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Blog entries by foxglove

  1. Well today things went from bad to much worse! I have stopped taking the codeine that I have for my back pain as I keep constantly having attacks of feeling out of control and codeine does alter the breathing so I was hoping that I would feel better but it didn't help at all .. had a word with...
  2. I have been feeling so much more relaxed now that I have an idea of what to do resulting in my having a really good night's sleep and getting up today earlier than usual. I went to join in the bowling this morning and had a nice chat with 2 or 3 people afterwards. I noticed Jan sitting outside...
  3. My niece came as planned and we had a good chat about things .. we came to the conclusion that it would be best for me to first send my daughter a card that I had bought explaining why I didn't contact her on the day in question and just briefly how and why this situation has arisen plus...
  4. My mouth was very dry and painful this morning .. I ended up having 3 teeth removed yesterday and as I was told I had to wait until the afternoon before I was taken through.. as it is teaching hospital there were about nine young people in the theatre which meant that I could have someone to...
  5. A good start to the day when the carer came in and we had a chat about yesterday's events .. she was very supportive and then we did the rest of my ablutions (washing etc.) I spent the most of today just preparing for my mental and physical result of the op tomorrow and hoping that this pain...
  6. Can anybody see the sky And can they hear the wind? It's cold and lonely in the park And no one can I find The days drift into months and years The trees are changing too Can anybody see the sky It's lost its radiant hue The wind it blows across my face And cuts into my cheek Can...
  7. Hospital transport picked me up at about 10am and I saw the doctor at 11.45.. very disappointed initially as they were going to get me back at a later date for the extraction but I burst into tears at the thought of having to wait even longer so he arranged for me to have it done on Thursday! I...
  8. My counsellor came today and I was able to talk about the awful events of the last few days .. it is always so helpful to have this listening ear and get an insight into the machinations of the mind when these things occur. I was very pleased with the response from her about my own view and the...
  9. It's still been much cooler today but at least not much rain. Kept an eye on my intake and I'm delighted to find out that it's paid off .. counts are pretty good .. Cals 1288 Carbs 196 Protein 41 Sodium 1300
  10. The weather conditions changed so that the fete stalls had to be indoors and as my niece texted me to say that she would have to come later because of a headache I didn't go down to it until about 1 o'clock when most of the people had gone.. however, my niece came later in the afternoon and we...
  11. Yesterday I had a message from one of my granddaughters who told me in no uncertain terms what she thought of me which covered nearly a whole page and without pulling any punches either. Needless to say I was extremely upset especially as she had misinterpreted what I wrote in the first place...
  12. What a day! First I had the Saffron lady came in to see me and told me that I will be getting another flat asap and I shall have the next one plus this one for 4 weeks in order to give me time to arrange the move which was great but then when I went on facebook I found that my granddaughter had...
  13. I woke up this morning crying my eyes out and feeling absolutely awful .. I just couldn't stop and I felt so dizzy as well so I asked to see the doctor and as usual was put down to see the nurse! I am feeling a bit better now but I still want to have a word with the nurse as this dizziness has...
  14. Feeling really low today .. went to the café for a cup of tea as usual and I saw a woman who I thought might be from Saffron and decided that if I she came by again I would ask about my transfer to a different flat but as she came she stopped and said that she had just sent a message to them to...
  15. Rather a boring day .. I eventually went down to the lounge and was going to join in the Sparkle session but changed my mind and went for a cup of tea instead.. bought a couple of apple tarts [just small individual ones] which were not at all tasty and then went out into the yard to feed the...
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