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Operation ‘Salad Bar’

Today was the second day (every Thursday for 6 weeks) of the Community Grant Programme at OWR (Operation Warriors Return). I felt a little stiff after yesterday’s physio session but not half as bad as I thought I was going too, I did however, feel really tired when it was time to haul myself out […]

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Muscles I forgot I had

Today I was at OWR (Operation Warriors Return) for the second week of the six week programme. Today the ex Royal Marine turned fitness instructor did an assessment on us (only 4 people this week) so he can work out a programme based on the Diet Diary and from the data collected today. First we […]

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Start of a course

I have no idea what was the matter with me today but my balance was shocking. I lost count of the amount of near misses I had that could quite easily have resulted in falls, both indoors and outdoors. I count myself really lucky today but I need to get a grip of this as […]

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A possible crossroads

The last few days I have been thinking hard about my future, I am not sure if the New Year has also played its part. An amputation is obviously a life changing experience but for me it has not been all bad and there have been lots of positives. Now the fact that I am […]

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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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It’s the smallest things

I am going to call yesterday a scratch day as I have just scratched it off the Calendar. As I said in my last post Sunday was not particular good day and the night was no better. I had half the clips/staples out at about 9pm which considering some were very tight, and at times […]

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A mind of mush

The title of todays post pretty much sums up how I have felt all day, last night was not a good one. There is a new lady (95) in the bay who is lovely but has to sleep with her light on and another who has started snoring over the last two days. To top […]

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