Tag Archives: Mike

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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Another One’s Done

Another injection into Mike’s eye is done. Today’s was horrible. The first one he was psyched up for. He anticipated pain and suffering and it was only a tiny burn and some visual bubbles. Today it was more uncomfortable. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Mike’s Eye

Over the last month, since Mike had the injection into his eye on 7th December, we have been waiting and expecting his sight to get a little worse. It hasn’t. In fact, on the contrary, it has gone from strength … Continue reading

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Washing machine woes

We seem to have been using about 70 litres of water a day, which is good. Today I needed to do some washing. Mike was going out so after gym, I gathered all the dark clothes and made up a … Continue reading

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The Carpet

So the plan was possibly to ditch the carpet before Christmas but not wanting to rush it, the carpet lives to enjoy a little more wear. Overall,  photographed, it doesn’t look so bad… But get close up and the flaws are … Continue reading

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Putting Pain Behind Us

So today Mike and I trundled off to Peninsula Eye Hospital for round two. We were there before 8am. This time a tiny injection into his eye. Sounds dreadful. He said it wasn’t bad. All he felt was a tiny … Continue reading

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Procedure One Done & Dusted

We didn’t know how today would roll. We both felt a bit betwixt & between. We got up early. I had work to do which I started. Mike then called me down to redo the recording I had done yesterday. He … Continue reading

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Mike’s Left Eye

It’s horrible when things happen to your body that are completely out of your control. That’s what has happened with Mike’s left eye. We went to the ophthalmic surgeon on Monday 20th November and since then the vision in his … Continue reading

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Mike’s Eye Issue

This morning, Mike and I left early and drove to Claremont for his eye examination. As he had not had any issues since Friday, I imagined that the doctor would have a good look and say all was well. He … Continue reading

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