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Oct 09, 2015 2:59 AM

Ok I've been up since 6.30am. I had a mug of tea and a digestive biscuit to take my meds. But now I'm ready for food. No do I have a bowl of cereal and tea? Knowing I have to take two trips to eat them sat down incase I spill either of them. Or do I have toast with spread and tea, and I can carry both? But have to stand about in the kitchen waiting for it to cook and my knees aren't being cooperative today.

Oct 09, 2015 3:14 AM

Could you get a chair in the kitchen or is it not practical? Could fancy a digestive biscuit right now.

Oct 09, 2015 3:33 AM

I have a chair but someone has put it in the lounge so can't move it. Opted for toast, tea and a banana.

Oct 09, 2015 3:53 AM

P's approvedP I always have a packet next to me for emergencies or meds lol.

Oct 09, 2015 4:17 AM

I have a kitchen perching stool and a tea trolley from the occupational therapists. Helps on bad days.

Oct 09, 2015 8:06 AM

I haven't been to bed yet. I was up last night and as usual, at 3am, I was still up. Each month I tend to get more anxious right before an upcoming pain management appointment. The sitting in the waiting room listening to angry people complain about who should be first and that they are in too much pain to sit there. HELLO it's pain management!! We are ALL in pain. Sit there and wait your turn, chat, make someone else's morning a bit better. When I get in there, the range of motion measurements are painful and leave me drained when I get home. Normally I go to bed. I'm guessing that is why I'm not sleeping on top of being sick. I am so tired. I don't know if anyone else has this issue but when I am falling asleep, I have something called a hypoglogic jerk. As you start to fade out, all of a sudden one of my legs or arms or my entire body will jerk and I startle awake. It is a normal activity from all I've read about it but it really sucks when you're tired. It happened last night and both arms went and the cell phone flew across the room.. LOL!! Scared the crap out of me, woke me up and then I was wide awake. Maybe I can get a roll on The Walking Dead... What do you think?? LOL!!! 😜😳 At any rate, I hope you all have a blessed and peaceful day with less pain. 🌻🙏🏻

Oct 09, 2015 8:11 AM

Oh yeah legs and arms always do the Highland fling. And then I'm on Facebook or watching TV for the next few hours. When I say I got up it means I rolled off the couch and was vertical it doesn't not me I've just woke up. Have a sleep watch and get between 1 and 2 hours deep sleep a night. Any more and my angioedema and urticaria kick in and I'm swollen and bright red for the day. I've only just found this app and wish it had some sooner. I always try to look on the bright side these days. It may be a crap life but it's my life. If you get on the walking dead let me know I live that programme. I've recently watched it from the beginning with my friend. She doesn't sleep either but doing a good job on the couch right now. Head up high and smile like you mean it x

Oct 09, 2015 8:22 AM

I almost always smile.. When I go to the grocery or other stores I chat with folks, make them laugh, etc.. It makes the experience bearable. I like people, am pretty laid back (unless I'm crossed by someone) and even then, it takes a lot to get me angry enough to be noticed. I love dancing and singing and making people laugh. Sometimes I'll post somethings here and want to delete it because it just pops out (like the castration thing in the other thread). You're absolutely right, it may not be the best life but it's mine and I'm going to make it the best I can for me and everyone around me. I think if the folks from. the Walking Dead saw me today, they'd sign me up. I went in to wash my face and it scared me when I looked in the mirror.. I don't need to get a Halloween costume.. LOL!! I'm glad you're here, Sally!! I know that you're going to settle right in and make many strong connections. I know I have.💕🙏🏻🌻

Oct 09, 2015 8:27 AM

Me and my find look so alike we mess with people's heads when we're out. People think we're lovers or sisters. When we used to see my ex she would play with my hair and I'd giggle. I'm always doing something stupid. Like taking a picture in Tesco's and found an open printer network so sent it to be printed. We go in there now and hide from security just incase lol. I love to sing and dance. It's a shame I'm not good at either by I make people laugh. If I didn't laugh I would definitely cry and god knows what will happen then. I'm sure I'll make strong connections I've always been good with people. I can listen and offer my own opinions of how things helped me. I try not to tell people what to do. But if I do just give me a quick slap lol. Have a fab day and I'm going to put some lippy on as I feel like it and cos 8 can lol x

Oct 09, 2015 9:29 AM

You go, Sally!!! I can dance but not sing.. Although my best friend and one of my neighbor's said I have a nice voice. I don't know. Do sick and howling alley cats sound good to you?? That is way funny about you and your friend and the printer. I know that you and I would get in a lot of trouble together... LOL!!! Enjoy your lippy, your friend and the cinema!!💕😊

Oct 09, 2015 9:31 AM

I'm feeling lousy this morning, from my IBS & pelvic floor dysfunction. I've been to the bathroom 6 times! But you two are keeping me laughing... Thanks! 🙏🌼

Oct 09, 2015 9:56 AM

Flappsy... Nothing better than a good laugh in the crapper!!😘 I'm sorry you're not feeling well. I hope this bout passes you quickly and you get to feeling better.💕🙏🏻🌻

Oct 09, 2015 12:24 PM

Hey, at least I'm not in an outhouse with comic strips! My upper right abdomen has had sharp pain since late last night. It's where my gallbladder would be, except I lost it 12 years ago. This happens every now and then with IBS attacks.🙏🌼

Oct 09, 2015 12:57 PM

I habe sa couple things to say.

A) I think if we were all able to be in a ton together they'd hear us lauding for miles.

B) I'm like y'all, i like to make people smile and I talk to people and really try to make a personal connection. This isn't the life i ordered but I'm going to make the best of it!

C) Just got to say y'all are awesome!!

Did I mention that i adore y'all? Lol 😁 thanks for the smiles and my heart feels lighter I feel more equipped to face the day.
Big hugs!!! 💖💖💖😆

Oct 09, 2015 1:05 PM

Alwayz, I always get nervous before my appointment with pain management. I have not figured out why yet. But the waiting room isn't that bad, people are kind. There's just this one PA who oI swear may have been raised from hell by a voodoo priest.. I habe made it clear that I would rather go through Chinese water torture and have toothpicks in my nail beds that interact with her... And I haven't had to directly deal with her. But I've had problems in the past with being railroaded because someone on the doctors office didn't like me because I'm different on few levels, like me attitude, making stupid jokes and I'm a very complicated patient. I react badly to a very long list of medications. (actually having one now due to the dyes in the medication. Ah hell migraines suck. Let's just hope it isn't a "sick my head in the oven to get relief kind of migraine''

(I don't know about y'all but but i always laugh when i hear commercials or people say how well Excedrin migraine works for them. (besides the fact i can't take it anymore when i could it just laughed at my migraines, really loudly lol)

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