Valid or Invalid?

Hello Jumblies, I have just come back from the Transverse Myelitis conference. Regular readers will know that this is my particular Jumble. You can find out more on http:www.myelitis.org.uk/the-tms-magazine.html Anyway, there we were. About 150 of us from all over the UK. Some in motorised wheelchairs, some with walkers, some with sticks- one even had […]

Fall or Fly?

Hello Jumblies, Four years ago I was learning to walk again, after contracting Transverse Myelitis. I had two choices: I could try, or I could give up. I know the Jumblies’ out there will understand how very, very strong the temptation is to give up, give in and accept that this is life from now […]

joyful JUMBLIE today!

Hello Jumblies, Well, it has been a week. Very sad death of my brother last week. Family in South Africa have been just incredible and a big thank you to Jen and Pat right here. Our son went to Uni on Saturday. We took him (to Coventry – no jokes, please!) on Friday and stayed […]

Holiday Feedback

Hello Jumblies, Well, we are back from our week in Wales and I promised to let you know how it went. We were blessed with stunning weather, which I am sure made a difference to how my body coped. Warm and sunny, but not boiling. Perfect. The journey really took it out of me. Next […]

The story of Stick

Three and a half years ago, I became a Jumblie via Transverse Myelitis. At first, I couldn’t walk at all. Then, I progressed to a wheelchair, a walker and finally, to a stick.I was so thrilled with my progress and foresaw a return to my old life. It was not to be. Stick became a […]