#36 Endometriosis – My first laparoscopy

I realise this is months on since my post last year of my pre opp for the laparoscopy. Feel free to check that post out for more information on what the process was like, particularly during this pandemic. On July the 1st, 2020, I had my first ever laparoscopy and surgery a part from a…

#33 Kuwait back to a curfew

Once again Kuwait is entering back into a curfew from Sunday. There were lots of rumours going around already of the possibility of a curfew/lockdown coming into the country however it was still a shock to some degree. Many have worked tirelessly campaigning for this decision not to happen to protect peoples livelihoods, businesses etc…

#28 London Mayor declares ‘a major incident’ Third National Lockdown

As I’m sure everyone is aware across the world now, England has entered into its third national lockdown. This comes after hospitals have detected a new strain of the coronavirus in England. This has been described as far more infectious than the previous coronavirus which will raise a lot of fears for those in the…

#19 Pre opp during a pandemic

When you have surgery there are three main steps you take, the pre opp which is what I’m going to explain today, the surgery itself, and then the post opp. People’s experiences will vary however this is my experience having a laparoscopy during a pandemic. A little bit of background Just a bit of background…

#17 The truth on how I’ve felt during lockdown

Loneliness, anxiousness, scared, drained, the list could go on with how I’ve felt this year since Lockdown began. I was already experiencing to a degree these feelings before lockdown however they have intensified dramatically over the months. Before I get into this blog post I hope this will bring comfort to others who may be…

#13 Lets talk about endometriosis

The first time I was told it looks like I have endometriosis was when I was hospitalised for a kidney infection. It was then that it was picked up via an ultrasound scan. The radiologist at the time wanted to get a further look at what was going on but I was keen to leave…

#11 Tips on moving abroad

Some of what I cover here can be applied to other destinations you may move to however this is based on my own personal experiences of living in Kuwait and making that transition from England. EXPECTATIONS¬† From what I’ve learnt over the years it’s much better to lower your expectations of certain things to avoid…