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Nhs consultant says Ski's is a scoundrel

skischool
skischool

One of the problems with having devices inserted into your body is the possibility that your body may be allergic to them and react unfavourably or even try to reject them.as we all know this also happens with living tissue and the need for anti rejection medicines is standard practise in most post transplant patients.

My lovely new bling recently inserted is made of Nitinol which is a compound of 50% nickel and 50% titanium and clearly states on the packaging not suitable for patients with a nickel allergy,

During a good part of my life i have suffered an allergy to nickel,things such as watch strap buckles,the sides of my spectacles and even the studs on my beloved 501's have given me a nasty skin rash made worse by scratching the almost incessant itching and bearing this in mind and some time prior to my procedure i requested an allergy test via my Gp.

Well the referral process for such a simple test is agonizingly slow so in desperation i researched Nitinol on the wonder web and found what they call magic wire on e.bay.this wonderful stuff is often used to perform so called magic tricks because subject to certain temps you can reheat it once bent and it will revert to it's original shape.so Eureka i fashioned a bracelet with the said magic wire,wore it for 3 days and lo and behold suffered no reaction and with that result i took the chance and having signed a disclaimer with my consultant proceeded with the inserts.

3 weeks post procedure and i have just reached stage one of the allergy test referral procedure,i explained to the dermatological consultant the necessity for the test and he begrudgingly accepted my request and will pass me on to yet another hospital to have a simple skin patch test that costs next to nothing and can be done with 2 quick visits,one to apply the patch and the second to observe for reactions.as soon as he had signed the go ahead i let slip that i had the procedure done 3 weeks ago and he let rip into me,advising me in his wonderful east european accent that i had deceived him and that it was not good practise to tell lies to the Nhs,i was astounded,i explained that the test results would be useful for the future should i suffer an unexpected complication or inflammation and on elimination of other reasons it could be the cause but to him i was a bounder and a very bad hombre so i left feeling like a proper scoundrel.but bugger him at least i will finally get my test but talk about shutting the door after the horse has bolted.i do myself and the Nhs a favour and i get a bollocking.:(

Non allergic Ski's and a cat that doesn't care.xx

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Well you have been found out at last ski's - a bounder and a very bad hombre! I must applaud the East European's estimation of your character. Now to break the news to Scrufinetta :O ha ha ha. xx

skischool
skischool in reply to hypercat54

Did i really expect sympathy from a dart queen.nooooooo :)

Fancy a Nitinol bracelet to add to your bling collection?

Ski's and a well adorned Scruff's x

hypercat54
hypercat54 in reply to skischool

Well not one who used darts made from nickel :D xx

skischool
skischool in reply to hypercat54

Ah but think of the 50% titanium,enough to warm any girls heart.xx

Found your song ski's :D xx

youtube.com/watch?v=uNGxnJB...

skischool
skischool in reply to hypercat54

i always thought you were one missing from a full set of darts bev and you have just confirmed it. :) xx

Doh.... I fail to see what has made you into a scoundrel, bounder, bad hombre. And thoroughly all round miscreant. Mystified Kate and a head scratching Zebra 🦓

Xxxx

skischool
skischool in reply to Katinka46

In his mindset dear Kate,if i had told him at the beginning of the consultation that i had already had the procedure done you can bet your bottom dollar as they say that he would have said ok you appear to be ok lets wait and see if you have a reaction and not forwarded me for the patch test which i need for future reference if complications arise.

That makes me a devious miscreant trying to obtain unrequired procedures at great cost to the Nhs. xx

Don-1931
Don-1931 in reply to Katinka46

He is none of those things. He's just a very naughty boy! 😄

skischool
skischool in reply to Don-1931

You know your apprentice too well by now Master Po.xx

Well that certainly cheered me up seeing as the agency nurse looking after Pete had not a clue what she was doing. She even knocked all three pee pots onto the floor! You get what you can skis.

Love to you and Scruffy. Is that a photo of her in her younger days? 🤣😘😘😘

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skischool
skischool in reply to sassy59

Dear Carole,Was the lady called C3Po by any chance?i hope Pete is slowly improving and you are managing to look after yourself as instructed by us all.

Love ski's and Scruff's xx

sassy59
sassy59 in reply to skischool

I do believe she was skis 😂. Pete is slowly improving thank you abs I’m doing ok. Xxx 😘

Caspiana
Caspiana in reply to sassy59

Oh wow Carole. 😲

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How very rude! Who does he think he is! Actually, those who did the procedure should have insisted on doing the test first.

skischool
skischool in reply to Hidden

L.P that is far too logical and as you know by now the Nhs are not too good on joined up thinking or as they say in the army the 7 P's. the 7 Ps is a British Army adage for Proper Planning and Preparation Prevents Piss Poor Performance.

Ski's xx

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😂 one can always hope that some bright spark will write it into the protocol to be followed before the procedure ( whether or not the patient says that they have an allergy of course.)

Hi Skischool, well done you for doing the research , get into production ASAP, fantastic that it worked, don’t be put down ever by anyone ! Pleased your getting better, big kiss to scruffs! ps . A lot of ladies like naughty boys ! Especially ones with brains!

skischool
skischool in reply to Jazzkady

I better grow a brain quickly them jazzkady, :) xx

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We all loving your escapades skis but we all want to know as Carol asked is that the dear scruffy in the added pic ?? Hope your skin and tissue is as allergy free as poss now you found your calling .... if not think about purchasing a scratch post which hey works for the beautiful scruffs so you never know !!

skischool
skischool in reply to Hidden

My dear Mel,that was Scruff's before she developed an allergy to me.we share the same scratching post on alternate days.

Ski's and a cat off scratching xx

It’s already full grown! 🧠

I hope that’s a brain!

Oh golly gosh, I can just imagine that doctors face as you left the room. Would've loved to have been a fly on the wall ,lol !!! Just rise above it,another day another doctor who wants to call the shots and can't accept patient's input. Duped? No doped.

Squirrels,how nice to hear from you,i had three of your family in the garden the other day feasting on my offerings,a delightful sight.:) xx

Some ladies will say anything for a free Bling bracelet.:)

Love a bargain me!

Can’t do right for doing wrong, as my Yorkshire friend says!

I love the picture. That is so true! But I’m sorry to know you were treated so badly. As someone once said, Welcome to Planet Earth where no good deed goes unpunished. That’s a bit cynical for a mid-week thought. It’s demoralising though when doctors or nurses shout at us like we’ve done something wrong or bad. I hope you’re ok. If not set Scruffy on him. Or just set Scruffy on him anyway.

He was east european so i just decided to take over his country as a punishment for his bad manners.Scruffy did a whatsit in his Lada. :)

xx

I see you have everything under control 👍

MoyB
MoyB in reply to skischool

Should have got Scruffs to fart in his office! xx Moy

Oh my goodness is there anything worse than a cat fart?!

Wouldn't you just love to see the doctor's face if Scruffy had been in on the consultation? And then broke wind too! It would have served him right for being such a pompous twit. Lol! xx Moy

Yes! to all of those 😸

skischool
skischool in reply to MoyB

Moy,this obsession with farting is rather worrying,but always amusing,keep on trumping loudly and proudly. :) xx

MoyB
MoyB in reply to skischool

Trump trumpety trump! Lol! xx Moy

Hello Skis.

I am lost for words on two counts. One that it takes so much time just to get a patch test and two the audacity of the consultant to be so uppity, considering the length of time and through no fault of your own , it took to get tested. You are by no means a bad hombre. 😊 😇 I am sure dear Scruffs would vouch for that. 🐈🐟🐟🐟 xx

skischool
skischool in reply to Caspiana

Gosh my dear Cas,you have an enviable collection of emoji's,i love the fish,wonder not about the vagaries of our Nhs,it is so unjoined up that one has to take action to manage ones own health these days,had i a steady hand and a good eye i would have inserted my own valves at home only i couldn't find anyone to supply the midazolam for a mild sedation and red wine just didn't do the trick.hope you are feeling better now,Chom fully recovered and enjoying putting the finishing touches to the christmas village.

love Ski's and Scruff's xx

Caspiana
Caspiana in reply to skischool

We are managing thank you Skis. I have an appointment with the transplant surgeon tomorrow. I really don't enjoy those appointments. But onwards and upwards. The village🌲⛄🏡 is doing very well and has grown since my last 📷 picture here. So, I am very happy!! Take good care. xx 🙋🐕🐾

Hacienda
Hacienda in reply to Caspiana

Hi Buddy, So Tomorrow you see the Big Man, hope all goes well for you Dear Friend. I see my Transplant Doctor next week on the 4th. Good to hear Chom is Recovering well, and your "Belen" is still giving you Joy & has Increased In Size, Maybe you could put up another Picture of it with Chom along side it. I Will be thinking of you Tomorrow Cas., Please let us know how you get on. Love n Hugs TRX Buddy, Carolina XXX

Caspiana
Caspiana in reply to Hacienda

Hello dear friend. 😊💕 I see him tomorrow, yes, and am sitting here wondering what questions I should be asking, apart from the obvious, "Am I getting any closer to the top of the list?" not that he would disclose such information. 😑 I will post a picture for you but don't imagine I can get Chom in as my village is situated in a box window. 😂 I hope your appointment goes well. *BIG, BIG SUPER HUG* xx 💜⛄💕

Hacienda
Hacienda in reply to Caspiana

Good Morning Dear Cas. I would normally write any questions down before I go to see my Dr. which I will be doing for this visit. I know I am Listed as "Active Priority" but it depends on the actual match, People do tend to ask me "Are you at the top of the List" I say Depends on The Matching, if matched Lungs arrive, then I would Have them., I Hope in Ernest they arrive soon. Love & Super Big Hugs to You Dear Friend & Lung Buddy, Thinking of you Today at Your Appointment. XXXXX

Caspiana
Caspiana in reply to Hacienda

Hi Carolina. 😊

I had a heart echo test today to check for pulmonary hypertension. All good!! I also discovered the average wait is 800 days here in Japan. Well actually I knew that. And that many patients here get single lungs because of lack of donors. Survival rates after five years is about 71%. So that is encouraging. Apparently, I am a little on the pudgy side 😐 so I must ease off eating cheese (serious addiction) and increase my exercise. Other than that all good. Only downside, my surgeon has left to share his expertise elsewhere and now I have two new surgeons. I was a bit surprised, but they seem fine. Please let me know how your appointment goes Hacienda . Sending hugs and love. xx 💕🙋

Hacienda
Hacienda in reply to Caspiana

Thank you my Dear Friend. Well, I am Happy it went well for you and you are now updated on the Answers you needed. I tend to buy my foods with a low Fat rating, so my cheese is OK. I am Alway's On a small portion of Food situation. I am replying to you outside the room of my Thursday exercise group, just waiting for Hubby to meet me. I did ask my Consultant about Single Lung, She said it had to be Double, that is why I had Valves to help me with the interim period. I don't know when I will get lungs, if they Made them to order Life would be easy. Well my Dear Buddy, I will catch up when I get Home. Love n Big Hugs. Besos. Xxxxx🌷🌷🌷

I’m so happy to know your appointment went well. I love cheese too, I know I should eat less, so I can understand and sympathise with how difficult it is to cut down on it. Sending you all best wishes and good luck with the diet! 🧀

Thank you!!! 💕🍊🍏🍎🍋🍈🍉🍐🍑🍒🍓🍍🍇🍆🍌🐛

I hope your appointment goes well tomorrow. Will Chom be going with you for moral support? I'll be thinking of you 🦈🐳🐋🐬🐟🐠🐡🐚🦀🦐🦑🐙

Hello Huffy , 😁👋

Chom will guard they fort (sleep 😴) till I get home. Thank you for your very kind thoughts and wishes. xx ⛄💕

Scolded and papped on the behind. Ha! A good karmic day for dear Ski and Scruffy cat. I can imagine you chewing on your tongue,, refraining from the most inappropriate retorts. I love you, friend, but I couldn't help laughing at the irony of you getting banged for your bling. Go home, get some chocolate ice cream, melt some peanut butter and pour atop, turn on some good movies, refrain from a hot totty at least till the ice cream is gone, cuddle with the allergy feline queen, and laugh. It's all so crazy. Scolded for being ill and attempting to survive. It couldn't have happened to a finer gentleman. :) :)

skischool
skischool in reply to mellyme

Mr melley.i did as you suggested,went home and sat on my laurels,baked chocolate cup cakes with added delights which induced much laughing and used non allergenic 4 legged friend as a pillow whilst sleeping contently.i avoided the melted peanut butter for fear of a nut allergy.happy thanksgiving hangover to you dear friend. x

mellyme
mellyme in reply to skischool

Definitely watch those allergies, friend. :) :)

Laughter and treats are good medicine indeed.