Category Archives: Health

I think I am There

Haven’t posted here in quite a while – indicative I think that  I have been getting back to normal and doing more interesting things. Have been feeling gradually better and more active. My ME/CFS is still a problem, particularly as … Continue reading

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Wire removed

Went to Plymouth on Tuesday for the day and had the troublesome wire in my sternum removed under general anaesthetic. Very painful after local anaesthetic wore off: I am taking various painkillers but still pretty bad, though very gradually improving. … Continue reading

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18 again ?

Doing well, a lot better than a month ago 🙂 Much more active and feeling more energetic and confident. Walked to and from the hospital yesterday for a research project for which I volunteered – silly me, part of it … Continue reading

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Got there? Not quite …

Away in the Cotswolds in our caravan at the moment, with superb weather! On a small farm site near Bibury with some friends. My chest wound still hasn’t settled down and I suspect will have to be opened up again … Continue reading

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Getting There

Was it British Rail who used this slogan? Not sure they ever did arrive, just travelled hopefully 😉 Managing not to sleep in the afternoons, and mostly sleeping better at night – though I did doze off briefly sitting in … Continue reading

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More active

Still moving forwards but not as fast as I want – impatient young man that I am! Started driving again last week (after nearly 5 months), no problem, just as if I had never stopped. Mind you I have been … Continue reading

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Slow Progress

Still progressing, but still frustratingly slow. Up some days, down others, but seem to be markedly better today. Not sure if it is the results of the op, my ME, or my being so inactive since March, or a combination … Continue reading

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Progress and Thanks

Getting there very gradually – still need an hour or two’s sleep each afternoon, but able to do a bit more when I am conscious. Getting out with the dog for up to 45 minutes most days, though as an … Continue reading

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More Progress

A bit up and down from day to day, but overall gradually getting there. A bit frustrating at times – I don’t do this illness thing! Have been gradually been building up my walking and managed 25 minutes with Deb … Continue reading

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Slow improvement

I visited Ash last night,first time.He met me walking round his bed! He is still having some effects from the anaesthetic,blurred and strange visual oddities. but when I think what he has been through,he’s doing well,has not much of an … Continue reading

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