A rather important step was reached yesterday for Sal… she no longer needs any bandages to hold on the dressings covering the radiation burns after radiotherapy! It is a simple and seemingly insignificant event but it makes a huge difference to her comfort. She can now wear her normal clothing and do normal things… like … Continue reading No more bandages!
After the initial research we have decided to push ahead with getting a quote for our solar project. The first step was to visit a neighbour that has just had an installation of PV (photovoltaic) panels. These are panels that create electricity rather than the panels that just heat your water. His installation was completed … Continue reading Solar Investigation is underway
About 10 years ago we investigated installing solar panels (photovoltaic or PV panels) but at that time it was simply too pricey. The return on investment was 25+ years. Recently, a neighbour has had a PV panels installed and in talking to him it is clearly more feasible now. So we are investigating it and getting … Continue reading We are investigating Solar Power
I have heard today that I was unsuccessful in getting a place in the London Marathon 2011.Not unsurprising as they have 125,000 entries for just 30,000 places.I shall have to think of aother way to raise some cash for MacMillan, my chosen cancer charity.How about I sail round Britain singlehanded? Ah… sorry… I remember, I … Continue reading No success in the London Marathon 2011
Well, the hair was getting far too annoying for me and as I have quite greasy hair it was giving me spots on my scalp… it had to go!Sal was a little disappointed because she was hoping I would leave it long permanently. I was a little disappointed too as it happens. At times I … Continue reading Hair is no more
We had another trip to the hospital today for a chek up on Sal's progress with the radiotherapy burns.All is going well. Dressings are still being changed daily and willcontinue for at least a week yet although things are definitely improving. Sal is much more comfortable now and is returning back to her normal self … Continue reading Another Hospital Visit
Things are progressing well. Sal is comfortable but we are having to change the dressings twice a day at the moment and there is a bit of an infection so Sal is back on the antibiotics again. She is alergic to silver so she cannot use the creams they normally give as they contain silver … Continue reading Dressings