Haven't written on here much lately, been rather under the weather with tight tubes supported by the wheezie squeaks from the sound department.and all physical movement provided by the Itchy and Scratchy Department.
Getting prepared to start my new OU module towards my degree next week, Adult Health and Social Care, which means actually locating the dining table under several months worth of filing and god knows what other junk, like blue inhalers which seem to be breeding at the moment, even bathed one in the washing machine earlier Paperback books, magazines, doggy stuff and other bits and bobs. Promised myself a few months ago when I bought new filing boxes/holders I would be tidy, my table looked great not a scrap a paper in sight, well that hasn't lasted. Have sorted out loads of filing in the past 24 hours and now have a stack of shredding to do My husband says that between the dining table and my side of the bed I am worse than a teenager, I just say like what it says on a favourite mug, "A tidy space is for people who are too lazy to look for anything," lol. Nice to be pottering about again, even went for my first walk in about 9 days with Lottie Dog, not far just about the neighbourhood with husband just in case I wasn't well.
Coughing has been so bad that I even made our dear little hedgehog friend jump the other evening when I went out into the garden to say hello, (yes among other things I have conversations with hedgehogs), Lottie walked past it and it didn't even budge Thankfully not sounding so much like a seal at the moment back on top whack of smarties, well not the nice little mixed coloured variety just the boring Prednisolone, hopefully will start cutting down to maintance dose tomorrow if all goes well.
Had a lot on my mind the last couple of days, visited Royal Brompton last Wednesday, awful trip down on the train, there and back due to the chaos of flooding and having to go a different and much more expensive route. After waiting a couple of hours to see doc, convinced myself that I just didn't want these long trips to London anymore, told doc this and some how found myself being talked into considering admission for Aminophylline IV trial. Have done everything else to no avail. The thought of being away from home without Lottie Dog and husband, yes husband knows he comes second filled me with horror. Told doc likely to be total bitch and control freak, who said I do surprise him, yeh right and so have been given time to think about it. Well thanks to thrashing my worries out with Stitch and another dear friend who informed me life on the wards of RBH these days (been 5 years since my last admission there), have decided that I will give it a shot, nothing to lose after all. So what swung it? Well it wasn't the thrill of hospital beds that was for sure, it was the free Wi Fi, I won't be cut off from my buddies, the thought of isolation is unbearable.
So now just sorting out in my own mind all my needs, comfy clothes (sorted), OU Studies (sorted), new mobile phone (sorted), kennelling arrangements for Lottie Dog (sorted), husband (sorted he can look after himself), travel arrangements (not sorted but easily done), music (sorted, just need to add some more material to Ipod), reading material (not sorted). The last one is something I am hoping maybe some of you can advise on. Considering a kindle, love books but I read books when at home about 3 a week, going to have more time on my hands in hospital so think Kindle will be a better idea, less weight to carry. So for any of you who use an e reader of any kind would love your advice and direction please.
Hugs and thanks Daxie Mad xxxxx
PS Photo of heggie pig who jumped!