Category Archives: annoyances

I should be somewhere else

I should be sitting on the toilet expunging the last remnants of faecal matter from my bowel with the assistance of a litre of Moviprep. But in fact, I’m sitting here. I should be on a Nil By Mouth regimen, … Continue reading

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all over

I’ve been running as long as I can remember. I remember being the boys captain of our school athletic team that travelled to a small country town (Dorrigo) for an inter-school competition when I was aged 8 or 9. We … Continue reading

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Teeth – a glimmer of hope, but a long dark tunnel

Several years ago I had to have a tooth treated with root canal therapy. Then it fell apart and I had to have this dead tooth repaired. And then the repair failed and about a year ago I had to … Continue reading

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What next?

He’s out! Today Matt was released from hospital. It’s highly likely that he’ll be back in a few weeks, however, for the removal of part of his large bowel. That’s where Matt’s Crohn’s Disease seems to be most active and … Continue reading

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the long road to recovery is also rocky

My shoulder is still painful and swollen from when I came off my bicycle as I rode to work two weeks ago. I’m desperate for exercise, however, and public transport is costing me $25 a week. So I decided to … Continue reading

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a long road to recovery

It’s now over a week after my bike accident. It’s now clear that this was a more serious accident than I first thought. [summary of my injuries from a fall while riding my bicycle to work] The headache has only … Continue reading

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First pride, then…

[my head, damaged] Starting yesterday, I’ve begun riding my bike to work because of my injured hamstring tendon. I managed to ride the 11 km trip each way without any major problems, except the steepest hills seem to have become … Continue reading

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