Hi, my name is Kevin O'Neil, I am 48 years old now and I live in the small town Inverkeithing Fife Scotland. This is home for me and my wife Kirsty and our 4 years old son 'wee Nathan'. I never thought that I would ever write a Blog, after all what would I write … Continue reading One of Fifteen – an introduction
I appear in the August edition of @happifulhq (Happiful Magazine). Check my blog to find out more.
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
It all began with the bright light The bright light and the noise The chaos of the sense and the scream of desire The intro of track 2; IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT from the album Brave by Marillion THE NIGHT I MET MY FAVOURITE ALL TIME SINGER It was December 2012, I … Continue reading LIFE IN SEVERE CHRONIC PAIN – PART 3: IT ALL BEGAN WITH THE BRIGHT LIGHT
“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.
I took this photo from the X51 Service from Dunfermline to Livingston, while it crossed the #Forthroadbridge. The last time I was on an empty FRB was when it was closed for maintenance and I had @nhsfife patient transport to go to the Cancer Centre. That really was surreal going across the bridge like that.
I was at the Fife Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy for an appointment earlier today. This was with the Urology Department for the Nurse Led Clinic Non Video Urodynamics KY. Now I have no intention of going into any of the gory details of what went on, let’s just say I was left feeling ‘a bit … Continue reading A LATTE, A BACON ROLL AND A BRAW FRUIT SCONE