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Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:18

I will send you some Susan, I still have your address. Anything else whilst I'm there? x

It's my birthday

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:05

Hope you had a nice day, Beaus mum.


It's a big worry......

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 16:02

Gorgeous little boy!

We went from this

 to this

 to this

 There was the spaceman, the knight in shining armour and now ,inspired by his great grandads  uniform, has now got a replica  of it and re enacting WW1.



It's a big worry......

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 11:04

I have a son very similar to yours Dorsets, except he cant do sports. He love Chrismas, loads of decorations etc, their boys have grown and flown this year with their own partners and my son says they are just going to sit and do. nothing all day, just eat bits and pieces, then Santa is coming a few days later when they will all be together for a meal.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:41

Dove, when I asked the Disrict nurse if they supplied ...what we used to call 'draw(er)sheets' she said we are lucky to get a nurse call these days, most of their info is relayed over the phone, she said they talk us through it!

Like yours, my mum has always put of minor ops until they become major ones, its infuriating but I am learning that its no good wasting energy on what might have been. She is an adult, so must make her own decisions, which is ok until something happens then she panics and goes to pieces!

It seems we are all thinking the same about our loved ones and its comforting to know that.

I have  learned, just lately that it is their life so why should we take it upon ourselves? 

But of course we do, because we love them.

Wish list for seed and plant swap

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:14

Someone was askng about white foxgloves, I still have seeds left, I hate to throw them away. How silly is that?

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 09:01

So sorry to hear that Verdun, the problem is that when they are not active the lungs get full and congested. Where we can clear anything, they cant.

My mum has had penacillin but although the pain has gone she is coughing up allsorts, she thinks thats good because she is shifting it, as she says!

I suppose your mum will have to be taken by ambulance to the hospital for that?

Some one sent me a little card that said:

The Good Lord doesnt send anthing that he thinks you cant handle' or words to that effect, 

I wonder if he can come and get my mum out of the bed so I can wash the sheets befoore I go shopping, cos I cant!.  Sorry if I offend anyone xx

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 00:19

Thank you RB, I will read it tomorrow, No pm's on this tablet. I am supposed to be reading on it to unwind!!

What could I choose?

Posted: 04/12/2014 at 00:14

My favourite book is the A-Z of plants, its never far from my reach.

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 03/12/2014 at 23:43

I wish I could help you as well, I know a bit about how you must be feeling. At least I have both my parents under the same roof as me. My washing machine is on everyday, most times twice, never ending round of sheets and underwear. The days when they are cantankarous are the worst, sounds like your dad is doing that now! I am sure you are feeling very frustrated, thats how I feel, if only they would be advised.

I am able to get out in the garden for brief spells, if you can just try to overlook the work out side, and I do know that is hard, but everything will sort itself out eventually.

Do you have anyone who might rake the leaves for you,  my daughter is coming up this Saturday to help. 

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