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loulou_787

Surrey, United Kingdom
I am a 28 year old who has recently received a lung transplant after an agonising wait.  I have pulmonary fibrosis and it is thought to have developed as a result of aggressive cancer treatment received for a childhood cancer called Wilms' tumour. Sadly, I had a number of post... Full Bio
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get ready, so get ready!! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've not blogged for a while as I am bit pawly sick at the mo. Think things have just come to a head, temp fluctuating and abdomen pains!?!? Well I am @ Freemans at bein ... Read on »
Getting my engine running... by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My arm felt really heavy but I felt around my duvet cover for my phone this morning to see if I could take my medication five minutes early this morning and avoid hearing t ... Read on »
Getting out there and National Transplant Week by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine To say that I feel a bit rough is a serious understatement. I have battled with this sore throat which has now morphed into what I consider to be a full blown cold. I am acut ... Read on »
Getting the job done...eventually! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine right...I'll get onto that lower chair so that I only tilt slightly into washing machine still get head rush...blast! feel dizzy so close my eyes and the towel is lifeless ... Read on »
Getting to know me by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine "Is all well?"  "How do you feel?"  I feel perplexed at times when asked such questions as I really am unsure whether to say what I think would make things simpler or wheth ... Read on »
Giving is part of living by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Its been a while since Ive been here and that's partly because of being busy with work projects and getting some lovely sun on me (in very small and careful doses). Pain r ... Read on »
Goodbye my friend by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hey everyone. As some of you know, my friend,  the lovely Rachael Wakefield passed away just two weeks ago.  This girl was just seriously amazing and she has touched ... Read on »
Gotta roll with it... by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine  (was trying to post last night...oops!) It's been a tough one today. So easy to forget what my body has been through the past through months and I've literally just s ... Read on »
Great news about Rachy!! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a short post to say that Rachael Wakefield had her double lung transplant just over a week ago and has woken up and familiarising herself with the world once more. ... Read on »
Great Valentine's Cake Bake by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Yup! Its all on! I am holding a Valentine's Cake Bake Sale next Saturday 13th February 2010!!! It should be great fun and with cakes starting at 20p each there's not ... Read on »
Happy 2nd birthday!! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just a quick post to say a huge 'THANK YOU' to everyone that has supported me by taking the time to read my blog. It celebrated two years online on Wednesday 14th April 20 ... Read on »
Happy holiday!! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Paphos harbour Stunning sea view next to hotel The resident cat tucking away at some yummy fish from our plates! Lovely entrance to our hotel On site church at ... Read on »
Happy holiday!! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Paphos harbour Stunning sea view next to hotel The resident cat tucking away at some yummy fish from our plates! Lovely entrance to our hotel On site church a ... Read on »
Happy times! by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Just a quick post today to show you all some pics from Tuesday when I was treated to a special private lunch at the tiptop of the Gherkin! I had the most delicious food I hav ... Read on »
Happy vibes=happy times by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Its been a bit of a mad week so far but then that's nothing new in my world. I had a lovely weekend with my girlfriends at Center Parcs. From city living to a woodland haven ... Read on »
Harvest for the world by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                                                     Group pic for LLTGL advocate day                                                       Matt and Kirsty rocking t ... Read on »
Harvest for the world by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine                                                     Group pic for LLTGL advocate day                                                       Matt and Kirsty rocking the new t ... Read on »
Healing time by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The past few days have been a bit rocky as I think my bod is adjusting to the changes in my prednisolone and tacrolimus.  Its been a bit of a rougher ride than I had expect ... Read on »
Health matters by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Late last night I decided its time to pull the reigns in.  I am back onto my 'Fatnav' to record my calorie intake, number of hours of sleep and exercise.  I record so many ... Read on »
Healthy mind=a healthy body? by loulou_787 Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine All things health wise have been pretty steady in my world lately. The end of last week was a little scary as I had an unpredictable funny turn. I felt very very spaced o ... Read on »