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Operation Stubbie Achieved

After a false attempt – note Harry the dog is very keen for me to achieve the goal. Then there was the second attempt and success!!!! It ┬áhas been 1505 days since the crash and quite a rewarding journey. Thanks … Continue reading

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Operation “Drink from a Stubbie”

In my last blog I described the new challenge of drinking from a Stubbie by Christmas. The goal is proving more challenging than expected! Like all things when you analysis them it is more complicated than expected. It is not … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While

I have been contacted in recent weeks by a few fellow brachial plexus sufferers and it has made me a little guilty that I have dropped right off in keeping the blog up to date. The latissimus dorsi surgery I … Continue reading

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Oh My God!!!!!

I reluctantly write this post as my propensity for injuring myself is at the point of embarrassing. Anyway always believed in honesty. In my last post I was demonstrating my external rotation in the lovely surrounds of Bali. On our … Continue reading

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Operation a Success

It has been 3 weeks since I have been out of the sling and gradually I have been able to extend the movement of my left arm. The intent of the surgery was to produce external rotation and the results … Continue reading

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Out of the Sling

Well after thirteen and a half weeks in the “sling from hell” I have finally been freed. Therapist Mel gave me approval on Friday to get out of the sling under strict conditions. She plays it tough and it needed … Continue reading

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10 weeks and extremely impatient

It is 10 weeks since the last operation and frustrated is an understatement. It appears that I will be in “the sling” for the full 12 weeks plus some more. I have set myself to run the City to Surf … Continue reading

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It’s 8 weeks since the operation

Last time I blogged I was about to go in for the tendon transfer operation to be repeated. The operation found that I had ripped the lat dorsi of the screws in my arm and the whole procedure had to … Continue reading

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It Didn’t Work

In my last blog I told of the surgery I had two weeks ago. Well, it hasn’t worked and in two days I am back into the operating theatre to have it done again. Eight days after the last operation … Continue reading

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More Surgery

Last Wednesday I had the tendon surgery that I hdd previously mentioned. This meant that the the upper end of my “lat” muscle was moved so that when I contract it, it will also extenalsly rotate my arm. Dr Wheel … Continue reading

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