Tag Archives: prosthetics

Operation No.2

Yesterday morning I was totally hanging after a horrendous night with two of the ladies in the bay feeding off of one another. I know we all have different levels of pain tolerance, I appreciate how confused and scared people with dementia can be and they sleep most of the day so awake at night […]

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The good news outweighs the bad

There has been a lot going on recently, some good but one really bad experience. Lets start with the bad news and get it over and done with:- Bad News Way back in July (23rd to be exact) I came off of JSA (Job Seekers Allowance) and applied for ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) as […]

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Motion & Emotion

I woke up this morning in a particularly happy and excited mood, it has probably been the most anticipated day since the surgery (bar rehabilitation and prosthetics). As I looked out the window and saw the wet miserable weather, not even that could put a dampener on my day. Unfortunately I had to wait until […]

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A ‘Hole’ different socket

Today I was up at a sparrows fart to be at Addenbrooke’s Hospital by 08:00 to see Lynne (my prosthetist). Thankfully she had read my blog and knew that I couldn’t get the prosthesis on. She said it was good to have read it as it gave her time to think of a plan. Thankfully […]

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Help for all amputees

Today a package arrived and I noticed by the postmark that it was from the Limbless Association http://www.limbless-association.org/ . I had decided to join them the other day and joined as a lifetime member at a cost of £150 as opposed to the yearly £20. There was stacks of brochures and information in the pack […]

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