Where’s Garry? After a somewhat disastrous year in 2021! Garry’s currently stuck at home waiting to go into hospital!
In July 2021, Garry went into the hospital to have his temporary hip replaced with a permanent one. It had been a long-awaited operation after having the temporary hip fitted in 2018! Unfortunately, the operation didn’t go according to plan! And Garry ended up with an infected hip, the same infection that had led to Garry having the temporary hip fitted in the first place! Garry then spent the rest of the year in and out of the hospital! With the surgeons trying to control the infection!
Despite the hospitals best efforts, they just couldn’t get rid of the infection! And he even managed to pick up a new bug, Pseudomonas! In the end, after a further two operations, many antibiotics, and weeks in hospital! The hospital decided that the only option was to remove the hip and replace it with a temporary one! Back to where he was in July last year! Although not quite. In July, Garry was in a lot of pain after his temporary hip had served its purpose and needed replacing anyway!
Garry is due back in hospital in early 2022. And after having the temporary hip fitted, he will have to remain in the hospital for several weeks while undergoing an intensive course of antibiotics! But all being well, Garry hopes to be up and running or rather cycling by Spring!
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Where’s Garry web page updated January 2022