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Getting there, one to go

I just want to Thank everyone who has been in touch about my recent blogs.

All duly noted and taken on board.

I can't believe that in 1 weeks time I will be leaving our hotel to go to Heathrow and board our Virgin flight all the way to Los Angeles, it's been a rough ride getting this far.

This morning in about an hours time I will meet with my GP. He has the last word about whether I go or not. I have some very unusual lumps/swelling on my shin bone, the fluid retention has gone a little haywire and I am desperately trying to keep my partner calm, we have already had to cancel one holiday and lost another so it will be hard if he says it's a no no, but, I do want to go, only wish I had a cat sitter to look after my 2 boys but apart from that if I don't go now I won't go.

Thank you all again, you know who you are, where would I be without you?

Thank you.

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Hi there,

I hope your appointment with your GP went well and has given you the OK

Happy travelling, I hope !!!

June xxx


Yes it went well - I did get the ok from him and so we're off...


I'm so pleased for you and I hope you and your partner enjoy all the wonderful sites which you have looked forward to for so long. Bon voyage. June xx


Hope you got the ok from gp to go.

You'll have a fabulous time.

Take care




Yes I did, thank you and yes I will try to have a fabulous time.


hope it does well


As my RA is literally top to toe I find great difficulty in being comfortable. I am unable to stand up without a lot of support and assistance. I am severe pain constantly. So the thought of sitting in a plane for 11 hours is petrifying and the nearer I get to take off the worse I get. I will have to speak to my consultant tomorrow.


Have a lovely lovely time xxx


I'm so pleased to hear that the GP has given your holiday the go-ahead. I know you're understandably nervous about the long flight but I hope it goes well and that you have an amazing holiday. Hopefully you'll come back on here after your trip to let us know how it went.

Kind regards


(NRAS Helpline)


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