Tag: IBD

Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

March is national Deep-Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month, a public health initiative aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication, pulmonary embolism. What is Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)? DVT is a blood clot which develops in one of the… Continue Reading “Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month”

9 Vitamins & Supplements I Use and Recommend

AD ] Post contains gifted items The week of March 11th sees the beginning of Nutrition and Hydration Week This week is an annual event which aims to highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally.… Continue Reading “9 Vitamins & Supplements I Use and Recommend”

The Hospital Diaries Days 10 to 13 – Wednesday to Saturday

Happy weekend everyone – I really hope you are all enjoying yours more than I am stuck in here. Update Unfortunately my potassium and now also magnesium levels are still crashing into my boots so I am constantly having to be hooked up to… Continue Reading “The Hospital Diaries Days 10 to 13 – Wednesday to Saturday”

The Hospital Diaries Day 8 & 9 – Monday & Tuesday

I’m at the point of losing track of days and it seems to be suddenly flying by. Each day sort of mingles into one as it gets so repetitive and a mixture of tests, medication, pain and sleep. Gastroscopy Test On Monday I had… Continue Reading “The Hospital Diaries Day 8 & 9 – Monday & Tuesday”

The Hospital Diaries Day 6 & 7 – Saturday/Sunday

Weekends in hospital are generally the worst. Unless there is a plan in place to go home, nothing much happens unless there is an emergency. Stanley Stoma seems to have woken up which is good so they are pretty satisfied that the CT which… Continue Reading “The Hospital Diaries Day 6 & 7 – Saturday/Sunday”