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Recovery - Done

I let the cat out of the bag earlier today on Twitter and Facebook, but, in case you didn’t hear the news,  I went to my hematologist today. 82 more words


DVT (part 2)

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a common leg vein problem in the elderly. It can become very serious if left untreated.

So what is DVT? … 351 more words


Navigating Treatment Options for Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Disease

A patient was presented at the ER with an unprovoked deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It  was eventually assessed to require indefinite oral anticoagulation therapy. He was started on rivaroxaban, a NOAC (novel oral anticoagulant).   413 more words


Recovery Update

To recap, on December 20 of last year, I had a backache while having dinner with my family. The pain increased so we went to the emergency room the next night. 156 more words


Fear is a wicked mistress

I’m preparing to run 10k, I’ve only just started running 5ks but you know why not try for 10.  I know I’ll be able to achieve 10 its just a matter of how long it will take me to get it done.  503 more words

Mental Health


I cannot believe what I was told on the phone today!

After being in hospital for three days in the trot for a suspected blood clot for someone who has cervical cancer and a mother looking after four children .. 953 more words


This is late ..

I mention Deep Vein Thrombosis later but since I wrote this and prior to posting it it has turned into something else. 473 more words