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Andy Murray Hip Update – Withdraws from Montreal Masters in Canada as he “..continues his recovery”

Andy Murray has withdrawn from this week’s Rogers Cup in Montreal as he continues his recovery from the hip issues he experienced during Wimbledon. Having watched, empathetically, how the pain he was suffering impacted his game, we’re glad to hear he’s taking the time to look after himself and his hips. Much love Andy, we all Read More

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“It’s okay, I was in the T.A.”

As part of my post-hip-replacement rehabilitation, I have been building up my walking distance.  Which works perfectly in line with my plans to climb Mount Snowdon next year.  Coming from Wales and having never been up Snowdon (not even on it’ s mountain train!), has always been something of an embarrassment for me. However, years of dealing Read More

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June – Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month

June is Hip Dysplasia Awareness Month. I wanted to share what it is like to live a life with Hip Dysplasia whilst helping to create a bit of awareness and insight also. A poem, expressing my life with Hip Dysplasia: A Life Without Hip Dysplasia   Considering a life without hip dysplasia, a life that’s not mine. Uncomplicated. Read More

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Week 6 – Left Hip Replacement

This week’s post is a tribute to all those independent, living-alone, Hippies… a massive hats-off to you all.  It’s also not as ‘light-hearted’ as you’d normally find me, but I’ve been facing less light-hearted issues this week and battling old demons. The Implication of ‘alone’ Personally, I’ve always loved a bit of ‘alone’ time. But it Read More

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Week 2 – Left Hip Replacement

I have been genuinely surprised at how well I have been doing. From a Hip Dysplasia pain perspective, it’s gone, actually gone. All I have is post-op pain, but it’s a different sort of pain and one I know is going soon. The deep, sharp, grating, continuous burning ache has gone. Happy is certainly an Read More

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Week 1 – Left Hip Replacement

What a week! I am now a Double-Hippie! Here I am in all my ‘shiny and new’ glory (a bit wonky, but I’ll straighten out with some hard work!). As much as there has been the usual routine of organisation-surgery-recovery, there have already been some memorable (…and some awkward!) moments… Leaving my dignity at the hospital door Read More