We’re on TV!

As I mentioned in the last blog, RAW TV had got in touch to ask if we’d be interested in being part of a programme which had a working title of “Miracle Weddings”. Personally I hadn’t considered our wedding exceptional. Many of my friends have met their partners since becoming ………………………………….

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Full Steam Ahead

Sorry for the long delay since the last blog. Apart from it being an incredibly busy, we were actually getting married! Something very exciting happened which meant I couldn’t talk about something that needs to be in this blog. All will be revealed shortly…. Let’s pick up where we last ………………………………….

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Will you ……?

We had been together just over 2 years.  Everything was going really well; so the more rational amongst you might ask the question: “Why rock the boat?”.  Why not just carry on living together happily? I know how much getting married means to Nicky, and I love her very much. ………………………………….

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Moving in together

After a relatively short period of time, we decided that we’d like to make things more permanent; it just seemed right.  Travelling back and forth from Monmouth was difficult, and time consuming for her, and it meant that we could only see each other a few times a week. There ………………………………….

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Getting to Know You

After our first date I had butterflies and was buzzing. I was really looking forward to meeting again. Nicky loves cooking, and suggested that she came over to cook for us here. I asked my carer to leave us to it for the evening, and we had the place to ………………………………….

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The first date

Waiting for Nicky to arrive for our first date evoked a lot of emotions, but mainly excitement, trepidation, and hope.  It was exciting because we had already spoken and messaged each other a lot, and I was looking forward to meeting this bubbly person properly.  Obviously our paths had crossed ………………………………….

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Twin air bags?

One evening in June 2013 I was sat in my armchair, half watching TV, probably drinking a glass of red wine, and scanning through the profiles of people on Match.com.  I tended to find that anybody I expressed an interest in had no interest in me, so after quite a ………………………………….

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Honesty is the best policy

I altered my profile to include information about my condition.  To my amazement this didn’t seem to put people off; in fact I think that I had more interest by taking this approach. My profile didn’t focus on my disability because I didn’t want it to define me.  I posted ………………………………….

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Back in the game

After 16 years of being with the same person, the idea of dating again was a little bit exciting, but also hugely scary.  Obviously, I was not the same physically as I was last time I did this, but then that is also true for all the other 40/50 something ………………………………….

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Just get on with it!

  I’ve never been one for sitting around and grieving a loss, even when it comes to death.  Although inside I am filled with emotion and sadness, I am always pragmatic and realise that sometimes there is nothing that you can do about things, so you just have to get ………………………………….

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