Posted in July 2013

Montauk baby, July 2013 I told you I would go back.  The highlight this time outside of Montauk itself was that my wonderful Chilli Sparkles survived her first train trip. 3 hours spent inside a bag.  Super cool, so proud! She also learned to ride me on my bike, which is pretty handy when I’m … Continue reading

Adventures of mum and me

Mum’s (aka pat the rat) New York visit, June/July 2013 My mother came to stay with me for a huge 5.5 weeks over the beginning of summer.  My sister joined us for the first 10 days, and our truly excellent Turks and Caicos adventure, then mum stayed on for another month after that. This was … Continue reading

Surgery….foot surgery this time

Diary of a bilateral Cheilectomy & Youngswick Austin Osteotomy. It’s now been 3 weeks and 4 days.  I think I’m about 60% recovered.  I am in a lot less pain but still find my feet swell if I spend too much time on them.  I’m allowed to shower but not swim.   I have migrated … Continue reading

How to recover from foot surgery

Riverview B&B Nyack 3 weeks ago I hard surgery on my feet.  Yes both of them.  I had a condition called Hallux Rigidus which is fancy Dr speak for rigid big toe apparently.  I had to have a bilateral cheilectomy and youngswick austin osteotomy.   They shaved off my bone spurs and put a screw … Continue reading

Proudly iron like

Niagara Falls – and an almost FALL. After the ironman adventure was done, it was on to the next adventure.  As it turns out, Niagara Falls is a mere 2.5 hours drive from Syracuse, so why not keeping driving we thought.  Straight after the race was done, we hopped in the car and high tailed … Continue reading