Category Archives: health

Losing the Edge

It has been one of those days where I can’t settle, get going,  and generally feel BLEH. Saying that though, it hasn’t actually been a bad day. The Head Man himself rang today, albeit late, but at least he apologised. … Continue reading

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Not quite what I thought

When Hubby decided he was going for this operation to sort out his reflux, he’d done a lot of research beforehand. The way his case has been handled leaves much to be desired, but it’s done now and we are … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Whilst I wait for the clinic to advise me of an appointment for my first mammogram since my mastectomy last year, I cannot emphasise enough the importance of getting any irregularities or abnormalities in … Continue reading

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Today is Sunday 27th September

The phone has dinged four times this morning with four more reminders of our flu jabs tomorrow. Not bad for an appointment we didn’t know we had. Still, we shall turn up at the appointed time and if they question … Continue reading

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A bit of self indulgence…………

There are times when I could (and do) swear and curse when things go wrong. Times when I want to throw my toys out of the pram, even throw myself on the floor and have a proper tantrum, or burst … Continue reading

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He’s awake!!

I’ve just had a groggy voiced phone call but he’s awake and able to give me the name of his ward and extension number which was different to the one given to me earlier. He said he didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Update at a sensible hour!

I actually dropped Hubby off at 6.15 this morning as we made good time. This isn’t really surprising bearing in mind what time it was! Reception was open so he was able to go straight in, and I came home. … Continue reading

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Ideas and recipes wanted

As you know Hubby is having surgery to repair part of his stomach and solve his reflux problems. It means he will be on a liquid diet for 3 to 6 months afterwards. I am concerned about food and would … Continue reading

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You couldn’t make this up……………………

It has been our nightmare, the phone call from the hospital to say Hubby’s Op has been cancelled. The phone rang this afternoon just before 1pm and I answered.  I recognised the number before she said who was calling and … Continue reading

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Another vet visit

These days the word VET fills me with concern, dread and anxiety. No, this is not Maggie’s perspective, though I can well appreciate her own feelings on the matter as she backs tight against the seat when we pull up … Continue reading

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