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So the medical update is… I have a specialist appointment in four weeks, but in the meantime: Haemoglobin has moved up from 13.2 to 13.4 in two weeks. The healthy range starts at 13.5, so I’m not far off. Whatever

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Progress?

Despite deciding to the contrary until after I have my next blood test, I went for a short run yesterday after all. I did a few walks this weekend and they went much better than the walks I had last

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Officially anaemic

So my haemoglobin is slightly below the threshold for anaemia. Not a long way below, but I am officially anaemic. Unfortunately this is less insightful than I hoped, because I don’t know what my level was a few months ago.

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Continuing to not be dead

So I think hearing that I really have lost blood has made me accept that I am actually feeling a bit ill. On and off anyway. Tomorrow I find out more. What I need to ask is: 1. Assuming I

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Picking my battles

I got the blood test result back – sort of – and everything is normal apart from the blood count. Unfortunately the receptionist couldn’t give me any real details so I have to wait until Wednesday for a doctor’s explanation.

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Still not dead

So, the doctor thinks I probably have the beginning of a stomach ulcer, which sounds about right according to what I’ve read. I asked him if running could cause it and he gave me a very definitive “yep”, apparently from

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There may be trouble ahead

If I expected anything to cause me problems with running it would be my foot, but my most recent problem has been completely unpredictable. It’s my stomach. At the risk of giving far too much information, there have been two

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