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 what … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY – 12 MAY
A DATE TO REMEMBER The original idea was to post that this on Monday 7 October 2015, but due to the school holidays and fatigue, this is a date that I will always remember. Exactly four years ago was the day when a team of amazing people carried out surgery on me to save my … Continue reading FOUR YEARS
I’m Tired I have been living with chronic pain for roughly 13 years now and I had no idea that September is Pain Awareness Month. I have had surgery on my spine twice and once on my chest that has removed tumours that have been classed as Sarcomas and that July was Sarcoma Awareness Month. … Continue reading PAM – Pain Awareness Month – September
Thank You Thank you so much to everyone that has recently either viewed this page, or liked it. I hope that you find my insight into living with an extremely rare cancer - Malignant Myopericytoma - and - Severe Chronic Pain interesting. I would also like to thank everyone that has liked this page and … Continue reading Just A Wee Update
My wife Kirsty, along with a team are taking part in the Edinburgh Kiltwalk. They are walking 26miles in 9 weeks time to raise funds and awareness for the amazing charity for cancer patients and their families etc, Maggies Centres. I have personally used some of Maggies services when I have been a patient at … Continue reading KIRSTY AND TEAM AT THE 2018 EDINBURGH KILTWALK FOR MAGGIES CENTRES
“HI KEVIN, HOW ARE YOU TODAY?’ We are all mostly decent people. When I take wee Nathan every morning to his nursery, Treetops Family Nurture Centre in Inverkeithing, we both tend to say “good morning” to people passing us. A high percentage will say good morning etc while others put the head down and totally … Continue reading OOT AND ABOOT
LIFE IN CHRONIC PAIN PART 2
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
This looks at when I was first diagnosed with a para-spinal tumour, after being mis-diagnosed for 3 and a half years.
The how my medical care was then passed on to the Western General Hospital Edinburgh.