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
In the past on the rare occasion when I must have been out- maybe at the hairdressers or a snatched day out with a friend. The boys were much younger and require meals preparing etc . If my mum might ring- julian answered the phone, she would always say to him ” are you in … More are you in charge?
trying to use my left hand to type! so taking rather a long time, and a few mistakes. but mighg be light on the horizon. my sight has been effected by this stroke. having to shut right eye for closew work- like reading phone or any other reading- which at the moment is radfio times! … More snows melting- so hopefully things will get back to normal
my physio book with a few exercises – drawings are sadly like myself at present !! a few objects I use to help my fine motor skills- !! Julian bumped into a neighbour whilst shopping in Tesco the other day. she asked how I was, and said she’d leave some flowers at the kiosk , … More snowed in- physio next week- but I’m doing my exercises (honest)
and so the weeks have passed in a blur WITH LONGer SLEEP, LONGER TIMES TO DRESS, LONGER TIMES TRYING TO WASH, TO CLEAN TEETH,, LONGER TIMES CHEWING, TRYING TO EAT, TO DRINK. SORRY Didn’t MEAN TO WRITE THIS IN Capitals! and in between I do my exercises to try and strengthen hand. julian bent me … More nothing exciting to write about really……physio, daytime t.v, eating
and so I found myself in the stroke ward. bear with my story it moves at a slow pace. The 1st night I arrive in the ward I was pleased to see my bed was opposite a toilet. having had to use a bed pan the previous night in A & E this was a positive sign. how I got to the … More 11 days/nights in the stroke ward…..and back home