Diary of a broken ankle : Week 7 

Since returning from Paris I have discovered a new sense of determination. I returned home on Sunday and was so proud that thanks to my friend help I had managed to travel to a foreign country and explore while nursing a broken ankle. As I’m back to working from home I have settled into a…

Visiting Paris with a broken ankle

Having cancelled a trip to Australia due to a broken ankle I was adamant to not cancel my trip to Paris. I had briefed my friend that she was going to have to help me a lot if we were to go but she was adamant that she’d rather be pushing me around Paris than…

Diary of a broken ankle: Week 6

I spent the first night sleeping in my boot as was too scared to take it off and leave it unprotected in the bed. However I soon learnt that the moon boot is so heavy that any time I wanted to turn over in my sleep I had to lift my leg with my hands…

Diary of a broken ankle : Week 5

Week five of a broken ankle was much like the weeks previously but with less pain. I spent the majority of the week sleeping and resting as much as possible to ensure prime bone healing in the hope that Friday would be the day that I would have my cast taken off. Friday was filled…

Diary of a broken ankle : Week 4

Saturday 14th January Today I ended up with a small cut on my finger. Forgetting I was on blood thinners I just left it as I usually would. A few minutes later I realised that the bleeding had intensified, so I grabbed some tissue to wrap around it. 15 minutes later I was still bleeding….

Diary of a broken ankle : Week 3 

Sunday 8th January My inability to sleep is starting to drive me mad. It’s taking me about 2-3 hours of tossing and turning before I fall asleep then I wake up every couple of hours with pain as I’ll have moved my leg in my sleep to a position not suitable for my cast. Nights…