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Sally, my chest physio is totally (AB) amazeballs!!!!

Sally, my chest physio is totally (AB) amazeballs!!!!

Sally has been looking after me now for over 6 years, infact she was one of the team of physio's who were given the task of getting this poor wretch back from the dead after surviving the un-survivable. The ICU team had done their bit in pulling me through a double pneumonia, ARDS, a pulmonary embolism etc etc and now it was down to Sally and her team to rebuild what was left, a massive task because I had wrecked lungs and no muscles, infact I was a breathing skeleton that refused to give up.

I had an appointment with amazeballs Sally today, just a check over to see how I was getting on with the new gadjets she had given me and a breathing control check to recap a few important breathing exercises and technics.

I mentioned to her that my breathing was in a bad way since my rheumatoid arthritis consultant had tweaked my pills, he was new to me and decided lowering my steroids and raising my Mycophenolate was the way to go. I did think at the time this was going to end badly but gave it a go because he was the expert.

Well this was the cue for AB Sally to get on the case. She promised me she would get in touch with my Lung consultant and phone me once she new what he thought.

After returning home later today the phone rang and it was AB Sally, she told me that the consultant had said to raise my steroids to 20mg and drop back to 15mg if possible as a maintenance dose. She's also on the case about the length of time until my next appointment with the lung consultant.

As you can tell I am Sally's no 1 fan cus she gets things done, my head was in a bit of a spin, knowing that my tablets were wrong for me but not quite knowing what to do about it. I feel more relaxed now things have been sorted and I owe it all to AB Sally.

Pass on the love Healthunlockeders :) .

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Great to see you Tony was that picture taken recently

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What a wonderful person Sally is especially as she got you sorted out re medication. Nice to have her on side.

Loving the photo and hope things are on the up for you.

Take good care and rock on Tony. Xxxx 😀

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Lovely to see a post from you Tony; was wondering where you had been and was worried that you were poorly. Sally goes the extra mile for you and so she should. You are a fighter and do everything you can to help yourself and others - like all...

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Great pic :) and how brilliant AB Sally sounds, good to have somebody like her on your side :) x

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Jeeez - it p*sses me off when totally different consultants interfere and mess you up Tony. But due to the Amazeballs One, you are sorted and i couldn't be more thrilled for you. You hang in there, you're an inspiration to us all. I love the...

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Gerroff. Stop poking me with that sharp finger. OK I'm awake. Well done you, setting new records all the time. must admit I am a bit envious as I took to my bed and started the great slumber with 6 weeks of abs, different flavours, but am...

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Hi Tony, Great to see you are gettin back on track it's a race to see who visit's first, You for Arthur's Seat or me for The Malvern Hills The Scotland Army were Training yesterday to escort me up Arthur Seat after my transplant.MC

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Hi Tony good on you keeping going like this. Sally sounds wonderful and I hope you can show her this post and replies. x

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How wonderful to have the Amazing Sally looking out for you, Tony! She will have a lot of fans here grateful for helping our superman to rock on. I hope you feel better with the changed dosage very soon.

Great music as always... xxx

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Wonderful to hear from you Tony. What a great person Sally is. She's definitely one to hold on to.

Roll on the Spring when you can get back up to your beloved Malverns.

Just you take it easy, keep away from infection & keep playing the music 🌺

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Sally, sounds like a great person to have in your corner Dall05, I'm glad she got you sorted, there's nothing worse than a consultant changing things and you just know your going to suffer for it.

It's happened to me with my Plaquinel that I take...

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Good news Tony - wish we could all have a Sally! All best wishes x

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I think I speak for everyone on here when I say "Thank you, Sally", and "Have a wonderful Christmas and New Year!" to both of you.

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Hi Tony, Glad you've got Sally in your corner. It's a bit scary thinking how many people could be feeling better, if they were on the right meds. Not enough Sallys to go around! Rocking song, Tony! Gotta do one of my music fests soon. Wasn't many...

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Lovely reading your post Tony, take care x

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Hi June,

Good to have a Sally on your side when your in need of a little help :) . Take care of yourself also JS. X

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