Category Archives: Walking

A lesson learned…

For some months, maybe more, my mental health had been declining very rapidly, though I did not notice it at the time, I believed the “Happy Face” mask that I religiously put on every morning for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Becoming Independent Again

I have recently been discharged from hospital after breaking my hip and femur.  A day, which I had been longing for; however, the discharge came with conditions such as having physiotherapy at home, visits from my Occupational Therapist, scans and … Continue reading

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Dem Bones – dem dry bones

The thighbone’s connected to the hipbone… Wednesday 16th January 2013, 160th Birthday of André Michelin, famous for his design and production of car tyres. If I had been wearing a Michelin man suit that day, I would not have ended … Continue reading

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Arachnoid Cyst Awareness Wheel n Walk UK 2011 – Outcome

The Arachnoid Cyst Awareness Wheel n Walk 2011 UK, held in Olney, Buckinghamshire, was a fantastic day, which had not only a marvellous atmosphere, but also a genuine feeling of camaraderie. We laughed and sometimes cried together, as new and … Continue reading

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Arachnoid Cyst Walk n Wheel UK 2011

Saturday 16th April is a very special day to all of us in the United Kingdom who have an Arachnoid Cyst; it is also a very special day to all of our friends and families.  Why is it so special?  … Continue reading

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They may be rare, but they still hurt.

The extract shown below is the comment I wrote on the Arachnoid Cyst Awareness Petition to the World Health Organisation asking for Arachnoid Cysts to be recognised as a genuine and serious painful medical condition, which can, and often does, … Continue reading

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