Torrential outburst of rain and low temperatures finally got the better of me and made our few days here really rather a disappointment. Each day saw us rushing for shelter or huddling around a coffee trying to keep dry and warm.
The reason forgoing was to sit outside alongside a canal admiring the view and just relaxing after a morning’s museum visit. I had planned leisurely strolls around the more beautiful canals which turned into route marches between one downfall of rain and the
Just a rapid comment on my health following up from my last entry. I had the second scan of my lungs which showed no further increase in the nodules found in the first scan. So no more to do now except follow up with annual check-ups.
I am on the final few days of my nicotine patches after which I will have to rely on my e-cigarette to keep me sane and not smoking. It really is a clever invention though I am not 100% that it is not doing me some sort of harm; but as my doctor emphasized
My doctor is quite enthusiastic and honest which is quite a relief.
The scan reveals two aspects of over 40yrs of smoking. First of all the Emphysema which is basically the lung tissue unable to transfer oxygen to the blood any more, is quite serious. Sufficiently so that she doesn't understand why I am not out of breath all the time. Obviously as I don't do anything strenuous I a not likely to be short of breath yet.
So though there is no going back or possibility
Tonight is my last evening on my own, from tomorrow, Madame, my boss is back in residence. I will put on my ‘uniform’and fix a welcoming smile on my face before driving to the airport to await their arrival. Hanging around in the Arrivals is not too much of a drag as I always get emotional seeing friends and families greeting each other and of course spend much of the time just enjoying seeing attractive guys hanging around too.
As usual I have done nothing worthwhile during