2nd and final Pfizer Covid vaccine… check! ✅ Feeling very lucky to be as safe as I can be now. It doesn’t mean that I can go back to work yet. We are told not to change anything in the way we protect ourselves. So I’m shielding now until 31st March. I can’t wait to […]Read More 04.03.21 – Pfizer Take 2!
I developed a sensitivity to a new drug I recently started on. The side effects began on the second day of taking it. Not realising the pain and bad stomach was from the new drug, I continued on taking it as normal. The morning after I work up itching continuously. Honestly it made me remember […]Read More 25.10.20 – Side Effects
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 […]Read More 27.06.20 – Russian Farts
Just over two weeks post op – I’m doing great!! Much better than expected, but I’m still having remind myself that I’m still recovering. I’ve got a few people around me who have to keep reminding me of that, as I like to run before I can walk. I have moved back home to my […]Read More 02.11.19 – Happy Hallowe’en
So the Surgeons believe that they have a solution for these recurring episodes of Cholangitis. Yes, you are right by thinking that it requires surgery. I’m all happy that they have come up with a likely solution, but the recovery process is not what I want to go through again. It’s no where near as […]Read More 10.10.19 – The Surgeons Solution
So I’m back in hospital – as a patient *eyes roll*. I arrived here on Thursday 19th Sept, so I’ve only been here for a few days. Unfortunately I spent most of the weekend waiting around, but I managed to get an ultrasound scan on Friday which as expected, showed nothing. Hopefully having an MRCP […]Read More 23.09.19 – My Second Home
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 […]Read More 27.08.19 – Rest day
I’ve recently had an appointment with the pain team to try and decide what alternative treatment could be offered. It wasn’t easy to hear them saying that I’d probably have this nerve pain for life. That hit me harder than I thought but I think it was because I had heard it from a professional. […]Read More 23.08.19 – Pain Team