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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