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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
... Read more
Divorce v Murder
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
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
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.
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