Category Archives: Food

Low FODMAP misery, but happy Emmalumpdogg.

So I had a colonoscopy and gastroscopy, which were as much fun as they usually are (read: not much, but glad to have them over with) and I’m now on a very restricted, low FODMAP diet. What the heck is … Continue reading

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They’re all mad out there, you know…

So… I’ve still been having trouble sleeping.  The terrible cough has settled back into a somewhat-fixable-with-ventolin asthma cough, but it still gets disturbed enough by the CPAP machine wind that I can’t use my CPAP machine, so I AM A … Continue reading

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HIPY PAPY BTHETHDTH THUTHDA BTHUTHDY

Which, from Owl in Winnie the Pooh, of course means Happy Birthday.  Yep, it’s birthday week here at our house – mine, and Mr Beloved’s, and soon my wonderful Mum’s. Today my scrapbooking girls gave me some lovely pressies and … Continue reading

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(tap tap tap) Is this thing on?

If anyone out there’s still reading, here’s where we’re up to. When last we saw Our Heroine, (me!) I was having trouble eating. It got worse. To the point where I just couldn’t. I just couldn’t eat.  The worst day … Continue reading

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It’s been… a week.

So I got my assignment in on time, Yay. After wasting YET ANOTHER HOUR of tute time going over the assignment AGAIN!  *headdesk* Fair dinkum, there had better be close to full damn marks for EVERYONE for this bloody thing. … Continue reading

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Good Guys who weren’t, Harvey Norman FAILED, and Officeworks WORKED!

First real uni activity today – getting the student ID organised!  I can’t pick it up ’til Wednesday (it will be ready tomorrow but I have group therapy) so I have no idea if I’m stuck with a dorky photo … Continue reading

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Gordy Day 5… and the rain

First, to Gordy – he’s got pneumonia.  Thursday night was not good – Eunju was exhausted and very upset that the antibiotics weren’t working as quickly as she’d hoped, and Gordy was frustrated that he had to go back to … Continue reading

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At last, it’s a bit cooler…

It’s been HOT for the last couple of days – Tuesday night was so hot that I ended up sleeping outside in a makeshift camp on the concrete under the tin roof patio – groundsheet, big cushions off the lounge, … Continue reading

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Day Umpty-seven of The Cold From Hell

Not that I believe in Hell, or Heaven for that matter, but the Bad Place is surely where this cold came from.  After discovering online (oh Dr Google and Dr Wiki, whatever did we do before you?) that any reported … Continue reading

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It never fails!

So on Monday we saw Our Lovely GP – I needed to sort out some scr1pts, organise some blood tests for h0rm0ne levels (about which more another time), get a letter to excuse me from jury duty and we had … Continue reading

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