Transferred To Crutches

This is a view Jackie captured of the garden yesterday afternoon. It looked pretty much the same today. She drove me to New Hall Hospital this morning for an appointment with Claire, my physiotherapist. Claire does not go in for false reassurance, but she expressed genuine amazement at my post operative progress. Just a fortnightContinue reading “Transferred To Crutches”

I’ve Got The Hang Of It

Because I hadn’t yet tackled the stairs on crutches this morning, Mr Kask decided I would not be going home today. I had two sessions on the stairs afterwards. The second time Jackie was on hand to record my efforts along the corridor, and eventually that I’ve got the hang of it. This is herContinue reading “I’ve Got The Hang Of It”

“I Done It, Mummy”

In hospital life’s true ¬†importances are pared down to the bare essentials. The result of blood-tests fade into insignificance when compared with the ability to get out of bed; to put one foot in front of the other; to preserve your dignity in hospital gowns designed to expose your backside; to make your way toContinue reading ““I Done It, Mummy””

Fill Your Boots

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED Early this morning Jackie drove me to New Hall Hospital for a Pre-Admission Clinical appointment. This was a most thorough and efficient physical check involving all the usual blood tests, etc., including an ECG. I seem to have passed. There followed various questionnaires for which Jackie wasContinue reading “Fill Your Boots”

Casting Practice

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT I am happy to say a couple of reasonably quick telephone calls appear to have resolved yesterday’s banking problems. First I phoned NatWest and established thatContinue reading “Casting Practice”