Category Archives: Diabetes

Ah Me, Ah My

Life is full of little difficulties when one has only one fully functional arm.  I have a steadily  increasing appreciation of the problems facing the metaphorical one-armed paperhanger. Tasks such as hanging a calendar, putting things in high cupboards, cleaning … Continue reading

Posted in Apnoea, Autobiography, complaints rorts and rip=offs, Depression, Diabetes, disability, Health and wellness, Life, don't talk to me about life!, Lifestyle, Nightmares, Non-Events, Organizations, quandaries and Dilemmas, torn muscles | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Good Morning

I’ve got nothing to say But it’s OK Good morning, Good morning Good LENNON, JOHN WINSTON / McCARTNEY, PAUL JAMES Even if I had a bad night’s sleep, it’s always good to wake up. After all, at my age, and … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain. Again. A Rambling Rage Against Apnoea and Growing Old.

I like riding in the rain. I particularly like when one specifically sets off, properly kitted up, for a wet ride. I have written about riding in the rain before.  In New Zealand, Fiji, and Australia.  There are some days … Continue reading

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On the One Hand, and on The Other

On the one hand: Obese – 30% heavier than when I was in Fiji.  Not Good.  – Doing something about it but not having a great deal of success! Arthritic – overcoming it Not Very Fit – Doing something about it Kidney … Continue reading

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Things to put on Toast

Butter Melted cheese Baked Beans (Watties only) Roses Lime Marmalade Roses English Breakfast Marmalade Cream Cheese and Blackberry Conserve Cream Cheese and Raspberry Conserve Avocado and Chilli Caviare Smoked Fish Roe Buttered Smoked Fish in Parsley Sauce Soft-boiled egg Honey … Continue reading

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More Good News/Bad News and a History Lesson

What a day for riding yesterday.  On the one hand it was beautiful. On the other it was damnably hot!  I can almost say it was a cut off the nose to spite the face day.  I really would have … Continue reading

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