Tag: health

July 6, 2020
June 13, 2020

Today’s fun has been trying to get to grips with my hair, alone and without help.

My tool is a Remington Barba, which is more of a beard trimmer than anything else; at least that is what I use it for. But needs must.

June 23, 2018

I’m not talking about failure in a big way, but failure in terms of petty little tasks. I may make plans to do something that I haven’t done before – like fit a lock to my garden gate – that I should be totally capable of doing. But something nags me in the back of my mind – what if I run into problems? How will I cope? So I put off the task, rather than discover if I can do it (or do it well).

November 17, 2016

Random observations regarding my sleep. I’ve got a sleep clinic appointment coming up next week, so this is currently on my mind. Sometimes I wake up early in the morning, and manage to roll over and go back to sleep. However, I find that the…

September 24, 2016

At the end of August I bought a Garmin Forerunner 235 watch, to replace my Fitbit. It was somewhat of an impulse buy (who, me?), but I am completely satisfied with it.

May 11, 2015

I have a sleep apnea appointment in a week’s time, at Papworth. As a result, I have just downloaded data from my AutoPAP, to prove I remember how to do it – I will do it again the morning of my appointment. The geek factor…

December 23, 2013

Back home with the holiday’s booze (both for home, and to take with me to friends). After which, I belatedly look up whether I am actually allowed to drink with my new meds. Bottom line – I am ok, as long as I am sensible,…

November 7, 2013

I’ve now been using my WorkFit-S sit/stand desk for a couple of weeks, and it is going well. Most of the publicity shots and videos show this kind of thing plumped in the middle of the desk – that doesn’t make any sense to me.…

March 27, 2013

My office chair was coming to the end of its life. The gas lift was beginning to fail, although that could be replaced/repaired, but it was also getting a bit grubby with daily use. Then a wheel fell off! It hasn’t done badly – I’ve…

February 25, 2013

My last post hasn’t raised any comments here, but I know it has been read. In the last couple of days, I have been lectured twice in person. Once by a friend who explained to me how “organic” was all a con, and it had…

February 23, 2013

A month back I restarted my vegetable box, from the good people of Riverford Sacrewell. I stopped the box last year, simply because I was getting so much veg from my garden. I should have restarted it when my garden’s production ended, but I got…

March 14, 2012

Knowing that there are one or two other CPAP users here, I thought that this might be of interest. I’ve just taken delivery of a radical (at least to me!) new nasal mask called SleepWeaver. Unlike conventional masks, this is made of soft fabric, and…