I am taking sleeping pills painkillers and antidepressants. Despite this I don’t sleep, am in lost constant pain and am depressed.
When I go out I almost certainly have to use bus or taxi.
I get regular dizzy spells.
I cant concentrate.
I get angry a lot more than I used to.
I spend a lot ore Tim at home than I used to.
Pain gets worse in winter., in taxis I can’t rest my leg. The knee feels weak.
When I left hospital my house was reaching the end of a £40 000 lof conversion. I was scared I would lose my house because I could not cycle. In addition I would have to climb 2 flights of stairs to sleep in the loft so I could rent out rooms which were decorated.
I have not worked on my websites since the accident.
Mu house does not have step free access. It is more difficult to get around than before the accident.
I used to cycle 10,000 iles a year., I was vigorous and fit. Now I don’t get any exercise of any kind at all. I have put on 2 stone.
I constantly twist and turn at night. This means my wife gets less sleep.
Too often walking feels log hopping/swvelling/balancing on one leg especially on my stairs or steps.
My left ankle gets numb and hard to walk on even with crutches.
My left thumb is numb and stiff.
I regularly feel that my mind is going.
I had a mid life health check at 50. I would like to compare with my health now which I feel is significantly worse but cannot arrange one.
Can’t do most DIY.
Pain in upper arms and shoulders from use of crutches.
More may follow.