Today is my 50th birthday!! Something of a milestone & all year friends & family have been asking how am I going to celebrate? What amazing things do I have planned? Well with RA, a rare bone disease, broken femur & a colostomy, planning grand celebrations is just not possible. I never know from one … Continue reading Over the Hill… I’ve turned 50!!
Yesterday was my visit to the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon for debridement surgery. Back a few posts and you'll remember that a tooth extract last year turned into a complicated surgery as my tooth had fused to the jaw bone and it was all infected with an abscess. 8 months on and fragments of bone … Continue reading I have a Cricket Ball on my face….according to my husband!! Thankyou Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon
This is not health related at all but it's doing my head in, so maybe a little health related!. My husband and I live in small complex of 4 town homes. Yesterday it was discovered that there was a leaking pipe coming somewhere from the mains in the common property area. Our neighbour noticed … Continue reading Just one of those days!!
A dear friend of mine has a stoma called Rosie. Rosie has been giving her a hard time of late and she has been in and out of hospital as a result. Life has been tough but she is an amazing lady who keeps bouncing back and brings much joy to others ( more than … Continue reading Dickens meets Rosie ~ A special moment
One of the things I have always loved is Interior Decorating. After working crazy hours, when I was able to work, I would like nothing better than to spend the weekend at home creating new looks around the house with soft furnishings. My favourite style is French Provencal with a bit of the Hamptons style … Continue reading Disabled Decor ~ A nice house is still possible with a bit of creative thinking!
In 2010 I was in my mid 40’s, at the height of my career as an Executive Manager in a major bank. In April of that year I was getting ready to take 6 weeks long service leave to spend some quality time with my beautiful husband. We were going on a road trip through … Continue reading My Story