It’s been a while . . .

Dream Postponement, Another Trip to A&E, Being Thankful, and Scans Time for a series of catchup posts again – as it’s much easier to read a few short posts than one long post, each of the above is a title for the following four posts.

Dream Postponement

If you don’t know me and you read this blog, you’ve hopefully skipped to the About page to find out more. It read: “I’m passionate about changing the world one politician at a time. It’s a broad and very long term goal, and hopefully this blog will help to track my progress. To that end,…

Another Trip to A&E

On Thursday 27th August, I made a return trip to UCH A&E with the same crippling pains as I had at the end of May. *Delightful*. After three hours waiting and prodding by a Resident, some pain meds were produced and I was sent home to bed. With the pain much worse the following morning,…

Being Thankful

The trip to A&E made me fairly sure I’d made the right decision regarding VSO. Symptoms have not improved over the last month and I am permanently tired, with funny little twists and twinges of pain much of the time. There are, however, days when I’m less tired, when there’s less pain and urgh-ness and…

Scans

Yesterday was the first ultrasound scan. It confirmed what I’d expected (and hoped – better to know than to have symptoms without an apparent problem), although unfortunately they can only see what’s happening on the left side. The sonographer is apparently recommending me for a laparoscopy (keyhole investigative surgery) but all will be confirmed when…