Category Archives: History

Information Reinforcement

Tuesday evening, just hooked myself up to the day’s third dose of IV antibiotic. It’s all routine now. The hand washing and the sterilising beforehand, the pressure required to flush the line with saline, the check to make sure the … Continue reading

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I’m A Bird! I’m A Plane! I’m A Choo-Choo Train!

Being asleep, being awake, watching comforting televisual things (which almost always means Dr Who or Star Wars), eating gentle foods, wearing a favourite t shirt. This is how I am coping with Wednesday in a low-key bid to make it … Continue reading

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A Real (Fake) Nephew Of My Uncle Sam

Gazing back at this past week through the sun-smeared spectacles of bank holiday larking around I feel rather fondly about it. It is true that as I write this the muscles in the entirety of my torso are screaming at … Continue reading

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The Tale Of Sir LanceNot

“This is supposed to be a happy occasion, let’s not start arguing about who killed who…” April 27th is forever one of the most beautiful days of the year for me and yet simultaneously one of the saddest. My daughter … Continue reading

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The Contemplation Of Spring

Joy and sorrow sit side by side on me like fat-arsed twins sharing the saddle of a Raleigh Chopper. A few consecutive days of sunshine have possibly banished the long, laborious winter once and for all but will perhaps never … Continue reading

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Kicking Jim In The Scrotum’ll Fix It

For Tuesday see Monday. Weakness, fatigue and ouchy face pain plus not-so-much-with-the-breathing. So as an act of kindness to my body I cancelled the appointment I had but in doing so also asked if I could talk to them over … Continue reading

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I, Arsehole

Therapy. Sometimes it makes you feel shit-kicking good. Sometimes it makes you feel ass-wiping bad. Today it was the latter. I was unfocused, maudlin, and filled with self-recrimination in conversation with my therapist today. Wouldn’t happen to be pretty much … Continue reading

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