Fresh Mud

A blog about living with FSH muscular dystrophy. Read more →

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Cellulitis Take 4

I should rename this website “the cellulitis blog” because, guess what? Yep, that's correct: I have it once again. There are a few differences this time from what usually happens, the main one being that it started in my right leg for the first time. Continue reading →

I Got Pinged

I was pinged by the NHS COVID-19 app just after 1 o'clock this morning; following the app’s advice, I took an LFT test and, for extra precaution, a PCR test also. Continue reading →

Care Funding Update

(Following on from a previous entry.) After weeks and weeks of trying and failing to get a meaningful reply from the lady who was dealing with my refund, I received a bill for an outstanding amount; I knew that I still owed some money, but I wasn't sure of the actual amount. Continue reading →

Cellulitis Take 3

I started feeling rough around 10pm on Tuesday the 14th so I asked a carer to take my temperature; it was 37.1°C. Around 1:30am, someone came in and took my temperature while I was asleep, waking me up in the process. About half an hour later, Debbie and Diane came in to do a lateral flow test; they said they were “being cautious because you haven't had your booster,” to which I replied that I had. Once that was done, I went back to sleep only to be woken again, this time by the nurse with some paracetamol; she asked me if I really had had my booster, and I reiterated that I had it in October. (The communication in this place is a joke.) Continue reading →


If these entries had a timestamp then this one would read 2:31am. Continue reading →