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Tuesday, September 22, 2015      3 comments

In the last year, I've had labyrinthitis, which left me feeling giddy at certain times, a trapped nerve in my back, which is ok as long as I'm careful, and in July I broke my arm, which meant no boating this summer. It's getting stronger now, bu... Read more


Sunday, September 23, 2012      4 comments

Hi, my cousin died a couple of weeks ago, and I've been to Robin Hood's Bay in Yorkshire for the funeral. I hadn't seen him for many years, and never even met his second wife. She and her daughters were very welcoming and friendly, but the best ... Read more

I'm back!!

Thursday, September 06, 2012      3 comments

Hi to everyone! I see from my blogs that I last posted at the end of May last year. I'm amazed to see that my weight's only gone up 8 pounds. I thought it was much more. I need to get those 8 pounds off plus some more. For anyone who was fol... Read more


Saturday, June 04, 2011      4 comments

Well, Eric, my ex who was diagnosed with leukaemia 3 weeks ago, went for his weekly transfusions this week, and was told that he has no leukaemia cells in his body! This is after 120 3 weeks ago, then 70, then 20. He has loads of people praying ... Read more

Thank you

Saturday, May 28, 2011      3 comments

When Eric, my ex, went for his transfusions on Thursday, his leukaemia cells were down to 20. Two weeks ago they were 120, and last week 70. The consultant was a bit perplexed, but as hundreds of people are praying for him, it comes as no real s... Read more

Happy Weekend to all.

Saturday, May 21, 2011      4 comments

Hi. A pound down this week, so that's encouraging. My ex, Eric, who has leukaemia, has been in hospital with a chest infection. He came home on Monday feeling extremely weak. He picked up a stomach bug in hospital! I took him for platelets and... Read more

So far so good

Friday, May 13, 2011      5 comments

Well, day 1 went OK. I was obliged to eat a shortbread biscuit while visiting an old friend on her boat, but otherwise pretty good. I heard yesterday that my ex-husband has leukaemia. We're all upset about it, and I kept waking up in the night... Read more

Thank you

Thursday, May 12, 2011      3 comments

Thanks to all who replied to my cry for help. You're all wonderful. Today is the day I start again. I haven't made a serious effort since November las year. I weighed myself today, and it could have been worse, so back to tracking and drink... Read more


Wednesday, May 11, 2011      9 comments

Hi, my name's Baggypants and I'm a foodaholic. Confession time: I haven't blogged for ages, I haven't counted the calories (many) or exercise (little) drunk the water, and I haven't even dared to weigh myself for weeks. The weight is creeping ... Read more

Easter funny

Monday, April 25, 2011      5 comments

HAPPY EASTER TO EVERYONE! The vicar's joke yesterday: A taxi driver and a priest go to the pearly gates. St Peter takes the taxi driver to a beautiful mansion with plasma TV. bowling alley and swimming pool. He goes back to the priest and take... Read more

An Essex Winter Story

Saturday, April 16, 2011      5 comments

An Essex Winter Story As a lorry driver in Essex stops for a red light, a blonde in her car pulls up alongside. She jumps out of her car, runs up to his lorry cab, and knocks on the door. The driver lowers the window, and she says, ... Read more

Divorce v Murder

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      10 comments

A nice, calm and respectable lady went into the pharmacy, walked up to the pharmacist, looked straight into his eyes and said, "I'd like to buy some cyanide." The pharmacist asked, "Why in the world do you need cyanide?" The lady replied... Read more


Friday, April 01, 2011      4 comments

Well, I prayed to Him who has power to still the winds and waves, and He was having a joke, as it was the most ferocious wind that I've ever driven a boat in! Getting out of the marina was a problem as the boat & coffin kept getting blo... Read more

How to put the FUN in FUNeral

Monday, March 28, 2011      7 comments

My friend B died last week after a long illness. She died peacefully in hospital. For her funeral she wants to be put in a wicker coffin on top of her boat and driven from the marina, over the biggest aqueduct in the country. We're going to have... Read more

How to make life interesting when retired.

Monday, March 28, 2011      2 comments

Working people frequently ask retired people what they do to make their days interesting. Well, for example, the other day, Mary (my wife) and I went into town and visited a shop. When we came out, there was a cop writing out ... Read more

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