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Makings of me

Is it just me? Am I the only one who listens to music and taps my foot or moves my hands? I tend to only move my hands when my legs are too sore. 564 more words


Steps and crutches (with a NWB leg in an immobiliser knee brace)

So the news has come in that the hospital does not have any patient transfer services to bring people home, only between hospital facilities. This is no real surprise. 422 more words

Post-operative Recovery

Managing stairs with a cast

No dignity here!

There are two choices: on your knees or on your bum! You may need someone to help you the first few times you try it.  109 more words

Ankle Cast

Snap Summary - Week 14

Today is 7 weeks, 4 days since I got my cast off. First day I walked outside without any crutches. Walked about half n hour and then went home and took painkillers. 141 more words


New Year, New Me! No Chance!

These last few weeks have been absolute hell and no I’m not exaggerating!

Since the middle of February my legs have gotten worse and no I can no longer stand or walk without the aid of crutches.   797 more words

Hopalong Cassidy rides again (mindfully, naturally)

It has been something of a rollercoaster this past few weeks; during which time I ended up on crutches, and learned some very sad news. The sad news deserves a post (several posts) of its own, so this post will deal purely with the mindfulness that comes with being on crutches, as well as the difficulties. 879 more words


A Beatles kind of day

Nights are a bit of a trial at the moment. Sleep comes in shifts, my body grumbling every few hours, forcing me to grab my crutches, prod my way upstairs, then poke my crutch-supported way back down to the bedroom while it recovers. 928 more words

Lancashire And The Golf Coast