Ankle fusion FAQs

When I began posting about my accident and recovery on social media, I started to receive fairly regular messages from people who were contemplating or facing an ankle fusion. They had questions that they were…

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What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger and other bollocks

We’ve all been there. A bereaved friend, a relative experiencing trauma or a colleague diagnosed with a serious illness. What can you say that conveys your feelings without sounding trite or worse, causing offence? Let…

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On a beach, in March

“I’ll do it”. With those three little words, I jumped headlong out of my comfort zone and faced my insecurities. Like most women, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with my body ever since puberty. Too…

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My 30 day yoga challenge

I have always thought that yoga wasn’t for me; I was neither flexible nor spiritual enough to enjoy it’s touted benefits. I favoured pilates, which I have been practicing now for over 14 years. It’s…

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Five years later.

I have written something every year on the anniversary of the accident ranging from the tearfully thankful to the self-pitying and angry. I have marked the day both by celebrating my achievements and howling at…

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