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Forth Coming Operation

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Last Wednesday L went into school for a couple of hours and then we picked her up to take her to Manchester's Children's Hospital for her first pre-op appointment. We got there too early but parked up in the multi-storey car park anyway. The day was warm and sunny so we decided  we would have our picnic in the park opposite the hospital (don't know the name of the park). It's nothing special, lot's of grass and trees, a raised flower bed with railings all around it and lots of benches and picnic tables but nice and calm all the same.
Afterwards we made our way to the hospital and booked in by computer and found our way to the waiting room and waited to be called. We were called to take L to x-ray. She had very detailed pictures taken which she hadn't had done before and they took ages to do. Then back to the reception. We just sat down when we were called in to see our new consultant, Mr Tandie. What a lovely man. He talked to L and both M and me…

A Reflection of our Summer

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L went back to school yesterday into year 11 and I return to school today (shortly in fact). I enjoy the holidays when I can spend lots of quality time with L. M has had a little bit of time off but has had to work twice as much because his driver (M is a taxi driver) who shares the work has had 4 weeks off.

Some of the things we've done:


L's operation was put back so we had a camping trip taking L's friend with us - We all had fun.Lots of walks on the beach and collected some sea glass Went to some local fun daysAte lots of ice-creamsSpent the day at our local flower and craft show - sorry no pictures. I took my camera but didn't have time to take any picturesWent to a travelling circus - We enjoyed this very muchShopping for school uniform - No fun and oucho!L and M rode their bikes through the Blackpool Illuminations - They had fun and want to do it again next year.  Walks along the River Wyre with a stop off at the pub for refreshments before walking …