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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 01:09

Thank you for all your kind words. I feel a total fraud now though.

Mum was so scared about this mornings events and asked me what can we do.

I said to her to try and drink more to flush it out, she drunk 1·5 lts  of water in one  go, and kept walking up and down the hall.

The tube was blocked with 'debris' kept flushing and walking on and off all day, phoned the nurse who said it couldn't be the cancer flaring up so quickly, she thinks mum must have pulled the catheter out a bit in the night and thats what caused the bleeding, and we were doing the right thing. Anyway, eventually the bits came through the tube and by tonight its as clear as crystal!

I have fixed it tonight so she cant pull it in her sleep

The nurse has stuck a post it note on the doctors computer screen for him to ring me.

I felt so sorry for her though,  she was so scared and trying to walk was making her absolutely breathless, but she was determined to do it, and she did!

What a day its been, never mind, it all seems ok for another day, I just hope I can cope when the time comes. I am sure I will.

Thank you all so much for your support, life is a bit of a yo yo now. Xx

Fruit tree windy site

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:52

My place is 960ft above, my dad says I could never grow fruit trees here, like the OP its always windy, what would anyone think about this, I would love fruit trees but as they are expensive, I dont want to waste money if they wont grow.

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:47

That budgie sure has a bad hair day!

Fox Glove

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:41

Doves right there, no heat, when sowing seeds think of their usual habitat, they drop off the plant and grow perfectly well in the open garden.

I started mine off in September/October ish, they are sitting in the freezing cold greenhouse, perfectly happy. They are tough plants.


Seed and plant swap 2015

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:35

Hi Vic, could I have some mixed coloured sweet peas please, I have a packet of lilac ones someone sent me but lost all my messages the other day so cant look back to see who it was.

Many thanks. 

I may try to copy and paste my previous list, not sure how to do it!


Daily Bird Sightings 2015

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:28

Had a pair of Jays in the garden today, they are very shy.

Would you pay more for a pint of Milk ?

Posted: 22/01/2015 at 00:23

I can speak for the young here... my stepson who is studying for a degree worked in Tesco for  the year that he was doing  work experience, ( he did do the work experience as well, in case anyone calls him a shirker) anyway, he didnt mind it at all, he welcomed the extra hours when it coming up to Christmas and when he left to go back to uni, they said he could come back anytime. 

My OH's half partner has a son who works in Tesco, he had been there quite a few years, quite happy there, he also has a son working in Lidl, they treat the staff so much better and have made the boy up to management position now.

These three boys are happy enough just to have a job, its not that hard work, not compared to their dads, humping ton slabs of granite around all day!

Maybe its because Launceston is a very poor area that these kids are happy to get a job. They hate being on the dole or scrounging.

I use Morrisons every week, the same people have been working there for as long as the shop has been open, some from when it was previously Safeways. They all are a very cheerful lot, if they didnt like it surely they wouldnt stay.



the great advert take over bid

Posted: 21/01/2015 at 23:57

Same on my Samsung Galaxy. Adblock doesnt work on this either, if anyone finds one that does work, can you please post.

Positive thoughts and silly things for the tough times

Posted: 21/01/2015 at 18:13

I used to breed those silkies in all of the colours, they make wonderful brooders, will sit on anyones eggs. Very placid and make good pets for children, (only if you are an experienced hen keeper, I must add)

You and me both SGL, as you know


Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 21/01/2015 at 13:01

Thank you, everybody.

They are exactly my thoughts Joyce, the poster is really nice matty.

Thank you Bekkie verdun dove SGL lesley and billie and anyone I have forgot. Xx

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