Category Archives: Health and wellness

Comparing ear plugs

It seems to be incredibly difficult to find out all the different attenuation levels that different ear plugs provide. By scouring Amazon Q&A, product pages and images I have managed to start building a list. There are two ways that … Continue reading

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Jaffa Cakes

Today marked the day when I became a Jaffa! 6 hours in and no pain yet, got plenty of Ibuprofen and Codeine/Paracetamol but not had to take any yet. Just resting at home and taking things easy.

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Quick 6 mile ride

Nice quick bike ride last night… good job I didn’t have any money on me as I was tempted to stop in The Plough @ Little London for a pint! 🙂

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On yer bike!

With the lovely weather we’ve been having, I finally got around to getting out on my bike yesterday evening. I’d quite like to try and cycle into the office sometime, which is only about 10 miles, but as I’m so … Continue reading

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Central Serous Retinopathy

I had an appointment at the eye clinic at my local hospital today, and further to all my warnings about blue LED’s and such like, it appears I am suffering from a condition known as Central Serous Retinopathy (CSR).   Finally … Continue reading

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Blue LEDs and macular degeneration

Oh man, this is more serious than I thought. I’ve just been reading the paper and have been struggling a little. If I close my left eye I can read fine with my right eye, but if I close my right … Continue reading

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A warning about blue LEDs (Blue Light Hazard)

Over the past few days I’ve been suffering from a strange coloured blob in the centre of my field of vision in my left eye. It’s most noticeable whenever I blink. I can still see ok, but there is a … Continue reading

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Visiting Karl in hospital

I popped into London today to see my old buddy Karl who is currently in St. Barts hospital having chemotherapy to treat his cancer. I feel really gutted for the guy because this is the second time he’s had treatment … Continue reading

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My friends are falling apart!

I had an email from a friend today who is in St. Barts hospital and is having treatment for testicular cancer. Not quite sure how he was able to email me but he was saying he’s going to be in … Continue reading

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Phew! Hearing’s back

Phew, what a relief. Blew my nose earlier, my ear went "pop" and all of a sudden I can hear again. Now everything sounds really loud! 🙂 I still have really bad tinnitus but I had that before anyway, just sounds … Continue reading

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