The cold foot
Feb23

The cold foot

Two days after a numb foot had been the straw that broke the camel’s back and finally made me take my poorly girl to the doctor’s, I pretty much had a well daughter. She hadn’t walked for two days, as she’d been unable to put any weight on her foot, but she was getting around the house by hobbling about on the back of her foot. It was so good to see her happy and moving about again. We even braved a little trip...

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Silent Sunday 22.2.15
Feb22

Silent Sunday 22.2.15

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Project 365 2015: Week 8
Feb21

Project 365 2015: Week 8

It hasn’t been the kind of half-term we’d hoped for, with my daughter having a nasty virus. So a pretty uninspiring week is reflected in some pretty uninspiring photos! Here’s our week in pictures… Day 46 – Sunday 15th February – my daughter has been ill since last Friday and has been lying here ever since! Day 47 – Monday 16th February – I never give Calpol or Calprofen without keeping...

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Poorly drive
Feb20

Poorly drive

After a night in which she did nothing but talk to herself, but at least didn’t need any medicine, my daughter woke up grumpy with a 38 degree temperature (an improvement!). This was make or break day. She was either going to the doctor or she was going to be better. Maybe she was better? I helped her to the toilet where she discovered a new and alarming symptom – her foot was a strange blue colour and had gone numb or, as...

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Acne – the next generation
Feb19

Acne – the next generation

‘I can’t wait for spring,’ my eldest said the other day. ‘Nor me,’ I said and I went on to moan about how fed up I am with this winter. I never like winter, but somehow I’m finding this one particularly hard to deal with. I just can’t seem to get warm. But it turns out it’s not just the cold and dark my son is fed up with. He believes the spring will sort out his spots. He says he had...

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