Time for a long overdue update

Well firstly i’m going to start with an apology as my website has been down for some time whilst i focused on moving on with my life. I have to be completely honest and admit that i completely lost the motivation to share updates about my health and progress. However, a recent invite to a …

More

Life with acromegaly

Quite simply it has its ups and its downs but doesn’t life in general? It’s been quite a while since i last posted an update to my blog and its been playing on my mind so apologies for the silence. Living with acromegaly or saying that with any chronic health condition clearly has its implications …

More

Training update

Thought it was about time i updated you on where i am up to firstly with my running (training for the three runs www.justgiving.com/Richardsrunningforthechristie ) and then my treatment for a residual pituitary gland tumour under the brain and the rare condition Acromegaly. Well training is going marvellously and i’m now clocking up over 40 miles a …

More

Looking for pounds not pity

Apologies for the dramatic title of this post but it was clearly an attention grabber Well we all have our little hurdles and challenges in life and i know people right now going through considerable challenges with their little boy’s health but anyway life is all about dealing with things that come your way and …

More

The Wigan Observer Interview

A huge thanks to Reporter Greg Farrimond and his colleagues at The Wigan Observer for taking an interest in my efforts to raise money for charity and overall awareness for Pituitary Gland Tumours and the condition called Acromegaly. If you didn’t know, i am running for charity namely the Wigan 10k and the Great North Run. Will you …

More

Back at The Christie

**Updated** So it’s been a week or two since my last visit to The Christie and since which time they have confirmed that my IGF1 level is out of range for remission and I’m assuming the that the growth hormone level is still out of range too. So what’s happening? Well next week I’m back …

More