Monthly Archives: January 2007


Hooray to have escaped the hospital. Since Joe’s last post I had to stay in for an x-ray which they made me wait from 8.30am until 5pm to have. I was sitting in a chair waiting for a porter for all that time! Worse still, they claimed they’d lost my menu card (even though it… Read More »

Another update

Another night, another reason for Hannah to stay in hospital. After being told unexpectedly at around 11am that she needed a chest x-ray and discussing it with me Hannah waited for the doctor to come back to talk to her about it. Then she waited a bit more. Eventually a different doctor came round on… Read More »

Radiation and pregnancy

Isn’t life interesting. Yesterday, Hannah told people that she didn’t want a chest x-ray. They said OK, and they’d do a V-Q scan instead which would give the definitive answer. This morning somebody showed up with a wheelchair to take her down for a chest x-ray! They want to do a chest x-ray first and… Read More »


Hannah has spent the night and day in hospital. She has had more poking and monitors and such like in cluding a D-dimer test. She was finally seen by a medic at around 8pm today and he is 90% sure that is isn’t a PE and more likely some kind of musculo-skeletal pain. She’s going… Read More »

Anaemia and P.E. (?)

Well, what a fun few days. We have finally managed to get to see the community midwife in Reading and booked parentcraft classes here. We’ve also done the final bit of the move from Devon and (almost) washed our hands of the house there. A big sigh of relief. However, while we were down in… Read More »