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👂🏼Eary Update

👂🏼Eary Update

Thanks for all the support yesterday when I was really feeling down at the thought of being suddenly plunged into deafness.

Mr R. has been fab and took me to Westbury yesterday afternoon where we completed a 5k walk taking in the white horse, the quaint a beautiful St Giles Church with it's lovely flights of cobbled steps and some gorgeous countryside (as well as the MoD inner firing range - which Mr R was more interested in than me, it has to be said). It was a lovely blowy walk and as I don't usually walk with headphones in I was able to forget about my ear.

The walking, along with several sets of stabilisation exercises has helped with my balance , and this morning I have got some limited hearing back in my one hearing ear. So I'm feeling much more positive.

In fact I just took myself on a Blue Plaque walking tour of Calne , another beautiful town in Wiltshire and I'm smiling.

Hopefully I'll get another tourist run in tomorrow morning (planning to go to Bradford on Avon as there is a nice country park between the river and the canal) and hopefully I'll be able to hear some of my tunes if I turn my phone up to the max.

Thanks again all. X

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Glad you’re feeling more positive Razouski...sounds like you had a lovely day...Mr R sounds very attentive...hope you manage to get a run in to top things off x

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I shall plan ahead and get into my running kit when I drop him off at work (we've only bought one car down with us) and then I can go straight from there to my proposed running route. There is also a bakery near the car park where I'll start/ finish, so that will be some motivation. I'm hoping to get Lardy cake as we don't get it where we live. 😋

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Wow, fabulous place to run. Glad you're feeling more positive today 😊

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Great news and great to know you are feeling a bit more balanced:)

So positive ..I am in awe of so many runners on here... :) I am sorry I missed yesterday's post!

Lovely photographs and what a lovely day with Mr R. :)

Happy running you... you are amazing!

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You always say the nicest things. 💜

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Nope..just the truth... brave and special lady!

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I missed your post yesterday (just read it) I am sorry to learn of your troubles but glad that you are feeling more upbeat today. Looks like lovely running tourism and well done Mr R for stepping up :)

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Well that's some good news, if a bit too early to be whooping and hollering. Lovely collage of pics it sounds like a good day.

' to cut a long story short, your hubby sounds kind' with thanks to Spandau....

Take care and it's great that there's some improvement

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I'm going to add that track to my playlist right now. 😉

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Done 🎶

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I shall put my inspiration hat back on again.... in your honour. What's your view on Tina Turner..., just heard Simply the Best ....

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That would be good especially good in terms of the lyrics, I also like Nutbush Cuty limits (have this on my Rock Running Tracks download. What about Goody Two Shoes (Adam and the Ants), or Start Me Up ( Rolling Stones) ?

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Less of a Stones fan to be honest, but with you on Adam Ant - I did try Prince Charming but found it notoriously difficult to run to.

So next week's download treats definitely a culture club, blancmange and I was thinking Marc Almond... but Adam Ant may win out here.... but that's a wait until Sunday I have to do three runs to qualify for it...

First one probably tomorrow, but we have oodles of commitments so it may be Wednesday....

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Nutbush is on my playlist 😀

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Ah so pleased you have a slight improvement!! Where is Caleb?? I’ve lived in Wiltshire for 40 years and never heard of it??

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"Caleb"..? No idea... it should have said Calne but autocorrect took over. I've fixed it in my post. 😉

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OMG that is where I live!!!! You could have popped in for a cuppa!!

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We live in Luton, but Mr Razouski got a job in Siemens, Chippenham in June and is renting a cottage in Shurnhold (between Melksham and Shaw). We don't really know the area so I'm enjoying exploring different places when I get the chance to come and stay.

It's so lovely here.

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Yes it is I guess I take it all a bit for granted...lacock, Castle Coombe, Slaugterford...all beautiful!!

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I went to Lacock in July and Castle Combe in August. Bother really stunning. I haven't been to Slaughterford yet. I'll put it on my list of places to go . 🤓

Do you go to a Parkrun at all?

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Not yet...thinking of doing the Chippenham one when I can keep going for 5k!!

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Is that at Mary’s church? I got married there...first time! 😜

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Yes it's St Mary's Church, it looked lovely.

Whoops, sorry , I lied. I put St Mary's on my Facebook this evening. The church in this post is St Giles near Westbury and Britton Camp.

I was thinking of doing the Parkrun near Trowbridge or the Chippenham one next time I'm down.

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Sounds like a plan? Avebury good too 😊

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Looks the same!! Obviously same era. Let me know if you do Chippenham park run one day...I may brave it!

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Yayyy glad things are hopefully looking up, take care and look after yourself 😀

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I also missed your previous post.

Really glad things seem to be better for you today.

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I'm so glad things are a bit better today , hopefully it's down to infection and is resolved soon.

Fab photos !

Get better soon 🤗

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If you are looking for blue plaques.... I was born in Bradford - on - Avon :)

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Yeah, I'm hoping to run there tomorrow GingerBohemian . I will look out for your plaque. 🤓

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Just for you...., hope the ear is a little better today!

jancanrun.com/retro-runners...

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