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Title (optional)Diagnoses? Well, I have them coming in droves.

  Eight consultants with differing views:   May 2010:     Dr A: asthma   March 2011.   Dr B: nothing wrong with lungs.                         Dr C: tests results entirely normal.   July 2011.      Dr D: haven’t a clue, never come across … Continue reading

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  Back to the beginning, a beginning.  “It just doesn’t feel right.”     A story.  A story with much more tragic consequences that mine.  Our elder daughter went into labour with her fourth baby.  The pregnancy had been fine, … Continue reading

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On a good day this strange territory that I am occupying can have a bizarre liberation.  It is uncharted land, there are no signposts. No maps, no indications of where I am or where I can go.  It is up … Continue reading

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Where to start?

Beginnings or endings. Often the same thing.  So January 2010.  A beginning and an ending. The beginning of a saga that has changed my life forever; the ending of a blithe confidence in the medical profession to stay with a … Continue reading

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It just doesn’t feel right

I know, I know, Milton got there first with Eyeless in Gaza.  But who cares, I mean really cares?  Milton, who’s he?  Something to do with a town with a million roundabouts and weird statues of black and white cows.  … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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