Tag: Health

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Thank God for the wrinkled hands!

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Oh No! my hands are wrinkled Wrinkled hands are a sign of aging. But the wrinkles don’t come overnight. It is a slow insidious process. I first found out my hand was aging when my engagement ring fitted snuggly on my Pinkie. After years of having my ring finger ballooning on either side of the …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Gaining Consciousness

A stitch in time My surgery was supposedly simple . The surgeon would insert three scopes inside my shoulder and repair the tear. It was literally a stitch in time that saves nine . The 5 cm long tear required three implants to anchor the tendons to the bone so there were more than just …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

More than a simple accident

Not just a simple accident Two weeks later I learnt that mine was not a simple accident. I had a rotator cuff tear of the right shoulder. An immediate repair or a possible joint replacement was the verdict. So surgery it was. After identifying, the doctor and his availability, we checked the hospital for availability. …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Help! FASHION EMERGENCY

When a broken wrist leads to a fashion emergency Can a  broken wrist lead to a fashion emergency? Well as it turned out, mine did. Coming to terms with a broken wrist didn’t take longer than it did for the POP to harden. With my hand out of action, I settled down to enjoy the …

LIFESTYLE, Mumbai Diary

Coping Single-Handedly

An event last month forced me to change my perception of myself and learn to cope single-handedly

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Alzheimers is no laughing matter

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What is Alzheimers ? As friends in their early 60s we often have difficulty in remembering names. We know exactly what we are referring to when we are reminiscing but can’t seem to remember the person’s name. We grapple for a bit, then laugh it off, slightly embarrassed, saying ” Oh! it must be early …