I'm sitting in the front room and Robyn's making earings;
It's hard not to remember a year ago when I was in the 'Acute Cancer Ward', a place you don't want to end up in, believe me.
I was tattooed ready for emergency radiography and hadn't walked anywhere in a week.
Charing Cross sorted me out really quickly - in the end I didn't need zapping and with pain control and some work from physiotherapy I came out at 11 o'clock at night on a stretcher.
When the ambulance got home I insisted on walking over the front doorstep and although it hurt a lot.....it was really worth it.
In the weeks that followed I was walking with a walking frame and hurting a lot.
I used to go out every morning in my dressing gown with Robyn and count how many steps I could walk along the pavement.
Just a few more every day....and then spending the rest of the day getting over the effort.
And now a year later we're out looking for venues for a wedding reception!
It has to be said that I'm still a lot more ill than I was a year ago but my back is definitely improving.
Just goes to show what you can do in a year.
(a don't stop till you drop production)
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