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1st time double bunion blogger

Posted 03-21-2015 01:03 PM by JJ1991
Updated 03-23-2015 11:02 PM by Administrator


Im 23, and have had bunions all my life.

I am scared about the surgery..its on april 18.

I have learned to keep internet searches to a minimum. it does not help..and if your like me only causes you to go crazy

pre op is on Monday (23/3/15)

don't know if anyone will actually read this, but it helps to be able to share my experience and maybe someone will find it helpful.

thanks x
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A Little of Both and Neither

Posted 04-10-2014 10:14 PM by wellies
Updated 04-11-2014 01:25 PM by Administrator (editing...?...yeah, my reason for editing is editing...)

Welcome to my world. Today's post is a no-nonsense account of "life lived." For those of you who are just joining us, that means: "Here is what i'm thinking about," ...BTW: if you need a[B][I][U] title [/U][/I][/B]to make any conversation relevant enough for you to consider, we may already not be friends, so....there's that........ wow... i lose.. i just used "btw." Sorry y'all.

Right so, I'm already filled with regret. The above sounds petulant and...
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Re-Entry? Yeah, more like... burning up in the atmosphere

Posted 04-02-2014 01:53 AM by wellies

Well, it's been some time since I posted to the blog. There are several contributing factors at work here when it comes to my lack of ....well...posting to the blog...:

[U][B][SIZE="3"]Firstly[/SIZE][/B][/U], I've never "blogged" before, so getting into the habit of regularly journaling as opposed to my usual [I]"seat-of-the-pants-scribbling-of-notes-on-knapkins-etc-when-something-strikes-my-fancy"[/I] style has been a change for me. Sitting down to...
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Small Setbacks; it's the little things that count (at least, I'm counting them)

Posted 03-21-2014 12:35 PM by wellies
Updated 03-21-2014 12:38 PM by wellies (typo)

Right. So.
Here is the short story for anyone joining us just now, and/or the rendezvous and debrief for those who have been on Mr. Toad's wild ride with me from the beginning:

[feel free to skip to the story if you find this bit as dull to read as I did to write... but it is informative]

On Feb. 24, 2014, I had PTTD reconstructive surgery. I had the following procedures (google if you like, but there's nothing particularly interesting here unless you're...
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The First Step is Admitting You Have a Problem

Posted 03-17-2014 06:44 AM by wellies
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So this weekend, I drove (or rather was driven...*sulks* "stupid right foot"). A friend was having a Game Night, and it is an event that I really enjoy attending, and so I thought that it might be a relief to get out of the house and to see some friends. I mean, how strenuous could playing board games possibly be?

The answer, I discovered, is [B][U]VERY[/U][/B].

The ride up was kind of brutal. I have discovered that I am not yet ready...
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