Archive For The “health” Category

Boxes and other bits #WOTW

By | June 16, 2018

I can’t remember the last time I summed up our week in a word, probably because our weeks since last August have been changeable and, if you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you’ll know that routine and planning is key when living with autism. This week though, a word has shone out! It […]

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The wonky feet saga 

By | March 7, 2018

Its a strange feeling, knowing that this time in six weeks I’ll (hopefully) be at home, recovering from what should be my last operation on my feet, affectionately known as #scarfeet on the blog. Trying to imagine how things will look under the bandages and hoping that I’ll have “a matching pair” of feet, to […]

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An absence explained

By | January 24, 2018

I’ve been a “tad” absent from the blog lately, a combination of reasons and I can’t seem to access the WP app on my phone or the main site to report it, so this may not publish…anyway.     Life is never boring here but recently it’s scurrying along at quite a manic pace, we […]

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Listening – My #WOTW

By | January 12, 2018

We’ve experienced the pluses and minuses of Doctors listening this week, the first has made me hopeful, the second a bit despairing. Yesterday saw D’s annual check-up at the paediatric department where she was formally diagnosed with autism and related issues at age 4.5. She’s now 13 so very used to the environment of a […]

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Delays and Honesty

By | December 30, 2017

It’s been a funny old Christmas here, Father Christmas bought me a present I hadn’t expected or asked for – the flu! To be honest, I can’t blame the “main man” entirely, it landed with me before then, but by Christmas Eve I had the full-blown effects. It’s meant that we had our Christmas dinner […]

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Testing 

By | December 15, 2017

Another issue has dominated our recent week.  Testing. It’s something that’s effected us all, but predominantly T and me. Ever since he started in his mainstream secondary school, we’ve had the distinct feeling that his diagnosis of high functioning autism at age ten has really made no difference.   Any issues like, for example, him […]

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The Mammogram #TheMMLinky 

By | November 27, 2017

A couple of weeks ago I had a mammogram.   It wasn’t the first time I’ve had one, my first was about four years ago, after I’d been to the doctor about my wellbeing and she booked me in for a full “MOT” (mammogram, smear, blood tests) to check me out as I had neglected […]

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Me and my baseline with @Forthwithlife

By | November 20, 2017

Regular readers of my blogs might remember that I mentioned I’d be obtaining baseline blood tests via Forth, something of interest to me as I knew that the last few years have taken their toll on my wellbeing. The baseline test comprises of: “Our Baseline subscription package is designed to help you to track vital health […]

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Me and my baseline with @Forthwithlife

By | November 20, 2017

Regular readers of my blogs might remember that I mentioned I’d be obtaining baseline blood tests via Forth, something of interest to me as I knew that the last few years have taken their toll on my wellbeing. The baseline test comprises of: “Our Baseline subscription package is designed to help you to track vital health […]

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HD Brows and me

By | November 8, 2017

One advantage of being a blondie is that any (unwanted) hairs don’t show up as quickly as they may for people with darker hair, but a disadvantage is that some hairs might not show up at all! I’m talking about eyebrows, which can really frame your frame and make such a difference to wellbeing and […]

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