Monthly Archives: December 2010

one week since leaving hospital

I thought I’d leave it a while to post again, give myself some perspective and time to think about things after coming out of hospital. It’s been a week since leaving hospital and I have to say thats the time … Continue reading

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Discharge disaster

hmmm so far this hospital has screwed up twice, in quite major ways… interesting given they are private and charge an arm and a leg. First with the agency nurse who didn’t check on me, missed out my meds and … Continue reading

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we need that bed back!

Well it was very clear they expected me out yesterday, it felt like everyone knew about the schedule except me, and in particular my bowels. Still no number 2 as of yesterday and a lot of back pain with it. … Continue reading

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my video of the interactive patient screen in my room

Apologies I was on some rather heavy pain meds at the time so I’m a bit slow…. but you get the general idea I hope. This video was me trying to show the touch screen I have access to in … Continue reading

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recovery is a rollercoaster

Sorry no post yesterday, I woke up in the most pain I’ve been in since being in hospital, largely due to an agency nurse who was in charge of looking after me overnight and forgot to give me medicine, do … Continue reading

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Diets and the dangers of asking Dr Google

It’s 5 days now of being on a liquid diet, and as a true Melburnian I love my food – we are blessed in this city to have lots of great fresh food markets readily accessible and I am/was a … Continue reading

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fart watch steps up a gear…

Day 6 in hospital and I woke up this morning feeling pretty ordinary, guts hurt, head aches, hips and back hurt from not being able to move in bed… just generally feel a bit bleurgh. I never thought I’d be … Continue reading

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