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Bit of a catchup post since breaking my neck, and 2017 hobby wrap up.

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G'day G'day, 

Well what a funny few months, I went back to playing football again for another season at Defensive Tackle but had a bit of a freak accident where one of the guys on my team was washed across the back of the line and drilled me in the side of the head while I was braced up on the OT and OG. I crushed C4/5 and prolapsed the disc, the breach and the movement kinked my spinal cord and paralysed me completely from the neck down on the field and it took a while before I got some movement back.

It's been two months now, I still have some nerve pain and still need surgery but they wanted to see if the swelling on my spinal cord would go down some before they operated. So no more football unless I end up with a cybernetic spine, unfortunately my days of cracking lids and putting dudes in the dirt are behind me.

In the time off I have been in a neck brace so it's kinda tough to paint but I have been trying to slowly chip away at a few projects during periods wher…