Category Archives: Talking to strangers

Achilles Blog 72 – 25.3.15. Now where was I?… ah yes, the Gym…

Well, it’s nearly a year since the accident. I can do pretty much everything I did before…but I’m on notice that my leg and other bits of my body need my continuing attention….. My leg in plaster got me into … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 56 – 6.10.14. My own Walter Raleigh….and Florence Nightingale

I did it….went out with nothing else but my gym clothes and walked the 2 miles to the gym. And back again. On the way I found a workman with a pile of cement and a cement-y puddle of water … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 39 – 30.7.14. Dancing…out of Cambodia

Mr. Kumar is happy enough with my progress… but I am not. It’s really hard to stand on tiptoe on my left foot only and I still can’t walk as fast as I used to… and I seem to get … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 19 – 10.6.14. Standing on my own two feet

Since yesterday, I am standing on my own two feet… feels good! No pain… but only careful pwb on the healing leg. I stand on two feet in the shower, and I take a few pigeon steps around the room… … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 12 – 30.5.14. Have a little patience

Cannot wait till I see consultant tomorrow, when this cast will be angle-grinded off. I have no real idea what my leg is doing and no doubt the cast will be replaced with something. Does anyone else wake up with … Continue reading

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Achilles Blog 2 – 9.5.14. Impressive crutching

This is turning into a blog!! I went into town today – to the British Museum (BM). Quite exhausting… a normal 10 minute walk to the station takes about 25-30 mins on crutches. One cannot be rushing anywhere… consequently, people … Continue reading

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