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Finding Peace in the Storm

I sit there in the driver’s seat of my car listening to the windshield wipers go, “whop, whop;” A steady spattering of rain dances across the glass. 2,199 more words


Hip replacement Vs PAO 

Ugh! I get so frustrated when people assume I’m having a hip replacement.

Is great to be raising awareness of a PAO when people ask. I think… Great I can totally explain this and then they still think it’s a hip replacement. 94 more words


Let the countdown begin... ⏰

So I finally have a date for my Peri Acetabular Osteotomy (PAO); 25 April in Guys Hospital, London.

Chances are, if you’re reading this blog then you already know what a PAO is but if not I’ll explain that in the next few days. 194 more words



Yuck. So I had a surgical procedure on Monday. Aside from some cramping and mild, mild twinges I feel fine. I could be at work, but NO doctor has me out for a week. 147 more words

he saved my life

Jamie and I looked at each other.  We looked at the stick.  Jamie shook it like a thermometer (for new parents reading this, I don’t recommend doing that, it doesn’t change anything).   549 more words

One Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Well the week started strong:

But then, something unbelievable happened.

I do not get sick. I just don’t. Sickly as a child, sure. I remember a time when I got sick every single year. 1,126 more words


I have Dysplasia

January is the Cervical Health Awareness Month and I am glad I started this blog during a time when awareness is being raised for women to get tested!  477 more words