I just wanted to write a quick reaction to a recent article in the Guardian about antidepressants, as this is something relevant to what I have been blogging about and still perceived as a controversial topic. The article titled ‘Antidepressants work, so why do we shame people for taking them?’ talks about the stigma attached … Continue reading My reaction to an article defending antidepressants
I had my annual MRI yesterday. And there were many firsts. First time in the UK – Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham (scans also examined at JR Oxford University Hospital) First time that I was given contrast dye through cannula (this information is purely for the MRI geeks) First time after a couple of years that … Continue reading My Annual MRI Scan
After returning from the hospital we agreed with my parents that it would be best if I returned to uni and continued with my life as normal as possible. At that time it was unclear whether my tumour was malignant and I needed further tests and close observation. I was so grateful for their approach. … Continue reading Thereafter
My first MRI will always remain engraved on my mind… ... because it was just so casual. I wasn’t really worried or nervous. I remember my mom warning me that it might feel claustrophobic. But I actually did not mind, on the contrary, I found the sounds of the MRI machine quite intriguing. I recall … Continue reading My Diagnosis Part 2
The year of 2012 brought a lot of changes into my life. I talk about the first signs of my brain tumour and events leading up to my diagnosis. Second part to follow shortly.
How I found the courage to start writing again and begin to talk about my brain tumour. READ MORE -->