Gretaboy’s recovery

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby trailgumby » Sat Feb 22, 2014 7:46 pm

I visited Stu again today. I can't believe how much progress he's made :)



He still has a way to go, though. It's going to be a long road.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gabrielle260 » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:41 pm

That is amazing.... Well done Gretaboy - a tribute to determination, hard work and real guts!
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby CXCommuter » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:44 pm

Gretaboy- absolutely blown away with the progress- real determination.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby find_bruce » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:53 pm

Woo hoo, got his dance moves back :D
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gretaboy » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:58 pm

It was great to see trailgumby again...just had to show off a little, still very dodgy on my feet tho

how lucky am I, 5 weeks ago my family was told that I would never walk again and now look at me lol

very long way to go as mentioned
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Feb 22, 2014 9:06 pm

gretaboy wrote:It was great to see trailgumby again...just had to show off a little, still very dodgy on my feet tho

how lucky am I, 5 weeks ago my family was told that I would never walk again and now look at me lol

very long way to go as mentioned

Already past the first feed station methinks. :wink:

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Feb 22, 2014 10:11 pm

Maintain the focus Gretaboy and stick it to the bloke that said you wouldn't walk again. :wink:

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby g-boaf » Sun Feb 23, 2014 6:45 pm

gretaboy wrote:how lucky am I, 5 weeks ago my family was told that I would never walk again and now look at me lol

very long way to go as mentioned


You are going really well. :)
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby jules21 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 7:21 pm

fantastic stuff - that video brought a big smile to my face. keep us informed GB and friends.. thoughts and well wishes are with you.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gretaboy » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:38 pm

Latest update and good news... I have moved and am now on the next stage of my journey. I'm now at the rehab centre, looking forward to the hard yards on progressing my recovery.

Due to external trolls outside the BNA forum, I'm reluctant to post specific location details as this thread can be read by anyone. If interested in visiting, just PM for details.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby jules21 » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:46 pm

gretaboy wrote:Due to external trolls outside the BNA forum,

'tf? :evil:
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby jasonc » Mon Feb 24, 2014 3:51 pm

jules21 wrote:
gretaboy wrote:Due to external trolls outside the BNA forum,

'tf? :evil:

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby foo on patrol » Mon Feb 24, 2014 5:26 pm

Bloody a-holes.:mad:

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby CXCommuter » Mon Feb 24, 2014 9:57 pm

jasonc wrote:
jules21 wrote:
gretaboy wrote:Due to external trolls outside the BNA forum,

'tf? :evil:

+1


+2 I sometimes worry about the human race.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby DavidS » Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:15 pm

Been away so skipped a pile of pages. Looks like you are doing well Gretaboy, that right knee looked to have a bit more movement but still looks stiff. Good luck with the recovery, we're thinking of you and hope to see a video of you on a bike when you can manage it. Must be a huge effort to recover, you are an inspiration :D

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby Lizzy » Mon Feb 24, 2014 11:33 pm

gretaboy wrote:Latest update and good news... I have moved and am now on the next stage of my journey. I'm now at the rehab centre, looking forward to the hard yards on progressing my recovery.


Top stuff, hope the food's better :wink:
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby TailWind » Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:24 am

gretaboy wrote:Latest update and good news... I have moved and am now on the next stage of my journey. I'm now at the rehab centre, looking forward to the hard yards on progressing my recovery.


Well done on your "promotion" :wink:, excellent work! Hope your new digs are comfy and you continue to progress rapidly!
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby alexander » Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:39 am

a testament to the human spirit. been following this and your recovery, and I'm really happy that you're walking and recovering well.
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gomwom » Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:48 am

Onya big Stu ! Amazing progress in such a short time; largely through your own grit and determination... We've been with you through the various csc links, but this seems to be where you spend your time so I've passed it on to the local gang. Just great to see the vid of your jig :D All the best from all of us GB. (Ian W)
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gretaboy » Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:25 pm

Found out today that there are some recumbent trikes here at the rehab unit, am pushing hard to get access to them so I can get out on the little track they have here. Saw another patient doing laps this morning and I was jealous.

even asked about bringing my last road bike here with a stationary trainer to practice and got told they already have a stationary trainer....things are looking up, might be on a bike sooner than I thought
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby newie » Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:48 pm

gretaboy wrote:Found out today that there are some recumbent trikes here at the rehab unit, am pushing hard to get access to them so I can get out on the little track they have here. Saw another patient doing laps this morning and I was jealous.

even asked about bringing my last road bike here with a stationary trainer to practice and got told they already have a stationary trainer....things are looking up, might be on a bike sooner than I thought


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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Feb 25, 2014 5:52 pm

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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby find_bruce » Tue Feb 25, 2014 9:15 pm

Dropped in to see that gretaboy has settled into his new digs, seems that they might even give him a night out for good behaviour, although after all that time locked up, maybe its a night out for misbehaviour :mrgreen:

Fabulous to see his new party trick, look ma no crutches. More progress with his hand, so the hard work with the OT is showing some benefit even if the reward is more hard work.

If you have a few minutes to drop in, I am sure grtetaboy would enjoy your company. PM him or me for clues as to the super secret location :wink:
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby moosterbounce » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:58 am

gretaboy wrote:Found out today that there are some recumbent trikes here at the rehab unit...


Oh dear...I'm assuming the beard has already started growing and the sandals are on order? ;)
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Re: Gretaboy’s recovery

Postby gretaboy » Wed Feb 26, 2014 6:26 am

moosterbounce wrote:
gretaboy wrote:Found out today that there are some recumbent trikes here at the rehab unit...


Oh dear...I'm assuming the beard has already started growing and the sandals are on order? ;)


Haha...no fear of the beard happening. I would b kicked out to the doghouse permanently if I had anything close to resembling a beard.

I see the recumbent as another way to strengthen my right leg....to get moving by pedal would b so good
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