WORLDWIDE 🌎 SARCOMA AWARENESS MONTH JULY 2020 & SARCOMA AWARENESS WEEK UK 29 JUNE -5 JULY 2020

#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”

“IT SOUNDS LIKE SOMETHING FROM A HARRY POTTER MOVIE!”

“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!””

THE NEW REGIME

IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME There has been a few times this week that certainly have had its moments here on Ward 102 at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (RIE). It really has been a hard week, especially as I thought that I would have been back home with Kirsty and Nathan. Every time that IContinue reading “THE NEW REGIME”

ONE HUNDRED AND TWO

A DAUNDER AROUND THE WARD The other day while exercising by walking up and down the ward with my mask on, I was having a read of the staff and public notice boards. There is some really interesting information for NHS Lothian staff and patients alike. The Ward that I am on, Ward 102 atContinue reading “ONE HUNDRED AND TWO”

THE RESTORATION OF MY FAITH IN HUMANITY!

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS With everything that is going on across the UK with Coronavirus and the level of selfishness that we are witnessing daily, my faith in humanity was restored on Tuesday 12 May 2020. It was roughly at 16.45 and the nurses had set me up to my ‘pic line’ so that IContinue reading “THE RESTORATION OF MY FAITH IN HUMANITY!”

INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY – 12 MAY

Nurses care for our loved ones at some of the most difficult times in their lives. Right now, the care and attention that I am receiving from the nurses on Ward 102 at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh (RIE) really is fantastic. Then when we turn on our TV’s and watch the news and see whatContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY – 12 MAY”

PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 UPDATE – TUESDAY 5 MAY 2020

PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 UPDATE  Please accept my apology for the lack of any updates on either the Prog in the Park 2.0 (PITP 2.0) Facebook Group, Facebook  Page or on proginthepark.com PFollowing on from my admission to the Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy (VHK) Fife in March with pneumonia, I find myself in the RoyalContinue reading “PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 UPDATE – TUESDAY 5 MAY 2020”

APPOINTMENTS – POSTPONEMENTS – CANCELLATIONS AND CORONAVIRUS (COVID – 19)

My intention was to write an article about what I was going to call APPOINTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS for my One of Fifteen social media campaign. I actually wrote quite a bit about the number of appointments that I had earlier this year. This included the appointment for an MRI scan and scan results I gotContinue reading “APPOINTMENTS – POSTPONEMENTS – CANCELLATIONS AND CORONAVIRUS (COVID – 19)”