Limbo.

Well we came away from yesterday’s appointment pretty much none the wiser. Mike had to be wheeled from the car and back again, I’m becoming quite adept at steering the hospital wheelchairs now. The consultant doesn’t know why Mike feels so poorly, it d…

The big one.

Tomorrow we have a very important meeting with the haematology consultant. Mike insisted that he couldn’t wait until the end of January and had it brought forward. I feel as if I am in a weird world where I suspect there are no answers, for either…

Advent fun 2.

Sheena thinks her new earrings make her look festive.The Tiger twins aren’t too sure which star is the one to follow.

Advent fun.

Did I tell you my daughter split up with her boyfriend in July and that as a consequence she and my granddaughter were living with us for a couple of months? No obviously I didn’t as I wasn’t blogging. 😆They have since moved out, but the house is still…

When the wind blows.

The weather here is a tad blustery (I don’t want to exaggerate!). Gale force gusts had taken down a couple of fences when I woke this morning. On a World scale this is nothing, two fence panels on the floor (broken of course), the only problem really b…

Fundamental error?

Okay so I made a fundamental error. Any of you out there who are crafty will know that: Four weeks isn’t enough time to make everyone a present.You can’t make biscuits or sweets a month in advance unless you can freeze them (my freezer is teeny ti…

Let the countdown begin.

Despite all our troubles, I am determined to make Christmas special. With only five weeks to go I need to start thinking about the gifts I am going to give. I plan to give everyone gifts that are at least in part homemade, be that blackcurrant gin…

Reality check.

It’s a strange world. We all know that we will die one day, and yet no-one wants to actually talk about death. We brush the subject under the carpet, imagine there isn’t an elephant in the room, pretend that medical science will find a cure next week…..

Would you believe it!

Nearly a year has passed since my last blog entry.  So many times I have thought of posting, so many times I have decided not to bother as nothing has really changed. I kept waiting for that massive / small improvement in either Mike’s health…