Monday, 7 January 2013

2013, A new start!

I’ve been badly neglecting my blogs of late, in fact I haven’t posted since my trip up to see my eldest son in Scotland which seems an age ago!  My readers have no doubt abandoned me, and I don’t blame them in the slightest, but in my defence, I have been ill and my blogs have suffered in the meantime.  But now its 2013! A brand new start! A new year in which to blog till I drop!

Much has passed during my blogging lull, we spent a long weekend in York, luckily my health stayed fairly stable whilst there, but if we had gone for Christmas as I originally planned, I would have been ill whilst there, and I dread to think how that would have panned out!  I’m including a Photo Album of our weekend in York which I hope you all enjoy looking at. We were there for the ice festival, which is an event in itself, but the highlight for me was the carol service on Friday night in the Minster, where I sang my heart out despite my wracking cough, as did Kerri.


Christmas day was eventful in that I did manage to make it through the Christmas dinner at our usual venue the Lane Head Hotel, only to find myself transported to hospital as soon as I arrived back home, with a high temperature. Kerri had to pack and head to respite. Luckily they keep an empty room for emergencies such as Mum’s being ill etc. I felt terrible, and although I hate it in Huddersfield hospital, for once I was glad to be there!  I’m back home now, still complete with wracking cough which I can’t seem to get rid of, and I am feeling really tired all the time. I’m probably anaemic as I have been expecting the announcement that I needed some blood for some time, the amount I’ve lost via the Fragmin injections and frequent bleeds from cannula’s, blood taken etc. It’s a wonder that there’s any left to take!

At our last chemo session, which seems eon’s ago, Kerri and I tried to enter into the Christmas spirit, and at least someone had made an effort to decorate the place to cheer everyone up.

So that’s what has been happening during the last few months that I haven’t been blogging, now its a brand new year, and I intend to write one blog post every week from now on, no matter how boring or uninteresting!

Happy New Year to all my readers who have stuck with me through the silence!

TG Open-mouthed smile

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  1. How wonderful to hear from you, TG. I feared you must be fairly ill not to be blogging and I was right. I love your fabulous photos of your weekend away. Like you say, good job you went when you did. It is good to see that the ward was cheerful in decor at least. I hope to hear you are feeling much better, the next time you post. Take care and say "Hi" to K. Pen.

  2. So good to have you back. I was wondering how things were with you only the other day. Nice pictures as usual and I look forward to your posts from now on.

  3. Hi TG, good to hear from you. You really took a lot of great pictures. I like them all. I haven't been on here much as I'm just too busy. I did join Google+ though. So far I just use it to read tech type stuff. I hope you have a nice week and that you feel as well as possible.

  4. Hi TG so good to see you back , Christmas gone as quick as it came... Enjoyed your photo's keep well and happy. Hope you continue blogging my friend.
    Sheila x


  5. Happy New Year to you and Kerri! I am so glad you have posted again.

  6. Happy New Year, TG, to you and Kerri. It was so nice to click on your blog to find a new post and to see all the holiday photos. Of course, reading about your being ill was a downer, but your continued positive outlook is so uplifting and I so admire your spirit, while recognizing that remaining positive is not always easy. It is nice to see your return to blogging and I look forward to future visits. I hope you are feeling better.


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