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.
Back with a more coherant post later.
Many, many thanks for your best wishes and thoughts


  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.

    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.

  2. great news Gill! have a fab weekend xx

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

    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