23.11.18 – Huge Progress!

Woohoo! I managed to look after 6 patients with help from a keen second year student nurse. Until now I’ve been looking after max 3 patients or helping out another nurse with their patients. Yesterday I took on a bay by myself with a little help from others. I knew exactly what was happening with […]

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11.11.18 – Remembrance Day

Today we celebrate 100 years since the end of WW1. Myself and many held a two min silence to remember those who fought for us, risked their lives, died fighting for our country and those still doing so today. I headed downstairs from the ward, for the Remembrance Day service at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. […]

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07.11.18 – Biopsy

Afternoon: I’m on bed rest for 6 hours. It sounds amazing to be told that, but I want to move, sit up, walk around, go to Costa, maybe go shopping, head to Alton towers and have a couple of rides on Oblivion! I’ll fit it in, in time for them to discharge me. 😁. I’m […]

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06.11.18 – Back in Clinic

I went back to the Liver Clinic yesterday. I mentioned to them how tired and sore I had been feeling. I think I’ve over done it when I was moving my stuff back into my my flat in Birmingham. I honestly thought I’d be absolutely fine, and so didn’t ask for help. Last Wednesday, my […]

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24.10.18 – Birmingham Mail Story

Well I don’t know where to start! This week has been busy so far. I’ve had NHSBT Ambassador training, Liver Clinic appointment, Birmingham Mail story came up and therapy session. I’m so tired now. NHSBT training was an afternoon of going through key information regarding organ donation, what is expected of me and how to […]

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21.10.18 – Recovery

It’s hard to know in recovery what your body is capable of. Ive always been one to push myself and want to do as much as I can. I started the Couch 2 5K really enjoying it. I didn’t find it easy, but I was managing to follow the plan. 3 weeks later, I started […]

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15.10.18 – NHSBT

Ive just been sorting my stuff out ready to move back into my flat in Birmingham. Ive been living with my parents since my transplant, during recovery period. Well, I never expected to feel this well, i’m still improving! Now that ive shown I can manage by myself, im good to go. My offical move date […]

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04.01.2016 – Revalidation

I’m starting to focus on blogging more often as I have more energy, focus and drive to do more. So it seems things are coming together, and to say the least, i’m feeling much more positive these days. The waiting game continues on returning to work, but i’m hoping to be back late Sept if […]

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