"I think we are all young mentally and at heart, so it is an unpleasant surprise when our bodies let us down. My daughter lives too far for me to contribute, but she came to my parrots rescue when I was admitted to hospital, Sweetie had a little…"
"Barbee, I have been through Berkshire many times and it is beautiful, Windsor is in Berks too. My cousin joined ancestry too. It's amazing what you learn. Another cousin supplied photos to go with some of the faces, my gt uncle who served in…"
"Only1Sue. I still have a long way to go apparently, the district nurse said it starts swiftly and takes ages to clear up. But other than my sore feet, I am slowly getting things done. Being off balance when I hobble means my back is affected…"
"Laurajay, yes, the blocked arteries were behind my knees and prevented blood from getting to my feet, consequently my feet started to die. The Angioplasty involved a stent and balloon being inserted into my left leg, the balloon is inflated to open…"
"Laurajay, The district nurse is due out sometime today. I am not allowed to use anything on my feet at the moment as the gangrene must stay completely dry. I had recovered a few newly pink toes last time we looked, it will be interesting to see if…"
"Laura Jay, you have kept your sense of humour, and that is a good thing. I went for a stroll in the back garden with a physio nurse on Weds, my first time outside for 3 months and it was lovely!. This too shall pass, "
"Cee, with me it's my feet more than anything, although my sciatica is rearing its head. They hurt, in spite of the new skin in places, where the district nurses debride them. The breathlessness is virtually non existent thankfully. This covid…"
"Cee, thank you. I am currently in a unit for " rehab" learning to walk, balance and do other physio. Whilst still being looked after. I have lost so much muscle. I am weak too!, but once I get the hang of things I will go home with a…"
"Elaine, I am so sorry to learn your son has cancer, it must be devastating for you. Our Prime Minister has been dragging his heels over this virus, the press and the news scared people silly, and they descended on our supermarkets like a hoard of…"
"It's our minds. They cannot seperate past from present, which is why, when we remember something, it's as if it has just happened, or is happening now. That is why memories, good or bad, can hit us with such force. People say " oh but…"
"Yes, my husband would blow lightbulb one after t'other at first, move things, then eventually I saw him and heard him. Jewish people believe their spirits move on after a year, but personally, and it is 6 yrs this year for me, I still sense his…"
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