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Monthly archives for March, 2012

Fill it up, or not?

Fill it up, or not?

To fuel or not to fuel, that is the question. I live in a home of 3 disabled people. I am the only driver, we have one car and one electric mobility scooter. I cannot walk more than a few paces comfortably and my car is my access to the world. fill up now then! […]

Soya bad

Soya bad

So apparently I am (still) intolerant to soya. I say still because it used to make me rather ill I’m the form of tofu. I find my revisitation to it’s ill effect strange as I can happily munch edamame til the cows come home with no problems but apparently its milk is a different story. […]

The age old question

The age old question

So yay for me I have my first job interview in person from this round of job hunting :). It will be on Friday and the phone conversation was all great until the “awkward” question, from me, regarding disabled parking and step-free access. Parking wasn’t a problem but the gent sounded very uneasy about the […]

Sick + Sick

Sick + Sick

The problem with being permanently sick (other than being permanently sick of course) is that when you get a “bug” or a new “complaint” it’s twice as nasty. I’m currently nursing the end of yet another cold (my immune system seems to treat them as regulars now, I must get better bouncers) and praying it […]

More knives (of the scalpel variety)

More knives (of the scalpel variety)

First and foremost you will hopefully be pleased to hear that Mamma Cubb’s surgery went very well and she is recovering nicely Now onto new knives… On Tuesday I saw a new (to my personal quota) consultant, Mr Alberto Isla, at Northwick Park Hospital. I was referred to him by my gastroenterologist, Professor Jay Arnold, […]

Mamma Cubb goes under the knife.

Mamma Cubb goes under the knife.

So today Mamma Cubb is having a thyroidectomy to remove a goitre. We’re currently waiting in the admissions lounge of Ward 3 South at Ealing Hospital for her to be admitted to the ward. The process of getting here has had it’s ups and downs; from a chance diagnosis to surgery on, off, postponed and […]

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