So, I am on dialysis in Tullamore today. I brought in some medication we have to buy so I can be given it every week. I gave it to my nurse who then proceeded to write my name on both ends of the box. Michael John Campbell McFarlandSimple really. Except that my surname was the … Continue reading My name is not that difficult.
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I receive dialysis in the Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore. As I have some other health issues, in addition to the kidney failure, I am in an isolation room for my treatment. This room overlooks the main entrance to the hospital. Unfortunately, this is where many people gather to smoke. … Continue reading Hospitals are meant to be smoke-free
This weekend we have a friend from England staying with us. This meant that I had two people for whom to cook this evening. So, we had savoury mince with peppers, onion, and coriander. I also added a small amount of HP sauce and boiled some rice to go with it. I think it was … Continue reading Savoury mince with peppers, onion, and coriander
It's been a grand day out today. The sun is in the sky, yes there is a brisk wind, but the temperature is in the mid twenties Celsius. For the first time in a while, I got on a train and went to Port Laoise. I met a mate for coffee (mint tea in my … Continue reading A sunny day out