The Next “Leg” of My Journey

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

Your House, Your Comfort, Your Safe Place

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