Arturito Estopiñan , the American child with ‘Charlie Gard’s’ mitochondrial disease RRM2B – has a different form of the disease. He developed symptoms at fourteen months – he was already an active, walking child. Charlie Gard stopped developing at two months. Continue reading
The Furlong house is dog lover territory. Man’s best friend. Our best friend.
I’ve been exploring the Wild West of reddit – and in ‘new’ today, I found Continue reading
Did you think social justice warriors are a new phenomenon?
They aren’t. Continue reading
Is it useful to have an account with reddit? I have. But what use it is to ME, I cannot fathom. Continue reading
Someone gave me the suggestion I sit on ice for the pain in my buttocks. Or at least stick an ice pack down my knickers. So I did.
But today the pain has moved into the back of my thighs. Continue reading
I staggered along to the Doctor. I thought I might have Shingles again, my pain is so intense. He says no. The doctor says no. Actually the Nurse Practitioner said no. It can’t be shingles because the blistery sore on my left leg is not on a ‘nerve path’. So it’s no. And if it were Shingles, it’s too late to treat it. Continue reading
While I’m trying to recover from agonising hip pain from one of my 33 vertebrae, I was thanking god I was not a snake with 200-400 vertebrae. I’d really be in trouble.
Except they have no legs. Continue reading