Christies call over low cortisol

Ok so it’s late Friday afternoon and I’ve just had a call from Christies to say that following the blood tests taken earlier in the week my cortisol levels were extremely low and out of range. Nurse S said that Prof wants me back in at 8am this coming Tuesday for an insulin tolerance/stress test …

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How did I get on at The Christie?

For those that didn’t know yesterday was my first appointment at The Christie with The Professor and his lovely colleagues within the Endocrine unit. On arrival at the hospital (went with sister, mum, dad and girlfriend) i was initially struck by the number of poorly patients and secondly by the smile on most if not …

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The night before first Christies appointment

It’s the night before my first appointment at Christies and albeit mine is not a life threatening condition, I have some really odd emotional feelings along with anxiety. Having watched the 7/7 london bombing documentary tonight, I should probably spend less time thinking about my own circumstances and more time thinking about how lucky I …

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