Have you ever had to wear a heart monitor? It’s not the best fashion accessory, and after three days of being restricted to one quick shower it can be a necessary nuisance. Severe palpitations had led to tests to check my Rheumatoid Arthritis wasn’t affecting my major organs. An ECG, 24 hour blood pressure monitoring, a  scan and then the monitor to wear, resulting in a consultation to review readings. Luckily I was fine, but I was amazed at the tests available as the first line in detecting any defect or abnormality in the heart. All of these tests are…

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Recently I went to play Bingo. Yes, that’s right, Bingo,  I had been invited by Doris to meet the Lunch Bunch Alzheimer’s support & social group she runs, and it was great fun. The Lunch Bunch are a friends meeting group, run and organised by the dedication and experience of carers and former carers within the group in Cheshire. With support from the  Council and great fund raising by the group they provide many ventures outside of their usual meeting place too. When I met Doris the organiser I instantly saw what a lovely caring woman she is, listening to…

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This is Talk about it Tuesday, here’s my post, add your link below. Last week I was rummaging through the teenagers stuff in hope of finding a teddy bear, luckily I found a little few stashed away  he said,  “you can take them all” so unemotional these teenagers. I needed the teddy to donate to Aidan’s Teddy Bear  Challenge. Aidan, who is only 13       has set himself a massive challenge, he has pledged to collect 13.350 cuddly toys, one to sit on  every seat in the Select Stadium in Widnes. Aidan is hoping that every cuddly toy donated…

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The other half and his friends have just returned from their trip to Llangollen, not going by 40 minute car journey they chose the canal route and took a leisurely 6 days to get there on a Narrowboat.  They had a fab time, and despite the mixed weather they achieved their goal of taking the boat over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct 126 ft above the River Dee, and they loved it.

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This weekend I have been to a local event supporting The Eve Appeal. These events are more than supporting a good cause, it’s also a chance to meet people and have some fun. On Saturday morning I went over to Urban Cafe to take part in a fundraiser for The Eve Appeal who help raise awareness and fund research into Gynaecological cancers. March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Every year in the UK over 7,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and around 4,200 will die – ovarian cancer accounts for more UK deaths than all the other gynaecological cancers…

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