My Story So Far…

For those who don’t want to scroll back through all of the posts. This is a long post so grab a cuppa, a chocolate bar and make yourself comfortable. When I was in my teens I discovered heavy metal music and fell in love! All it took was the first chord of Paranoid by Black Read more about My Story So Far…[…]

MRI Report

Here is my report. It was the news that I equally expected & dreaded. The L4/L5 disc bulge is significant enough for surgery to be the only option at this point. My Chiropractor advised of treatments but due to the severity he is reluctant to try them due to the risk of making it worse. Read more about MRI Report[…]

Partial Results!

Just had a call from the Chiropractor advising that they have received the report. I have booked an appointment for 9am tomorrow to discuss the results in-depth. Basically there is a significant bulging disc and surgery is likely. Apparently there may be other options to help alleviate the pain and symptoms but they will be Read more about Partial Results![…]

Chasing MRI Report

This morning I felt like I was chasing my tail trying to get the report from my MRI! At 8:46 I called the Chiropractors to see if they had received the MRI report. They had not but advised me to call the clinic to see if it has been sent and to ask them to Read more about Chasing MRI Report[…]

MRI Time

This afternoon I had my MRI at Heath Lodge Clinic. Di (my best friend/housemate) came with me for support. It’s a beautiful building set in lovely gardens. The receptionist was really nice and helpful. The waiting room had bookshelves with hundreds of books, plenty of leather armchairs and a coffee/hot drink machine. There was also Read more about MRI Time[…]

Private MRI v NHS MRI

It’s been 36 days since I was referred by my GP for a MRI. I have not yet received an appointment letter from the hospital. The pain and restriction to my daily life is really getting me down. The painkillers are making me drowsy but I can’t cope without them. My best friend and housemate Read more about Private MRI v NHS MRI[…]

The Chiropractor

This morning I got myself to the Chiropractor’s. He did an hours worth of tests. He was surprised and clearly irritated that none of the doctors I had seen previously had done the basic checks (reflexes etc). I thought I would go in and he’d say “we can have you sorted in a couple of Read more about The Chiropractor[…]

I Ain’t Heavy, I’m His Sister

Source: Today I got a call from my brother, Steven, telling me he has booked an appointment for me to see a Chiropractor at the Central Chiropractic Clinic tomorrow morning! He’s already paid! I can’t express how grateful I am. Hopefully the Chiropractor can sort me out ASAP 🙂