Monthly Archives: January 2012

Goals

From my late teens I have always been the sort of person who has responded well to goals that I have set myself. When I haven’t set myself goals I have tended to drift towards something – not always fully … Continue reading

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My connected world

When I was wee and was confined to the house due to illness or injury (and there were plenty of those – some people never learn) there were limited sources of entertainment. If I was confined to bed my mum would … Continue reading

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Oot ‘n’ aboot

Yesterday saw a major milestone achieved. I took my first proper journey outside on the crutches. Supervised by Hazel, I lolloped to the paper shop and back. Knackered, I slumped on to the sofa proudly announcing how chuffed I was to … Continue reading

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Eat, sleep

My small world is dominated by a few particularly strong factors. Two of these are eating and sleeping. Prior to my accident, I was in excellent shape having finished 20th in the M45 class at the BUPA Edinburgh 5K. I … Continue reading

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Bath night

Last night was bath night. Always a pleasure to have a deep clean. Wet wipes just don’t cut it. To start with I thought I’d share with you a photo of my big blue boot. This gets taken off prior … Continue reading

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Runners’ World

Thud! The mail has arrived. I scramble up on to my crutches and lollop to the front door. It’s my monthly copy of Runners’ World. I lollop back to the sofa and get back into my place. Magazine unwrapped from … Continue reading

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Big boot

Yesterday was my first full day of being a house-bound invalid. No appointments to attend or places to go. How would I survive? My mum came up to keep me company and give me a hand…or so I thought. She … Continue reading

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