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Feb 21, 2016 10:34 AM

Today we are having the family over and Mom is making meatballs and sauce from scratch (my Italian Godmother taught her many, many years ago). There are going to be 22 people for dinner... LOL!! Looking forward to seeing my nieces and nephews as I never get to spend enough tine with then. Should be a good day!! I hope that everyone else's Sunday is peaceful and with less pain. Love and {{{Hugs}}} to all my peeps!! 💕🙏🏻🌻😍

Feb 21, 2016 11:27 AM

Always u mean 23 right..cause I thought I was invited? Lol or did I invite myself.. Lol I tend to do that. That sounds like an awesome time your gonna have. Enjoy your family.

Feb 21, 2016 11:29 AM

LMAO!!! Come on over, the more the merrier!! And, if things get overwhelming, we can spend the rest of the time in my room with the ferret and the tv!! 💕🙏🏻🌻

Feb 21, 2016 11:42 AM

Always, I am so happy for you. That sounds like so much fun. I wish invited. Those meatballs sound awesome. I wish I was there to learn how to make them too. I am sure it is a secret though. I think that is the only way to have spaghetti sauce is from scratch except they don't sell scratch in the store any more. I use to be able to get it. It was a good brand. Lol. No, I like making my own sauce. I am so happy that you will be having your family over and you will able to see your nieces and nephews.. I love to be able to meet my extended family. I also love to be an uncle I am sure when you see your family, you are a good aunt. I use to be a good uncle. I would get out and go visit my nieces and bring them gifts and try to spend some time with them. They think I am hilarious. My brother paints me out to them as the black sheep who was never a good son which I find amazing. I never liked my parents be caused my mother mentally abused me and my father physically abused me but I cleaned their house and cooked food most nights, did the laundry, ect, ect. And he did nothing. He considered himself the good son just because he was respectful to them. The just never abused him. He was the firstborn. You know how that goes This is not suppose to be negative. Just showing how my brother paints me to my nieces. So they think that I am the funny troublemaker. Yet they have failed to see me cause any trouble yet. But I still love the nonetheless. I love them a lot. And they love me. I just don't like that they think I can be bad at times. I know we can all be bad at times. I just don't like that they see that as one of my dominant traits. But I love spending time with them and bringing them gifts when I can. I like telling them that they are beautiful so that they feel pretty and letting them know that they are good since my brother can be hard on them at times. I have a new nephew, I feel really bad that I have not been able to spend any time with him. Since I have been home bound, I haven't been able to see him grow up like the girls. He is really a sensitive caring young man.

Enough about me. Today is about you. You have a lot of fun today. If I were you, I wouldn't post anything more today and just spend the total day with your family and soak up all that entertainment with people that you usually don't get. Because if I am correct. Some of your post have made you sound like me. That you don't have much interaction with people because you don't get outt of the house because of social anxiety. I am that way. So this is the time to take advantage of all the Social interaction. If you are like me, I would probably still be a little still be a little nervous even in my own house of people I don't normally see. I hope that is not you though. Best wishes on a wonderful day Alwayz.

Feb 21, 2016 12:04 PM

Profiler.. I have one thing to tell you.. You are a WONDERFUL man and I'm sure that you're a fantastic Uncle. My nieces and nephews all love me and think I'm hysterical. I make them laugh and have always been the "cool aunt". The one that they can tell anything to and know that it won't go any further than me. They know they have a safe and trusted source of advice and that I listen when they need it. My older nieces and nephew are all working now (age 30, 28 and 22). I was blessed to see them grow up and now they are all out and doing their own thing. The younger ones (my baby brother's kids) absolutely adore me and love to get to see me because they live 45 minutes away and I don't see them much. My older sister's boys I see all the time and I am VERY close with the older one who is 15 now. Yes, you are right, I suffer social anxiety and don't get out a lot unless I'm going to the doctor or taking my Dad to his appointments and my Mom on errands. Other than that, I don't get out much. When we have parties here, I do get nervous seeing everyone all at once and the overstimulation but I enjoy them. I hang out as long as I can, go to my room for a break and then back downstairs to hang out some more. Thanks, Profiler, for being the man and the friend that you are!! 💕🙏🏻🌻

Feb 21, 2016 1:34 PM

AlwayZ, I miss out old family gatherings. After my grandma died the family just kind of fell apart. My uncle, fill blooded Italian, have me his mom's recipes for their spaghetti & meatballs, which I bake instead of fry, and their homemade Italian Creme Cake. Oh so good! Wish I was at your house today!! Enjoy your family, food, & fun, and enjoy some for me! Lol 💕

Feb 21, 2016 5:33 PM

Thanks Alwayz, You made me feel good when you said that. The way that you comfort and listen to people on here. I can imagine you being the cool aunt that all the nieces and nephews can confide in. It must make you feel special. My one niece makes me feel special that way. Because I am not well, I understand what she is going through mentally about not being well, not exactly, but in general. That has been a source of comfort to her because my brother has the rub dirt on it and move on. Let nothing get you down. But she has type one diabetes that has landed her in the hospital and nearly killed her. I feel bad that he isn't able to see all the emotions a young woman would be going through with this disease and the consequences of it. Sometimes she doesn't just want to fight but mourn. So I am able to be there for her as you are able to be there for yours. That is the closest niece I have. She has such a special heart and such a beautiful giggle that makes you want to giggle too.

How is your dinner going? Are you having a lot of fun? I hope that you are. You deserve to have lots of fun. You give so much to many people. This is the time to get some in return. So soak it up. Let it pour down on you. Ha ha. Well I am going to go. Talk to you later Alwayz. Best wishes. Hope you enjoyed the spaghetti and meatballs. They sounded awesome..And some garlic bread to go with that would make that perfect. Best wishes,

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