1 month post amputation: a catalogue of positives

Today marks 1 month exactly since I elected to have my left leg amputated below the knee. I won’t deny that it has drastically changed my life – for ever. But I wanted to acknowledge the positives that have come out of this.

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Hump Ridge track – coastal track day hike

Today marked a massive day in the life of me and this knee.

Firstly, it is now 6 months to the day since the knee replacement and secondly it was the day that we attempted our first day hike in many years. What better a place than the hump ridge track, the last big hike I managed before the demise of the knee!

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Mores Reserve with a new knee!

It’s been quite some time since I have tackled this walk, its tough and steep (both down and up) but the relatively secluded beach and views when you get down the hill are definitely worth the effort. It was one of the first walks I was introduced to and it’s been quite a while since me and this knee have tackled it!

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