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Mike in His Happy Place

Thursday Today was the day… We reverted to our usual routine. We went to the beach and I swam in choppy water while Mike jogged. There was no crawl to be done in the sea today. I tried, but got … Continue reading

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This Man!

Saturday Today was the day… I again learned that Mike has way more energy than me! This Man!  First thing he did was to start the day with his quiet time. Then we had breakfast and went to Echo. He … Continue reading

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My Jack of All Trades

Wednesday Today was the day… I worked for more than 7 hours. I had a Middle East Team meeting. I shopped! Mike went out to the electrical shop and bought a bunch of things. It was also decided that he … Continue reading

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McGyver Mike

Thursday 4-15pm This is a very hastily assembled blog as we need to leave for the airport in 15 minutes. 😮 so I’ll type fast. Mike worked at the YMCA on Queen Victoria Street Cape Town from 1980 to 1986. … Continue reading

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A Discombobulated Day

Monday It was a discombobulated day! What’s funny about me calling this blog Discombobulated, is that it is the third blog with that title, so I changed it to A Discombobulated Day only to find that title has appeared once … Continue reading

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Mike Has a Problem…

Sunday Today I was getting dressed and picked up a pair of jeans that were hung over a chair. As I started putting them on, I realised they weren’t mine but I still continued. They fitted like a glove. There … Continue reading

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Mike Tripped While Running

Today I didn’t go to gym, but got up very early and worked. Mike got up early too and went for a run. He hadn’t been away long when I heard him return. He came upstairs saying, “I’m leaking!” He … Continue reading

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Back To Front Day

This morning, we woke up after a really good night’s sleep. A public holiday in South Africa (roll over from yesterday’s Day of Reconciliation), it felt like it should be a day that I could chill. But I had done … Continue reading

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8 Seconds

There’s one way to ruin the enjoyment of a mince-pie. Overheat it and then take a mouthful! Rapid puffing to try cool down fruit bubbling holes in your tongue takes time.  Mike has found the sweet spot when it comes … Continue reading

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Mike’s Blunder

This morning as Mike and I were discussing our plans for the day, I said I may be brave and when at the Mall, go try on a smaller pair of jeans. My jeans are so baggy. Weight is no … Continue reading

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Benign!

Yippideedoodah! This evening we are rejoicing that Mike’s thyroid lesion is BENIGN! Wonderful news.  Now all we need to do is to keep an eye on it and have it scanned again in a few months time.  We are so … Continue reading

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Biopsy Done & Dusted

Today was a good day! The sun rose and it was warm and sunny. I did an hour of work before meeting Julian for breakfast. I then went to gym. On my way home the thoughts came into my mind … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Now

When ill-health comes into a home and the brevity of life comes into focus, you realise more clearly that it’s not about now. We are poised within eternal life and are currently living the earthly big. For the last few … Continue reading

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Emotional Viewing!

Today Mike and I got our wedding video back from the photo shop – they had been tasked with the job of putting it on a DVD and flash drive. We knew it was going to be really bad qualify. … Continue reading

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Learning From Others

Today saw me at the gym walking for 25 minutes before doing the gruelling Grid! I was well entertained on the treadmill. I was watching the swimmers. I have been reading up on swimming techniques….what proper swimming looks like. The … Continue reading

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