Tag Archives: Medicine

Needles, tea and deep breathing

So. You have an inherited bleeding disorder, which means at some point (maybe even frequently) you’re going to end up in your local public hospital. When was the last time you ended up in hospital and it went well? Tests came … Continue reading

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A letter to patients with chronic disease…

I wasn’t actually intending on posting today, I figured I’d have something to write after tomorrow’s fun at the hospital, but I saw this post when internet browsing yesterday and it really resonated, so I thought I’d share. http://more-distractible.org/2010/07/14/a-letter-to-patients-with-chronic-disease/. Enjoy!

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Lab test monkey

I’m getting to the end of this period. I had almost 4 days of very light bleeding/spotting, then the last two days have been heavier bleeding. All the time I’ve had the same pain levels, the same abdominal bloating, levels … Continue reading

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Waiting for the bomb to drop

As I mentioned in my last post, over the last few months my menstrual bleeds have grown a mind of their own and require a new treatment plan. I’m currently testing option one, and for the last 3.5 weeks it … Continue reading

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