A serious breach of the hip back in 2016 plagues still the musician Leo Nielsen.
he has more than difficult to hide, since Extra Magazine visit him and his companion, Sussi, on their farm in northern Jutland, denmark.
While the 64-year-old Sussi vimser around in the four wings in constant gallop-tempo, chugging Leo quietly with small steps. He has hurt and is clearly plagued by the aching hip.
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- Yes, it is not over yet. Unfortunately, says Leo Nielsen on the problems with his hip.
He broke the uheldigste show, when he fell from a bunk in their camper, had to undergo a major operation, and so drew actually everything is fine - right up until that went by the bacteria staphylococcus in the wound and Leo got acute renal failure.
The 64-year-old musician was life-threatening ill and had dialysis. In connection with his illness he lost also the sight in his left eye.
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- Yes, it has been something of a game. And is it so far still, he says.
Since the operation in the autumn of 2016 has a Leo Nielsen has been plagued by abscesses around operationssåret.
- I think I have had 14 abscesses with the staphylococcus. They have isolated themselves around the place, I'm operated, and it is tremendously painful when I have them. In the intervals between the boils, I have it much better, he says, and continues.
- But it is hard to get such a really in form, for it goes so much up and down. I am a little tired of.
In one of the couple's living room features an Leo Nielsen his skriveværksted. In his pocket he always has a small notebook, so that he has ready and prepared when the good ideas come. Photo: Janus Nielsen
Sussi and Leo have all other of the country's musicians had a long involuntary break from their work because of corona. It brightens fortunately now for the couple, who slowly begins to get jobs in the calendar again, and it pleased Leo Nielsen to.
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- I can easily take out and play with my hip. It is not, that is the problem. It is more the having to lug the gear. I can almost not be with the to. It, I do not think is so nice. I can't! It was something else, if I didn't and cheated on me from it, he laughs.
- Do you taken painkillers, when you are going out to play?
- No. Then rather a black. But it is clear, that sometimes I must take a little pain, but far from all the time. And I think that it goes better and better with me. But it is too slow, and it has been too long as it is here, he says.
While Sussi has used coronatiden to knokle on the farm, Leo has been given extra time to write. He has just completed another novel, which he must now send to a publisher.
- But it needs to be and raising in six weeks. Then I see if I can do it, before it should in an editor's hands, he says.
Leo Nielsen has released several novels and short stories, but not in his own name.