Tag: accident

Happy Monday!! I hope that your weekend was wonderful! The weather here in Toronto has been AH-mazing!! 25-30degrees Celsius is my kind of weather!!

I figured, that now that I have come to the end of my medical struggles here on the blog, that it was time to shift the focus and direction on here a little. Instead of documenting what had happened, I thought that I would show you why this part of my story is important to a fashion blog.

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It has been just about a year since my HBOT treatments finished and my wound finally healed!! YAY!! A couple of times along the way the skin opened up a little but more like a typical cut or scab and nothing like it was before. I will always need to be extra careful with my incision line because it will take longer for it to heal than a cut anywhere else. However, other than using sunscreen and non-permanent organic dyes and protecting my head from harm I can go back to living a normal life.

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As I mentioned last week, my doctors ran several tests and sent me for several scans to try and find out why my incision line kept breaking down and wouldn’t heal. I was also placed on several antibiotics in addition to topical treatments that I used in an attempt to heal.

One of my doctors, Dr. Cross, is a wound care specialist and she was placed in charge of my care because she knows wounds.

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6 weeks later, wound, surgery, incision line, not healing, doctors, Toronto

*Some of the photos in this post are graphic*

As I mentioned, I finally had my prosthesis surgery to get my prosthesis put in. I was so happy to get through this milestone event. I had big plans coming up and I was determined that I was not going to miss out. I had to miss out on a lot of events after the accident, but my friend Jenn was getting married at the end of August and I was determined to go.

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