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Hope

I went up to the hospital twice today. Once for my morning appointment with the respiratory specialist and the second time to check in my friend who was having some tests in the afternoon. It will come as no surprise … Continue reading

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I’m Going Deep, Baby

Depression. Deep. Deep. Deep. I am up with my fed. Dumped in my downness. My happy is unbunnied. This year is almost half done and it is so far unlikely to be remembered especially fondly by me. Of course if … Continue reading

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Can I Kick It?

I know, most of you are sick of the cup filled with world football already and it’s only been going five days. I’m not sick of it. The kicky abouty stuff takes my mind off my current depression concerning my … Continue reading

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Putin A Brave Face On

In order to help distract me from the agonies and anxieties of my recent recurrence of health issues the world has decided to have a cup of football. Wall to wall kicky runny fally over stupid haircut scorey scorey scorey. … Continue reading

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Doctor And The Medics

Another day, another national health service waiting room. I’m very early, on purpose, for my appointment with my GP. I say ‘my’ GP but since last year when the doctor I’d been registered with moved to a different surgery I … Continue reading

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Information Reinforcement

Tuesday evening, just hooked myself up to the day’s third dose of IV antibiotic. It’s all routine now. The hand washing and the sterilising beforehand, the pressure required to flush the line with saline, the check to make sure the … Continue reading

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Luke 22:19

It seems obvious to say that hospital is a place where you get a lot of time to think yet any time I’ve had to stay under the care of the NHS it does strike me that I am alone … Continue reading

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