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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26.11.19 – 2020

I haven’t been feeling great mentally recently. I’m feeling fed up with all this I’ve been going through for the last 5 years. I think to myself, when will it all end, when will I get the chance to have a healthy year without any hospital admissions. I do believe, however, that 2020 will bring […]

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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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23.08.19 – Pain Team

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. […]

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01.07.19 – Hospital Visits

I’m back in hospital, not as an inpatient, but visiting friends. One went home a couple of weeks ago, the other a few days ago. I ended up bumping into one friend during my last clinic appointment. She’s doing incredibly well. I was very surprised on how well she looked too. This is the girl […]

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16.06.19 – 5000th liver party

On Saturday 15th June my dad and I attended a day time event to celebrate 5000 liver transplants at QEHB. We spent the day sat in talks delivered by Doctors and Specialist Nurses. They were all brilliant and very interesting. I had chance to say hello to the Doctors and Nurses who have looked after […]

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28.03.19 – Birthday Time

Yet another birthday spent in hospital. Luckily I was well enough to go home in the afternoon to spend time with friends. Instead of hospital dinner, which isn’t as bad as some make it out to be, we ordered pizza 🍕. I went home on Thursday 20th so I was able to celebrate properly at […]

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