Previously… I would embark on a new and challenging journey of recovery – riddled with medical complications. As I was accepting my new reality, I would also endure the pain of being alive. I was transferred to a communal room in Ward 4 after the medical team reviewed my progress during my 1-day stay at… Read More


Previously… I was scheduled for surgery in late Saturday to remove a perforated appendix. The lady anaesthetist made sure I could count to 10… which I recall only counting up to 3, before I was away with the fairies. I was zonked out until someone had called upon my name. One of the nurses had… Read More


Previously… I was admitted to A+E on Thursday 6th August 2009. I had multiple checks throughout the Thursday and the Friday. There was much prodding, scanning and waiting. During one of the morning rounds, I met my consultant ‘friend’ to whom I shall now refer as Alan. He shared with me that I would need… Read More


I am ready to share my story. It’s a story that I never told in full, as it still conjures up much emotion. 10 years ago in early August of 2009, I experienced an odd tummy bug. I was concerned that Pepto Bismo didn’t work. In the past, it was very effective, but this time… Read More