Tag Archives: surgery

recovery

I’m home from the surgery, in fact I will probably go back to work tomorrow. I have some bruising, a couple of stitches, and a little bit of pain, but overall I am feeling fine. Mostly it has just been … Continue reading

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starving

I have now been fasting for 16 hours (although about 7 of that was sleeping), and I am starting to think about food a lot. At least I can have clear liquids i.e. apple juice, herbal teas, lemonade, stock cubes … Continue reading

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happy days

Received my job contract yesterday. It wasn’t quite the salary I was after, so I negotiated and ended up with a figure I am happy with. I am really proud of myself for negotiating, as I have read lots of … Continue reading

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counting down

I am counting down the days to my surgery now – 6 days to go. It seems silly to look forward to something painful to reduce pain, but I am hopeful that once I have recovered I will be pain-free. … Continue reading

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the black dog

I have been battling a patch of depression for the last week, for the first time since my medication really kicked in about 6 months ago. I have been off anti-depressents for about 5 weeks, so I guess it is … Continue reading

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a busy week

I haven’t posted in a while, mostly because of being busy, but also because I have so much to write about I can’t work out where to begin. So I will start with this week. On Monday I got a … Continue reading

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and in other news

I have received a letter from the hospital saying that my surgery has been ‘given certainty’, I am assuming that means that they will provide it. The letter said that ‘we expect to provide you with a date for surgery … Continue reading

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