Home for Christmas

The carer Lucia is going home to Romania for Christmas, so this past couple of weeks I’ve been trying to find an agency or a carer to cover for her until January. Trafford council supply a long list of agency’s that we can use. After phoning around 20 to 30 I only found 2 agencies […]

Home Alone

Sorry this one has took so long but we are just reaching a month home and we have been so busy. We’ve been learning a lot of new medical care stuff for Debbie including the hoist and changing the water in the Balloons. That’s the balloons that keep the PEG feed in, not party balloons. […]

Life Before MS

On the theme of being more happy around MS, I thought I would say a little about Debs before MS got to her. When I met Debbie 15 years ago she was a very different woman to the one I see now every day. Debbie was a PA in the Musicians Union in Manchester and […]

Finding Mrs Doubtfire

Last night I was with friends and they were all telling me that they read my blog and I should keep it up. One friend Clare Collins says “you could do with a happy one” I have racked my brains all night and day and I think I found a happy story. At christmas 2013 […]

Off the Cliff

About 2 months ago I started a new job this was part of my great plan. Interview and place a live in carer and return to work. We could keep the house and Debbie would be cared for. Carer in place I started new job in IT project management. It was work from home and […]

The Diagnoses of MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

When Debbie was first diagnosed with MS we had already had to deal with 8 years of miss diagnoses. The main thing her GP said was that Debbie had slipped disks. We pushed to get treatments but everything took so long 18 months her 12 months there. After 8 years of trying to get help […]