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My health

Personal trainer

I could blame my weight gain on having cancer.  I could blame it on not feeling well or lack of energy or fatigue or lots of other stuff.  BUT if […]

Urology consultant appt

I was determined that today was going to be my last and final visit to “the mortuary”… but not before an open and honest discussion was to take place between […]

Mammogram

As you know from my previous post, I’ve been a touch anxious about this upcoming check.  What I neglected to tell you is that I’ve been having a lot of […]
Mammogram

Happy Birthday to our NHS

Today our beloved NHS is 64 years old.  I’m just hoping that it’s not going to retire at 65! I’m aware that sometimes I don’t sound grateful for the wonderful […]

Scanxiety

I’m sorry to say it’s whinge time…. we wonder why the NHS has no money when we know there are inefficiencies taking place every day.  It’s just terrifically frustrating when […]

Flow Rate Clinic

I returned today to visit the Flow Rate clinic at St Helier Hospital.  Oh what joy this has all become and I hope you can each understand how these endless […]

Gastroscopy

I’ve been dreading today’s procedure.  But as I’ve said for many many months, I’ll do anything to stop the symptoms and work out what the hell is going on with […]

Flexible Cystoscopy

Aaaagh fingers crossed today’s examination and procedure will find answers.  I’ve been poked and prodded way more than I’d ever want and still they don’t know why I’ve got these […]

Results appointment

Ok so the appointment was rescheduled.  Once again I park in the most expensive car park and wait an inordinate amount of time to see the consultant. Once in the […]

Ultrasound results

I think probably more by luck than planning or judgement I’m back at the hospital so soon for the results. However it’ll probably come as no surprise that when I […]

Ultrasound Pelvis Scan

I’m thinking of getting an annual pass to the hospital car park… it’s costing me a fortune to visit this often and they don’t seem to be getting any closer […]

CT Scan

My medical excitement today was that I’ve been sent for a CT scan following my abdomen ultrasound.  I received a letter from the hospital to say that the ultrasonographer was […]

Scan results

Right-O enough phaffing… time to see my lovely consultant to get the results the ultrasonographer has already told me!! Hehehehe I get to ‘do a Denise Welch’, a chat with […]