For those unaware, I am a GP, a General Practitioner. I believe it’s called Family Practitioner elsewhere. GP’s are known as the gate keepers of the NHS as we tend to see people who are acutely ill or have a chronic illness and manage them in the community and refer them to see a specialist … Continue reading Complaining
... SHINGLES!!! I mentioned a few days ago I had a painful rash on my chest and thought it was something like folliculitis. But it was very painful especially when my clothes touched it and I did not think it would ever be shingles. Turns out it is. Why, as a Dr did I … Continue reading That rash was…
E's oft used phrase. It acknowledges getting something better than expectation. 8 follies. 1 more than last time. I walked into recovery to see a smiling E. The egg collection was a success, although she wasn't given morphine like when she had the myomectomy, but the GA allowed her to at least sleep a bit. Last … Continue reading ‘Better than a kick in the teeth’
It's been a crap day today. E went for her scan and we were hoping the continued down regulation (about 5 weeks now) would result in the necessary end point ie menopause, but no, that was not what happened. E was told her follies were getting bigger and her womb lining was getting thicker. The … Continue reading Powerless
First thing- completely unrelated to fertility. Despite being educated and being a GP, it's only within the last few years that I've realised what 'a couple of' means. It means two. Fancy that. Actuality E nags me that I get it wrong so often or didn't know that. I must have daydreamed through that bit … Continue reading A busy couple of weeks!