I was moved from Bay 9 to Bay 6 and was offered my same window position, which I accepted. If I was to sit with the bed rest up […]

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Manic Monday

Monday 13th May was supposed to be the busiest day since my surgery, although not all of it went quite to plan I suppose it was really. I will try and cut an incredibly long story as short as I can and put it in blocks for easy reading. Socket Casting We were up exceptionally […]

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An uncertain future

On Saturday, after getting back from visiting Nan, I received a copy of the letter to my GP from my Rehab Consultant. On a rough day the letter didn’t do anything to brighten my spirits, but it did say a lot more than he actually said to me in Clinic. The first paragraph talks generally […]

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What next?

Today I had an appointment to see my Plastic Consultant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The 11:35 appointment meant no rush hour traffic, no stupidly early morning and a fighting chance of getting a car parking space. Dad drove me there and we headed straight for our usual car park but unfortunately there were no spaces. We […]

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