‘Social relationships are more effective at keeping us alive and feeling healthy than diet, exercise or giving up smoking or drinking, and far more effective than drug treatment of high blood pressure.’
“Reflecting on being in hospital on the receiving end of care after brain surgery the ‘Angels’ applause on doorsteps was definitely not enough. It never will be. “
Woke after sleeping pill induced sleep and rest.
I have noticed the scars reminiscent of the characters in Ken Kesey’s book. But I am not horrified by them. My surgery set out to heal me not to oppress me.
Prepared washed by 7 am. Medication as normal minimum fluids. Stockings on. Bracelet IDs on.
The subject I am about to approach will be quite difficult for me.
Like many people I have experienced disturbed sleep patterns.
This morning a post on social media made me think about the first four album records I ever bought.
“Here are some thoughts and reflections, a kind of covid Christmas advent list if you will.”
“Becoming a carer kind of snuck up on me”