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The long road back: Part 19

Descent into the unknown

I’ve been back riding for several months now, even racing a bit. Things have been going pretty well of late, but today it was time to face one of the last remaining mental barriers in my recovery: … 206 more words

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The long road back: Part 18

The race between the ears.

Things continue to progress very slowly. Every day the shoulder gets a little stronger, and every couple of weeks the weights I’m doing get just that little heavier. 415 more words

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The long road back: Part 14

On the road again.

Almost three months to the day since my crash in early December, I ventured out for the very first time this morning. 490 more words

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The long road back: Part 12

Getting physical

Dragged myself out of bed early the other day and caught up for a post-ride coffee with my usual Wednesday bunchies for the first time since the crash. 532 more words

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The long road back: Part 11

Stretching the elastic

I’m very fortunate to have good mate who’s a great cyclist. And an even greater physio. I won’t name or embarrass him, but if you know me, chances are you’ll know him. 601 more words

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The long road back: Part 10

Fling that sling

And with that, ladies and gentlemen, the sling is gone.

I saw my Orthopod on Monday and, amongst many other conversations, he revealed he was quite happy for me to stop wearing it, effective immediately. 628 more words

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Today is the first day of the rest of my life . . .

Visit to the doc earlier this week, 9 days after my “final” surgery —

This surgery was to remove the hook plate from my clavicle. This incision is considerably smaller than the first one. 138 more words

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