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Pain 4, Nick 0

At least I am back at work. The pain is quite variable. It has been as high as seven on the scale, but today it is about a 4. The TENS machine is definitely giving me relief. At least I am sleeping at night, which means it is easier to cope. My diabetes has also been a bit variable with a couple of unexplained lows and a high that didn't make sense. Guess it is all part of the learning process and the unpredictability of my condition. I continue to use diabetesdaily.com and have become quite attached to the chat room on there. There are some interesting people and it is good to talk about all sorts of things with people from other countries with different life experiences. There is also planned to be a meet in Birmingham of people that use the site. I have never me someone that I have only previously spoken to on the net, so it will be an interesting event.

Claire, Abby, Josh and her Mum went to Lickey Hills Park in South West Birmingham yesterday. I had searched for a bluebell wood in Birmingham and this was suggested. The park was quite extensive and there were many different areas within it. Claire said that they didn't make it to the main bluebell wood, but even so the display of bluebells they saw was the best she had seen.

Have a fairly quiet weekend coming up. Going to try and get some replacement glass for our greenhouse and maybe buy Abby a Wendy House. I think she would absolutely love it and there is some space in the garden for it to go. More next week...

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