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I'm very lucky and proud of my 2 babies (14 and a 10 year old)

Dec 22, 2016 2:34 PM

As the title says I'm very lucky and proud of my two kids.

Today has been a bad day for me pain wise, my left side trigeminal neuralgia has been off the chart. I've basically have had to almost knock myself out today otherwise I would have ended up A&E with how bad the pain was. There's not much they'd be able to do as it's a chronic condition and I'm already on morphine mst, amitriptyline, naproxen and today I've also took the weaker cocodamols 8/500mg strength.

My kids knew first thing this morning I was in a lot of pain and they told me to take my meds and the extra painkillers that I only use when I'm bad then they sent me back to bed.
They are very good at entertaining themselves. My eldest is 14 and he's pretty much in his room on his ps4 or watching films and messaging his friends.
My 10 year old watches YouTube and likes to do stuff today she decided to open one of her shambola jewellery kits and try to make them. She made the necklace quite easily but got a little stuck on the bracelet. When I went up she was making the necklace and one of the times I woke up she'd decided to sit with me while she tried to braid the bracelet. I think I showed her how to start the bracelet but I'm a bit foggy about it!
Both have got their breakfasts themselves and lunch then I sent my boy up to the cash machine to get some money out so he could get dinner for them from the chip shop. He was very quick and they've now had dinner.....he's been supervising Jo's insulin as well.
I love them to pieces and very proud of them xx

Dec 22, 2016 5:27 PM

Hi Sezzy,
You certainly have two Wonderful kids! Hoping the rest and med lessen your pain. Take care!

Dec 22, 2016 6:03 PM

Hi foggurl,
Yes I am lucky with them, they have their moments when they argue and want to kill each other tho but when I'm really bad they seem to calm down!
I'm not feeling as bad but still needed the extra painkillers to keep the edge of the pain down 😳 but hoping tomorrow will be better.
I hope you have a pain easy day and have a very Merry Christmas filled with lots of love and happiness xx

Dec 23, 2016 5:26 PM

Jo wouldn't let me take a picture of it until it was finished and much to her frustration she was finding the last bit of the bracelet difficult to start....the little braided bit that adjusts on the underneath of the bracelet....so this morning or afternoon (time is foggy as I was still in more pain than usual but it wasn't as bad as yesterday) I helped her finish it off and she's very pleased with the result so much so she's asking for more sets to make!!!! 😨😨😨

Dec 29, 2016 3:47 PM

You are blessed, and should be proud! 🙂💕🙏🌸

Dec 29, 2016 4:10 PM

She did an awesome job on the bracelet!

Hoping your holidays have been lovely and cheerful!

Dec 29, 2016 4:32 PM

Sezzy - I love those colors! She did a beautiful job on it and not just that but it takes a lot to stick with something when it gets difficult and to see it through. That says a lot about her character. :)

Are they hard to make? I bet she could turn it into a little business by doing them in the different colors for different support type ribbons like purples for Fibromyalgia etc. :)

Just thinking out loud. Never mind me. Was trying to think of Fibromyalgia Awareness things I could make for this year, and that just slipped into my mind.

Dec 30, 2016 1:56 PM

Thank you all, I have been blessed with my two.

Mimikay they're not that hard to make, they're just a little fiddly to start and finish but the effects of them are very striking. She was actually thinking about finding out about what the colours are for Pediatric type 1 diabetes awareness as she was dx with it this past August and the parents normally do a couple of fundraisers throughout the year so that the children and young people can do things together so they don't feel like they are the only ones with it (Jo is the only diabetic in her school as are a lot of the children with it)

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