Was This Going To Be My Last Christmas?

This is the fourth part in sharing my personal experience of battling with ill health. *Trigger Warning – Very sensitive topic being discussed in this post* Continuing on from To the Point of No Return. There was no disputing the fact now; I was disabled. A person with a disability. How did it all come […]

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To the Point of No Return

This is the third part in sharing my persnal experience with battling ill health. Continuing on from The Beginning of The End. Since March, I had been keeping track of my weight, I was almost 18 stone. By September, I was 12 stone. I thought I had a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) as weeing was […]

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The Beginning of The End

This is the second part in sharing my personal experience of battling with ill health. Continuing on from The Beginning. Instantly, I felt sick to my stomach. So many questions were running in my head, “Is it a brain tumour? Am I dying? How long have I got left?” and many more. It was difficult […]

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The Beginning

This is the first part in sharing my personal experience of battling ill health. Shortly before Christmas, in 2016, I was unwell with a common cold and sickness. From thereafter, family members began to notice I was mis-hearing words and sentences. I went to see my GP who put my hearing, well lack of it, […]

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My ICU Review: Addenbrooke’s

It was my birthday 2 days ago; I am now 24! Hooray!!! How did I celebrate? Well… I had to attend my ICU review at Addenbrooke’s in Cambridge! Yeah… not a way to celebrate but it was a really positive day and I would love to share with you, fellow superheroes! I was really calm […]

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Critical Care Review

*WARNING! MAY BE UPSETTING FOR SOME READERS – DESCRIPTIONS OF CRITICAL CARE SCENARIOS MENTIONED* It was the day, that I had been dreading for ages, ever since I got the appointment letter. When a patient is discharged from Critical Care they usually have a review about 6 months later. I didn’t feel ready to face […]

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