The cold Hard Truth: return to work

Today was the first time I properly spoke to anyone about an official return to work. I am being visited by an occupational therapist weekly at the moment, talking about lifestyle and fatigue management but work is always on my mind, how it might look and whether it would even be possible, in the same format as prior to my amputation. Originally I was determined, and no one was going to change my mind. However, as time has gone on and as I realise how hard everything is in my new life as a disabled person, I have come to look at the return to work differently and I now have some grave concerns.

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Day 19: Full lock-down continues

It surely is a worrying time for everyone all around the globe. This increasingly feels like a war, but there is an enemy that is invisible to the eye. And its stealthy, unforgiving and its hiding around the corner from each and every one of us.

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December update: Tour of Southland, Graduation, an earthquake and Summer arrives!

img_9171Wow, and oops! I didn’t realise it had been over 2 months since my last update! We have had the tour of Southland, the Kaikoura earthquake, I graduated, the garden sprung up for summer and Ryding2Health is on the move!  Continue reading “December update: Tour of Southland, Graduation, an earthquake and Summer arrives!”