GP visit – progress on some issues

This afternoon I had an appointment with my GP. It’s the first time I have seen an actual doctor at my current practice. The problem is I’ve been blacking out and having migraines for some months and after last weekend’s problems in Bedford it seemed like something needed to be done. So with a referral to neurology being requested, I’ve walked out with another prescription not only for Sumatriptan, but also for Pizotifen 500micrograms to take 1 or 2 at night. Let’s see if that helps to stop the migraines. As for the black outs – we have to keep … Continue reading GP visit – progress on some issues

misinformation doesn’t help a migraine sufferer in his hours of need

It was bound to happen at some point. Usually I make sure that I have two sets of my medication for however long that I am away from home in my back just in case. One set in hand luggage and the other in the hold luggage. This didn’t happen this weekend. Somehow, I managed to leave it all behind. This means that I have missed two doses of my daily meds, but hopefully it won’t be too damaging to my health. However, yesterday afternoon I had an awful migraine. Little more than a year since I first knowingly had … Continue reading misinformation doesn’t help a migraine sufferer in his hours of need

Watch out, this blog is coming back to life!

It hardly seems that a year has gone past, but it has. Last year, I finally decided that this blog should be merged with my other one Gyronny Herald. However, I have taken the decision that that idea did not really work. Some people complained to me that there were no posts to this one. So, watch out – this is about to change. And just in time for World AIDS Day. So don’t forget that you can support many charities across the world that support people living with HIV. My first choice for this at the moment is The … Continue reading Watch out, this blog is coming back to life!