I love My Valves
Just an Update. As Time passes, I am Breathing Better and able to Turn the clock back a Little....
The Chartis experiment and the missing scope
Hello folks,i have just returned from having my ' Chartis bronchoscopy ',this rather long winded, if you will excuse my play on words,broncho...
Got back from a most wonderful cruise on Friday and then to the hospital. My scan results showed stable disease again after second scan on th...
Pain in cannula site after chemo
Hi, I’ve just had my first carbo/taxol chemo session yesterday. The cannula was causing me some pain in my right hand but the nurse flushed t...
Quick catch up
Hi folks, I'm in hospital having so many tests, I asked about bloods they have taken, and I've got to much of a thing I've never heard of, th...
The dilemma of when to call for help
We have had numerous discussions in the past regarding “ should I or should I not dial 111, 999 and or going to A&E, ED or ER ”. I have a tal...
Good morning everyone hope all doing well me stuck in local RUH hospital again was rushed in yesterday again couldn’t wait any longer for the...
Advice needed as I just despair with my asthma!
I regularly take my meds, I’m on pred from the hospital, I try and do all I can to help myself and there just seems to be no rhyme or reason ...
Oxygen in a Bag
I am a proud user of ambulatory oxygen kindly provided by the NHS. I use it with the rucksack like bag with which it comes....
Hi all, I am getting blood clots in my nose which are hard to shift and make using cannula much less effective. Tried nasal spray but no real...
Home at last after 10 long days in hospital. Picc line out, many different heavy doses of antibiotics and more to take at home....
*sensitive post* Warning do not ignore extreme morning sickness.
I don't want this post to frighten or upset anyone but just to make them aware not to let anyone play down your morning sickness and tell you...
I am aged 79. On 31 July my wife took me to Kingston Hospital with chest pains-I felt as if I had been kicked in the chest by a horse!...
Terrible day at the hospital
Arrived at UCLH for my weekly check-up for my clinical trial. 3 cannulas refused to work-trouble even getting blood....
Matthew update - 2 weeks old
Matthew is doing really well and is now two weeks old! He is still in NICU but has been off breathing support since day 2 and is in his incub...
Torture treatment on the NHS!!
I was admitted for a 10 day course of Iloprost 6 hour daily infusions as an inpatient....
Short synacthen test
I had this done yesterday and felt horrible the moment they put it in the cannula, I went immediately dizzy and nauseous, I got home afterwar...
Buying nasal cannula
I find these go stiff after a while and fall off my ears. I thought it was a bit much to get the oxygen guy to bring some, so i decided to bu...
Drama at every step
So mum had the PEG fitted on Tuesday this week and had pulled it out by Wednesday night 💔😢 she continues to pull out her saline drip so is ...
Finally Had Bypass
Finally Had Bypass Yesterday was the first anniversary of the angiogram that indicated I needed treatment ( stents or bypassing ) and eight d...
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