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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 12/03/2015 at 10:46

Dry and very mild so I took my camera on safari and there were bumblebees buzzing everywhere.  First spring with my hearing aids in so it was just magic!

 

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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 11:16

My nausea was causing me to shy away from fluids as the rooten bile in my mouth was disgusting as I was sick with nothing to bring up from my stomach, but appetite back now and drinking plenty. TY, nurse.

 

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 11/03/2015 at 09:12

A male doctor rang me from the surgery this morning while I was still in bed to warn me to drink plenty and ring the surgery if I needed help as an infection had shown up in my urine so I had better stay near the tap and toilet today.  Dry and 7degrees already too which is a bit frustrating.  He is going to ring again when the result comes back from the hospital which should be tomorrow.  Patience is a virtue!

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 17:23

Tests all done and sent off to hospital by nurse who was pleased with my 142/70 BP but said she could tell my arrythmia was worse so tried to get my Monday's doctor appointment changed to Thursday or Friday when the test results would be back but the doctor is on holiday all week..  She checked I had a Nitrolingual spray and knew how to use it so felt safe leaving the "Tweaking" needed in my medication till then.  So Monday it is.  I had to stop on the way I was so breathless but managed the return journey without stopping and felt so much better in the sunshine I wandered round my garden drinking in the beauty of the spring flowers and the prunus blossom.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 10/03/2015 at 09:12

TY, Busy-Lizzie, feeling much more chipper today and the forecast is for sunshine all day!  My appetite is returning too and I had my first cup of tea with milk for a good few weeks when I got up this morning and enjoyed it.  Surgery later for lots of tests.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 15:40

A very competent and pleasant man has just surveyed my cold rambling bungalow and is recommending me for a grant for a new boiler and heat control system.  He is also going to try and get me external wall insulation which has just been extended to include all Bristol post codes.  It should take three weeks for the office work then an engineer will come to suss out the job.  I should be much warmer next winter.  It has been damp all afternoon so perhaps we are due for a dry day tomorrow.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 09:50

Oh TY. Clarington.  I do know about Complan etc and am very experienced in dealing with nausea as I suffered from so called "Morning  sickness"which in my case was all-day sickness well into the fifth month with my many pregnancies so I have been coping by nibbling bits of ginger biscuits, sipping cold water and rinsing the bitter bile that comes up out of my mouth.  I am concentrating on trying to keep good nourishment down so have sucked my way through a satsuma, leaf by leaf, this morning.  I remember so well how my doctor would pinch the flesh on my wrist to see how much fat , if any, was left between my skin and my bones!  No fear of that being needed yet.  Dry toast is about to be tried next and I have honey that came with my groceries yesterday to sweeten my mint tea.  I do try to stick to natural (non processed) foods anyway in my diet to keep my personal carbon tally down.  But I am definitely on the mend as typing this much a day or two ago would have been too tiring.

My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 08:59

The deep burgundy of "Carmen" amaryllis has at last been captured to my friend's satisfaction on his camera.

 

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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 09/03/2015 at 08:53

Every cloud has a silver lining, Busy Lizzie!.  The nurse will weigh me on Tuesday no doubt so I may have te same outcome!  A little dizzy getting out of bed but better now.  The weather is dry at the mement but forecast is for rain by eleven.  My friend cheered me up with pics from his garden and the last of his amaryllis.  Here they are.

 

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My Bristol Garden in 2015

Posted: 08/03/2015 at 22:20

Awwww. flumpy1 how lovely.  I have just enjoyed Poldark after eating a small but nuritious supper and do feel a bit stronger.  I had a long chat with my eldest daughter today about my symptoms while she ( a very experienced nurse) checked them on her computer and she thinks my bug is complicating things but some of the symptoms are side effects .  I am booked in for all the usual tests on Tuesday afternoon and the nurse then if worried can call in the doctor . I was going downhill so fast (strengthwise) I was afraid I would not be able to get to the surgery but I am sure that was lack of nourishment causing that.  Anyway after watching the program I was not dizzy getting up from the sofa and my legs are not wobbling like they were so all looking good.  Thank you all dear friends for your concern.  Any advice that keeps me out of A and E and becoming a bed blocker is very welcome!

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