Tag Archives: Bleeding disorder

Big jet plane

About 2 months ago, I got an invitation to attend a workshop run by the World Hemophilia Foundation in Montreal, being held in early December. The workshop is about youth advocacy in the bleeding disorder community, and due to WHF’s … Continue reading

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A joyous head injury

On Saturday morning, just before 3am, I had to get up to go to the loo. I gingerly and sleepily inched my way around my bed to get to the bedroom door in a feeble attempt to not wake my … Continue reading

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A walk on the wild side

Last Friday was a bit of a milestone for R and I – one of those ones that’s measured in years (5, in case you were wondering). Now neither of us are really interested in making a big deal of … Continue reading

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My period survival kit

This week is another period week for me. While trying to ‘normalise’ the new set of meds, I have to be slow in drawing the length between them back out to my normal, which is one every three months, keeping … Continue reading

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It’s just a number

When a woman talks about a number its usually in reference to the one from a set of scales. But the number I’m talking about today is the one that’s given to you at the end of highschool. The one … Continue reading

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The very idle march of the penguin

Today I’m going to share with you one of the items from my VWD bag of tricks. One of my symptoms is blood noses, and this tends to be a problem in winter as the air gets dry. Breathing in … Continue reading

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Growing up is hard to do…

and even harder with an inherited bleeding disorder. Last weekend I did the round trip to Perth, Australia to attend a workshop on mentoring young people with a bleeding disorder. Last year, I got to be involved in a project … Continue reading

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