Yesterday, as it was Monday, I expected there to be some difficulty in cannulating myself for my dialysis session. What I did not expect was that it would take my named nurse and I several attempts and then think that … Continue reading Right amount of fluid taken off, but still ½ a kilo over my dry weight?
Whilst on dialysis, Andrew had messaged me to let me know that he had set up Disney+ for the household — and to give me the login and password. So, that really brightened up my day. I got back home … Continue reading Disney+, Fantasia, and the Mickeys Mice
Readers may be interested in more HIV blogs from around the world. You can read the Top 50 HIV blogs which includes this one. Continue reading More HIV blogs
This afternoon, while on dialysis in Tullamore, I had a visit from the hospital’s complaints manager, Brendan Reddy. He told me he was very impressed with the letter that I had written, especially how it was framed and referenced. I … Continue reading Social worker update
It’s been a grand day out today. The sun is in the sky, yes there is a brisk wind, but the temperature is in the mid twenties Celsius. For the first time in a while, I got on a train … Continue reading A sunny day out
The outlook for people living with HIV has improved dramatically over the last 20 years. An HIV-positive diagnosis is no longer as hopeless as it once was. Many who have HIV are able to live fuller, longer, healthier lives. However, myths still … Continue reading HIV Blogger included in list of Best HIV Blogs for 2019
To say I was scared is probably an understatement of the year for me. It is not often you enter A&E with vomiting and diarrhœa , and suspected dehydration and then within five days are being transferred to another hospital … Continue reading potential new diagnosis.
Shocked to read of the abuse that some received while collecting money on World AIDS Day. This post shows why we need to stand up and fight the stigma. Continue reading The red ribbon stigma…
This evening I have been doing a bit of research into where is linking to this blog from the Internet around the world. I was a bit surprised to find some of the places. However, amongst them I found that … Continue reading Thanks to @imstilljosh for last year’s nomination…