Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

The Cards Have Been Shuffled

As you may know, I have elected to undergo a radical prostatectomy operation for my cancer. It’s wasn’t easy, but I came to terms with the decision and all seemed settled. However, the Dealer who gave me my hand of … Continue reading

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The Decision is Made

Finally, I have made the decision, a decision that, who knows, might be the most important decision of my life! The experts have been consulted, the internet has been trawled, the lists of pros and cons have been made, friends … Continue reading

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On the Horns of a Dilemma

Just as I had worked out a strategy to postpone the ultimate defeat, the Dealer has shuffled the pack and re-dealt the cards. My hand is worse than it was, so it’s all back to the drawing board. The latest … Continue reading

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Living Life to the Full

The reactions of friends and acquaintances to the news of my diagnosis have been many and varied, but none of them have been unwelcome, even the ones that completely ignore the information and carry on exactly as before. This reaction … Continue reading

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I Haven’t Died

I am aware that I’ve not posted on this blog for months, and think that maybe I need to offer an explanation. It is always more difficult to motivate myself in the dark days of winter, but what motivation I … Continue reading

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Further Proof (if proof be needed) of my Foolishness!

Here are the promised photos of my ill-fated expedition to Berry Greave last week, which has resulted in a lot of proprietorial tut-tutting from those people who don’t quite get this sport of extreme disability scootering. First, there was the … Continue reading

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Everything Comes to He Who Waits

It has happened, at last, and I feel very proud of myself. The cynics said I could never manage it. The professionals said it was time to accept a new base line. But, with the help of a neurophysiotherapist, my … Continue reading

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