28 Nov 2009

{A year ago…}

A year ago I was sick. I’d spent a whole week in bed with a headache . I then spent 4 days in hospital having MRI and CT scans and a lumbar puncher. I was diagnosed with intracranial hypertension – which is a build of pressure in your head. In my case it caused headaches and caused my optic nerve to swell which affected my vision.

I no longer suffer with the symptoms but there is a chance I could get ill again.

I remember being scared. Scared of losing my sight, of never feeling well again and scared that things would get worse.

They didn’t, I was diagnosed quickly and was able to start medication. I am still under observation but things look positive.

I never thought a year ago I would be where I am now.

I am happy, carrying my first child and no longer feel unwell (with those symptoms at least)

This year has been crazy but it amazes me to look back now at where I was and to be so thankful for where I am now.


This reflecting back inspired me to put together this layout! I reallt pleased with the way it came together!
Have a lovely weekend bloggers! x

8 comments:

  1. Another lovely post gal...how scary ..and how far you've come! Anything is possible with love by your side.

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  2. Wow, what a difference a year makes! And what a difference the next year will bring too. Just you wait for next Christmas!!

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  3. Wow, that is such a gorgeous layout. I am soooo happy that all worked out well for you Leanne and wish you all the luck in the world with the new baby when he or she arrives.
    xxxx

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  4. Thank you for your post. I was diagnosed with IIH in June and it is nice to think that my slow, but steady improvement may actually result in a happy reflection like yours! Congratulations!!

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  7. ...And this time next year you'll have your Bubba! c x

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  8. Great post, I think it's important to look back when you've been through a rough patch in order to appreciate how far you've come. Can't wait to see pictures of your new arrival!

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