Tuesday 19 January 2016 Today was better. H was perfect. We arrived to nursery early and had time to jump in muddy puddles like Peppa Pig (Oink). I dictated instructions to FP at a particularly impressive pace, dealing with all files requiring work. I submitted a claim form that I had found particularly challenging, (I […]

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Monday 18 January 2016 I woke up this morning to the delightful cries of “Mummy?… Muuuuuuuuuumy”. Where’s Mummy’s iPad?” Monday mornings are never easy in winter. The house is colder and the alarm is louder. Today is also a bad day for coughing. I generally cough all the time. Everything triggers a cough. I cough […]

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Wednesday 14 January 2016 Today I received a beautiful bouquet of flowers from a happy client.  I can’t keep them in the office because Sarah is allergic to flowers (and most cosmetics, cleaning products, dust, dairy, wheat and oats).  She is the one person I interact with who makes me feel normal.  The flowers will […]

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January 2016 – Thank Goodness for Barbra Streisand My parents did a great job of keeping me healthy and happy as a child with regular hospital visits, physio therapy and endless oral and intravenous antibiotics. However, when I was five years old I had a particularly aggressive chest infection. I was absent from school for […]

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Tuesday 12 January 2016 We made it to the car this morning with only one accident. “Mummy, I’ve done a poo on the floor“… I’m not going to dwell on that. I’ve taken all prescribed tablets plus a few herbal ones from Boots and I’ve managed to squeeze in all inhalers, my nebulizer and my […]

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Monday 11 January 2016 – Christmas is well and truly over and the bleak January come down has taken hold. We are attempting potty training. I get up fairly early and creep into the bathroom. H hears me. “Mummy, get me out“. I turn the shower on and hope I can squeeze another five minutes. […]

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January 2016 Yesterday, I decided to make a record of the things in my life that are challenging. Partly out of frustration because no one apart from me sees what a day involves and partly for entertainment because often my days appear funny when I’m telling friends. Mainly, I think I want to know whether […]

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