This isn't going to be a cheerful post, you've been warned. My potential Cushing's diagnosis is slowly moving along. I met up with an endocrinologist this week for the first time; he's not the specialist that I was referred to but is part of his team and it was an encouraging first appointment. He didn't … Continue reading Slowly losing my mind
They say time flies when you're having fun. Well I'm not sure I'd necessarily say the past 2 years have been fun but they have certainly flown. 2 years since I was diagnosed with my DVT. It's definitely been an interesting 2 years. First of all finding out about DVTs in general and how to … Continue reading 2 years on
This is just a very random post about clocks that I thought up a while ago so please bear with me. Then again this section is called "Ramblings" for a reason; it's not like it needs to make perfect sense or fit in with the rest of the blog, right? I've always had a love … Continue reading Clocking in
We all know hormones are funny things even when behaving. Just look at the joys they wreak on women every month, throwing your mood one way this minute and the opposite the next. It's even more fun when your hormone system is actually out of wack.Many people with hormone-related issues such as Cushing's or thyroid … Continue reading No rhyme nor reason
I've had my referral come through for the endocrinologist; 18th September. It seems an age away. In the meantime I'm still waiting on the results for previous tests I've had. I spoke to my GP this week as she'd obviously thought the urine tests would be back but they're not unfortunately so I'm waiting until … Continue reading Diagnostic testing
I sometimes wonder why I blog and it's nice to reflect on the reasons. They change from time to time which I think is a good thing; it keeps it fresh and stops me getting bored. I'm an odd mix of creativity and science. I love logic and hard reasoning but also enjoy creating things … Continue reading Why blog?
I've found a great blog that has a lot of information around Cushing's and related issues. It is run by a sufferer, not anyone medically trained but she has done so much research to understand her own illness that it is a great resource. Obviously it can't replace true medical information but it definitely helps. … Continue reading Cushing’s Symptoms