Fully recovered and ready for action

Just a quick note to say things are all back to normal. For those interested in my recovery post surgery, i was back at work four weeks after surgery and back running eight weeks after surgery I also changed careers and went back into Health and Fitness as a Manager just three months after my …

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What was i saying?

Oh yes, so I’ve been free of medication for a couple of weeks now and it’s 2 weeks + 6 days until i have surgery. However, this last 2-3 weeks I’ve noticed further changes in my motivation, concentration and memory. Been reading up and it seems that some people do experience this with pituitary tumours. …

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Sorry for the radio silence

Since i last posted i received a summary from Mr G the neuro surgeon about my recent MRI and scan. Here’s the major content from the letter: “Diagnosis: Acromegaly Left-sided pituitary macroadenoma OGGT awaited and raised IGF1 Hyperprolactinemia (prolactin 2,289) Asthma and supraventricular tachycardia Further to our discussion I reviewed this pleasant 34-year-old web designer together with his …

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Acromegaly and colonic polyps

Ok so I’m waiting on a date for Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Surgery to remove my pituitary gland tumour. As I have also been diagnosed with the early stages of Acromegaly my Endocrinologist recommended that I also be screened routinely for others things. So far I have had various heart tests and scans. The next routine test is to have a colonoscopy next …

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Back at The Christie

Looking forward to my appointment today and hearing what impact the cabergoline has been having on my bloods. Hoping to hear that things are heading in the right way and have a sneaky feeling that the cabergoline is doing its business! You may remember that I recently reported feeling much better, well it was short-lived …

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Not such a great back seat driver

Yes it’s true, I’ve always rather enjoyed being the driver as opposed to being in the back seat. Suppose it’s something to do with those years’ as  Manager Right….. good news I’ve had contact with the Surgeon’s secretary at Salford Hope Hospital. Well after a few more weeks had passed since I last spoke to her I decided to …

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Feeling kind of fine

How are you today? Well I’m feeling 150% better and this seems to have happened within the last 12-24 hours, since i went running and took my most recent dose of cabergoline.  This is quite unusual and completely the opposite to what i have been experiencing these last 4-5 weeks. My last post was only on Monday …

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Moody blues…

Let me start by saying hello and wishing you a happy Monday! By my recollection I’ve been taking Cabergoline for nearly a month now and most recently i’ve noticed my body reacting to the drug in various weird and wonderful ways. Here goes, I’m going to list them: I take half a tablet twice a week with half Monday then another …

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