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
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 I … Continue reading THE RESTORATION OF MY FAITH IN HUMANITY!
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
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 Royal … Continue reading PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 UPDATE – TUESDAY 5 MAY 2020
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 got … Continue reading APPOINTMENTS – POSTPONEMENTS – CANCELLATIONS AND CORONAVIRUS (COVID – 19)
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
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