Category Archives: Grumpy Old Woman

Get Shingles

This started with a pain on my right side on a Monday afternoon/evening which I assumed would go away overnight – as many things do.  It didn’t.  So I gave it another night then phoned the doctors on the Wednesday and they phoned back.  After discussing it they said come in at about 3.30, which …

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Have 3 things cancelled in one week!

I am starting to think that it is me…….. Monday, a friend cancelled our dog walk and lunch as her grandson had broken both collar bones and she was going to be needed as support and help for both her daughter and grandson. Tuesday, at choir, we were told that the end of term concert was cancelled …

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Stop listening to “The Archers”

Yup – I have given up The Archers!  I did wean myself off gradually, but it didn’t take long – less than a week, I think. So what has made me stop listening to The Archers?  I suspect it is the new editor.  The characters seem to have all changed and be acting in ways …

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Hospital appointments

These always seem to arranged for the most inconvenient day and time and although the letter says you can phone and change it, my experience is that you can phone, but the changing it is not possible…… One has to leave plenty of time before the appointment to allow for traffic hold-ups and for finding …

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NOT the Achilles tendon (thank you, God)

This is going to cause some of you a really big laugh – I can see it coming……. I went to the gym on Saturday, as usual and as I have been doing (with 2 breaks when moving house) for over 19 years.  I was running on the treadmill, as I have been for…..etc. etc. …

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