The New Normal

Monday Day one was always going to be tough. I didn't really sleep well last night with the anxiety of the unknown plus a few weird specifics my brain decided to prioritise. First one was how to get to work. I normally get the bus but staff have been told that we can drive in... Continue Reading →

Self Isolation Diaries Part 2

It’s been nearly two weeks since I started with COVID-19 symptoms, and I am nearly completely recovered. While I still have absolutely no idea if it was COVID-19 or not, if you read the after effects it’s damage to the lungs causes a lingering cough and some chest issues which I certainly have slightly now.... Continue Reading →

The Self Isolation Diaries

Note: I cannot directly talk about the COVID-19 situation specific to my work, if that is what you want then you need to speak to the Communications team at BHRUT. If anything, I know only what’s in the press anyway because I’ve been pretty much solidly only in the company of cats for a week.... Continue Reading →

The Virus That Shall Not Be Named

There's not an awful lot to say for the weekly update this time around. A lot happened but nothing I would particularly wish to write about. I had some really heartwarming times this week and feel like I'm finally getting to grips with chilling out after work has finished. Mastering doing nothing is really hard... Continue Reading →

The Recently Deceased

Something that has been annoying me for a while now, is the need in people to describe the deceased as bodies. Or corpses. Daily we get doctors appearing at our door and asking to check or see a body. I cannot help but cringe at this. I think my awareness of these terms has heightened... Continue Reading →

Pancakes, Snow & Rainbows

The last week of February has been an eventful one, seems impossible that February is nearly done and I still in my 32nd year cannot be certain I am spelling Feburary correctly each time I write it. I'll be grateful for an easier month like March and hopefully some brighter, warmer days ahead. The mortuary... Continue Reading →

Organ Donation in 2020

The last few days there’s been a lot of talk about the new organ donation system coming in at the end of May. I’ve been asked by lots of people what this means and although I’m no expert I do know a bit about it which I think is worth sharing. Firstly, the new system... Continue Reading →

From The Mortuary, With Love

It’s been a highly emotional week for more than, I would estimate, about ten reasons that I won’t go into in detail but I’m sending love to everyone who’s had a thoroughly terrible one. It’s one thing I think I’m still getting used to, the fact I work on the brink of people’s grief and... Continue Reading →

Face Mask Anyone?

Thought I’d rock a face mask this week as they seem all the rage recently. Well that and my job often requires that I do. I think it looks a bit like a beak, but there you go. What a fetching get up! Apologies for no cleaning instalment this week, it’s been quite a stressful... Continue Reading →

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