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
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
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
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.
DOCTOR, DOCTOR A while ago I was talking to my good mate Stuart about ‘doctor’s appointment’s’ and what goes on in peoples minds while waiting to being seen. You know what it’s usually like when sitting in the waiting room at the local GP practice or waiting room in a hospital, it’s usually quite full … Continue reading DOCTOR, DOCTOR