Travels Round Toulon

Lifestyle Health Hub (@LifeHealthHub) tweeted at 11:51 am on Mon, Jan 11, 2021: Travels Round Toulon: dancer Lin Grahame recovers her mobility in France – @sanas53 @LifeHealthHub #osteoarthritis #arthritis #dancer #jointreplacement #dancing #pilates #jointpain...

A Different Dance

During the last few weeks I am coming more and more to terms with the fact that now, around 14 months after my accident and right hip revision and broken femur.  I may not be able to do some things I took for granted before.  A hip replacement revision is a very...

Tales of the Unexpected

Tales of the Unexpected This story of mine took an unexpected turn on 15th of February 2020.  The year of the COVID-19 pandemic!  My experience had little to do with covid19! I somehow fell as I was putting a bag from the front side door of my car into the back. I...

Another Chapter

Another Chapter By Lin Grahame Its now almost June 2019, and almost a year since I went to Toulon in France to have my left hip replaced. Truth is it is not as good as the right hip done at Julibee Hospital in Glasgow in2010, but I am not in pain and can move and...

Nine Months

Nine Months By Lin Grahame Somehow nine months have passed since my injury and almost two months since I last wrote. I have been trying to rewrite much of the earlier parts of my story but finding it difficult to find my way around WordPress! My recovery is still...

The First Instalment

The First Instalment By Lin Grahame Hip Blog- Dancing with Arthritis |The Fit Arthritic/Dancing Elder | Ceramic and Metal hips. My Arthritis Story started a long time ago, in fact it probably started before I was born.  It was passed down through generations of people...

Seven Months

Seven Months by Lin Grahame Its now seven months since that traumatic fall and just last week I got down onto my floor mat without the aid of a chair! I have not been able to do this again! This is the way arthritis, every day can be different. A different degree of...

Slowly and with Ease

Slowly and with Ease by Lin Grahame Its six months since my fall and I have learned much about the metaphysical messages that accident might be giving me. One of the more simple ones, is that the joints and muscles of my body would rather be gently eased into more...

Finding my Own Way

Finding my Own Way by Lin Grahame Over this last week or so, I have come to the acceptance that arthritis is a condition which has to be managed in one’s own way.  It is not easy or helpful to try to fit in with what others are doing, be that an athletic training...