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Happy Monday!

Last Monday the Infection Team were on the ball and by my bed nice and early. I was advised that with the data from the blood test taken the day before new tactics should be put in place. One of the intravenous antibiotics I was taking needed to be increased and a new antibiotic was […]

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The inevitable happened

Over the last few days the abscess had slowly grown bigger and bigger. I knew it would open, just didn’t know when. When my muscles contracted to get out of bed Friday morning it proved too much for the skin, a small hole appeared and it started to weep. I managed to get to the […]

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Operation Number 19

On Wednesday evening I was admitted to Juniper Ward, my bed space was next to the nice big bay window, with a stunning view of a building wall and some windows. I unpacked, made my bed (which I always like to do myself) and settled down to do yesterday’s blog post. The evening went reasonably […]

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First proper Physio session

At Cadets on Monday evening I managed 4hrs with my prosthetic leg on, probably a new record and probably enough for that day. I didn’t wear it at all on Tuesday, as I was busy sitting at the PC all day. Wednesday afternoon was my first proper Physio session since my surgery, long time coming […]

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A long prosthetic session

The morning of Monday 10th June saw a three and a half hour session with Lynne (my Prosthetist). This is not a bad thing in itself but depends whether I come away with a better fitting socket or not. Did I come away with a better socket? Lets just backtrack a little first The first […]

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All done!

Yesterday afternoon I was off down the Surgery to see the practice nurse. We’d had no snow all day until 15 minutes before I set wheels outside the house, it was coming down really heavy. Dad came with me, which I have to say I was pleased about, as the potential to closely inspect the […]

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Some positive news

Yesterday I was back at the Doctors to see where we are with the knee infection. From the picture some people may think it looks worse but to me it is much better. The redness is subsiding and it isn’t getting as hot for as long as it has before. I knew the skin would […]

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Infection update

Yesterday morning was the follow up appointment with my GP. I booked in on the screen but it said it was unable to book me in and I had to speak to reception. The receptionist told me my GP was off sick and asked if anyone had tried to contact me. I told her that […]

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