Hiya everyone, just a quicky to say me, Lilian and the dogs are doing ok out here in the Algarve. We moved the van the day before yesterday into a sunnier spot so we can now sit outside in the sun from about 09:0 to approx 17:30 ish, this period is getting shorter as we near the solstice, and I havn,t got a clue as to what the temp is but in the sun its good enough for t shirt and shorts. Health wise its all a bit of a mix up, I definitely feel better because of the sun, but every now and then I get a sharp reminder of whats happening inside as I am left suddenly struggling to get my breath, although I am doing more energetic type things eg walking the dogs anything up to a quarter mile or more. I think I saw a response to my last blog from someone who said that they ould love to do this but were too scared, PLEASE, PLEASE DONT BE, I was absolutely petrified before coming over here, thinking about all the things that could go wrong. As my darling wife Lilian says , this is an adventure, we are too fond as Brits to always accept the negative instead of looking for the positive. I was told by my GP shortly before coming over here that taking into account my abilities to walk without rest and all the other factors , that I was coming out on the wrong side of stage 3 to 4 Emphysema, thats scary, and could have put me off doing this, BUT as they say,"L IFES TOO SHORT", And Ive decided that if mine is going to be shorter than it should be Im going to make the most of it!!!! Going to bog off now and have a beer, catch you all nextweek. Take care, Keep waarm, love to everyone. BOA TARDE.XXX
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