Natalie 2012

Natalie 2012

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Thank you for all your support and best wishes. this means a lot to me. I will do my best to keep you all informed of my progress.

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Sheffield visit

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Mon, December 17, 2012 16:14:45
Well been to Sheffield for the last time! Was lovely to see all the doctors and nurses! Goodbye Sheffield and goodbye pulmonary hypertension!

A Big Thank you to all the hard working Doctors and Nurses at Sheffield Royal Hallamshire Hospital. who was very pleased to see Natalie on our visit to Sheffield Hospital to show our appreciation for caring for Natalie. picture with Natalie is Kirsten, Gaynor, Anthony & Jane.

Appointment at Wythenshawe

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Thu, November 08, 2012 16:58:46
Well just been to wythenshawe and lung function is much improved, chest xray fine, steriods reduced again and another tab stopped! They don't want to see me again till 3rd Jan! Even got eyed up at this clinic visit lol! I must look well .

Glad things are look up big thank you to all my friends and Family for all the support and kind messages.

wythenshawe and Vets

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Thu, October 04, 2012 20:02:33
A successful visit to wythenshawe! Lung function is much improved! Steriods reduced again yay!! Don't need to go back for 5 weeks this time!

Is at the vets with poorly Rhia, Not good news for Rhia the vet thinks she has something seriously wrong with her brain and will only get worse as she gets bigger!x

Appointment at Wythenshawe

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Thu, September 13, 2012 19:41:32
Been to Wythenshawe Hospital today for a routine check up and test. Had a heart scan, Lung and Heart x-ray, Lung function test and Blood test. Dr Leonard was very impressed with my progress and pleased with condition of my heart so reduced the medication and encouraged me to go swimming and exercise more. things are looking up.

This time last year I was desperate to go on the transplant list, I'd really had enough! Couldn't bear to think about the future, or how i would manage to take brandon to see the secondary schools next year! But yet here I am a year from them, 2 shinny new lungs and I took brandon to st michaels on my own and walked around! Again a big thank you to my donor who made this possible.


HospitalPosted by eric kerr Fri, August 31, 2012 09:42:58

Is at wythenshawe for a check up with dad! Thursday 30/08/2012. where we met Frank Richards who had a lung transplant a year ago.

Wythenshawe are happy with my progress! Everything's ok and my lung function is better than last time :) best get organised now for my baby's 10th birthday on Tuesday! Then back to school! Oh what will I do with myself hmmmmm .

Wythenshawe 16th Aug

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Fri, August 17, 2012 13:06:52
Been to wythenshawe this morning, lung function and chest xray has improved again! Steroids reduced a little! Best of all I met a woman who had a heart and lung transplant 18 years ago! Now that's inspiration!

Today 17the August 2012 :- well 6months ago today my life was saved by my very kind donor who gave me her lungs. Thinking of you everyday with every breath! I am so thankful to be here with my two beautiful children, my family and all my friends! :) Happy 6months Anniversary to my new lungs!!!!

Appointment at Wythenshawe

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Thu, August 09, 2012 19:56:13
Been to wythenshawe today and it was good news, my chest xray is better, my blood were ok, my lung function was down abit but that was to be expected however it wasnt as low as they thought it would be, and theyve reduced 2 of my meds! So im getting there, give me a few more weeks and i'll be tip top again!

Wythenshawe 27th July

HospitalPosted by eric kerr Fri, July 27, 2012 22:37:02

After Blood test and X-ray showing good signs of improvement, The Doctors were concerned about Natalie`s Blood sugar levels and general fitness so Natalie has been given instructions to be careful and keep away from people with infections and do more exercise to keep her lungs from going stiff which could cause her problems breathing but quite happy for Natalie to go Home and take things easy.

Natalie on F/B :-Thank you for all your lovely messages and comments! Sorry I've not been in touch much, I've been very poorly and feeling very low! Good news is I can go home tomorrow!!! Everything seems to be ok now, its set me back abit but aparantly this sort of thing isn't uncommon in the first year post transplant! Can't wait to get home and be with kids, guna take my time this time and do things at my own pace!

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