A friend recently posted a question in a Facebook Group, about ways to gain freedom in life, so you can choose how you want to live it. "What has most helped you to gain freedom in your life to choose exactly how you want to live it?" Jayne Bailey My response was one word. Acceptance. … Continue reading Is Acceptance Just Resignation?
It's nearly 3 years since my left femur snapped in two. Those first two years I can barely remember. It's a blur of surgery after surgery, hospital stay after hospital stay, recovery after recovery. Actually recovery is probably the wrong word because I haven't recovered. My left femur is still broken. It's officially diagnosed as … Continue reading The Next “Leg” of My Journey
Today I am literally stuck! Stuck upstairs until tomorrow morning at the earliest. Why? My stair lift (affectionately called shifty) decided last night that it needed a holiday from lugging me up & downstairs all day & it just stopped. No warning, no consideration of how much I depend on it. It just stopped & … Continue reading Stuck
I've just been chatting with the Occupational Therapist who organised my stair lift installation. She was very impressed with how the stair lift looked in my home. Given I'm still relatively young ( and perhaps a little delusional 😊), I was relieved to have her opinion as my concern has always been that I didn't … Continue reading Your House, Your Comfort, Your Safe Place
After 13 days in hospital I was finally allowed home 3 days ago. That was only because my stair lift had been installed last week and my medical team felt that I would at least be a little safe. They are worried about me and the more they worry the harder it is for my … Continue reading I’m Home…but it’s not over