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Colonoscopy

Tuesday 3rd February Today was the day of the Colonoscopy. I’ve had one before without sedation about 4 years ago, It wasn’t too bad just a bit uncomfortable when the camera goes round the corners. They started with one size camera but had to get a smaller one, I’m pretty careful with my money, this […]

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A trip out and a move

Monday 27th January Friday and the weekend were uneventful, although apart from Friday I was feeling better. I was ultra-frustrated all weekend with the internet connection on my phone stopping me from practicing the meditation techniques. The day of the Endoscopy had arrived, the Ambulance collected me at 08:30 for my 09:00 appointment. A Nurse […]

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Accident causes Ambulance fatality

Tuesday 7th January This was a day to remember for all the wrong reasons. The Patient Transport crew arrived in the morning, it was a different company from the usual ones and they came from just outside Oxford. I’d been contacted the day before asking me to get to the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford on […]

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On my way home

Thursday 7th November This was a big day, I was finally going home. They normally come round at 06:00 to do your observations then you know you’ve got…… ooh…. about an hour to squeeze in some more sleep, if your not in too much pain, before breakfast at 07:00 ish. Normally most of us would […]

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From one Hospital to another

Thursday evening I was shuffling along the bed to try and transfer onto my wheelchair, so I could go to the toilet. I’ve been using a commode most of the time but every now and then preferred to use the toilet. I got my leg laying along the edged of the bed when all of […]

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Been to hell and back

The plan for the weekend had been set on Friday and I was resigned to the fact that I would be here at least Till Monday. Saturday should have been a quiet relaxing day but it turned out to be anything but that. It all started to go tits up when a young oriental guy, […]

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A rare trip out

Don’t get excited people, it wasn’t the trip of a lifetime just a couple of hours out. First thing in the morning OC2 (my Orthopaedic Consultant this time in Hospital) came round to see me and asked if I had thought about the pervious days chat, I said that I had. He told me that […]

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An unexpected emergency

On Thursday morning while I was lying in bed I heard a commotion with Mum and Nan, then with Dad as well. The next thing I get a knock on the door and Dad asked if I knew the number for the NHS Helpline. I asked what was wrong and he told me Nan Couldn’t […]

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