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Justine

essex, United Kingdom
I am very lucky to be alive after a double-lung transplant in July 2006. I suffered the rarest lung disease called - Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (Lam). My illness never got me down..even though there were very hard times. I just kept fighting for my life n trying to breathe each time my lung... Full Bio
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3 months & Australia awaits by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well hello everyone!!! My  life has rushed past and it's been like a roller coaster. I'm updating over the last few months since my last journal on Rat Race (May) +  Bren ... Read on »
26 miles.. could I..did I? by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It seemed a miracle was unfolding in-front of my very eyes and I was overwhelmed when one day I managed 6 miles non stop. Ok, at a snails pace but a breakthrough for me. ... Read on »
Reflections by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine And so 2013 is almost over, so I decided to reflect on my year - hence the title Reflections. It's been a roller coaster full of life in the fast lane and trying to keep wel ... Read on »
A Year at EBC by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A year at EBC, same clothes - different shape ME Winter bootcamp Tinsel for Christmas time January 2013 So, after a f ... Read on »
World Transplant Games by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Team GB in UK Thursday 26th July The time has arrived and I am about to embark on my 2nd World Transplant Games (2011 Sweden were the last games). It was a ... Read on »
Coming Soon..... by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Coming soon, journal from this year's World Transplant Games (July/August) whereby I competed as part of Team GB in Durban, South Africa Hopefully finished and here b ... Read on »
It's TIME to FLY by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well here it is.... my final journal as I depart on July 25th as part of Team GB in the WTG -World Transplant Games. After 2 flights I will arrive into Durban, South Africa ... Read on »
Lactic Rush by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine How about a normal casual Sunday morning...waking up for a coffee and a bowl of cereal, newspapers, lazying about in bed. Having a nice chilled out day. Not Me! I was about ... Read on »
Survival of the Mind by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am not sure where to start as so much to write about this time round. From updating on my 30 day Paleo food challenge, and an All Day BootCamp I participated in, a recent ... Read on »
Green,Lean,Fighting Machine by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hey everyone, Hope you are all well and groovy. Another blog of a different kind - but one to do with Food! For those who know me well and have been following my diary en ... Read on »
Life Begins at 40:Time for Change by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I am beginning a new chapter in my life, turning 40 on February 12th and they say life begins at 40 or is that 50? lol. I have been thinking a lot, over many weeks, months a ... Read on »
2012 What a Year!! by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine So the year is nearly over, and WOW what an eventful year indeed. So many achievements, awards, medals and so on. It has been worth it amongst the health blips over the year ... Read on »
Inspirational Woman Finalist by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My Award Here I am with a make - over on the day :) Here with the other finalists left to right :- Pam, Andrea, Shelley, Andrea ... Read on »
Final Leg & Reflections on Sailing Part World by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine All kinds of entertainment was provided from artists, stilt artists, stalls, foods, music, dance and much more! And here we all our in our sexy kilts - the cr ... Read on »
Transplant Games 2012 by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                                                      Wednesday 22nd August Welcome to Westfield Health British Transplant Games, taking place this year 2012 in Medw ... Read on »
Journals I wrote for Clipper Website - For Your Eyes :) by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hi everyone - these were two blogs I wrote onboard the EIC yacht whilst sailing around part of the world, and may not have been seen by people (from the Clipper websit ... Read on »
Sailing Memories on the Longest Day in June by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Imagine an image that never ends, open waters, rehydratedfood for crew that survive on this for days on end. This is not the never ending story  ... Read on »
I'm 6, Alive & Coming Home #clipperrace by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Celebrating 6 years since my double lung transplant at sea hoping for champagne, sweet treats & happy weather/winds. Well, one can hope - and not being sea sick ... Read on »
Atlantic Ocean blog #Clipperrace History made + 6years celebration by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Tears running down my face as I step onto LondonDerry's  pontoon in Ireland. I've done it! About 15-16 days crossing the Atlantic Ocean, an achievement that over a week ... Read on »
Goodbye Canada time to sail #Atlantic ocean by Justine Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Well I made it from New York to Halifax in Nova Scotia! And tomorrow I sail across the Atlantic Ocean to Ireland!! My first 5 days of sailing from New York - ... Read on »