op hop and drop

was only in one nite… hoorah…

took the nurse 5 yes 5 goes to find a vein… hand now swollen like a badly fitting glove.

woke up in plaster… a bloody great heavy thing…is this normal?

read all of… “the man who mistook his wife for a hat” … special notes on the chapter about phantom limbs.

phone calls from mum, dad, brothers (all 4 of them!) even thomas … fighting in afghanistan… humbled.

offer of a sponge bath in nurses uniform from my girlfriend…least that still works.

they reckon first cast off on 14th of september… hope they replace it with fibreglass job… lighter.

i want an aggresive recovery… depends on me i suppose….take it easy first three weeks

already lost weight.. not counting the heavy plaster…reckon i lost half a kilo this week… (about a pound)

now to sit in my gym doing upper body…cant afford to lose muscle mass.

then back to the sofa for more leg up….dreaming of leg over.

FM