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Sean Whittaker
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Ready for Home.. Again!
That's a week since my operation now and today the 40 plus staples came out along with the tracheotomy tube, the drain came out yesterday... It's not been that bad here in Dumfries, room to myself and so many visitors I'm going to have to get home for some ...

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So I got out of Southern General on Friday and had a great weekend at home, just like normal. Then Tuesday morning arrived, woke up at 3am for some pain relief no problem, straight back to sleep.... woke up at 6am and I couldn't move my neck, after a strugg...

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Well done Vodafone
I was having problems adding credit to my Vodafone dongle so I used Instant Chat... Here's the transcript of our chat Well done Louise and thank you...

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Southern General revisit
Well I've been back at Southern General Hospital for a week now, I had my neck dissection last Monday, the op lasted six hours but the surgeon managed to save almost all the important nerves and structure and was very optimistic... I've lost a lot of my swa...

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Hospital Updates
Monday 26th Jan saw me back at Dumfries RI for an update about the biopsy and CT scan I had done last week.... The biopsy isn't back yet but based on the CT scan I have an enlarged node on the opposite side of my neck now, this means that another operation ...

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So clear this morning... Heston Island with the Cumbrian mountains in the background...

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Phoned
my nurse today at 11.30am to see what was happening about an
appointment I have been waiting for at Dumfries RI..... after a few
minutes on hold I was told that I was expected at 2pm today and should
have confirmed as soon as I got my letter, 'wh...

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During
my recent treatment I had a PICC line inserted to pump in the drugs (it
never worked properly) but upon removal it WAS snapped in half and so
left about 6 inches of plastic tubing stuck between my arm and
shoulder..... today I had several xrays i...

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