A couple of drowned rats!
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!!
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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
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...
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.
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
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
Hamster face is happy...lol...
Feeling chipper this morning, l lost six pounds at weigh-in....loving it!
l've had quite a good firs... Read more
Well, l've resurfaced...and about time too!
l've missed everyone.
Looking back, maybe a year or so... Read more
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Holkham Hall grounds and walled garden...part 3 of our Norfolk trip
Day three dawned bright and clear with the, by now, familiar cooing of the young squeakers being fed on the fence near our bedroom window.
Still a treat to see we watched in awe as the parents fed them on their special pigeon milk.
Then ... Read more