Category Archives: health

Progress this month and plan for the future

I started off my New Year with a Parkrun to kick off my intention to improve my running and try to do a few races. My first week was a good start with two Parkrun(5k each) and a 2 k … Continue reading

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Ripped through

23rd December….stitch in my diaphragm finally finished ripping through after almost 5 months of constant pain. The pain was enough for me to writhe and scream out but the release of pressure was relieving. Two paramol , my regular meds … Continue reading

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North Bristol Trust

I had a letter through from the new surgeon. He clearly had no interest in what I need for my body. He included the very doctors that assaulted then neglected me in the letter. Those bastards are given more say … Continue reading

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Irrelevant

Saw another doctor about the pain. He seemed angry at me from the moment I walked in. The entire visit I was battling a panic attack and couldn’t stop crying. Twice he threatened to walk out because I was angry … Continue reading

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Complained to the General Medical Council

Since my complaint against the surgeon that verbally abused me in order to intimidate me into signing forms was ignored by Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and the parliamentary ombudsman is not taking my complaint seriously I complained to the medical council. … Continue reading

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Gastric sleeve pre-op 5 days out

Five more days until my gastric sleeve surgery.  This pre-op diet is mentally wearing.  My body is functioning well below par and my brain is fuzzy.  I am sitting here on the sofa with the idea of a nice walk … Continue reading

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Gastric Sleeve surgery

I have been manuevering the process to get the gastric sleeve surgery through the NHS for about 2 years.  Many times I truly believed I was wasting my time and that they would deny me the surgery.  I just kept … Continue reading

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Fitbit

I was at the computer store with my husband for the upteenth time in a week and wondering aimlessly when I came across a fitbit.  I had asked for a fitbit for Christmas  and still wanted one so I came … Continue reading

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All or Nothing….or maybe trying

I have attempted the switch to vegetarian eating several times and quit so putting this out there feels a bit scary.  I have lapsed a couple of times since making the decision about a week ago but I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Resolutions and ramblings

I know it has been a while since I posted anything.  It is funny how one can have plenty going on in one’s life but have nothing to say about it.  I think that is really always quite true for … Continue reading

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