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Breakfast: more glam than porridge, and much tastier

I was stumped at breakfast. Before my tonsillectomy, every morning of every day, I used to eat of a couple of tablespoons of porridge oats and another couple of granola (Waitrose do a really good nutty one), covered in some … Continue reading

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Jingle Bells

As a stay-at-home mum, I sometimes forget which day of the week it is. No disrespect to my own brain cells nor indeed those of any other hard working stay-at-home parent. Quite to the contrary, the job is full time … Continue reading

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Food is love

I don’t mean to be a tonsillectomy bore. But if you’ve read my last few posts I hope you’ll understand why I am so excited that I am almost over the whole ordeal of the recovery. The boyf came back … Continue reading

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Taste sensation!…Out of a box

I thought it would be days before I could get back to one of my favourite pastimes: eating chocolate. But as luck would have it (a very rainy afternoon, a bored three-year-old and a refusing-to-nap one-year-old to entertain, recovery from … Continue reading

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Tramadol: Too much of a good thing?

I feel like a new woman. This morning, I got up with the babes, dressed them, fed them, brewed myself a cup of tea (water still hurts too much to swallow) and left the boyfriend to have an enviable 20 … Continue reading

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When luck starts to turn (or stronger meds)

Yesterday morning (day 7 recovery after my tonsillectomy) I decided to do something about the pain. That came in the form of a desperate call to the ENT surgeon’s secretary. It went something like this: Me: I can’t take this … Continue reading

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Food mirages but mainly just chocolate

Perhaps the hunger is getting to me even more than the pain. That is saying something – I was close to tears last night during a violent coughing fit. Should you ever decide to get your tonsils out as an … Continue reading

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