I should know? I knew the date – today. But a couple of weeks back I thought is it 2 or 3 years since dad died? It seems so long since I’ve seen him really- coud be 3 years. And in a different way – seems like only yesterday when we visited him in hospital … More Two or Three years?
Last weekend was going to be a nice weekend; first trip over to Cheshire since my Stroke,visiting friends, meal planned, & up to pub to call in on for a quick hello to old friends from the 70’s, ( YF reunion) before home to bed.. Oh yes, all well planned- but I can tell by … More Not a typical Monday- or perhaps for me it is ?
What a lovely time we spent with Josh at home for his Easter break. It was non eventful but that’s how we like it really I recovered from that nasty UTI . watching Josh througly enjoy his easter egg hunt outside in the glorious sunshine. I could site palatially ( is that how you spell … More Easter hols at home
Not been feeling well- ‘well there’s something novel”!! This time a UTI, really felt crap. the dr put me on some antibiotics whilst we waited for test results. I wasn’t improving. I could see the Easter break approaching, Each day I rang surgery for results. No the receptionist said patiently. As I rang each day. … More Dr saves the day
Positives and negatives to the last few days spent in Anglesey. On the positive side- we managed, in a little bungalow. No steps to climb, no mats to trip over ( Julian moved them out of harms way!) The first day was sunny,. if freezing. we got the car serviced. Had some great meals. Tapas … More You win some, you lose some
Thanks to cousin Jane whos recently sent me some newspaper cuttings from the 60’s (I think 1963) relating to my grandparents and their Methodist chapel. I would retype the print but my hand no up to that yet. If anyone tries to enlarge the screen that might be large enough to read. Also Jane sent … More Back in time -Mixtures of stuff -serious & students diary!!
And so this week may have been my last session with the physiotherapist sat Glan Clwyd. Julian will probably sigh with relief – seeing it is an hours trip ( taking into account trying to park) . So an afternoon’s spent each week really. However hoping to continue some rehab at our local physio dept. … More sent from the physio’s room for laughing
slowly I can see the old Sue resurfacing- even if I still can’t type properly with my left hand. I am walking with my stick during the day- or ever now and then with no stick. 🙂 But still I am prone to falling One night whilst heading to the bathroom- I caught my toe … More Marching on
So a few weeks ago when I was feeling proper poorly- and watching Tv more than usual- I came across Michael Portillo Great Canadian Train Journeys https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0c13gr1 It got me thinking about when I went to the same part of Canada when I was around 20. ( see future yet to be written!) I wondered … More One thing led to another
Yesterday I visited the physio at the hospital again, and she put me through my paces. I asked if she’d show me how to get up and down from the floor, so I could try doing some of the lying down exercises on a mat. As it was hurting my back doing them on a … More passenger’s view from the car