I am feeling about 75% better but still have a way to go.
here are this weeks facts.
word “macaroni” means “dearest darlings” in Italian
procession of caterpillars two miles long and 33 feet wide caused
chaos in the Italian town of Fabriano in June 1982. A train slipped
off the track when it ran into the bug parade as it crossed the
Irish are the biggest tea drinkers in the world, followed by the
English in second place and the people in Qatar third.
you could stretch out all of a human's blood vessels, they would be
more than long enough to go around the world twice.
Chinese are on record as having eaten pasta as early as 5,000 B.C.
week has pasted and I am still suffering with hot & cold flushes.
Up and managed
to dress myself but couldn't even manage to eat a egg & cheese
letters, vacuumed out, unpacked the dishwasher and sorted out the
at aqua today it was good.
Monday and Leo
didn't go to school, neither did Daemon so I have them here while
their mums go shopping. Both were well behaved.
Leo is here
for the night, he is somewhat hyper as not medicated.
Both Leo &
Blain are getting along again.
morning and I had a shocking night last night I woke up at 11.30pm to
go to the loo and afterwards I had trouble going back to sleep. I had
hunger pains and at 12.30am I got up and ate a sherbert cone, which
asleep in his bed not on it, he had removed the sheets of wood under
I have been
sick all day and had two naps during the day and also threw up a bit
and had to get Tasha come and get me off the bath room floor.
bad night at midnight I took a Valium and it did help.
went to the doctors this morning he has done a referral to a
psychologist at Broadmeadow. I also had to have a blood test for
am still unwell and went back to bed for most of the day.
am going to bed at 5.45pm.
I am as sick as, spent all day in bed, too sick to do anything. Leo
is here till Tuesday while his mum is at her friends hens do in
sick all day
at 2pm I got a phone call from Tasha she has had an accident while
picking Leo up from school, in our car.
is a lot of front end damage but no one was hurt thankfully.
was angry but more worried about Tasha.
rang and lodged a claim with the NRMA that will cost us $695 but of
course our premiums will go up next year.
last I am starting to feel a bit better but I am still far from
better about 50% better.
sent Tim a message saying that he would have Tim's back in getting
Tasha to pay the excess for the car. However, both Tim & I know
we don't have a hope in hell of getting money from Tasha as she just
doesn't have it.
took Leo over to his house so he could clean out the bunnies cage and
feed them. He did that while Tim & I went to see dad.
we got home I noticed our neighbour's
daughter was cleaning out her house and had a
wheelchair there so , asked what was she doing with it and she said
we could have it for $50 so Tim bought it for me.
am going back to bed at 6pm as I feel like shit.
here I am starting another week that was post, I slept
in till 8am, I was cold when I woke up but after 5mins I was
sweating. I had to get Tasha to come help me get dressed.
& Summer arrived around 9.30am she came to get her shopping bags.
over to the new laptop.
it is still cold here and I feel like shit. Hot and cold all day.
rang DoH about the carport he was on the phone for an hour and had to
go on and on to get his point across.
didn't get he pension today she should get a hardship payment
Tasha if she will come down in the morning and help me get dressed
after my bath.
we are at Tuesday and well Tasha forgot to help me this morning but I
is another cold ass day.
night after I went to bed I could hear Tim on the phone, I don't know
who he was talking to but at points he sounded like he was crying.
Like when he spoke about Dad or Me.
wasn't paid her pension, I logged into her My Gov and she should be
here tonight and has spent some time hanging out with Blain which was
am really restless this afternoon/evening.
morning and Mum was paid this morning.
felt like crying because I asked Tasha to call in to Jess's and drop
of Leo's stuff and she got angry and complained about doing it.
had Sue upset her this morning because Mum forgot that she needed a
new Webster Pack till it was empty meaning Sue had to go and get it.
What upset Sue was she was at the square yesterday and Sandy was
there on Monday.
took half a sleeping tablet last night.
another restless afternoon.
another bloody cold morning only 4 degrees and I had sweat dripping
out of me.
Saw the Dr he
said there is no tear in the tendon so just have tendinitis and that
takes months to heal. He said to use the walker more then cane
me up from Dr's and has our car, so she can drive me to grief
Leo here again
and like Tuesday night he and Blain got on great.
Friday I had a
bath and Tasha came and helped me get dressed.
Dave rang and
asked rolling what he has could he just give me the bag of stuff and
I said yep. So Leigh brought it over for me.
Jess drove me
to grief counselling, the woman was nice we spoke for an hour. She
seems to think I am coping well with Dad's death. She doesn't feel I
will need to go back.
our car to Cessnock, Tim went on about fuel and his tone of voice was
It has been a
hot day temps around 30.
morning Jess drove me to Charlie while Leo stayed with Papa.
It is another
Then her and
Tim wt to look at a car, she put a $200 deposit down to hold it
is Sunday afternoon and I just got up from a nap, I didn't get to
have one yesterday and was rat-shit by 6pm.
of course sorted out the medications for Tim, Leo and myself before a
nap and wrote 3 letters to pen pals.
first thing Tim did when he got up was complain about Tasha borrowing
our car, I am fed up hearing about it.
made a number of phone calls trying to find out where Leo is on the
waiting list to see a psychologist to have the atusim assessment. We
then went to the doctors and had me go with him so afterwards we
could go to Leo's school to chase up a SRS-2 form owed to Dr Murray.
have had a shocking afternoon with terrible hot and cold flashes all
was a better day, Tim is at work thankfully. I had a bad night with
running hot and cold all night.
a phone call from Dr Murray, Leo should be seen by a psychologist in
the next week or so.
around 12.30 Jess & Kelli with Freya as Kelli had to print out
some forms to fill in and return to Centrelink. They were here an
a moment of crying as I went to ring and ask Dad if he still had his
label maker. When Mum answered I realised that I couldn't because Dad
is no longer with us.
is here tonight.
rang and read me some letter written by Richard Thomas Jenkins 1st
in 1916 while serving in WW1.
said he wants them which pissed me off as I also
would like them. Mum said I can borrow them to read and scan them
into my computer.
morning I went and saw the nurse and had the paperwork for the
incontinence aid payment filled in.
saw the doctor about my left arm and mental state, he has sent me for
an Xray and ultrasound, which I will have done tomorrow. I have to go
back on the 21st for a mental health plan, so he can
arrange counselling for me through Medicare.
Tim & I went out to the Eastern Tiger for lunch. I ate about half
what I normally eat
Thursday, Tasha drove me to the Xray place and picked me up when I
was done. The woman who did the ultrasound said it looks like
a phone call from Fiona Harris about grief counselling, I go on
Friday 16th at 10am.
called in to drop off the label maker and I found some photos of Dad
and put them on a flash drive for her.
morning I was able to do my own make-up after Tasha helped me get
Kelli at the square she gave me a gift that I really liked. She hung
around Jess & myself.
drove our car to Cessnock.
saw Jess doing a wine tour, so Leo is here.
picked up my shopping for me and dropped it off but was rushed as she
was in a hurry.
isn't medicated and hasn't stopped eating all day.
went over to the Mater and found where I go next Friday, we then went
to Kmart before coming home.
said she will take me to the appointment.
had a phone from Dr Murray she sent the scripts to the chemist, I
will see if Tasha can go get what I need on Monday.
Just a quick post to let anyone who cares know that I am ok not great but not too bad.
Been out and about each morning this week with medical appointments for both Tim and myself and I have more of the same tomorrow.
week over and another week beginning, today it is a lovely day saw
Kathy & Summer when they came over to use my iron.
gave Summer some old make up, some of which I would like.
slept in till 9am, so I slept for 7hrs straight, when I got up I
leaked urine, I am thankful I was wearing a pad.
called in to pick up Leo's medication containers while her she read
something I wrote about how I am coping and became upset and came and
I showed Kathy the same note all she said was that I told her that on
Saturday, she wasn't very sympathetic.
was sympathetic when he read it.
morning now, I slept well last night and woke up at 6.45am when alarm
I started leaking as soon as my feet hit the floor.
a hour nap but still tired.
scared me when he crept in to the house, without me noticing.
was watching TV when Jono arrived with stuff for me I felt like
crying I was so pleased with the stuff he gave me.
arrived home while Jono was here and was surprised that he didn't
want money for the stuff he gave me.
Wednesday, Sandra came over and did tried to upload some documents to
Centrelink for Mum but the didn't go and she had to take them up and
hand them into in person. It was nice seeing her.
Thursday I managed to dress myself this morning but then things went
manage to get through to palliative care about grief counselling.
Someone named Mel the girls will ring me on Monday to arrange a time
for one on one counselling.
has sprained her ankle and is unable to go shopping with me tomorrow,
so Natasha will hang around and help me.
told me that Sandra's dog Ruby got out again and when she got home
the ranger was there. She was given two options, either surrender the
dog or pay a $2,000plus fine. She chose to surrender the dog,
however,her and Ed decided to tell the girls that it was hit by a car
and died so the ranger took it away.
morning I was up and bathed first thing but had to wait till Tasha
came and dressed me. She stayed at the square with me.
has borrowed my car again, Tim said she has to stop lending her car
to other people.
when I was going to the bathroom I wet myself again and called Tim to
help but he said he would get Tasha.
wants me to get adult nappies for use at night.
I slept in till 9am just after I did Tasha turned up with the
nappies, the cost pissed Tim off. She helped me get dressed while.
took her girls to gymnastics this morning so she was unable to get my
groceries. However, she said that in future she will get them at
10.30 for me.
and the girls called in for a couple of hours.
& Tim have gone out car searching.
referred to the nappies as an extra expense. The way he said it made
morning and last night I used on of the adult nappies it worked