After a morning of getting frustrated with the crap that is always having to walk with your leg in an ever moving never quite comfortable socket, I took my sorry ass to the pool, to a bike, and to a walking track.Continue reading “#115 legs at the pool and legs on the walking tracks”
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.Continue reading “1 month post amputation: a catalogue of positives”
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!
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!
January has seen me get into this position a bit more, which since I have been laid up incapacitated for so long, this makes me very happy! Continue reading “January in Southland Crank up and Cycling!”