Monthly Archives: July 2011

Overdrawn at energy bank – life with MS

There’s an old analogy with MS. It’s either called the ‘teaspoon theory’ or the ‘glasses of beer’ theory. It’s to do with how the body responds to exertion and how quickly the person recovers their energy. I try to live … Continue reading

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Nature notes

Some nature observations. This month, July has been rather cold and wet. The rain is very welcome, as the ground had become dreadfully dry and all the grass in the pastures was dead. This week, the countryside became green once … Continue reading

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Jane Fonda and I…

In the late 1980s, I discovered Jane Fonda. There she was, dancing on my television, challenging me to join in. Her first workout tape was pretty difficult. I’d gone through a life-changing year. I met and fell in love with … Continue reading

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Overdrive – the rehabilitation of my voice

It’s been a few weeks since I wrote about making friends with my voice again. I’ve been working on it, with super-difficult exercises nearly every day since then and things are going well. It’s not just diaphragmic support that is … Continue reading

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A Day Trip

The summer is here. We have had our fiesta, much reduced this year due to the financial crisis and now we move on to days out. What we like to do is to drive to the beach, spend all day … Continue reading

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