Wow, what a year it has been! I think that’s the best way to start this blog. For those of you who have been following me know that it’s been five months since my unexpected month long stay in hospital.  I am finally feeling stronger on my legs and gotten rid of the crutches. This was helped by me keeping away from Grace (my friend who likes to push injured people over). It’s been hard work coming off the crutches and I am under no illusion about the strength and endurance training I will have to complete to get back to where I was physically last year. But I am more determined than ever to keep push through  rehab to get back to being me. I still have lots of further tests and scans scheduled for 2015 in order for the doctors to try and find out more about what happened. I…Continue Reading
I had an MRI scan not too long ago. I didn’t say anything to anyone as didn’t want to worry people….a lot of that has been done already. To be honest I didn’t really want to think about it let alone talk about it. So here I am in the waiting area of the Neurology department,  sweaty palms, knots in my stomach, heart racing as I wait for the consultant. I realise I might be hungry having missed my daily Wheetabix due to nerves. I look around in the waiting room and notice three other people looking nervous, tapping their feet and rubbing their hands. I am trying to be positive, hey I am down to one crutch so I just need to stay away from the friend (Grace) who pushed me! Do they draw out the waiting times of these appointments on purpose? I feel am about to throw up.  An old…Continue Reading