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Making the oil of vitriol and why I've been using the wrong distillation equipment

Sorry for taking so long between posts; my main computer stopped working and it took a while to work out what to replace it with, which then of course meant work to get it working the way I wanted it to. 2,306 more words


The Doctors I Won’t Forget

Sarah, of Seriously, Sarah?, wrote about the doctor she won’t forget and how that one person effects how she navigates being a professional patient. Her words hit so close to home that I shared her post on my Facebook page with some of my own thoughts. 918 more words


Medieval treatments for sore joints

My latest, temporary work, apart from leaving me little time or energy to research or write, has also given me some sore finger joints.

So I thought I’d look up historical treatments for them. 311 more words

Medical Matters

On Epilepsy

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.

I meant to write a post sometime in November but every time I tried the words wouldn’t come out and even when they did they were just the wrong words. 614 more words


Information and general thoughts on cruising

Facilities & Entertainment

The cruise company try hard to provide all kinds of entertainment and activities during our ‘at sea’ times and these vary greatly from dancing lessons, quizzes, sporty activities, arts and crafts, and bingo (oh good gracious!). 2,049 more words


November Blogathon: Health & Exercise

Finally, a prompt I have a direct answer for! Can I get an amen?!?

I had no interest in exercising prior to 2009.

I did spend a fair amount of time swimming but… 583 more words


A “Fit”ting Realization

I’ve made a few changes in my fitness routine. I won’t go into the details because I don’t know how much of the new will “stick” and how much of the “old” return, or if at all. 700 more words