Mobility and Multiple Sclerosis

In 2003 my dad was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I remember the day well. I was at work when my mum text me to tell me. Like a lot of people I wasn’t quite sure what it entailed or what the future would hold. iPhones didn’t exist back then so I had to wait until I got home to read more about it. At the time there wasn’t a lot of information to read but everything that I did read made me aware that Multiple Sclerosis was going to change my family’s life. My mum and dads particularly. My dad carried on working and his MS didn’t really seem to affect life too much. Fast forward several years and my dad could no longer do the job he was employed to do. Once he was unemployed and living at home – he used to work away. He slowly lost his… View Post

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Skin Cancer Awareness

Recently, I have to admit I have been very silly. I have had a lump, bite size on the side of my body for several months now. I can’t even remember when I first noticed it, but when I did I assumed it was a bite. Several months down the line and the lump is still there, it’s a pink colour and you can sort of move it. You would think after goodness knows how many months I wouldn’t worry about it; well this weekend I started to worry about it so I decided to resort to Dr Google. All the information and photos pointed to a mild form of skin cancer. How can any cancer be mild? I was straight onto the phone to the doctor on Monday morning. The doctor who I saw was great, it turns out what I have is a dermatofibroma, which is a small nodule that… View Post

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