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Thursday, May 07, 2020      6 comments

I had a short walk today, I try to go every day, I can't manage very far but I'm determined not to stop. Today DH and I went to the village pond, there's a bench there so I can have a rest but it was occupied...lol...a Greylag goose family we... Read more
Time to take control...
Monday, May 04, 2020      5 comments

I can't believe it's ten months since I last blogged, it was when a my youngest grandson came to stay last summer. I've had him over a few times since then but time goes so fast and with this lockdown I'm really missing my family. We 'zoom' regu... Read more
Monday, June 24, 2019      4 comments

I'd forgotten just how full on it can be with a five year old staying over. Bless him, he's as good as gold but he never stops, there's certainly no time to let the grass grow under you! He's been a good help to DH in the garden, filling ... Read more
Summer Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019      5 comments

Well, it's the longest day today, the Summer Solstice, and tonight we begin the loss of daylight as the year creeps towards Autumn and Winter. The flowers in the garden are relishing the sunshine after all the rain we've had, lots of it and... Read more
Things are on the up!!
Thursday, June 20, 2019      7 comments

Things are on the up.... On the seventh of January this year, after being off Spark for over a year due to ill health, I blogged that I was 'happy to be back'. I posted one more blog on the fifteenth and then my good intentions crumbled awa... Read more
From the conservatory...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      4 comments

The weather here has been weird to say the least, last year we had snow, rain, some big storms and the hottest summer on record, this was followed by a mild autumn and winter and now, according to the weathermen, we seem to be following the same... Read more
Happy to be back
Monday, January 07, 2019      10 comments

It's been over a year since I blogged or even looked at my Spark page, I've missed everyone but after a small stroke ill health set in and I've had a few issues to contend with and whilst I'm still not back to A1, and never will be, I need to ge... Read more
Red letter day...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017      5 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

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