I drink sooooo much tea, and more recently I’ve added a daily coffee to my intake, just because I need a morning boost. I wouldn’t say I’m one of those who say that they “can’t function” without coffee….yet. 🙈 Ooops When it comes to tea and coffee, many of us believe that it dehydrates us, but does it? I was […]Read More 08.10.18 – Does Coffee Cause Dehydration?
A few months ago, my Dad took part in a bike ride to raise money for a Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity called Liver Foundation UK. This is the hospital in which I had my liver transplant at, so we thought it would be a good idea to give something back after all the hospital […]Read More 05.10.18 – Proud Daughter
I want to go away on holiday again! After I’ve realized what all the hype is about, following years of not being able to travel, I’m craving another holiday. After all, I deserve it, right? 🙈 I contacted a friend to see if she wanted to go away in December. She said she had already […]Read More 03.10.18 – Vaccinations
I’m not afraid to say that I’ve had my first therapy session post transplant. I was receiving them pre transplant for about 5 months, whilst I was on the list. I forget that so much has happened in the past few years, and how life has changed so much since my transplant. I can’t explain […]Read More 02.10.18 – ‘I will see you now’
For some unknown reason, I agreed to walk up a big hill in Shropshire called The Wrekin. My mum does it most Tuesday evenings so I thought I’d walk it again after 2 years. 2/3rds of the way up, I was contemplating on stopping and letting the others continue to the top, then meet back […]Read More 30.09.18 – On a Hike
Disclaimer: Exercising should be approved by your Dr following any major surgery or injury. I have been deemed safe by my Consultant to exercise with exceptions. I’ve been struggling at work recently due to freeing tired after a few hours. I’m having to sit down for a few minutes every so often which isn’t easy […]Read More 17.09.18 – Couch to 5K
6 months post op! Already?! Yep I can’t believe it either. Well, to others it’s gone really fast, to me, really slowly. Each day during the first few months really dragged as I just wanted to feel better. I’d try and plan as much as I can knowing I could. It’s really made me push […]Read More 12.09.18 – Bolton
Ive been waiting for a chance to go abroad for a long time. No care as to where or when. Just somewhere sunny and chilled. Italy was exactly what I needed. There were 12 of us flying out to Lake Garda. It was such a beautiful location, with restaurants and bars all along the promenade. […]Read More 28.08.18 – Holiday Season
Who would have ever imagined that I had been in the same room as approx 734 Transplant recipients? Well this happened last Thursday at the Symphony Hall Birmingham. My Dad and I were there for the Opening Ceremony of the British Transplant Games, which was held in Birmingham this year. It was so inspiring to […]Read More 11.08.18 – British Transplant Games
I’ve been so busy these last few days and I’m still repairing around the area of where the abscess kept cropping up. The extra energy and running around has caused me feel to feel sore and exhausted. I had to rely on one Tramadol a day to get me through the Wedding of my cousin, […]Read More 30.07.18 – Urgent Bloods?!