Category Archives: health

A Photo a Day in June …… June 12th

  THANK GOD FOR THE  ‘NHS ‘ ! Today I have been to the local chemist to pick up my medication.  I do this every two months and this is what I get ……. Yep ….. all these pills and … Continue reading

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Spring Resolutions

  I don’t make New Year Resolutions. Of course, I used to, back in the days when I was innocent and naive enough to believe that I would keep them. When the world was a much simpler place and everything … Continue reading

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Seven Days of Random Photos ….. Day 2 ….X-Ray Vision

Day 2 of my 7 Day Challenge and today I have been here …..     ……………….. ‘Here‘ being Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, East Yorkshire. Oh….. no need to worry, I was only having my increasingly decrepit knees X-rayed. … Continue reading

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Piper Alpha …….. Another Year Passes

  Wednesday the 6th of July is a significant date in our family.  It is the anniversary of the Piper Alpha Disaster. Many of you already know about my family’s experience of this tragic event and so you may wish … Continue reading

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Puppy Pictures

      Hello there ! Oh,  you have probably forgotten that I exist ….its been so long since I posted anything on here. I am gradually getting my health and various illnesses sorted out and I will get back into … Continue reading

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Failure ……… Day 17 of 100

  Well ….so much for my 100 Day Challenge ! It only lasted 16 consecutive  days … and its been 8 days since I posted anything ! I can only apologise , but its just not good enough, is it … Continue reading

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A Bit of a Blip ……. Day 16 of 100

  I’m afraid I haven’t much to offer you today, dear readers …..I’m having a bit of a blip and feel particularly unwell. The symptoms of my  parathyroid disease are quite acute at the moment.  Extreme dizziness; nausea and a … Continue reading

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Red Shoes ……. Day 3 of 100

  I know ….I know ….These are not RED ….but bear with me, please.   You see ….I love shoes ….adore them ….. almost as much as I love handbags …… but I have a problem. I used to have … Continue reading

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Meningitis ……Is £75 Per Child REALLY Too Much ?

  Approximately 14 years ago, one of my grandchildren became ill. Caitlin was lethargic, complaining that her  “head hurt” and also vomiting. As she was only 3 years old, my daughter-in-law, Tracey, phoned the local Medical centre, only to be … Continue reading

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