The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Sitting on the train reflecting on the future wishing I could plan. I can’t plan anything for certain more than three weeks in advance.  Yesterday we had another phone conversation with the hospital with the same familiar news; the NHS are in a crisis, operations keep getting cancelled, and there are no beds available. They still can’t give me a date for my operation even though I have been on the waiting list for over a year now. For those who don’t know I am expecting limb reconstruction surgery which involves a metal frame (called an external fixator) being attached to and through my leg for at least six months….

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