Author Archives: swirlingleaf

Stiffness, aching and limping

I was reading the posts over on Patient Info – Hallux Valgus group – and was reminded of part of my recovery which involved dealing with limping, aching, cramp and general stiffness. When I went back to work after 8 … Continue reading

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The mystery of the disappearing toenails

One thing I didn’t blog about at the time of my surgery 7 years ago (as it was a bit gross) was about the odd thing that happened to my big toenails. After my surgery, my big toenail started to … Continue reading

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Bunion surgery – 7 years on

How I’m getting on 7 years after my bunion surgery. Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 43,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 25,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this … Continue reading

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Blog makeover

Hi all, I’ve given the blog a little makeover, changed its name and trimmed a few posts. I’ve decided to make it a bunion only blog, so I’ve trimmed it down by removing the non-bunion posts and left it as … Continue reading

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Swimming!

Getting back into swimming now in a big way. I’m feeling fitter and able now that my bunion surgery has been a success and my foot is feeling more comfortable. Also it’s a test for my knee as well (had … Continue reading

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