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This time next week, my leg will be... ...different! But I'm not entirely sure how different. I am having an operation on September 22 at RNOH Stanmore. Hopefully I'll be home the same day but I'm going to pack a bag of stuff and my teddy bear, William, just in case I have to stay overnight. It's quite likely that Mr Calder will take the entire frame off, which will be a relief because I'm on antibiotics again this week. I probably would have taken them anyway just as a precautionary measure before the op, wouldn't want to have to cancel it because I'd caught a cold from my nieces (one of whom is at playschool five days a week) or nephew.

The op will be 52 weeks to the day that the frame went on. I had the first op on September 23 2010. I'm actually really pleased about the symmetry of that, even if it is 2-4 months more than predicted. It's taken as long as it needs to and is getting to the point of being a hindrance to my bone regrowth instead of helping. This is because of the infections, mostly. I'll go into a plaster cast, which will feel like my leg is floating. It will be really weird.

I'm hoping I can pick a funky colour for my plaster cast, what colour would you go for if you had to choose?

on 2011-09-15 05:03 pm (UTC)
redhillian: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] redhillian
Funky purple cast!

on 2011-09-15 07:17 pm (UTC)
matgb: Artwork of 19th century upper class anarchist, text: MatGB (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] matgb
This. Everything is better in purple.

Especially carrots.

on 2011-09-15 09:00 pm (UTC)
Posted by (Anonymous)
Lucy here, I agree on purple!

Yey for getting through a whole year and good luck with the op!

on 2011-09-16 09:40 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] draxar.livejournal.com
Indeed, especially as I'm also saying purple!

on 2011-09-15 05:36 pm (UTC)
Posted by [personal profile] m_fkill
Black n Orange its the only choice.
Hope everything goes well

on 2011-09-16 02:35 pm (UTC)
Posted by (Anonymous)
This.

on 2011-09-15 06:04 pm (UTC)
Posted by (Anonymous)
Sarah here...

Yay! Frame off!

on 2011-09-15 09:13 pm (UTC)
redhillian: (Default)
Posted by [personal profile] redhillian
Emily says Steam Rollers red, or Rainy Purple.

Ben says olive drab or purple.

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