Rye Hospital selfie! My beautiful parents who have pulled me through the hardest days of my life. Here for me every minute of every day. I’m continuing to see ‘teeny’ improvements which is keeping me fighting. Focusing on how far I’ve come .. Saw the doctors who continue to be happy with my progress (however small […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Day number 8!
Another long long day fighting the nasty side effects of surgery/vomiting. Just started some new drugs which I HOPE help my brain recover so I can get on with getting better! Had a CAT scan which shows everything is in place which is amazing news. Saw a neurologist doctor who reassured me that my body is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on First steps!
Day 3/4 post op. Another setback due to yet more allergic reactions to meds (what is it with me and U.S. drugs?!) so still living off Benadryl. Still fighting off the sickness. No physiotherapy until tomorrow. Saw the wonderful Dr Lee and his team again who are happy to hear that my sound sensitivity is […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Day 3/4
Day 2 post op. It’s fair to say the past couple of days have been the toughest EVER. Brain surgery and allergic reactions to pain meds (how typical?!) Absolutely exhausted. Still in the hospital waiting to see the physiotherapist tomorrow to help get me back on my feet. Saw Dr Lee yesterday who is still […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Day 2!
Day one post op! Had a long, long night. But doing ok. Currently even more dizzy but this it to be 100% expected following inner ear surgery. I’ve been told it may take weeks/ months for my brain and balance to heal. But I can totally deal with, as long as I can see that […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Day one post surgery…
Can’t believe this is finally happening ! Thanks to everyone for all the love and support. It’s made the world of difference. Journey was a massive challenge and a lot harder than I expected. But we have made it. It’s been a busy day of testing and seeing American doctors in their funny white coats ! […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 4 months of planning later…
Getting Beth Better: Dizzy Me By Tom Rye Below is an extract I have been asked to write for the book Dizzy Me by Tania Stradsbader & Floris Wuyts. The book is currently being translated from Belgian into English. It will contain stories from around the world about vestibular disorders. Along with details on the science […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on GettingBethBetter – The story so far
Our house is official chaos! The fundraising continues and has now raised a massive £36,000. We can’t believe it. Never, ever, expected this! You are all amazing. Here are a few updates from the past two weeks. My very special friend I met just after my surgery on a SSCD support group. Showing off one of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Lights, camera, action..
Seeing as this campaign has now reached out to people who may not have known me before I was I ill (which is so amazing!), I thought I would share some photos of me as a quick ‘snap shot’ of my life before I got ill (in no particular order). This time 6 years ago I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Memories..
Thank-you to my new youngest fundraisers for inspiring me to get on and write this next post! Meet Lewis and Erin, they got home from school yesterday and decided they wanted to bake cakes to sell so they could help raise money for me. This is the stall outside their house.. Yeah, it definitely made […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 1 month countdown