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ArtistMum: Up and At ‘Em!!!

It has been 12 weeks since the arthrodesis procedure on my foot. They have been difficult weeks filled with many challenges, emotional spins, and lessons in patience. Have I learned from this? …….Of course! And one of the most important … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: The Homestretch!

I think I’m in the homestretch now! I saw the orthopedic surgeon five days ago. The good news is that the wound is healed. The bad news is that I must stay on the crutches for another three weeks 😞 … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Losing Your Dignity, Holding onto Pride

“Dignity”………defined by Wikipedia as “a term used ( in moral, ethical, and political discussions) to signify that a being has an innate right to respect and ethical treatment. It is an extension of the Enlightenment-era concepts of inherent, inalienable rights”. … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: The Big Reveal!

It is five days after surgery and I get to see the doctor today for a check up and new bandages. I’ve been wondering what lies beneath the carefully wrapped foot package. Right now it looks like a package of … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: On The Third Day…….

It’s the third day after my surgery and I have refused to take any more pain medication for a number of reasons. 1. It makes me sleepy. 2. It makes me feel dizzy. 3. It causes constipation! I can deal … Continue reading

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ArtistMum: Operation ‘Recovery’

Surgery? No one wants to go under the knife but sometimes there is no other alternative. I’ve been putting this off for almost a year because I knew it would be a very busy time with my mom’s 90th birthday … Continue reading

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