Monthly Archives: February 2021



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💜”When the world says “give up”, HOPE whispers, “try one more time!” – The little Mermaid.🧜🏼‍♀️💜 Last night was a better night, i managed a few hours sleep rather than just the measly one I’ve been getting since surgery & although when I woke up I was in agony, I […]

Never give up


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Hi, I’ve not updated for a couple of days due to having a really tough time. I’ve only been getting an hours sleep by constantly falling asleep – so too tired to actually do anything, even to watch Netflix. Clearly I majorly overdid it sitting for 45mins… so I’ve had […]

Even miracles take a little time…




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Today’s update… I thought I’d Write a checklist of symptoms & tick which have resolved so far- obviously nerves take a loooong time to recover and some things may never return fully but, progress is progress! 💜Seizures ☑️ 💜hiccups ☑️ 💜Unconsciousness☑️ 💜Rights sided paralysis☑️ 💜Tremors☑️ 💜Excruciating headaches☑️ 💜Nystagmus☑️ 💜Palpitations and […]

First day sitting post op- – day 6


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Today’s update So it’s been 4 days since I woke up from my medically induced coma….. The changed the broken cobalt alloy rod, and added a new one on that side also, so there’s three cervical rods on the left and the two already In situ on the right. I’m […]

4 days since waking



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So, tomorrow’s the big day… where I’m getting the remainder of my spine fused to mean I have a full spinal fusion from skull to pelvis. The nerves are real this time… I think it’s worse this time as I know exactly what to expect! I know the pain will […]

Halo fitted


Hi. Molly here Mels mam. Mel went to theatre about 1hr ago. She was really nervous. I was told last time she had less than a 50% chance of pulling through and her body is a lot weaker this time. I will post tonight after the op and let you […]

Off to theatre


Hi. Molly here again. Mel is now in ICU following 12hrs of surgery!! She is now fused all the way up and down her spine. She won’t be able to post for a couple of days, so please give her space and hope for a good recovery which the surgeon […]

Surgery