Oops, I did it again…

This time though, it was actually an experiment. My wonderfully kind cuppie team mate wrote me a bike training program to lead me up to Challenge Wanaka in Feb. I thought it looked a bit ambitious to be honest, but you never know until you try it. I can indeed confirm it was a bit too ambitious!

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Wheelchair entry ban: finding a solution

⚠️Background: I entered a local running event a few weeks ago and was told after entering that I had been withdrawn because wheelchairs were banned.

❣️Instead of losing my cool, I went about seeking a solution to make the event more inclusive for everyone.

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3 years an amputee – reflections.

Today marks 3 years since I elected to have my left leg amputated below the knee. I can remember that moment being wheeled to surgery. I was looking down at both feet, knowing that one would be gone by the time I came back. I felt massive grief, there in that moment in pre-op. It is indescribable.

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#265 Limb Centre visit – sockets and ankles

It’s hard being an amputee in Nz.. the service is limited to 5 centres nationwide and I’m over 200km away from the closest. Here’s what a day visit to the limb centre is like for me.

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