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Consultant appointment

Shon48
Shon48

Back from appointment and a wee bit happier. The beast is 28mm with 17coils placed and in a bad place —-brain stem . It’s now pressing on a nerve which is affecting sight ,dizziness and stroke like symptoms. Back in feb/March for an MRI and hope it has shrunk a little . It’s quite amazing when you see all your scans. I’m quite happy walking with my walker just hate the dizziness. This is a rare aneurysm so I’m a Guinea pig for the neurologists in Glasgow . Still here which is the main thing . My new name is Long Shona Silver as I need to wear a patch to keep the unblinking eye closed.

I wish you all a very happy Christmas with better health for 2019.

Shona 🤗🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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I love the way you approach this and I try to be the same , fight the Annie’s don’t let them get us down .

I hope you have a lovely and healthy new year .

Wendy xxx

I feel really humbled after reading your post. That's the spirit. Have a lovely festive season. I dont really celebrate Xmas and especially after this bad year. I am feeding peoples cats and chickens, and start a new part time job in the New Year. Festive greetings to you all from NZ

Shon48
Shon48
in reply to sethbovey

I’m not much for Xmas now either , too commercial plus my grandchildren are south of England and my husband and I just aren’t well enough to travel by car that far and as for trains —-u.k is far behind the world. We will have a quiet day and watch telly all day lol . I think it’s lovely you are caring for other people’s animals and a new job to look forward to 👏👏 I wish you all the luck in the world.

Shona x🤗🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

sethbovey
sethbovey
in reply to Shon48

Thank you Shona. My subdural haematoma was slow growing with a successful operation. I am not 100%, and never will be but i am great on tbe surface. I live alone so have to keep on going. Love to you both

Fenella

Such a great attitude Shona. I still have many issues but, like you, I'm determined to make the best of this life. And being part of this community of fighters provides constant reassurance & support !

Wishing you comfort and happiness this Christmas m'love. 🙂

Cat x

Shon48
Shon48
in reply to cat3

And to you Cat , all the best . We struggle on but it’s great to have this forum to rant to lol. 🤗

well before joining the raf i was brought up in plymouth devon so i can finish it off, aaaarrrr shona.

your dizziness, is it there all the time or does it come on on all of a sudden, as used to happen to me?

Shon48
Shon48
in reply to steve55

Happens all the time unless I’m lying down . Consultant thinks it’s the Aneurysm pressing on the nerve and hopes it reduces in size . Has your dizziness stopped ? 🤗🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Shon48
Shon48
in reply to Shon48

My daughter has decided long Shona silver doesn’t sound right so I’m now LONG SHON SILVER . Does sound better right enough lol

steve55
steve55
in reply to Shon48

arrrrrrr, arrrrrr, arrrrrrrr, hee hee hee, my brain injury you know.........my childish thoughts, or am i peter pan living in west sussex?

Shon48
Shon48
in reply to steve55

Be whatever you want to be . It’s good to laugh at ourselves, Peter 🤗🤗🤗🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

steve55
steve55
in reply to Shon48

xxx

steve55
steve55
in reply to Shon48

yes havent had an attack for a few years now, replaced instead by epilepsy!!!

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