1, 2, 3, and an apology

Up to the Royal Victoria Hospital again this afternoon for my, now standard, weekly check up. First the results: Viral Load 5 October 2010 – 250 21 October 2010 – 1,100 11 November 2010 – 8300 CD4 count Don’t have dates but it is 110 and 6% – so that is all much of a […]

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. […]

2½ hrs out of work for medical reasons – I think not!

This afternoon whilst attending the treatment room once again – well it is still daily – one of the nurses asked me if I was working… Funnily enough, I said , No, the doctor gave me a ‘line’ for 4 weeks – and it would be odd to return to work without her agreement The […]

it wasn’t like it is in the porn films…

It’s about twenty-four hours since I went into hospital as there was blood and pus oozing from an abscess, and the doctor on call told me to head for the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. So, BelDoc told me to go to Accident and Emergency, so a friend of my boyfriend came over from north […]