Tag: helmets save lives

Head injury day 5

The headaches have been escalating. On Wednesday the nurofen didn’t take the headache away at all. So I went back to A&E. another check confirmed that its ok, nothing major, just the joys of concussion.

Head injury: day 3

I didn’t go to work yesterday. To be honest, I wasn’t too sure about going today either. I keep waking up to find the room is spinning, its not nice being on your own involuntary roller coaster.

The morning after the head injury

Well, its over 24 hours since I came home from hospital, and I am pleased to report that it isn’t as bad as I had feared. Last time I was constantly violently dizzy and I couldn’t see straight. That went on for weeks.

Road racing take 2: Trip to A&E!!

So, here we go again. Back on the start line for a road race, take 2. Goal: still the same – get to the finish line! The race today was 2 laps of a 38km mile circuit. Or, for those in grade 4, only…

Compulsory kids scooter helmets?

Here in New Zealand it is compulsory to wear a helmet while riding a bike. Lots of people in the UK seem to think this would put people off riding bikes. If New Zealand is anything to go by, that’s utter rubbish.