Category: Life

What if…

Like Jack Nicholson says in the film “what if this is as good as it gets?” I thought about this quote from the film of the same name on the way home with my dog this morning.  I had walked part way to school with my son (so he can walk the rest of the…

Spinal Surgery Update

It is four weeks today that I had my spinal Surgery.  Wow is the most of what I can say.  Although it has been difficult dealing with the immediate pain, and hard not being able to do most things, and must be immensely hard on my partner doing everything I usually do, still working a full time job…

Spinal Surgery Beckons

Had my appointment with my spinal consultant today, and now I am quite excited! I was expecting to go in there and have him say the same as last time, I am too young to have an operation and just see how the meds go. No, he looked over all the information, the MRI, the…

Appointment with MUSCAT!

Got an appointment through today at the Gloucester Royal Hospital with the MUSCAT team! its for the 29th January – so watch this space! I will be seeing my spinal consultant on the Monday of the same week, and my sons birthday is the Wednesday the 27th – thats going to be a busy week…

Podiatry Referral to MUSCAT

Well, if I had ever thought that taking my partner along to a podiatry appointment with me would have such a marvellous effect I would have done it sooner! Normally I go along, come away with slightly different insoles and am told it will only get worse.  Today, My partner came with me to the…

What now?

I haven’t written anything for a while now, just because it has been so busy, but basically I have had a cortisone injection in my spine, it seemed to do absolutely no good what so ever. I have seen the Podiatry department at Dursley hospital due to incredibly bad pain in my feet, they have told…