A shopping trip and school reunion combined? This should be fun........ Scene 1. 'Yes, I'll definitely come to the school reunion' says I, 'what's the dress code' says I, 'black and gold' says they, 'fab' says I.......... Scene 2. 'Oh my god, it's tonight' says I, 'oh my god, I've got nothing gold to… Continue reading The school reunion…..!
Here we go, it's time for another outpatient appointment, so up we get at a ridiculously early hour, (8.30am, which feels like 6am these days now we're working on retirement time) just to make sure my tablets have kicked in and I can get myself out of bed. I manage to make myself look semi… Continue reading Hey ho, it’s off to the hospital we go….!
It all began with a phone call from a lovely lady at the National Osteoporosis Society. Apparently I'd put a comment onto a post and it had come to their attention. We had a long conversation about what had happened to me and my 'journey' with osteoporosis and would I be willing to maybe appear… Continue reading My film debut…….
Ventured out in June for our first 'disabled'holiday with the wheelchair, was both the most terrifying and the most wonderful two weeks ever! I was inspired by seeing a photo on Facebook of my friend's son (paralysed in an accident) going to some far flung place on an aeroplane and I thought, 'well, if he… Continue reading Our first venture abroad…..!!
Ok, so the car needed a MOT so any excuse for finding somewhere nice while you wait eh.....?? Dropped off the car at the garage, now got an hour/hour and a half to kill so off into the main streets of Merthyr we went. As I'm wheeling along the bottom of the High Street,… Continue reading A great place for coffee…..!
Well, the retail park called so I had to answer, didn't I?? Thought I'd give the new chair a good go and according to the man in the shop, I should run it down before recharging it so that was my aim. Every 10 mins or so I was checking the dial, how many lights… Continue reading My new wheels……!
Went to collect my new powerchair today! Rascal compact 320, disassembles to go into the car (really can't afford to change cars at the moment so this is essential!) Huge outlay but hopefully will be much more powerful and go a lot further than my other chair, also is more suitable for being outside, shopping,… Continue reading Pimp my ride!!