27.06.20 – Russian Farts

Guess what! I’m back at my place of work! Not working unfortunately. Im back in for treatment! I honestly thought that this year would be the year where I wouldn’t end up back in hospital. Well, it’s not like it’s been a particularly great year for everyone. At least I’d not be doing much at […]

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24.04.20 – YouTube

Hi everyone! How are you getting on during this lockdown? I’m sure you all now have a routine but if you are still working, you lot are lucky because you’re busy. I’ve been working more on my YouTube channel (Olivia’s Liver), so please check out my latest video: Tips on How to Avoid Catching COVID […]

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26.03.20 – Very High Risk

After Boris’s message last week, as a very high risk person, I was sent a text message advising me on what stringent guidelines to follow. After receiving this message I decided to drive back home again. I returned last week because I wasn’t mentally prepared to go back. Being at home is a reminder of […]

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12.12.19 – Too Soon

I regret to say that I ended up overdoing it last week! Thinking that I’d be ready to start exercising after 9 weeks post op, I thought I could give the gym a go. Going wasn’t the mistake, it’s what I did at the gym that was the mistake. After having an abdominal operation, you’d […]

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08.10.19 – Back Again

Soon after being discharged I was back in hospital again with the same problem, same pain but slightly worse, same ward with the same fed up, frustrated feeling. However this time I’ve been treated with 7 days of IV antibiotics and had a CT scan to compare with the MRCP scan I had during my […]

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03.09.19 – Long Days

Ohhhhhhhh my gosh! I’ve got my first long day this Thursday since 2017. I’m very nervous but I’m sure I’ll be absolutely fine. This means I’ll have more days off and not have to drive back and forth from Wolverhampton. Long days are 12.5 hrs and I’ve done them all through uni and my first […]

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27.08.19 – Rest day

Chronic pain: Chronic pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment.  My patient: Are you ok dear? Me (his Nurse) – Yeah, I’m okay thanks. Don’t worry about me. My patient: Looks like you need this bed more than me! Me: 🙈 This morning I was sent home […]

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