Today is Day 365. A year of going out the house at least once every day. We didn’t mean for it to be a thing, but as each day got marked off on the calendar it just kind of happened and now here we are, on our first anniversary. Most days have involved a trip … Continue reading Day 365
Today, we had a shower. Big deal, people do that every day, so what. Today, we had a shower. We didn’t have a hokey cokey shower. We didn’t worry about falling down the plug hole. We weren’t reaching for non-existent grab rails. We didn’t slip or fall. The shower curtain wasn’t attempting to attach to … Continue reading Taking a shower
Yesterday and today were taken up with the new bathroom being fitted. Well, not the whole bathroom, just switching out the bath for a much more accessible – and hopefully much safer to use – shower tray. It has been noisy, messy and disruptive but we knew it would be. With nowhere to relocate to … Continue reading A finished bathroom
Because the ‘p’ is silent. Yeah. Toilet humour isn’t my forte, somehow I just can’t tap into it…… Anyway, this time next week work should – fingers crossed and wood touched – be well and truly finished in our bathroom. Out comes the bath we can no longer use safely and in goes a walk-in … Continue reading Why can’t you hear a pterodactyl use the bathroom?
It is two years since anxiety made an unwelcome reappearance in my life and put me firmly on my arse. A lot has changed since then, for all of us. So where are we now, two years on? For a start there is much less I and much more we – a massive shift for … Continue reading Two years
Today we are going thru the last of our old notes with our psych as we attempt to find some truth in the smoke and mirrors stories we were told. Last week we hacked thru a forest of GP notes to whittle out perhaps a dozen sheets that were actually relevant. Today’s envelope is much … Continue reading Old notes
I’ve followed your instructions to the letter And I really do not think I’m any better With mug of tea in hand Things aren’t going quite as planned And worrying is still what I do best. If I keep drinking lots of tea Then I will soon be worry free But the thing is, I’m … Continue reading ‘Drink tea and be worry free’