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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. 535 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

Good Days

The long road back: Part 8

Part 8: One lump or two?

The good news is things are definitely improving. The bad news is this is making life even more frustrating at the moment. 510 more words

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The long road back: Part 4

Part 4: The grind begins.

Right then. I’m bored, bored, bored. And I hate it. I’ve been on a few short café-related outings recently in an attempt to feel normal again, and to a degree they have helped lift my spirits – especially yesterday when I caught up with a dozen or so of my usual Saturday am bunchies for a good old chinwag. 381 more words

Riding

The long road back: Part 3

Smells like New Year’s Eve

OMFG. I walked into a doorway with my bad shoulder yesterday. Nearly passed out. That’s the danger of starting to feel better. 445 more words

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