Packing for hospital may seem like mainly common sense to many, until you need to do it. Most of you will not actually need to have a bag ready. Perhaps […]

A few weeks ago I had a bit of trouble with internal bleeding. I mentioned it to many people, as well as here and I had a resounding response from […]

As you may or may not know this past month has been quite an active time for my body when it comes to my health. I was raced to Fiona Stanley Hospital following a swift surprise onset of what appeared to be my inexplicable ‘anaphylaxis’. By this I mean that some time after 8pm my stomach began cramping, eyes reddened and itching, my lips swelling and airways closing. There is a small amount of time for me to seek medical attention before my airways close off and I lose consciousness. I made it and was treated, only losing three days to catching up on sleep. Exactly a week later my skin decided that it was not pleased with something and it began reacting to another mystery allergy with a my full-blown invisible skin rash. For the fortnight since then I have been coping with the skin allergy only with daily antihistamine prescription medicine Endep.

At this point I have to state very clearly that for the most part I am just pleased that I haven’t yet experienced any of the colds that are making the rounds at present. Prior to the hospital visit I had been to see my GP (General Practitioner) Evs regarding some other concerns. One of these was contraception and the other was a pain in my lower abdomen.

I’ve been so inconsiderate. I’ve been lost in my own world of thought and when I do surface here it is normally with some musing over health versus ill-health or […]

I want to communicate everything that has happened. There has just been so much and so I warn in advance if I start to share something and fail to complete […]

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