An Excellent Day

As you may be aware, I have been plagued with bad migraine-type headaches since my return from hospital.  Life has been miserable.

Today, I made a decision.  No more Fragmin, the daily injection of heparin whose side-effects are, guess what, severe headaches.  My GP is not happy about this and we have negotiated a deal that I will become more mobile, take daily aspirin and we will reassess on Monday.

So, I got dressed, hopped downstairs and have spent the day on my banana chair (a osteopathic recliner).  Fiona came round and did the best thing ever (apart from bringing me a pot of homemade blackberry jam) – she brought me Haakon.

Bliss.

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He was a bit unsure of coming into the actual house as I have always said no to hooves over the threshold!

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But with a little enticement, he came in for a chat.  You have no idea how therapeutic an equine nozzle snog is.  The smell, the warmth, the general horsiness.  I have missed this so much.

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Then Floss and Fiona went for a ride.  Floss rode Iacs and off they pottered down to Watsness where apparently Iacs had 3 independent thoughts, which were neither indulged or encouraged.

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But they came home safely and the horses were untacked and put back into the field.

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Flossie said Iacs was in an unhelpful frame of mind.  Sometimes he can be deliberately obtuse (don’t tell Daisy) and it has often been commented that Iacs actually stands for I Am Completely Stupid.

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The mud is back and winter is coming in the form of the Autumn Equinox gales next week.  We will batten down the hatches.

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Anyway, back to me – I have not had a headache all day.  Now is this due to the lack of Heparin or the therapeutic horse breath?

4 thoughts on “An Excellent Day

  1. Mandy Fairless

    Definitely horse breath! Just showed OH Haakon’s visit- got an”awww!” I’ll convert him yet!
    Good news on the headache front, hope it continues.
    Xx

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