Friday, 26 July 2013

MRI Clear ! Hurrah!

Just back from the results of my MRI and there is no sign of a stroke. Hurrah!. For the last few days I haven't been driving while waiting for the results.  I have realised that the quality of our life would change immeasurably if I didn't drive. In fact I don't know how we would manage. Last week I had to wait for people to be either going my way or out of theirs! Just for a bottle of milk or a birthday present or the animal food or...... I could go on !
I realised that our trips to Cornwall would happen less as I share the driving with D and drop him off at various places, making the trip go smoother and saving huge parking fees. As a (almost) non-drinker I am happy to drive when we go out, which we do often. If I didn't drive D. would have to take the pledge !
And as for shopping. I go with D. as little as possible as I like to have a dash round and he likes to take his time.
So It's back to almost normal and the independent lifstyle that I love.
( I was a bit dissapointed that the results were purely about the possible stroke and not the inner ear stuff, but I guess time will tell on that one)
I'm about to go out into the sun and do a spot of pea, blackcurrant and raspberry picking now, as I'm still on a bit of a go-slow.
 ISN'T LIFE GOOD??!!
Back with a more coherant post later.
Many, many thanks for your best wishes and thoughts
Gillx

10 comments:

  1. Brilliant good news. Do take care and thankyou for your good wishes on my blog. Smallholding is different to a normal house. So many things rely on someone being here, just glad we don't have sheep and goats now.

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    1. So true. same here, we have the three cade lambs which look after themselves now. But when we had the goats it was a totally different story and not an easy thing to get help with.
      After D had his last illness we decided we wouldn't take on such a responsibility again. The Chickens and Rabbits are a bit of a tie, but I can generally get someone to do them at a push.

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  2. great news Gill! have a fab weekend xx

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    1. Thanks Kath. You too, with your builders!

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  3. That's wonderful news Gill. Look after yourself x

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    1. Thanks Tracy. I think I'm going to try to take a little more care of myself if I can. xx

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    1. It certainly is. it has made me look at slowing down a little if possible
      xx

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