One broken hip and three weeks in hospital later. I had the operation in Darlington Memorial Hospital and then two weeks recuperation in The Friary Hospital in Richmond. Wonderful care throughout. I came home yesterday.
Thank you, you lovely people, for all the cards, letters, e mails and phone calls- and some lovely warm socks from New Zealand - I am truly touched by your kindness. Hopefully I will be back within the next day or two. Meanwhile - thanks and love true bloggy friends.
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Welcome back Pat, I was getting really worried but knew your indomitable spirit would crash through.
This is so, so good to see. Take care!!!!!
I’m so glad you are on the mend. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Kim
What a pleasant surprise this morning.
Oh so good to have you back - you have been really really missed. many many gentle hugs from Sara (in Sweden)
I'm so glad you're back in your lovely home and wish you a very speedy, full recovery. Linda
So very glad you are recuperating so well. We missed you very much. Take care - and do what the carers tell you! LOL
It's wonderful to know you're home. I'm happy and relieved to know this,and that you received good care.Thanks ever so much for always being such an inspiration, - Mary
Weaver, how happy I am to see you back on line! I'm sure I speak for all of us when I tell you how relieved we are to have you back in blog land.
So good to hear you are well- it seemed as if the world stopped while we waited to hear you are okay. jean/winnipeg
Wonderful news to brighten a wet and windy day! So pleased to hear that you are doing well and are back with us again. xx
All is right in the world again, Pat's back. Am so glad to see your blog this morning. Take care Barb
Dear maa. So glad to see you. I am so happy praying for you maa
Dear maa. So glad to see you. I am so happy praying for you maa
What a wonderful way to start my weekend! I've been checking other websites to see if there was anymore news.
Rest up and enjoy being back in your own home.
This is so good to hear and I think you’ll have many more relieved readers chiming in to say it is wonderful news that you have made such a great recovery and had good care and are now home. And hopefully you’ll be back to blogging when you feel like it. Very best wishes from Melbourne where we are celebrating Spring and the ending of our long winter lockdown with15 days of zero COVID cases. However we feel concerned for you all in the northern hemisphere going into winter and another surge. Take care. Jean
So good to see you have bounced back! I don't comment often but I read your blog every day. I hope you continue to get better. xx
Cheers to you and welcome back! Take good care.
Bonnie in Minneapolis
So happy for you. Welcome back. Jean
So glad that you are back home, you have been so missed. Wishing you a speedy recovery xx
Yaaaaay you're back!! Hope you continue to make a full recovery. Best wishes to you and your family.
Good to see you back, hope your recovery goes well.
I'm so pleased to see your blog, you have been missed by so many of us in blogland. Take extra care and do the exercises.
I've been checking your blog daily hoping for your return. I am so happy to hear you're home. All best wished for a speedy recovery from "across the pond." Stay save. Carol in Philadelphia.
So nice to have you back Pat, and hopefully Covid free after being in hospital.
Great to have you back!
I never comment but read your blog daily as you are such an inspiring lady. Well done for getting through this latest challenge. Welcome back! X
It is so nice to wake up with this news.
Such wonderful news!
So pleased to hear you are back home, Pat. We were really worried about you. Hope everything continues to move forward in a positive way. Thinking of you.
Welcome back Weave and your name at the top of my blog list was a joy to see. x
So very pleased you're back. Get well soon,Janxx
So glad you are back! And speedy recovery!
Hooray, lovely to hear you are home safe and sound.
We've all been rooting for you.
Much Love to you - now take care
So good to have you back..
I was so excited to see this post! Know that you were missed and cared about, Pat! Glad to hear you had excellent care. Cheers to you being in the comfort of your own home now. -Jenn
So pleased to hear you are home.
Best wishes x
Oh so that's what happened! I've been checking back and getting worried. Now relieved you are okay and no doubt will be on the mend shortly. Take good care and I know you will be a wonderful patient.
Hello! and welcome back. You were missed by a lot of people who look forward to your daily comments. Hopes for a speedy recovery are coming your way from all around the world. Welcome home.
I have checked here several times a day and was so nice to see your post this morning. Have missed you and you have been in my prayers. So good to "see" you Weave! 😁
Hooray, welcome back.
Huge relief that you are back. Hope your full recovery is swift. Looking forward to future posts from you. Take care of yourself. Pollie.
So pleased you are well. Missed you! X
I have been checking your blog every day, hoping for a new post. So glad you are home and recovering. I am sure it feels so good to be back in your own bed! Relax, rest and refresh! I'll be here when you can blog again. Take care! Welcome home!
You have been missed! Stay safe!!! I enjoy reading your blog. A little red head from Austin, Texas.
So glad to see you are back home and able to be on your computer! Learning you had fallen and broke a hip was quite a surprise! It looks like you are doing really well as you have had and will continue to have excellent care for your full recovery.
Hugs from Colorado! ❤
So happy to hear that you're home and had good care while in hospital! You are so loved.
So glad you're back and healing up. You've been very much missed.
Welcome back Pat, you have been missed. You must be so glad to be back home in your bungalow. Take care. x
Welcome back, I missed reading about you’re everyday life, thoughts and memories.
Lovely to have you back with us. Love Emma
Welcome back, it sounds like you had great care but there’s no place like home. It’s lovely to see you again. Fiona
Weave! Welcome home! The place wasn't the same without you. X
Welcome back!! So good to see that you got through this battle and came out the other side - Well done! Sheila X
I am so pleased to see that you are back home and blogging again. Like many others, I checked every day hoping for an update. Take care
Yay! Welcome back ☺️. We missed you.
I´m so happy to see that you are back. It´s good to hear that you have had good care, but home is best!
Best wishes from the lovely river Rhine
Hilde from Germany
That's made my day! So good to see you're back.
So pleased you are back home.I put a post on my blog asking had anyone any news about you.It must be wonderful to be back in your own home.Just take care.
Back in the saddle - brilliant!
We are so pleased that you are back. We have been checking every day and it is wonderful to see that you are home again safe and sound! Wendy & Tom x
Best news of the week this morning.
Pat, so glad you are home again - you had a lot of people concerned!
Wishing you a speedy recuperation and look forward to more posts when you are able.
Sending good wishes from across the pond.
So happy to hear from you! You’ve been missed! Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
So pleased to hear from you. Made my day!
Karen (South Texas)
Welcome back, so relieved that you received good care , and are now on the mend, look after yourself, slowly and steadily , day by day , you’ll heal. You’ve been sorely missed , but I’m sure you’ll feel better in your own home, and sleeping in your own bed xx
Welcome back. Pat, I have missed you! Although I’m not a regular commenter I love your blog and read it every day, and was so sad to hear of your accident. Like others, I checked daily for news. I am sure you are relishing being back home, to your own bed and loo seat! Take care now and we will look forward to hearing from you again soon. Rosie in rainy Reigate x
You were sorely missed.
What a wonderful relief to see that you had posted when I logged on to my computer today. It has made my day! Hope you are feeling well and so looking forward to reading about your days and your words of wisdom. Welcome home! xx Sue
Lovely to hear from you. Welcome back. :)
Welcome home!! I have missed you too. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
So pleased to see you're home and up and 'running' Every Blessing.
I'm so glad to see you, I've been so worried..
its so good to hear from you, i'm glad you're doing well xx
Welcome back Pat. It was lovely to see a post from you today. I'm sure it must be wonderful to be home and sleeping in your own bed.
I don't think I've commented before but I've been reading your blog for many years and do enjoy reading of how you spend your days. Thanks to you I've read and enjoyed one or two books that I would never have found otherwise.
Such a great morning when I saw your blog popup !
Happy your home !
Welcome back, Pat...it is so good to hear from you! Lovely to be back in your own home, I'm sure. You were missed by all.
Lovely to see your post this morning. Take all the time you need to heal properly with the knowledge that you have many, many friends waiting to read your wonderful daily posts about life in a small Welsh village.
Welcome home x
Lovely news and look at the numbers of followers who’ve missed you!
I am so very glad to hear from you. You have been missed. All the best wishes on your recovery.
I'm so pleased that you are home again x
Yay! Welcome home, Pat!
Yeah! Welcome back
How lovely your back home in your own home, I have been checking your blog every day, just in case there was some news of you, and couldn't believe when I clicked on today and there you were, that's really made my day.
Wishing you well very quickly. Get this horrible weather over & covid and you will soon be out and about with Percy.
Take care dear blog friend. Take is easy.
The best news in a long time. So very glad to know you are well and back at home where you belong. Speedy recovery. Looking forward to your recovery and reading your blog again. Hugs.
So HAPPY to see this.
Welcome back, it's great to hear from you - looking forward to your daily updates once again. Viv
Overjoyed to read this - hope you continue to recover well.
Welcome back and I’m so glad that you’re alright, I’m more a reader than a commenter xx
Lovely news. Xx
Happy dancing here to see this post and to know you're back home and mended from the much needed surgery. I'm a retired operating room nurse, so have helped repair many hips and am glad to hear your care was excellent.
Your family, friends (near and far), neighbors, and Percy are so glad to have you home again!
Wonderful absolutely wonderful.
Welcome back! As you can tell, you've been sorely missed. I hope that your recovery goes smoothly - I'm so delighted to hear from you again and know that you are safely home.
Pleased that you are on the mend. xxx
Welcome back Weave! I’ve missed you! Im glad your home and recuperating!
So happy you are home and healing!
Pat! This is the best news ever!!! I have been thinking of you daily and hoping for you to have a gentle and full recovery. You have many people that care greatly for you and I am certainly one of them.
Welcome back and love from Bonnie in Missouri!
Welcome back you have been greatly missed.
Great news. Welcome back. I am so glad for you. I have missed you (my first coffee in the morning was not complete) and so have your hundred plus followers I think. Take care. Best wishes from the Netherlands.
Welcome back! We’ve all missed you!
It is such good news that you are home and well. You have been greatly missed with much concern.
May you have a very smooth recovery.
Happy to hear you are home safe and sound. Take good care of yourself... you are much loved!
Welcome back. So glad to hear from you again, you have been missed and we have all been worried. Take good care of yourself.
I'm so happy to hear that you are back home and doing well!! This reader from Clearwater, Florida missed you! Prayers for continuing health dear Pat.
I've been so worried about you but am thrilled to see you back! Take it easy, and very best wishes for your ongoing recovery.
Oh YAY! SO glad to see you're back! Many people were thinking about you and holding you in their prayers, including me!!! You have been missed, Pat!!!!
Glad to see you are back with us and feeling ok. We missed you, Weaver. X
Great news! And you must have done very well to be ‘signed off’ to your own home!
I’m sure you’re delighted to be surrounded by your own things again.
That news puts a big smile on my face.
Nice to have you back! I've been checking every day. You've had Blogland worried but you can't keep a good woman down!
Welcome back Pat! x
Welcome back - you have been missed!
So delighted to see you back and recovering well !
This is WONDERFUL news, yes, I am shouting. I have been visiting here every day, hoping for your healing and return.
This is WONDERFUL news, yes, I am shouting. I have been visiting here every day, hoping for your healing and return.
Pleased you're back home. Hope you are soon out and about with Percy - but take care, no trips and slips!
It is so good to see you back! I've really missed your blog. Take care and be good to you.
Welcome Back! This is the Best news!
Prayers continue for your recovery
Fantastic to hear you are well on the mend.
So glad to hear you are home! Many good wishes for your continued recovery.
So pleased to hear that you are home. Hope that your recuperation is swift. Take care. X
So glad to hear that you're home safely....I've only been reading for a short while but you were very much missed and worried about! xo
Welcome back ... good to ‘see’ you back in
Best wishes to you Weaver - so pleased you’re back!
It's so wonderful to know you're okay and back writing here! Hooray!
So glad you are back weaver, I have missed you.
So glad you are healing Soon be going for walks again, hope you have some warm dry days,
Great to see you are back home again. Take care.
It's lovely to see you back Pat. Please take care.
So wonderful to hear you are on the mend, Pat! I have been thinking of you and we have all missed your blog posts. Very best wishes for your continuing recovery x
Welcome home! God bless you, may your recovery be uncomplicated and swift
So glad you are back and on the mend. So many have been worried about and praying for you! You are much loved and I am so,glad you are back to,share your corner of the world with us all. Much love to you as you continue to heal!
Hooray, take it easy Pat. Best wishes Sally x
What a joy to hear you're back. Hope you'll kick up your heels soon!
So pleased to read a post from you. I've never commented before but I read your blog every day - you have been very much missed.
HURRAY!!! What a relief to hear that you are back home and mending well. We have all been worried about you and hoping that no news was good news.
You must be SO glad to be back home again and I bet you will sleep well in your own bed tonight.
Yes!!!!!!!!!!! Happy days are here again! I have missed you so much! Was really worried. Wanted to send you cards, but didn't have address. Please do take care. We are all looking forward to being in a circle around you! You are much loved, dear lady.
So pleased that you're back home and well, have been checking everyday for news as I do so enjoy reading your blog. Best wishes for a complete and speedy recovery.
Oh, excellent news! Welcome home Pat! You've really had to push your way through a doorway stuffed with virtual flowers and cards, as well as the real deal :)
Thrilled to see you back Pat.
You have been in my thoughts so much, looking forward to your posts.
You have been missed greatly.
Love from Pam in Texas.x
Sending very best wishes for a speedy recovery from a reader in Chicago!
More well wishes from Texas. I've thought of you so often, checking your blog every day and hoping for an update. I hope you will have plenty of help now that you are home.
So pleased you are back! Blogland was not the same without your kind and considered presence.
Welcome back Pat from Lisa in Lake Tahoe CA, you were missed!
Welcome back, so glad to know you are on the mend!
I am so very, very happy you are home. You will do just fine. Healing mind, body and spirit. Sending healing to you and your beautiful blog.
From the High Plains of Nebraska
I was so happy to see this post from you today.
Hoping your recovery continues in a good direction.
Hurrah you're back. So lovely to hear from you and that you had such good care. Have missed your blog very much. Keep recovering....Janx.
Whew! I was very worried about you. Hope your recovery continues to speed along.
Wishing you a speedy recovery!
Best news of the week! Wishing you a strong and steady recovery. Folks across the world have been seeking information about your situation. Massive amount of love and concern for you.
Great news, glad you are home. Missed reading your blog. Best wishes from Somerset.
So happy to get this news!! Continue to recover well, looking forward to hearing from you again. Love and best wishes xx
So glad to see you back! I don't comment much, but I've been following you for quite a while. Take care.
So glad to hear you are doing better, stay safe, and keep working on the rehab,
Welcome back to blog land. What an ordeal for you!! You have been greatly missed and I am looking forward to reading your next posts.
So good to see that you are home and feeling well. Take care.
Glad you are on the mend. You were missed.
We missed you, and had begun search parties to set out to find you. Glad you are back. Take care.
Very glad to hear you're on the mend.
Hello from upstate New York (USA)! Glad you are back, and sending good wishes & prayers, for a complete and swift recovery!
Prayers from Indiana
Oh, thanks heavens! Everyone was so worried...
Best Wishes, and a speedy recovery from Detroit Michigan
Great news. Hope you feel a little better every day.
Good to see you are back safe and sound. I was worried about what would happen to all those bulbs you bought and you too of course :o)
Victoria in southern Indiana USA
I am so pleased to hear that you are back home and recovering nicely from your surgery. I have really missed your daily posts. Your account is so uplifting especially during these difficult times we are all living in. I admire your sense of spirit and positive attitude that shines through in all of your posts. Sending a virtual hug from Canada XO
Welcome back!!! I was worried about you so very happy to hear you are back home.
Yay! Welcome back. I have missed your posts.
Frances - Sydney, Australia
Welcome back! So happy you’re on the mend. We missed you ,
Good news! Welcome home.
So happy to see you are back home, I too was so worried! I never comment but enjoy your blog and so admire your strength and wise words. Just wanted to say how missed you were, wishes for a continued and speedy recovery, Debbie in Illinois, USA
So glad to hear that you are on the mend. I have only just recently started reading your blog and I just wanted to wish you well❤️
So so pleased to see you back. Read you every day and was worried about you. Get well soon. You are a part of so many people’s days xx
I hope you are being pampered big time.
I hope you have a speedy recovery,delighted you are home xx
So glad to hear from you. Speedy recovery that is what I wish for you
Welcome Home Pat. So pleased to know you are safe and on the mend. Love and best wishes.X
So pleased you are home.
You have had a large number of readers willing you on.
Take your time to recover properly because being home will take some adjusting to.
Sorry the weathers so dour at present.
I have a big grin now that I have read that you are back home. Take it easy and get well.
I’m thrilled to see your post again. I have been so worried. Speedy recovery and live to you.
Was over the moon to hear you are back home, best wishes for a speedy recovery from Speyside, Scotland, I read your blog everyday x
So glad you are back. Don't rush things.wishing you all the best.
What a relief! Long time reader (from Long Island, NY), checking every day to see where you’ve gone. Wishing you comfort and a full recovery and don’t forget to blog now and then.
Look how we’ve all missed you. So pleased you are home, take it easy and be well. x
Dear Weaver, welcome back and I am so, so glad you are progressing well and that you had wonderful care during your hospital and rehabilitation stays. We have missed you. Regards Sue H.
Welcome back Pat, you have been sorely missed by all your blogging buddies.
So pleased to hear from you and know that you are on the mend. As you have no doubt gathered we were all worried about you and so relieved to hear that you were about to head home.
I've checked every day! So pleased to have you back!
Wonderful to hear you are back home after your fall. We were all worried about you. Stay safe xxx.
Really glad you're back and doing well. Stay safe!
Thak you all. I am quite overwhelmed by your interest, support and good wishes. Love to you all.
Welcome home! Have been so worried about you and glad to know that you are safely home! I have missed hearing from you. Cheryl from central Florida
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