The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private

It seems such a long time since I was at the Royal Victoria Hospital with the nice student Ryan for my ECG. Today’s post brought two separate letters from two different departments of the RVH giving me appointments for an MRI scan to my head, and an EEG. What seems rather strange to me is that despite coming from the same hospital in the same Health & Social Care Trust they look and read completely different. Neither has my address correctly, but they made it here. But at least I have finally got my appointments. Andrew had been suggesting that … Continue reading The long wait is over… at least we didn’t have to go private

blank stares, falling over, what is it? wait and see….

In recent months I have been having some interesting moments. Interesting is a rather good spin on it though. In the past week thinking about what has been going on is somewhat terrifying. Unfortunately, I cannot tell you all exactly what is going on from first-hand experience as I don’t remember. But that is part of the problem. You see, I have been having funny turns for some months now. They vary in frequency and indeed in length and how they present themselves. It could be that I appear to have fainted. Alternatively that I have fallen asleep. Or I … Continue reading blank stares, falling over, what is it? wait and see….

Clinic appointment after a few months – it didn’t used to be like this…

Having been up at the RVH, Belfast on Tuesday for an ECG to try to eliminate heart problems from what is causing the fainting/fitting that has been happening in recent months… …the result was an all clear – it is now the day of my next appointment at the HIV clinic. It used to be that I was up at the clinic seeing my consultant at least once a month and at times it was once a week. It is testament to the good care that all around me have been giving that I am now no longer needed up … Continue reading Clinic appointment after a few months – it didn’t used to be like this…