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X-ray and Aspiration

After what felt like an eternity of talking to what seemed like a brick wall, I suddenly made a breakthrough. I’d been telling both the Orthopaedic and Infection Teams that I was in a lot of pain, I’d had some puss discharge from the original abscess hole, been going backwards with how much I could […]

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Colonoscopy

Tuesday 3rd February Today was the day of the Colonoscopy. I’ve had one before without sedation about 4 years ago, It wasn’t too bad just a bit uncomfortable when the camera goes round the corners. They started with one size camera but had to get a smaller one, I’m pretty careful with my money, this […]

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A monumental achievement

Wednesday 12th June was supposed to be my first Physio session. In some respects I was looking forward to it and in other ways dreading it, that’s just how Physio is and it depends on what we do. For some reason, and I have no idea why, I felt really bad in the morning, I […]

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Another shower

Sunday 10th March Bloody hell done it again and missed the last liquid meds, had the mass intake at 08:00 then rolled over and slept again. With only light breaks in the sleep I stayed there till someone phoned and woke me up not long before lunch. I did have time to squeeze in a […]

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Not a great idea

Saturday 2nd March A lady from the plastic team came round early and said we were still waiting on the drain, no change there then. I’d had about 3hrs sleep again and was just totally knackered, I asked her if it would be OK to just rest and try to sleep. She was quite happy […]

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Wet Room overhaul

Last week I was visited by the liaison from Care and Repair (the company working between the council and the property maintenance contractor) and a guy from the PM (Property Maintenance) company that installed the Wet Room. The PM guy was young and spotted some problems but the older chap from Care and Repair noticed […]

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The Wet Room is finished!

Last Monday, a year a nine days after my amputation, they finally started work on the Wet Room. With a total of 6 people (doing various different bits for different lengths of time) and a few delays on parts they got it completed on Friday. We did have to call them out late Friday afternoon […]

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One night only (Part 2)

Saturday night I got hardly any sleep as I wrestled with the shower room situation. The room layout consisted of a massive rectangular room (longest length from side to side as you look from the door) with the door on the far right hand side. It was that big you could have easily got a […]

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