The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Friday post 09/06/23: with the weekly health update
- Reading roundup 07/06/23
- Friday post 02/06/23: new health update
- Reading roundup 31/05/23
- Friday post 26/05/23: with this week’s health update!
- Friday post 19/05/23: with yet another health update!
- Friday post 12/05/23: health update
- Friday post 28/04/23: another health break
- Reading roundup 26/04/23
- Monday post 24/04/23: with Hermès scarf news!
Tag Archives: asthma
I hope that you have had a lovely weekend and that those of you who, like me, have a Bank Holiday today are enjoying it. The extreme hot weather in my part of the world is causing me a lot … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Handbags, Lifestyle, Uncategorized Tagged asthma, Diane, heatwave, hot weather, Massaccesi, sunshine, writing Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 28/06/19
It is a lovely sunny day again, just the right temperature for me. I have heard that we are going to have a very hot weekend, which may cause me some issues as my asthma tends to react badly in … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged aqua, asthma, asymmetric wrap, chronic cough, coral, counselling, cream, Ferragamo, Halcyon Days, Hotter, Isle, Lands' End, navy, Peacocks in Tropical Garden, sunshine Leave a comment
Outfit of the day 24/06/19
I must admit that the term “Outfit of the Day” is starting to mean something a little more, um, flexible nowadays. On the few mornings when I actually manage to get dressed, I take a photo anyway, even if I … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Health, Lifestyle, Outfit of the day, Wardrobe Tagged asthma, blue, chronic cough, Etsy, green, illness, Isle, Lands' End, navy, Pure Collection, white Leave a comment
Update 11/02/19: saving up for something special
I hope that you all had a lovely weekend, filled with activities that made you feel happy. Ours was quite difficult again as Elder Son was, and still is, quite unwell. He has cough-related asthma and sometimes the cough becomes … Continue reading
Last night I had another bad asthma attack – that’s the third night in a row! So I have felt pretty poorly today as a result. I had planned to go for my flu vaccination this afternoon, but was far … Continue reading
Update 23/10/18 with a little humour
As I have spent the whole day in bed, except for a few expeditions to the bathroom, I haven’t got a great deal to say today. Nor have I an outfit to show you as I have been wearing my … Continue reading
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Update 13/07/18: Coughing attack
PLEASE DON’T READ IF THIS MIGHT TRIGGER YOU IN ANY WAY! At about 11.00 this morning I thought I was going to die. I was curled up at the bottom of the stairs fighting for each breath and struggling to … Continue reading
It has been very difficult today. At around 2.30 this morning, I had a huge asthma coughing attack. I was sitting alone in the bathroom unable to breathe and then realised that I had left my inhaler next to my … Continue reading
What a strange sky we have had in the English Midlands today. There was a red sun this morning and then the sky turned a shade of brownish orange with strong winds blowing dust. Hurricane Ophelia has not really affected … Continue reading
I am still here #02 20/07/17
Please skip over this post if you would find the details of my many conditions too much (or too boring) to read. In the light of my post on Tuesday 18/07/17, I decided to be candid about my current state … Continue reading