Nov 23 2014

Too Many Animals

My cat is a tiger of an animal. She’s cute and loveable at times, purring as loud as can be. At other times she’s attacking everything. Combine her with the other animals I have, it’s like a circus in my house. There’s birds flying all over the place. There’s dogs barking and dumping over chairs and garbage cans. There’s more than one cat getting into mischief. So I decided to open up circus workshops where people can come and train my animals just like if they were circus animals. It has worked so far. The tiger of a cat acts like a real tiger right on cue. That was the easy part. The hard part is getting her to stop on demand. The dogs are being trained to jump through hoops instead of over chairs. The birds are learning to fetch things while flying through the air. They even fetched a toupee off someone’s head. So all in all it has become a great experience.


Nov 9 2014

Fulfilling My Dreams

It has been my dream to become a nurse ever since I was a little girl. I had a passion for healing and medicine at a young age. I also had a passion for helping people. That is why I believed that I would make a great nurse. You set dreams when you are young, but it is so easy for you to get sidetracked. That was what happened to me.

I got pregnant at 17. Even though I managed to finish high school, I put all my other dreams on hold. I married my child’s father right after I turned 18 because I felt like it would be the right thing to do. However, the marriage only lasted four years. I was stuck being a single mother to a five year-old girl.

I want a better life for myself and daughter. That is why I am going back to school to become a nurse. I am now taking venepuncture training and on my way to having a successful career.


Nov 5 2014

Immovable Fish

My first experience with acupuncture Manchester and its power occurred at a Japanese restaurant. I had no clue what to order so I decided to have the same dish everybody else was going to have. When the dish arrived my jaw dropped and I lost my appetite.

On a large plate was a still living fish with thin needles all over its body. In order to pack living fish in the most cost-effective manor and stack them needles can be used if placed in the correct manner. However, I am all for food being fresh but still living and staring at me is an entirely different topic of conversation. The guests around me began slicing into the fish and having it as sashimi while I looked for a large butcher’s knife to put the poor creature out of its misery. I couldn’t find anything so I tried to strangle the fish but was held down as I heard “OMAE BAKA KA! OMAE BAKA KA!”

Since that day I’ve decided not to let anyone stick needles in me.


Nov 3 2014

A C-Seciton in Waiting

I sit anxiously waiting to go and have my baby, I unfortunately have been told that I will have to have a cesarean section. This was not part of my plan, but I want to make sure that the outcome is a happy and healthy baby. I have doctors, nurses, anesthetists coming in and out of my room, prepping me for my delivery. It is easy to tell that they have all had extensive pre-operative assessment training. I start to feel a little more at ease as the nurse explains the whole procedure to me. Just seeing how prepared and at ease everyone has mad me feel, puts me in a very positive frame of mind. This is something that I can do, and I am grateful to have the caring medical staff behind me.


Oct 25 2014

No One Told Me

Getting old is no fun. I recently got hearing aids Rochdale after someone slipped a note under my door at the retirement home where I live. The note basically said that I need to realize that I was old and needed help hearing. It wasn’t signed, but it did prompt me to have my hearing checked. The note was right; I couldn’t hear a thing and had to get aids to help me hear.

A couple of days ago, my best friend told me she wrote the note on behalf of everyone we knew. Apparently, I had been yelling at everyone, everyone had been yelling at me, my TV was so loud it bothered everyone in the retirement community, and I was a nuisance. Why in the world didn’t someone just tell me? I didn’t know my hearing was bad. I was embarrassed to say the least, but at least my TV isn’t bothering anyone anymore.


Oct 14 2014

Don’t Forget To Open a Window

When it comes to gluing together NCR sets that have been printed, I’ve learned the hard way several times to make sure that the room is properly ventilated. As many of you are probably aware, the NCR padding adhesive can really give you a nasty headache is used for lengthy periods of time in a room without ventilation. On numerous occasions I’ve forgotten to open a window while applying the adhesive, and several hours later I’ve had to leave work early with a pounding migraine headache. These days I not only open several windows, but I also start a fan in order to blow the glue fumes out the window and increase the airflow and circulation. When the room is well ventilated and a fan is blowing, I never have any issue when apply NCR padding glue. Be sure to try this tip out, as there is no need to cause yourself an unnecessary headache.


Oct 11 2014

Coming to Terms

When I found out I was experiencing urinary distress, I was pregnant with my first child. I began to notice the symptoms with the increased pressure on my abdomen, especially when I coughed or sneezed. Soon, anytime I lifted something off the ground, I was feeling a leak. I did not seem to have the strength to keep the urine from coming out. When I finally went to see the doctor, I was afraid of what she would tell me. I had no idea what my options were, and she recommended that I begin to use pads. She also told me that my condition is very common, but she did ensure that I did not have an infection or kidney stones. I began to use incontinence pads reluctantly in the beginning, but I soon found that they were my ally and not the dreaded enemy I thought them to be.


Oct 6 2014

My Scary Story

Loss of hearing was very frustrating to me. One day I woke up and realized that I was having difficulty hearing people speak. This was hard on me as I love to listen to people. I love to hear all sorts of other sounds including music. I have always been aware of such sounds as I love to play music. While I am not a professional musician, I can play multiple musical instruments tolerably well including the piano and the violin. I have studied music for several years when I was young.

So I went to my doctor. He recommended digital hearing aids. The process of fitting them correctly took over a month. But I have been very happy with the results. Thanks to the hearing aids, I can hear much better than I ever could. This makes me happy. My problem has been easily solved.