Tag Archives: blood test

She found a vein!

Usually when I go for blood tests, my veins run for cover and the poor nurse has a job finding one. Trying to be helpful, I slapped the crook of my elbow in the hope of bringing one up and … Continue reading

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Quick Update on Doctor’s visit

They have a good and efficient system and in many ways, it’s a shame the surgery can’t always operate like this. Anyway, I arrived in plenty of time and was greeted at the door by a nurse who waved a … Continue reading

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Storm? What storm?

I posted last night of a pending storm and the fact that it had just started to rain as I was signing off. This morning there are huge puddles everywhere, and gardens are thriving with much needed moisture from the … Continue reading

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Never judge a book by its cover

Or in this case an appointment to discuss blood tests. I could not have been more wrong about my anticipation of today’s appointment with the nurse. She was lovely. And she had read my notes. Today we discussed …………….. my … Continue reading


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Diabetes check

Just over a week ago, I made an appointment for my diabetes MOT. Then a funny thing happened on Friday. I received a letter dated the 22nd June from the surgery saying my check up was due and to make … Continue reading

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Give it back!

I had a blood test today. I’m a bit squeamish about needles, and in the 90s had a funny turn in the surgery afterwards and they had to pick me up off the floor. Since then, I always warn the … Continue reading

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