As I mentioned last week I was pretty stressed to attend my appointment with my orthopaedic consultant. In April, his registrar had led us to believe that the x-rays he'd seen, meant that I would need either corrective surgery or a hip replacement. So although I didn't really want another surgery, over the past few … Continue reading Disappointment
I've been having some horrific shoulder blade pain for over a few years now. Doctors put it down to the wear and tear of using crutches for years or over using my arm. But what I don't understand is, if this was going to happen, why did nobody tell me? When I initially went to … Continue reading Countdown
I know that motivation is very important in all aspects of life; whether it be for fitness, work, study or even just day to day tasks. And I'll be the first person to admit: that I've always struggled to stay focused and to complete an individual task before moving on to another. I understood that … Continue reading Motivation
People always discuss their plans for the new year; whether it be a health kick, a sober spell or to be more positive. What have you decided? I've decided not to set a resolution this year because now I have my new hip - I already feel like a brand new person. I've completed my … Continue reading New Year, New You!
Apologies in advance, I've disappeared for a while; I struggled, felt confused, frustrated and lacked motivation. But I recently changed my mindset - to try and focus more on the positives and to try to push myself as much as possible. I am now 4 months post op and although things aren't exactly where I thought … Continue reading Moving forward :)