Saturday, 22 September 2018

Saturday 22 September 2018

Just got back from walking the pup.  Steve came out of the house and just stayed in the road for 150% while me and the pup did a record-equalling 250%!!

Hopefully he'll walk a little bit next time then gradually increase it back from there... we're gonna take it really slowly 'cos it's been months since we did our last family walkies so we'll take it at Steve's pace now that he's come out with us once.

It's not very far at all - 100% is only about 20 metres but it helps to lose the weight we both need to lose so it's just the encouragement to get Steve out of the house is all.  He used to join us every day and take the pup up to the end of the road at least once while I waited outside the house just in case Steve needed help or whatever and we'll do it again soon... just at Steve's pace each time.
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That's me morning cocktail taken.  They all went down really easily again thankfully... so much better than yesterday!
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We timed the walk really well too 'cos less than half an hour later and it's piddling down with rain!
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I now know how Steam Trains are twirled about and I've downloaded (but not installed yet) Visual Studio so that I can make changes to the software Steve made for me without pestering him.  He'll need to tell me for the first few times, just until I'm used to how it works.  Like it was with the database... I know how to add and delete things from it now though!

Watch this space!
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Downloaded and am currently installing Visual Studio!  😯
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All installed now... and I know what I need to do when Steve's talked me through the Visual Studio dooberry, then I will, in theory, be able to get it all sorted myself.  I've never even seen Visual Studio though and haven't got the foggiest about how to do it, but the theory is that I need to install a couple of apps then copy and paste the new names or whatever into it, press a button and hope that I don't screw it up too badly!

I'll prolly break my likkle laptop the first time I try and do it though!  lol
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I've just written my first ever piece of C# code!!!

It was just a button that, when clicked, says Hello World so I'm not the next Bill Gates or anything, but an hour ago I was panicking that I'd break the laptop just by opening the programme!

Feeling sooooo proud of myself now!!
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Taken my prescription now, so I'm gonna publish this then log off for the first time in 3 days.  Need to remember to watch and learn from the C# video tomorrow and hope nobody phones, emails or comes to the door for me!  lol
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Friday, 21 September 2018

Friday 21st September 2018

Shows how often I look at me watch, don't it!  It stopped at just gone 2.40pm yesterday but didn't find out until I was in bed at midnight!  lol

Ordered meself a new one now though, that'll be here tomorrow and I'll put this one on Freegle as soon as it arrives.  It's still works and it's a great watch, it just needs a new battery is all, so hopefully it'll find a new home with someone who can actually leave the street lol

The new one is triple the price I paid for the current one so I'm gonna go into town to change the battery on it each time it needs it now instead of paying a fiver, having it on my wrist for a year and then having to buy another one.

Steve's just taken a photo of it ready to put on Freegle tomorrow so I'm all set for tomorrow morning now so gonna take the pup for her walk and I'll take me supplements then!
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It seems that the later I go to bed, the less sleep I need for some reason!

I was still awake at midnight but still woke up at 8.30am, yet when I go to bed at 10pm or before I need 12 hours sleep!!
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Just found 2 watches for a penny each so I snapped them both up lol
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That's the puppy walked and fed - we did 150% this morning and she was obviously hungry 'cos she started eating before I'd even finished putting her food into her bowl!  lol

Supplements now.
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Three of the four pills went down OK this morning but the multi got stuck so I threw up the squash I'd just swallowed then swallowed it in amongst the squash that was in my mouth.  It's why I can't take capsules or larger pills without crunching them up first!
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Steve's just done the squash for me, so I don't need to pester him about it any more now.
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Taken me prescription so I'll be going to bed soon.  Nite nite orl!
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Thursday, 20 September 2018

Thursday 20th September 2018

Yet again Steve's broken another promise.  He said he was going to come on family walkies with me and the pup yesterday morning but yet again he hasn't.

It's splattering with rain though so I can understand that he didn't want to get soggy feet, it's just annoying that he promises one thing then changes his mind.

He needs more B12 and B9 though so he's thinking of getting a multi instead of 2 separate ones... seems sensible!  Their multi that I'm taking atm starts kicking in within seconds of swallowing it!
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That's the shampoo gone, the purse is still on offer though!
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Steve's just bought a multivitamin from Simply Supplements so that'll be here in a few days... usually with the post so it'll prolly be here by the weekend or the start of next week at the latest.
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Just gotta take my cocktail now, then that's everything sorted for the day and I can just concentrate on all the millions of survey's waiting for me.  😵  OK, so that's a huge exageration, but the truth is that there are 65 waiting for me right now.
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That's me morning cocktail taken.  The multi got stuck half way down which made me retch and almost throw up but the fast second gulp of squash got it down, thankfully.  All three of us have taken our pills now so I can concentrate on the survey taking.
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First survey done and dusted.
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Given up with the surveys now... marked 'em all as read and I've got a book to read and review tomorrow so I doubt I'll get many surveys done tomorrow either!
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Stuffed from me tea now!  Gonna be a late night for me!  lol
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Just about to start the deep virus scan at bed time on a Thursday which hopefully means it'll be finished by Saturday morning... the battery will need a looooong time to cool down but it'll be worth it after being on for 3 days without being turned off!
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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Wednesday 19th September 2018

Just taken the pup for her morning stroll.  She only wanted to do the normal 100% today so she's still got 100% in the bank.

Steve said that as long as it's not raining tomorrow we'll go for another family walk again.  He said at the weekend that he wanted to start coming out with us again so that he can lose the weight he's put back on 'cos he enjoyed the relaxed start to the day and the exercise helped him to lose a bit of his obesity that he's put back on again since he stopped joining us.

I'll give it a fortnight before he doesn't regularly come out with us again  😞
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Steve's made me a single bottle of squash so that I can take my morning cocktail of pills.  He promised last night that he'd make me 4 bottles as he's being paid to be my carer for 35 hours a week but I'm lucky to get half an hour a week in reality!
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That's me pills taken and I'm bloated with squash now.  They went down a lot easier than I was thinking last night!
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First survey of the day completed already!!
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Given up on the surveys for today, taken me prescription and it's starting to kick in so I'm gonna have an early night for a change.  Nite nite orl!
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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Tuesday 18th September 2018

The pup did 150% on her walk this morning so she's got 100% in the bank this week, if she decides to be a stroppy bitch again this week!  She was desperate for a wee too and squatted down on the pavement as soon as I opened the door.  Within a couple of minutes of getting home she went out the back for a poo, too so she's all set for the day now and I'm gonna take me supplements now so that I can be fully dosed up for the day too.
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That's me pills taken and coffee drunked so I'm all set for the day now.  Just waiting to see if anyone wants me purse and the boxes that someone said they wanted in the early hours of yesterday morning.
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That's the Freegle stuff sorted... that's the boxes, purse and shampoo I'm offering this week alone lol  It de-clutters the house and gives other people stuff for free which keeps it out of the tip when it's still useable which saves the planet little by little.

There's no point binning stuff when other people need/want it!
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Just completed the first survey of the day... still waiting for my Amazon package to be delivered even though it's been in the area at least 5 times so far today lol
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Second survey finished and the delivery has just come through the door so I'm gonna to the restore dooberry now, just while I remember.
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Virus and malware free again!  Really am gonna try and work out how to do the restore thingy now!
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Backing up the system files atm... hope I'm doing this right - it's my first time I've ever tried to do this - always relied on the hubby before!  😮
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Monday, 17 September 2018

Monday 17 September 2018

Just got back from taking the pup for her morning stroll and she did 250% and a poo today!  That means she's walked off yesterday's 100%, today's 100% and there's already an extra 50% in the bank too!
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That's my morning cocktail swallowed.  They all went down pretty easily today, thankfully.

The pollen count is already through the roof now 'cos my eyes and nose are running, I keep sneezing and my throat is closing up too.  😔
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Just put me previous purse on Freegle - used the site instead of Yahoogroups for the first time 'cos apparently they are moving away from Yahoogroups for some reason.

I just hope I did it right!  lol
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That's the recycling been and gone for another week... just waiting for our bag of rubbish to go now then that's it until the shopping comes between 6pm and 7pm tonight.  Hopefully the purse will go at some point today along with the boxes that someone wanted overnight but that's it then for another week!
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Just completed the first survey of the day and was awarded $3.52 overnight for surveys I did a few days ago... a tiny amount for how much time I spent on each survey, but it's better than nothing and keeps me out of trouble lol
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Second survey done and dusted.
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Third survey of the day completed.
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Fourth survey done and dusted.
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The shopping has already been and gone!  It turned up within a couple of minutes of the first delivery time which is awesome!
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Hosting for YoCW has been cancelled but I've still got the domain name so we can re-start it whenever we want in future.  I've only got 3 sites to keep track of now which is a lot more manageable!!
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Virus and malware scan done and dusted, all clear again.
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Sunday, 16 September 2018

Sunday 16th September 2018

The pup hasn't wanted to go for her morning walkies all morning  👎  We managed to get the rubbish and recycling out there without an argument though... 2 completely full recycling boxes today!!

Gonna take me supplements now.
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That's me cocktail of pills taken... they all caused me problems this morning!  😕
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Still waiting for me mug and USB thingy to arrive - it's been on it's way from Swindon since 9.43am and Steve reckons it only takes half an hour to get from Swindon to here!
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Steve said there must be some kind of war re-enactment in the centre of Gloucester today 'cos there was all kinds of booming from cannons.

I didn't believe him.

I was wrong.

I've just been to the bathroom and the booms and bangs are really loud!

I'm sorry for not believing you Steve!
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The mug and flash drive thingy has just arrived.  The mug is an OK size and it fits in the hole on the table which I'm thankful for... was just expecting it to be a bit bigger, considering it's supposed to hold 500ml, but we'll find out next time we have a cafetierre coffee... I can fit 1.5 mugs into my current mug and Steve has one mug, so in theory I'll be able to have the full 1.5 mugs in just one mug tomorrow.

We shall see.
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Gonna try doing the Acer dooberry now... if you don't hear from me for a few days it's because I've accidentally reformatted my hard drive and I'm rocking backwards and forwards in tears!  lol
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Sort of done... the factory reset back-up needed 32GB on its own, plus another 4GB for the apps and devices as well as 4GB of junk that was already on it before it left the factory just wasn't gonna fit, so I've just ordered myself a 128GB one that'll be here on Tuesday so that's plenty of room for the factory reset backup as well as the apps and devices backup.

£32 paid for 2 USB drives in 24 hours is pretty expensive but when I get the 2 backups sorted on Tuesday/Wednesday (depending what time it turns up on Tuesday) I'll have peace of mind until I've used up the entire external hard drive for the backups.

It's worth it for peace of mind!
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Saturday, 15 September 2018

Saturday 15th September 2018

I reckon the pollen count is high this morning 'cos I'm in the throes of it already!
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Taken me supplements - they all went down OK until it got to the multi this morning.  That refused to go down whole so I had to crunch it up to swallow it  😕 👎
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Gonna try and take the pup for her walk now... wish me luck!
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She doesn't want to go yet, so I'll try again in a bit.  😐
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We've just got back and she didn't do 100% or even 150% but 200% this morning!!  Awesome puppy-dog!
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That's the puppy fed too, so it's survey's for the rest of the day now!
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That's the backup sorted for another week now.  Just need to get a new cardigan (this one has got holes in the elbow lol) and a USB stick thingy so that I can create a Windows start up thingy with everything on it that I need to start my laptop up from if things go tits up and I need to reformat my hard drive or whatever.  I hope it never happens 'cos I haven't got a clue what to do if it does, but it's better to be safe than sorry, right?
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Not bad for pennies over £25!  Got meself a big mug that'll be here tomorrow, a memory stick thingy for the factory reset back up dooberries that'll be here on Monday and a cardigan that'll be here in the middle of the week... the poor postie is gonna hate me next week!  lol
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AVG has just protected me from a threat on a website, so that's like 3 times in as many weeks... expensive but soooo worth it I reckon!  Definitely worth the year-long protection it gives!

I is an huuuuuge AVG fan and wouldn't go anywhere else now!
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The mug has just been dispatched so it'll be here by 8pm tomorrow and it apparently holds half a litre of liquid!!  😲
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The virus and malware scan has just finished too, so I'm still clear protected from online nasties... yaaaay!
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The USB memory stick thing has been dispatched and will be here tomorrow too so by the time I go to bed tomorrow I'll be able to have half a litre of tea, coffee and drinking chocolate as well as being able to do the restarting thingamejig too... just waiting for the cardigan now!

You only need to create the restarting dooberry once, right??  I can just create it then bung it in the drawer so that it's ready, right??
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Friday, 14 September 2018

Friday 14th September 2018

Good luck at the hospital today, Danielle!  I'm here for you no matter what happens!
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I'm gonna walk the pup when she wants to go rather than me today... she's looking like she's ready to go now that I've said that!  BRB lol!
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The puppy did another 150% today so I'm definitely thinking that she will control when we go rather than me for the time being at least.

She's got a gunky eye that she won't let me take out so I'll try again later... she let me do her right eye, it's just the left one that still needs to be sorted.  I won't pressure her because I want her to keep trusting me to do it in future.  We'll get there when she's ready.
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Just taken me morning cocktail of pills and they were all a nightmare to swallow today!!  A huge 13 mouthfuls of squash to swallow only 4 pills!

I'm bloated again now because of all the liquid I had to drink to swallow them... not good at all!
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I'm thinking of all those in the path of the hurricane... the news has just said that it's expected to get 8 months of rain in 2-3 days!!

Stay safe everyone!
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First survey done and dusted
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Second survey completed
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Third survey done and dusted.
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Fourth survey about the aging process completed
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Having yet another take-away for tea  😲 👎
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Virus and malware scan done and dusted... naughty programmes free for another day!
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Another survey finished, about supplements this time!
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Just taken me prescription and it's already kicking in, so I'm shutting down for the night... nite nite orl!
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Thursday, 13 September 2018

Thursday 13th September 2018

Just got back from taking the pup for her walk and she poo'd so I, like the responsible dog owner that I am, picked it up and brought it home to bin on Monday.

I didn't have to struggle to get her off the sofa this time, so I'm thinking I just need to wait until she's been for a poo out the back and she's got herself off the sofa before I take her tomorrow and every day after that.

Having to bend down so much to pick up her poo has well and truly wiped me out now though, so I'm not going to move off the sofa the rest of the day now so that my knees don't give way and I end up on the floor, unable to get up.

Gonna take me cocktail now then not move for a while to recover.
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That's me 4 pills taken with 5 mouthfuls of squash and I'm starting to get tired and my knees are starting to ache now, so I'm just gonna listen to my body and not force it to do anything more than it can cope with today.

No pushing at all.

The only time I'm gonna leave the sofa is to go to the bathroom and I'm gonna use my arms as little as possible for the first few hours.
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I'm totally cream crackered so I think I need and deserve a really early night tonight lol
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Forgot to say up there ^^ that the puppy walked 150% today... she must have been relieved after her poo to do the extra half and she's fast asleep now, bless 'er!
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First survey of the day done and dusted.
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Second survey completed
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Third survey sorted.  After a slow start, they are increasing now!
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That's the fourth survey done and dusted too... I'm on a roll!
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Blimey!  Fifth survey completed now!
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And another one!  Up to six now which is totally awesome!
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And another one!  That's seven this afternoon!!
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Doing the virus scan and heading to bed... I'm totally wiped out after this morning!
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Virus and malware free and I haven't got any vulnerable documents available to hackers either, so I'm gonna publish this then head to bed... nite nite orl!
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