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Goodies from the Hospital

I was excited about this morning, not about getting up at 06:00 but going for my casting. Nothing I haven’t done before but this was for my first long term socket, which will hopefully make life easier and resolve some, if not all, my issues. Lynne (my Prosthetist) brought in the liner I will be […]

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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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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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New socket fitting

This morning was met with both excitement and nerves, oh and of course tiredness. All this was due to my 08:30 appointment with Lynne (my Prosthetist) for the fitting of my new socket. I went in on time and in came Lynne, my leg and my old socket (for me to keep). The first thing […]

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Back to using bloody crutches!

Not surprisingly, after the epic Open Day on Saturday, I didn’t wear my prosthetic leg at all on Sunday. I have to say on a slightly positive note the redness around the groin had gone on Sunday morning, although I was a little bruised inside my tendon. Monday I put the leg on and went […]

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An epic day

Yesterday was the Cambs ACF (Army Cadet Force) Open Day and I was there to do the photography. I knew this was going to be a very long day as we had to be at the Cadet Training Centre at 08:45, the event ran from 10:00 to 17:00 and I didn’t end up getting away […]

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Ely Parade

It’s all been rather quiet and I’ve mainly been recovering from the physio session from hell the other week. Yes it really has taken that long for my back and knee to recover and I can’t believe all that pain came from stretching exercises. Of course I did my patriotic bit and watched the Jubilee […]

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Two achievements in one day!

Yes today has been a good day. I managed to get my prosthetic leg on (couldn’t get it on at all yesterday) but ended up with a massive hole in my Donning Sleeve, I will have to try and get another one when I am physio on Wednesday. The day started buy driving roughly 10 […]

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