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 at … Continue reading ONE HUNDRED AND TWO
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
When it comes to updating this website recently, the best word to describe it is “tardy”. I am sorry that I haven’t updated this site for a while. I could go into the depths of my ‘bullshit’ reason/s why this hasn’t happened, but so much has been going on recently. I have had a lot … Continue reading APPOINTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS, APPOINTMENTS
HELLO, IT’S BEEN A WHILE There’s been a steady flow of friends etc getting in touch over the last few weeks asking me if I am ok, how are you - that type of thing. When I have said that “I’m fine, thanks for asking” and then when I’ve asked them, “is there something wrong … Continue reading FINDING MY WAY
CLUTCHING AN ALARM! My 3rd year anniversary of the surgery that kept me alive was on Sunday 7 October 2018. So in a way, you can say that I could have celebrated my 3rd birthday on that day, but it was just a low profile day. But before that day, I had a couple of … Continue reading CLUTCHING AT STRAWS, MORE LIKE AN ALARM!
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
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.