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…

Sundays

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.

Some Relief

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…

At 42 years old I still have nightmares.

You wouldn’t think that at 42 one would still be having full on “can’t get back to sleep” nightmares. But, I do. Last nights was a particularly tough one. I would wake in my bedroom at my parents house, I would feel something was wrong. Then decide to leave the room. What you need to…

Nothing to say this week…

I have nothing really to say this week as I’m building up to a big rant about how my education has affected my mental health. I have been exploring this with my therapist and I’ve been working on a post for the last week. I’m otherwise well and will to be popping over to Wale…