Talking to Joe

Yesterday I was on RTE Radio 1 talking to Joe Duffy on Liveline about the Versatis patches. I wanted to tell Jono's story and how he is suffering due to these patches being removed as a treatment for chronic pain by the HSE. I didn't get very long to talk as there are so many... Continue Reading →

Prescription Problems

My blood is boiling this afternoon listening to Joe Duffy and Liveline on RTE Radio 1. It was all about the plight of poor people in chronic pain who can now longer get the Versatis patches from the HSE. Jono is one of those people, at 24, he's probably one of the youngest ones that... Continue Reading →

Spines and Spasms

It's been a couple of very hectic days and my stress levels aren't the better for it but I'll get through it. There was a EuroSpine public conference in Dublin yesterday and I went along to see if I could find out anything that would help Jono. For those of you who don't know Jono... Continue Reading →

A possible breakthrough

If you have been reading the blog regularly you'll know I have been having a bit of a rough time with anxiety and depression.  I got a phonecall yesterday that might make things better. Back when I first saw Siobhan O'Farrell Nutriation at the beginning of the year she was concerned about how low in... Continue Reading →

Surveys and rants

Ok a rare blog with nothing to do with photography!! I was driving along today and heard that Adam Levine has been declared as the 'sexiest man alive'. Who decided this? Was it one of those surveys that I hear about but have never been asked to take part in, or never heard of anyone... Continue Reading →

Back to appointments

Just when you think life is going well it has a habit of giving you a swift kick up the backside.  This week I was picking up Jono from Collooney railway station and Rocket-dog came along.  I was walking him along the station and his toenails got caught in a metal grid 😦 So he... Continue Reading →

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