Another week, more treatment, lots of support

It's another week, and I've not had anything put up on this blog for ages, but it's not because nothing has been happening - quite the opposite in fact. Life has been moving on. I have been working away and getting on with various things. However, last weekend I felt a bump on the back … Continue reading Another week, more treatment, lots of support

smiling and whistling under all difficulties

As you know, last week I was called up to the Royal Victoria Hospital for an appointment. There was something more virulent about the MRSA that had caused my abscesses earlier in the year. The results show that what I had was PVL-MRSA. Or to spell it out... Panton-Valentine Leukocidin, MRSA. This is particularly nasty. … Continue reading smiling and whistling under all difficulties

MRSA yes, but a more virulent strain

This morning, I received a telephone call from one of the doctors at Belfast's Royal Victoria Hospital where I received the treatment for living with HIV. After getting the abscesses removed, a sample had been sent off for further testing. Apparently one of the reasons that I have had these attacks more often than most … Continue reading MRSA yes, but a more virulent strain