Monthly Archives: May, 2013

The ‘God’ post

I don’t believe in any God. It’s maybe for the best, I don’t think we would get on very well. I did believe when I was young. I was brought up a Christian and religion was a significant aspect of family life. I went to church every week and I can still remember the weekend …

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On this day…..

I’m going to blow my own trumpet for a bit if you don’t mind. On the 26th of May every year I take the time to congratulate myself, another year under the belt. It is an anniversary, even a birthday of sorts. It was May the 26th 2007 that I went on a trip to …

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Hospital memories part 5 – Flashbacks

Last week I was back in hospital for an emergency consultation. The doctor’s clinic happened to be next door to the intensive care ward where I spent the first 3 months of my 16 months in hospital. It came to light there could be a problem with my heart and that I would need an …

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Hospital memories part 4 – Floating head

I had been lying flat on my back for six weeks but I still didn’t feel ‘disabled’. I was in denial about how much had changed. “Most people lie still when they are in bed anyway so I could put up with this, it isn’t THAT bad”. I realise now that I wasn’t thinking clearly …

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