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Blog entries by Resurgam

  1. I was able to remain at home for three weeks apart from one venture out to send a box of things to the grandchildren. When I went out shopping the roads were deserted and the shop had no queue outside, and although supplies were obviously erratic inside, with some shelves quite empty, I was...
  2. Our fifth grandchild arrived, and after a brief stay in the NICU she was released and is doing well at home. With all the spare time I have now I will knit a blanket for her and get rid of some of the yarn I have around the house. All my singing and dancing and playing music is on hold.
  3. Things seem to be going well. I trod on a pin a couple of weeks ago and was rather concerned about it - but after a couple of days it healed up without trouble. This morning I got out of bed without having to go carefully at first, and having been out to the shops my joints seem to be getting...
  4. Luckily I was writing down my songs when I started to take the statin. I had always had a list of the songs I sing, written down as I went along, so chronological order. As I was getting on a bit, I decided to make a book of them, the versions I sang, for posterity. Then I found I had forgotten...
  5. Well - three years ago today I was diagnosed type two - still not seen the GP who diagnosed me, nor had any HCP speak to me about my diabetes - I don't expect I will. I have been called in to be encouraged to take statins - and been sent 'tickets' to go to have a blood test and a general health...
  6. At the beginning of October there is a knitting show I attend as an exhibitor, and to which I cart a couple of machines and their ribbers, a table and a stand, lots of yarn, books and things to sell. This year my daughter decided to go on holiday, and my husband decided he was ill, and someone...
  7. At the August Bank Holiday I went out to a gig with my morris side, the pub had promised water and other drinks, so when I realised I had forgotten my water bottles I did not go back for them. The pub did not provide - not even much water, and although I was given some, and managed to get a...
  8. I thought I would try this just to see what effect it might have - a cure for baldness perhaps - I have been taking it for just over a week - it seems it is a cure for insomnia - the last three nights I have been going to bed before midnight and getting up correspondingly earlier. Tonight I was...
  9. I finally got a letter from my GP surgery - the one I thought would be about my diabetes and maybe - just maybe my defunct thyroid which has been totally ignored for years - since the year before my type two diagnosis. No it is not instructing me to have blood taken for testing - it is a chat...
  10. I had a phone call this morning from my GP surgery, and I thought it would be for the annual health check appointment which I should have had every year since I was 40 - and haven't. No - it was someone asking about the flu jab. I am pretty certain that I went to the open clinic to have it not...
  11. My October recipe was 200gm super seed mix from Lidl 150gm of ground almonds 1 cup of psyllium flour 1cup rye flour 2 cups of white bread flour 2 cups of chapatti flour (wholemeal) 1/2tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 2 sachets yeast 2tsp baking powder small amount of lard - warmed to soften 2 pints of warm...
  12. Well - yesterday was the second anniversary of my diagnosis. So far so good. My kitchen sink blocked up, so today I had the job of moving things out of the way to get to the drain, finding it was blocked up, so then I needed to get the unblocker, a bucket and various accessories and get to work...
  13. I bought a pack of potatoes a while ago and decided to put them in the fridge rather than in the bowl with the last of the others. Having just opened the bag I found that an unfortunate slug had been packaged along with the potatoes, and it died in the cold depths of the fridge. I am such a...
  14. My weight has been stable for some time, and I dropped my intake of carbs to below 40gm per day to try to restart the process of losing weight.I have seen my shape changing, and have felt very well for some time, but this morning I finally saw just a flicker of compliance - in that I am below...
  15. Last weekend was the knitting machine exhibition - delayed from March, to which I was invited. It was not until I went to the stand where all the monthly magazines were laid out that I realized that I had not been getting them recently, and when I checked at home later on, I realized that...
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