The New Me


So this post may be a little misleading as it's not actually about my new hair, I mean I did go and get it done but I just got a trim and layers so it basically looks the same apart from a bouncy blow dry that got ruined by the wind as soon as I stepped out the hairdressers. Was nice while it lasted though, I was like that annoying Cat Deeley advert where she's all swissssh. 

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On Friday I had my weekly appointment at Harefield, everything is looking very good so far! In fact appointments should now be every two weeks instead if things carry on going well, so that's good progress. I saw a lovely registrar who I hadn't seen since I was in, she barely recognised me which is always makes me very happy when that happens because I looked rough as hell in hospital and I was a crazy lady too. She gave me the go ahead to start venturing out a little more now as next week I'll be three months post transplant(!!!) so it's a little safer to go to busier places although I'll still have to be super careful, especially as everyone gets ill this time of year. So tomorrow I'm going actual shopping in the actual shops which I'm super excited about as I haven't been since April! Just a nice bit of normality :) even though I'm supposed to be on a clothing ban, oops. 

This week I also got to see an X Ray of my new lungs, I think they look soooo beautiful. Here they are compared to my old ones, look how lovely and clear they are!

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All that metalwork is where I had spinal surgery to correct a wonky back when I was 14 - not CF related, just another one of those things!


So the top two are my old, CF lungs, the white cloudy patches are where my lungs were damaged - so as you can see, they were pretty knackered! The bottom two are my shiny newbies, looking at them I almost couldn't believe it because it's been years and years and years since my chest x ray was so clear. It's an incredible difference, sometimes I feel so overwhelmed at the fact that I can actually breathe. What an amazing gift I've been given, I don't think I'll ever be able to say how thankful I am enough times. 

Talking of misleasing, I'm still recovering and the rest of me still has CF but I was thinking this week that before I was a very 'sick chick' but now I'm so much better! The blog name is almost a lie haha! I'll be keeping it the same though as it's pure hassle to change it all plus I'm quite used to it now! Anyway I hope you've had a fabulous week,




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