Monthly Archives: April 2020

Crashing Headaches & Kidney Pains

      The script in ‘Black’ relate to the fourth morning after I was admitted into St Helier Hospital and it’s what I wrote to my family.   In this post I am pondering on why I have woken up with a … Continue reading

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Am I Thick Skinned?

      This is the dictionary meaning of ‘Thick Skinned’:   thick-skinned /ˌθɪkˈskɪnd/   adjective insensitive to criticism or insults. “I suppose you have to be pretty thick-skinned to be an MP”   Similar: tough, impervious, unsusceptible, invulnerable, armour-plated … Continue reading

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What Are Your Vital Signs?

    Vital signs (also known as vitals) are a group of the four to six most important medical signs that indicate the status of the body’s vital (life-sustaining) functions. These measurements are taken to help assess the general physical health of a person, give clues … Continue reading

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St Helier À La Carte

    à la carte /ɑː lɑː ˈkɑːt,a la ˈkɑːt,French a la kaʀt/   adjective (in a restaurant) referring to food that can be ordered as separate items, rather than part of a set meal. “an à la carte menu” … Continue reading

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I’m Off The Oxygen And Breathing On My Own!

                  The script in ‘Black’ relate to the third afternoon after I was admitted into St Helier Hospital.   This post relates to the third day after I was admitted into St Helier … Continue reading

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Breakfast & Earplugs!

      The script in ‘Black’ relate to the third morning and evening after I was admitted into St Helier Hospital.   This post relates to the day after the day I was admitted into St Helier Hospital to which … Continue reading

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I Am Breathing Deeper – But It Still Hurts!

                The notes in ‘Black’ relate to the third day after I was admitted into hospital…   This is what I would call the day I could really breathe well and deep too, … Continue reading

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