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Red letter day...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      4 comments

Hi everyone. Well, it's now the thirteenth day since the back procedure. The thirteenth, you might say unlucky for some but for me it's a red letter day... I'M PAIN FREE!! l dared to think it had worked when the anaesthetic had wo... Read more
Update on me...
Thursday, November 16, 2017      7 comments

The procedure went very well, l'm home and moving about, not in pain as such just a bit uncomfortable...strong painkillers work wonders...lol...taking things easy this week and then who knows!! ... Read more
Good news
Friday, November 10, 2017      8 comments

Hi everyone, sorry it's been a while but health issues overtook me! My walks with Sheila have been on hold for a while but we hope to resume them sometime soon if all goes well. So just to update, l've been told l need a metal rod in my b... Read more
A couple of drowned rats!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      5 comments

Sheila and l tried walking around the village pond and along part of the banks of the gypsey race, known locally as becksies, yesterday. l managed quite well but l also have arthritis in my right knee and it was playing up big time. l need to ... Read more
Feeling positive and determined so...watch out world here l come!!
Tuesday, July 18, 2017      7 comments

At last the hospital appointments are almost over, l'm just waiting to have more injections in my back, shoulder and knee then, hopefully, that will be it...for a while at least as l can have them three times a year. Due to spondylolisthesis a... Read more
What palaver...
Saturday, July 08, 2017      6 comments

l've had lots of hospital and doctors appointments just lately, sorting out injections, medication etc plus a colonoscopy for a gall bladder complaint, there're still a couple more appointments to go next week but l'm coming to terms with the fa... Read more
Breakfast in the garden...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      9 comments

Woke late this morning...nine am! DH was still asleep too so we must have needed it. l think mine was down to medication for a bronchial infection l'm fighting, they do make me sleepy but DH has no excuse...lol... lt's beautiful weather, ... Read more
l tried a walk...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      5 comments

lt seems a long time since l've attempted anything like a walk but l've now been told l haven't got Polymyalgia Rheumatica, l've had loads of tests, X-rays etc and l've got osteoarthritis in my left ankle, knee, elbow, wrist and fingers plus in ... Read more
Spring has sprung
Monday, March 13, 2017      5 comments

l've been a bit out of the loop of late due to health issues and was feeling a bit cheesed off, it was a sunny but cold day and l was wanting to get into the garden and knowing l can't so DH arranged a nice soft cushion on a bench in a sunny spo... Read more
Putting the past behind me...
Monday, January 16, 2017      5 comments

lt seems ages since l've blogged properly and l need to open up and get everything out, mostly for myself so l can move on. lt's been such a very hard eighteen months with one thing after the other going on, mostly ill health issues for me an... Read more
Back in the Land of the Living...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      6 comments

Back in the Land of the Living...just in time for Christmas! Just a quick update to all my special Sparkfriends out there...l've missed you all. l had a stroke back in September but now almost everything seems to be working again, not qui... Read more
Salutation to the Dawn
Monday, August 15, 2016      2 comments

This is an ancient Sanskrit proverb by the fifth century poet Kalidasa and is one of my favourite poems, it seems to sum things up perfectly. Have a wonderful day ... Read more
Take the rough with the smooth...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      6 comments

lt's been a bit of a bad couple of weeks health wise...the rough! The doctor dropped me another tablet and it's taken me nine days to recover! Apparently the tablets stop my adrenal gland from producing cortisol so when l lose a tablet t... Read more
A delicious incentive.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      2 comments

Many moons ago when l first began my weightless journey l decided that every time l lost a total of ten pounds l would reward myself. Nothing major, just some small item as an incentive to keep on track. l've had a pair of flip-flops, a bro... Read more
DH.
Sunday, July 24, 2016      5 comments

My DH is lovely man, l'm so lucky to have met him. l don't know where l'd be without him now and that's a fact! We've known each other forty seven years, been married forty four, and l wouldn't swap him for all the tea in China...(l don't ac... Read more

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