Diary of a broken ankle : Week 9 

Saturday 18th February Today I ventured into Manchester and felt like a normal person for most the day. Before I headed back to work I wanted to see if I was strong enough to climb on and off a train by myself. The doctor advised me that when travelling into Manchester I should use my crutch…

Diary of a broken ankle: Week 8

This week was spent pushing myself to be able to walk comfortably with one crutch and boot. My goal was always to return for my 8 week checkup on one crutch and I was determined to hit it. Each day I found myself being able to walk a little more comfortably however I still struggled…

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…