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Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 09/01/2015 at 21:37


Came on here to post my news but it is nothing really compared to others troubles

Lyn please phone doc, You need some medical input/help with your situation, and mum needs assistance

Anyway am to have mastectomy on Tuesday 13th - my other tests are all showing negative results so once the Beast is cut away it should be the end of it - no chemo, probably no radiotherapy (won't know until results of op), hormone therapy for next 5 years. Oh and I am a suitable candidate for an immediate implant/ To me it's all good positive news.

Roll on Tuesday to set off on next step up the ladder.

Growing Garlic

Posted: 07/01/2015 at 17:36

Sorry but I would just stick garlic cloves into ground before it becomes too cold. they are not an exotic crop and are extremely hardy. Mine go in every year round about bonfire night, but have planted at this time when i forgot about it. They will come up. maybe string ina module is a good start now but still do not need molecoddling.

It does need cold to help clove development.

Some SM garlic is treated so it will not sprout


Posted: 07/01/2015 at 12:48

Good day

My first thought as well Fidget - get a pan of water on

Had a visit from GD en route to meet her new brother. Us grandparents have been sharing her care while Mum and baby were in hospital but am pleased to announce that Little Man is now home and weighs over 5lb.

He is still so tiny though.

Nothing exciting going on here, not allowed to do much. Yesterday I did cut a rambler into a framework - A new rose with loads of soft wood. just hope i've done it correctly. Find out in the summer.Plan was to cut back 2 very tall roses before the winds are really bad and I have wind rock but I am not venturing out there today.

Off to have some beauty treatments later, well may as well look glam for my op

Removing a branch from a six foot high Magnolia

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 21:37

best thing

Removing a branch from a six foot high Magnolia

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 17:30

I had a very large magnolia and the one branch was creeping towards the front door so I chopped it off , but did wait until flowers were done, but not in full leaf.

Don't live there any more but tree still seems to be going strong

Room 101

Posted: 04/01/2015 at 16:22

Can I add people who park in disabled space when they are not and argue when asked to move - Ie can't be bovverred types


Posted: 03/01/2015 at 11:49

We're having New Years Eve meal tonight.

New Years Eve I was so poorly (Norovirus) and spent midnight in tears BUT today we have much to celebrate so it feels right - and food was in freezer

OH has got out a bottle of the sparkly stuff as well

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 21:49

Me again

Philippa we had preservation order on a tree next to our boundary at old house.

I had a query about it and the council have to have a designated 'tree officer' to look at and discuss TPO's etc.

They should be your first call on Monday morning - the council


We went to see him last weekend as once I have the op I will be unable to travel for a while - at least I know he's real now

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 21:36


Not here much but just caught a bit of grandmacanfixit

Advice from me and advice I was given - do NOT Google. It terrified me.

DO go to doctor asap, DO come on here for tea and sympathy and some advice.

DO NOT go on Cancer sites until you know what is going on. They could be the wrong place for you to look


Had 2 lots of good news today

I had my Lymph Nodes removed and results show they are clear of cancer cells - best news I've had - still have cancer but means will not have chemo and maybe not even radiotherapy. Next is a mastectomy and I am now suitable to have implant - Katie Price watch out 

2nd news was that my tiny, 6 week early premature baby grandson has been allowed home. He is still tiny but feeding really well and putting on weight at a great rate.


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