So tomorrow I get the results of the biopsy and details of whatever the next steps are. I hope I will be able to sleep tonight. I will try to handle things with some decorum. But… If its bad news I have a list of people who will be finding out what I really think…
Hospital Waiting Rooms
Sitting in the waiting room at King’s College Hospital in London, and observing my surroundings, I am amused, but not surprisingly reassured that all hospital waiting rooms are basically the same. Whenever you spend time in a waiting room you will find Rows of uncomfortable chairs bolted to the floor. A badly behaved child, accompanied…
Its Sunday afternoon, its cooler than expected. I have a pre-op assessment tomorrow. I feel lonely. Something that strikes me as odd though is that I dont want to be around people. In fact having to deal with people tomorrow concerns me. I know I’ll be fine, and that work in the morning will be…
Eyes down for the 8:08 to London Bridge.
As a disabled passenger on public transport, with a hidden disability, it’s interesting to note the number of “funny looks” you get. It makes me uncomfortable when I consider where the highest number of this looks come from.
After a morning of phone around several medical professionals and being on-hold with a variety of booking lines I now have my dates for the cancer tests. The 4th October I can tell you that I feel a sense of relief that they are actually booked. Hopefully, I can then get some antibiotics to deal…
Hitting a bad patch
I’m struggling to write this post, I just don’t have the emotional energy, but I’m forcing myself. I had a few bad days last week, I assumed it was ‘just a blip’, they happy, and that’s OK. I can deal with that. But, the last few days have been hard work. I went home to…
Cancer or Not Cancer, another twist in the tale of OneCrazyCook
A week and a few days ago I noticed something unusual that caused me concern. So, I decided to get it checked out.
National Pain Month – ‘I post photos of myself smiling on Instagram but I never have a pain-free day’
Living with chronic pain from the BBC is a fabulous article that really gets to the heart of what it’s like to live with chronic pain. I know full well how this feels and commend the author for managing to express so well, what it means to fellow sufferers. Well Done Auntie!
BBC News: Thameslink and Great Northern apologise in newspaper ad for ‘ongoing problems’
More meaningless apologies from ThamesStink
For the last few weeks, commuters across the UK have been suffering from #RailFail2020 in London. There is no guarantee when trains will arrive/depart or even turn up. Once again I had a crappy journey to work, despite being at the station at the normal time I was late for work. Thankfully I didn’t have…