To MRI or not to MRI?
Apr14

To MRI or not to MRI?

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written about my daughter’s foot. Mainly because, thank goodness, she’s been better. She first got ill on (Friday!) 13th February, her foot started hurting on the following Tuesday and suddenly stopped hurting on Friday 13th March. Needless to say, a couple of days after that, we suddenly got all the letters from the hospital we’d been promised – a follow-up...

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MRI follow-up
Feb03

MRI follow-up

My MRI scan on my bad hip last month was a pretty horrible experience for a claustrophobic, and one which I wouldn’t want to repeat in a hurry. But it was necessary to try and solve the mystery of why my leg has been hurting for well over a year. Last week I went to  the hospital to find out the results. What did I want them to find? Nothing sinister of course. On top of that, I didn’t want them to find anything which...

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Healthy/ unhealthy
Jan28

Healthy/ unhealthy

I’m the healthiest person I know. I NEVER get ill. I’ve had a few coughs and colds over the years, but nothing I could actually describe as ‘ill’, that actually stopped me from going about my everyday life (and no, I wasn’t doing the mum martyr ‘no time to be ill’ thing  –  I genuinely wasn’t ill). The last time I was actually ill was in April 2009. Yes, 2009. I had a bit of a...

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