Some would say cute, others would say funny looking. Make no mistake the Fugu or puffer fish is rather interesting to say the least. You are probably wondering what a puffer fish has to do with prostate cancer.
Well hold onto your hat and we will get there.Read More »
I have not been back to the doctors regarding my blood pressure status. Not because I am hard of hearing – quite the contrary, especially with my prostate cancer story and how it came about.
I just wanted to change the narrative. Read More »
Between my last blog entry, which was only two weeks ago, things were being thrown at me thick and fast. All just a few days apart…
At the new job, on the first Friday of every month the newbies have to tell the rest of the teams a little about themselves. They also have to present two truths and a lie for the teams to try and guess the lie.
Mine were the following…Read More »
Elisabeth Kuber-Ross was a famous Swiss-American psychiatrist, specialising in working with terminally ill patients. Her most famous work was her book ‘on Death and Dying’. Within it she devised the Kubler-Ross model which was originally intended to describe the emotional states experienced by terminally ill patients. It is popularly known as the five stages of grief. The five stages are: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. That has since been revised and Shock has been added as the first stage.
The Bucannon-Ellis model (have to make it sound scientific and posh) has eight stages. They however differ considerably from the Kuber-Ross model. They are: Shock, Cuss, Evaluation, Nothing, Lie and Believe, Binge, Plan & F-youRead More »