INTRODUCTION If you had asked me 6 years ago if I knew what a Sarcoma is, then I wouldn’t have had a clue. It wasn’t until I was diagnosed with the rare cancer, Malignant Myoperyictoma in November 2015 that I understood what Sarcoma’s are. Sarcomas are a group of rare but devastating cancers of theContinue reading “SARCOMA AWARENESS MONTH 1st – 31st JULY 2021”
BACK IN THE RIE
On Monday 1st March 21, I was admitted to Ward 102, the Cardio/thoracic ward at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (RIE).
I was in the RIE on this day for the pre-op work that I was needing for the surgery I was having the following day. The surgery that I had on Tuesday 2nd March was to remove the chest plate on the right hand side of my body. This chest plate was part of the chest rebuild I had after my right hand side of my rib cage was removed along with a massive tumour during life-threatening/life-saving surgery in October 2015.
GOOD BYE 2020 Most people that know me and that either follow me on Facebook or oneoffifteen.com will be well aware that I was admitted to hospital twice in 2020. In March I was admitted to the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy (VHK), this was with pneumonia and I was in for a week. This was moreContinue reading “ALL IS QUIET ON NEW YEARS DAY”
I am delighted to announce that Prog in the Park 2.0 will take place on Saturday 2nd April 2022. Thank you to those that bought tickets for the original date in April 2020 and the rescheduled date of March 21. Your ticket is fully transferable for the new date. Tickets cost £25.00 including the bookingContinue reading “PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 – NEW DATE”
Hi everyone, The following text below is what I have sent to everyone involved with Prog in the Park 2.0. “SCOTLAND’S INDOOR PROG ROCK FESTIVAL IN AID OF CANCER CHARITIES – PROG IN THE PARK 2.0” Please accept a very belated Happy New Year and all the best for you and your families over 2021.Continue reading ““SCOTLAND’S INDOOR PROG ROCK FESTIVAL IN AID OF CANCER CHARITIES – PROG IN THE PARK 2.0””
Merry Christmas everyone to you and your family. I hope that where ever you are and whatever your circumstances are, that you all have a good day when it’s here. Due to the terrible year that 2020 turned out for all of us, so much has been made of what we can do, who weContinue reading “MERRY CHRISTMAS”
The inaugural Prog in the Park was in aid of the cancer charities – Maggie’s Centre’s and Sarcoma UK.
#SARCOMAWONTWAIT – 29 JUNE – 5 JULY 2020 Across the world, July 2020 is Sarcoma Awareness month. Here in the UK, Sarcoma Week is from today Monday 29th June – Sunday 5th July 2020. The charity Sarcoma UK has a list of events which include: Demand early diagnosis, saves lives: Today the charity is launchingContinue reading “WORLDWIDE 🌎 SARCOMA AWARENESS MONTH JULY 2020 & SARCOMA AWARENESS WEEK UK 29 JUNE -5 JULY 2020”
“I’M SO SORRY, WHAT DID YOU SAY IT WAS CALLED AGAIN During the time I was recently in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE), I had built up a good relationship with all the staff on Ward 102. There was some staff that I got on a lot better with than others, but these thingsContinue reading ““IT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING FROM A HARRY POTTER MOVIE!””
It’s coffee time on Ward 102 at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh and Jenny cheered me up by giving me this mug for my hot beverage. It really is the small acts like this by staff that have kept me going for the last 7 weeks in here. All the staff have been and are greatContinue reading “COFFEE TIME ON 102”