Category Archives: Terry (FAer)

There are too few FAers in the world

I’m sure none of us would wish FA on anyone. A key downside for those of us who do have it though is that because it’s so rare, not enough monitoring’s been done, not enough data’s been collected for anyone … Continue reading

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“Can I help you there buddy?”

I’m often cheered up by the number of people who go out of their way to offer me help, especially cheered if it’s a young person. Getting out of the car, loading the car, when shopping etc. The real challenge … Continue reading

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The problem with Deirdre

What’s great about Deirdre, why I have enormous respect for how she approaches things is that she’s single-minded. (If you don’t know who Deirdre is, click here). She looks only at her objective and how it can be achieved when … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Deirdre

Deirdre’s an inspiration, never gets angry or flustered. She never asks “why?” nor even “why not?” I suspect that might be the secret to her ever-present good humour. When any of us might become so frustrated we’d say “I can’t … Continue reading

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The DNA Dilemma

That’s the headline of an excellent article that appeared in Time Magazine back in December 2012 (if you’re a subscriber, you can still read it online here: http://www.time.com/time/subscriber/article/0,33009,2131532,00.html). (I’ve kept a copy and can email it if you’d like). It deals … Continue reading

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“Death, taxes and a hundred at the Adelaide Oval”

According to Martin Crowe (in a twist on a quote from Benjamin Franklin), they’re the three certainties in life. We all know that FA’s a progressive condition, but no-one has yet been able to document a definitive rate of progress. We know for … Continue reading

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Apart from that Mrs Lincoln, how’d you enjoy the play?

I reckon everything’s a matter of perspective. I have FA, which is truly F*&%ing Awful, but there’s nothing I can do about it now. To be mad about it would be simply a waste of energy, for me and everyone … Continue reading

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Updating the FAN website

Lots of trial and error. We’ll get there in the end! Challenging but rewarding work. I want to prepare a site that’ll have the information I’d have liked to find more easily. If you have any thoughts, comments or suggestions, … Continue reading

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