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Days 3-7

Over the last week, I’ve had plenty of time to ponder the pros and cons of my situation. Spoiler alert: it’s not all Netflix and pills! 897 more words


33wks Bump - Finally "Weight bearing" Kinda...

It’s been 14 weeks, 99 days (Just over 3 months) since I fainted and ended up in A&E with a Lis Franc Fracture in my left foot at 19 weeks pregnant. 490 more words

Me time

This will probably be the last update on my brother for a few weeks. He is finishing up 6 weeks of chemo and radiation. He told me today he is glad it’s over. 268 more words

Little Chef

Day 2

It was discharge day for many of us, and time to go home. There were 6 new patients coming to the female ward, and although we wouldn’t be released if we weren’t ready, there was a mild sense of urgency from the nurses as they did their obs checks. 863 more words


No flowers

Day 1

I wake up early at 5am, and the ward routine begins. I’d drained my IV bags, so they’re┬áreplaced and I’m given two tablets of Paracetamol. 1,142 more words


Crutches Redesigned

Crutches are finally getting a redesign after 150 years https://t.co/N1orYP1DTJ via @techinsider

— Syd the Jack (@mxdentrepreneur) April 25, 2016



Day 0

I’m sitting in the hospital on the comfy chair by the bed whilst Tom is scrunched up in a blue plastic visitor’s chair. The nurse shows me a chart, and asks, 1,044 more words