Dad Jokes!

During my time in hospital, and the months, years now of near isolation afterwards, my mum was the heart and head of my whole treatment. Keeping me safe, making sure I was comfortable and never alone, coordinating EVERYTHING that came with the cancer treatment, all while working, completing her MBA and keeping the house in order too (I still don’t know how she did it)… all those things.  But if she was the heart, Dad was the soul of my cancer “battle”. He kept me smiling, organized surprises and events, just him being the larrikin, the easy going person he is […]

The Ultimate Cannulation and Venepuncture Guide!

Last post:                                      My Story:                                          Next One: Needles are a part of medicine. Unfortunately, despite having been discovered centuries ago, there is still no more elegant way of accessing your blood than stabbing a pointy thing through your skin – especially since Theranos turned out to be a huge bust ). An interesting story of how a startup that raised $9billion promising to avoid having to prick skin […]