Easter Saturday dawned very overcast and rainy. Surf was booming at Manly after an overnight storm. Decided I would go to Balmoral again. Now that I can drive feel a bit more independent again. Ocean was very rough even in the harbour and I had a bit of trouble getting in, needing help again. Enjoyed the swim and while still vulnerable, felt a bit more confident. It was Terry Carroll’s normal 1km Saturday swim, an easy distance although my shoulders were very sore. Unsurprisingly, I came last and when getting out was confronted by a high bank that had formed due to erosion from the storm surge. There was no way I could climb it but luckily some helping hands came to my rescue and helped me up. Too tired to do anything else today. Leg very sore and swollen.Lonely day at home by myself. I find Easter very hard as, like Christmas, I think it is a family time. Being on my own makes this time of life very difficult.