Wednesday, 23 October 2019

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

Morning again all.  How are you doing today?  My weekly virus scan has started today, so I'm hoping that it ignores the app data folder again so that it'll be done and dusted in 5 hours like last week, instead of the 20 hours like it has been in the past.  🀞 Cross yer fingers for me❓  Please❓

Time for my pills before I forget again... hold on. OK πŸ‘Œ, all 6 are down the hatch.  The Iron took two swallows of squash to get down, but the other 5 went down nice and easily.

Still can't export the Excel spreadsheet from FitBit, which is annoying, but there are at least two others too, so hopefully it'll be fixed soon.  Gonna watch the recording of Masterchef Australia from last night now.
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Had a posh (aka cafetierre) coffee so I'm wiiiiide awake now lol
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The virus scan has just finished.  Only 4 hours today so it really was the App Data folder that was taking so long.  Means I can have something solid for lunch today instead of my usual cuppazoop which is awesome.  Time to do the backups now that it's finished, which is one less thing to do tomorrow and one less thing to stress me out.  Just need to keep checking the exclusion is still sorted every Tuesday evening now, but I know that it's totally sorted in a single day now though, rather than leaving it churning away overnight each week.

Gonna do the backups now, hold on - I'll BRB❗

It's all totally done and dusted in about 5 hours, which is awesome and so much less stressful than it was a couple of weeks ago!  Means I can turn off and unplug my laptop tonight and relax in the knowledge that I don't need to do battle with the backups tomorrow morning now❗  We've gone back to having zoop, just for one more week 'cos we didn't know how long the backups would take to finish completely, but now that we know it's about 5 hours from start to finish, we can go back to having solid food instead of cuppasoups on a Wednesday lunchtime now.

Time for me to take the Calcium now, then I can relax until tonight.
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That's the Calcium crunched up and swallowed, so I can relax until I take my last 3 pills of the day now.
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Been feeling sick for some reason all morning.  I'm not pregnant, it's not hunger or thirst, it's not an allergic response to anything I've eaten or drunk and I haven't done anything different today than I did yesterday other than the virus scan and backing up.  Got a can of ginger beer to crack open but I wanna know what it is so that I can adjust/stop whatever it is so that there's less chance of it happening again❗
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I was wrong up there 🠝🠝 - the nausea was hunger 'cos I've just had an apple and I'm fine now❗  Potentially a vicious circle though - I'm nauseous because I'm hungry, but I'm reluctant to eat in case I throw up❗
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Taken me prescriptions, so I'm off to bed πŸ›Œ as soon as I start yawning πŸ₯±.  Definitely going to be an early night after a few really late ones recently.
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OK, just started yawning so I'm off to bed.  Nite nite orl❗  Sea ewe in the morning❗
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Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Mornin' all.

The puppy walked me an extra 50% this morning, so the rest of the exercise I do with her this week is a bonus, including yesterday's stroll.  A cat has poo'd on our neighbours blue cardboard recycling bag, so I've reported it to the council.  2.5 months since they last poo'd in the street, so I hope it's not regular again.

I'll hopefully have my Fitbit email to add to my site soon.  Gonna code and upload some photo's of the puppy while I'm waiting.

I was wrong, the email has already come through, so I'll sort that out first then take some photo's of the puppy before she goes back with Helen at some point today.
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All coded and ready to upload, but FileZilla doesn't want to play nicely, so I'm gonna reboot.  BBS❗
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A couple of reboots and lots of patience later and FileZilla is finally connecting to my site so I'll upload everything now... hold on❗

OK, everything is now up-to-date and uploaded so I can relax until lunchtime now when I take my Calcium and our weekly burgers.  Zoop tomorrow while the virus scan is running then butternut squash for me and bacon, eggs and home-made potato squares for Steve so Thursday is gonna be a yummy veg-fest❗  Gotta go and give the puppy her ½ of a sardine with her lunch now though... BBS.
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The puppy loved πŸ’– and absolutely devoured her ½ sardine, within seconds of it hitting her bowl❗  She's being picked up between 4pm πŸ•“ and 7pm πŸ•– today so we really do have a whole extra day with her, which is awesome❗

Steve's just started cooking our burgers so I'm gonna finish off my mug of tea, take the Calcium then put my laptop on the floor in preparation for our lunch 🍴 being ready.
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That's the Calcium crunched up and swallowed.  Did I take my other supplements this morning❓  I don't think I did, did I❓  Or did I❓  I'm gonna take them now, just in case I didn't.  Surely one single double dose won't hurt me will it❓❓  It'll be my own fault if it does❗  😟

I've definitely taken all four supplements now... just gotta take the 5 HTP then it's all sorted for the day.  Hold on.  OK, they are all definitely taken now so that's it until I take my 3 prescriptions tonight.

Gonna put my laptop on the floor then go out and get my burgers.
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Back now❗  Need to put my lunch into the FitBit app before I forget... hold on.

That's done and dusted... 200 calories over target already today though - oops❗  🀣
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The puppy's just gone again 😭  We had her for 24½ hours longer than usual and she was excited about seeing Trevor so she's obviously happy with her few days a week there but she didn't even look back❗  😒  The love is already shrinking and we'll have no choice but to talk to each other between now and Friday... she's the smallest member of the household but the biggest personality and expressions of love by far❗  Missing you already Mitzi❗❗
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Taken me prescriptions and want an early night, so I'm off to beddy-byes now.  Back tomorrow though, as always.

Nite nite orl!
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Monday, 21 October 2019

Monday 21st October 2019

Morning all

Three things before I forget what I want to say in this first part of my daily blog:

  1. We've got the puppy for an extra day this week❗❗❗
  2. My Fitbit logged my disturbed night
  3. I've taken me supplements
  4. Don't read this bit when you're about to eat, 'cos it's about poo πŸ’©
I was wrong up there πŸ”ΊπŸ”Ί about how many things I wanted to cover πŸ˜†  Let's do them in order.  First up the puppy isn't being picked up today after all, but she is at some point tomorrow instead, so we've got her for an extra day... yaaaaay❗  We don't know why it's happening like that, but I'm sooo glad and excited and relieved that we'll get her for an extra day and it makes the day a lot less stressful and having her for the extra day means the house has more time to soak up her love too❗

Next up, the Fitbit thing.  I woke up in the early hours and came down for a wee then couldn't get back to sleep for a couple of hours, so was thinking that the Fitbit would say I woke up and stayed awake but when I came down for good at 8am, it amazingly logged the twice I went to sleep and the twice I woke up, which is so totally awesome!

The third point is just my daily sentence to say I've taken me supplements.  Felt very sick after taking the Folic Acid, even though I hadn't eaten anything so I don't know what happened with that, but they're all taken now.  Even remembered the 5 HTP first time this morning 🀣

The last bit is about poo πŸ’© so don't read this paragraph if you're not prepared for that❗  Both of us had floppy botties this morning (Steve apparently about 5am πŸ•” and me about 3 hours later πŸ•—) and we reckon it was either the zoop or the meat free sausage rolls that we had for lunch yesterday.  Steve's just gone for another πŸ’© at πŸ•˜.  Our poo's are still solid, just very soft for some reason.  Maybe the zoop or sausage rolls were past their best or something❓

OK, grossness over with now 🀣  Time to walk and feed the puppy.  It's our "Monday Marathon" today, so I hope my bum behaves while we're out and the puppy doesn't poo either 'cos I'm really anxious about picking it up at the best of times... I'll do it, of course, but my anxiety will be through the roof. BBS❗
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That's the puppy walked and fed.  She was greeted and admired twice on this morning's stroll.  23 Active Minutes and 2,103 steps already today and it's not even 10am πŸ•™ yet!  Managed 3,068 steps by the time I got into bed yesterday, so I'm hoping for getting on for 4,000 steps by bedtime tonight❗  Gonna do the site admin for last week's Fitbit now... It won't be accurate 'cos apparently there weren't any active minutes at all last Monday, despite having a record of 28 minutes on the puppy's stroll.  That's OK though, it must still be sorting itself out after the Firmware screw-up.
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 My rings (these and these) have just arrived and they fit a lot better than the original rings 🀣  Purely my fault for ordering the wrong size though.  There's absolutely nothing wrong with any of the silver rings and they will get a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review from me... there are a lot more gold rings than I was expecting - I knew that there were 48 in the pack but was thinking it'd be 2 rings per finger, but more than 4 per finger is even better value for money❗  Assuming they don't leave a green or black mark around my fingers (because they are cheap), they'll be getting ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'s too❗ 

Just waiting for the jewellery shield liquid to paint on the inside of them to hopefully stop them leaving marks on my fingers then that's all the birthday vouchers spend and I only paid 55p for it all❗  Amazon have done well out of me for my birthday this year - £150.55 in under a month... I've been spoilt rotten thanks to Chris and my mum❗  Steve's family got me smelly stuff which was awesome too❗
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That's the recycling, food waste and cardboard been and gone.  Just waiting for the rubbish now, then that's it until I take the Calcium at lunchtime and feed the puppy then we can breathe until the groceries come this evening.  Gotta cut up the sardine's ready to go back to Helen's tomorrow.  It'll be the first time we've ever given her sardines of any sort and I think they stink don't they❓❓  We've got an airtight container for them though, so it'll just stink the house out while Steve cuts them up and puts them in the box, then each time we open the box after that.  It's only once a day though and we can open the kitchen window and back door just before I open the container so that hopefully 🀞 most of the smell will go before it reaches the rest of the house 🀣
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Not even 12.30pm πŸ•§ yet and I'm already over my daily steps target... next goal is to reach 3,000 steps by this afternoon and hopefully 4,000 by bed time❗  Today is gonna be a good steps day, I can feel it in my 🦴 bones 🀣  I've walked 26 miles since I've had the Fitbit too which is about a mile a day just from walking the puppy and wobbling around the house!
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Having issues downloading the Excel version of my Fitbit stuff.  I've got it with no problem at all as a .csv file that I'll use if my account still doesn't want to play nicely after I've restarted, I'd just prefer the Excel version 'cos it's in a sheet for each day which I much prefer.

BRB❗
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Nope, still can't download the Excel spreadsheet, so it's the .csv file this week.  Steve said there's prolly something wrong on their end so I'll just keep trying throughout the day.  Gotta love πŸ’œ technology❗ 🀣
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The puppy's just had her first ever (with us) half of a sardine... she had them with Helen last week but the new ones have just turned up with the shopping and Steve put it in her bowl with her tea and she devoured it like a shot❗  She obviously approves and it does her mobility good as she ages so Helen's suggestion was awesome and Mitzi definitely approves❗  I can see it being a regular thing on our grocery shops from now on❗  They're Sainsbury's own brand so they were only 45p so it's a tiny price to pay for Mitzi's health in her senior years.
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Just taken me prescription and I've just found an awesome site where I can get the vast majority of gifts in one place, so I'll sort those out before I head to bed.
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That's all the gifts sorted from just one site, so as soon as I'm paid next week I'll be able to buy them all before NaNo starts... yaaaaay❗  I'm gonna head to bed now.  Nite nite orl❗
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Sunday, 20 October 2019

Sunday 20th October 2019

Morning all.

How are you all doing today❓

I've just walked and fed the puppy then fed myself and took me pills.  Thankfully they all went down OK this morning.  The puppy walked me an extra 150% on top of the 550% extra we usually do anyway so that's really messed up my maths 🀣

Gonna code and upload the spreadsheet now so that I can edit it on my phone before I forget.
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The rubbish, cardboard, food waste and recycling out for another week.  Only a minor disagreement this week.  It's done now though.
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Just ordered meself some more rings (these and these) and something that'll hopefully stop my fingers going green/black (this) which apparently can happen with cheap rings.  The rings'll be here tomorrow 'cos they're on Prime and the protecter thing will be here between the 24th and 28th.  Paid a grand total of 55p for them 'cos I've finally used up my mum's very generous voucher.
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Taken several photo's and a video of the puppy, so gonna code and upload those now while I remember.

OK, they are on my homepage now so time to take my Calcium.  Wonder what we're having for lunch❓  Apparently we're having zoop and meat-free sausage rolls for lunch... I just hope there's enough zoop left for Wednesday's weekly virus scan too❗  In theory I'll be able to have a solid lunch, I just wanna be sure is all, just for this week.
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Calcium taken.  Wasn't too bad today, thankfully❗  There's a whole new box of 4 zoops so we're having one each for lunch today and the other 2 on Wednesday.
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Tomorrow's shop now comes to £70 instead of £50!  🀣  We've got fresh baking potatoes, fresh butternut squash and vegan lasagne on it, so we'll get plenty of veggies next week, I just don't like how expensive it is, is all... unhealthy stuff is cheaper than fresh food which is why we so rarely get it - £20 just for 4 potatoes, one squash and a fresh lasagne eats up almost half the usual weekly budget of £50 just for 3 meals and that's without drinks and bread and stuff too!
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Just done a bit of maffs and worked out that after 2 weeks shopping and the rest of my October bills have come out, I'll still have £130 in my account which is sooo awesome!  I'll put £100 of it into Steve's car fund and the other £30 into my savings so that I'll have £43 in there, ready for Yule.

Still haven't got a clue what to get for anyone for Yule 🀣
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Just taken me prescription and my phone is currently charging, so as soon as that's sorted, I'll head to bed for an early night.
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Just changed the clock face on my Fitbit for the first time ever and it actually worked after I synced it❗  Yaaaaay❗❗

My phone is 55% charged and I'm not tired yet so hopefully it'll be fully charged before I start feeling tired.  🀞
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The phone's finished charging and I'm πŸ₯± yawning so I'm gonna publish this and head to bed.

Nite nite orl❗  πŸ’€ 😴
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Saturday, 19 October 2019

Saturday 19th October 2019

Morning all.

Charging up my Fitbit then I'll take the puppy out for her stroll then feed her.  Gonna take my supplements while I'm waiting I reckon.  Gotta remember the order to take them all in - OAB pill first, then a fruit pie, then Folic Acid... nope other way around.  Oops❗  Folic Acid, then pie, then OAB pill and then supplements.  Gonna do that now while I remember 🀣

OK, they're all taken... except the 5 HTP❗  Again❗  Hold on and I'll take it before I forget again.  OK, that's gone too now, so I'm dosed up until lunchtime now.
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That's the puppy walked and fed.  She went out into the back yard for a wee and poo within minutes of us coming home too, so got a biscuit as a reward.

She's just jumped up on the sofa totally alone too, which is so totally awesome... she couldn't have done that 6 months ago and that, I think, is because she has lost so much weight, her energy has skyrocketed and her thyroid is being sorted which has all combined to her having more confidence and motivation in herself... so totally awesome and I'm relieved that it's sorted out now.  So totally worth it, just frustrated and slightly disappointed 😞 that it's taken so long (as in at least 5 years) to be diagnosed and treated is all❗
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Steve's just fed the puppy and I've just taken my Calcium so it's time to work out how to update the final word count on 2017's NaNo.
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Just a short blog post today by the looks of things.  I've put 3 photo's and a video up and I've already hit my daily steps target so the rest of today's steps are a bonus now, which is great going by me I reckon.  Walked just over a mile and I'd love to try and hit 3000 steps by the time I go to bed too.
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Prescriptions taken.  Nice and easily tonight, thankfully.  Gonna have a look for decaf coffee to put on Monday's order now.  πŸ‘Œ
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Not very tired, but I'm heading to bed anyway.

Nite nite everyone❗
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Friday, 18 October 2019

Friday 18th October 2019

Mornin' all.

Just taken me two morning prescriptions and I actually remembered to eat after taking the Folic Acid 🀣.  Time for me supplements now, then that's it until lunchtime.

Taken me supplements too now, so that's me dosed up until lunchtime now.
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Me OAB pills have just turned up, so I've got enough to last me until the end of November now.  Thought I'd ordered the Folic Acid pills though, 'cos I've only got 8 days worth of those❗  Gonna put in the prescription request for those instead now.  BRB.

OK, that's the order in with my surgery... wonder why I ordered those instead of the Folic Acid though❓  Lemme just check my surgery online dooberry.  There should be 84 days worth apparently so I wonder where the others are 'cos I've only got 28 days in the box❗  Maybe they are with my AP's❓  Lemme check that too... BRB.  Yep, there's another 2 boxes of Folic Acid so I did order the right ones then.  Best cancel the prescription request for them 🀣
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Just replaced the air freshner in the bathroom... lovely lavendar scent instead of gross pooey smells❗  There's another scented thing that Steve's family got me for my birthday that ran out of oil (or whatever it was) a looooong time ago and neither of us can remember what sort of oil it was in there 🀣.  Steve said he'll phone his mum "later" and ask... I don't reckon he will though - same as always.
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THE PUPPY'S BACK HOME FOR THE WEEKEND NOW!!  YAAAAAAY!!!

Already taken 4 photo's of her, so I'll resize them, then upload them.
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The photo's are now up and it's absolutely hammering it down out there, so I won't take the senior puppy out yet.  If it's still raining at 3pm then I'll take her out then, but not before unless it stops raining.
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Just taken the puppy out for our stroll and it started peeing it down within 4 or 5 steps after closing the door❗  It's all part of being owned by a dog though - walks in all weathers and picking up their poo❗
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OK, so I was wrong this morning... Steve's mum has just phoned and he did ask her about refilling the air freshner.  Apparently it's not refillable after all, so I'll just bin it next time I go into the bathroom.  There's a new lavendar one in there as of this morning so I'm not too worried, just got a small amount of motivation to tidy up little bits and pieces is all.  I binned 2 tubes of Primula that ran out in 2013 and a tube of garlic paste when I put the fridge deodoriser - hardly a cleaning session, just little bits here and there is all.
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Having a really early night tonight, so I'm off to bed.  I'll be back tomorrow and would love it if you filled in the survey I put up last night... it's totally anonymous and for my eyes only❗  Pleeeeeease❓❓  TIA❗
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Thursday, 17 October 2019

Thursday 17th October 2019

Morning all.

I'm in an awesome mood this morning for some bizarre reason, so I'm gonna make the most of it and take my first two prescriptions and four supplements nice and early.  Hopefully they will all go down OK 🀞

OK, just taken them and they all went down fine and dandy, so I'm gonna have a look and see how many steps I did yesterday... won't be many 'cos I barely moved all day yesterday πŸ˜†

1,348 steps is all, only just over half of my target of 2,500 steps❗  Woops❗

Gonna have a read of the Fitbit thing now.  I asked about some exercises to do while I'm on the sofa to build up strength in my legs so we'll see what they say.

OK, so someone has suggested going to see a physio, getting ankle weights and agreed with my thoughts about getting a floor cycle so I'm gonna write to my GP now while I remember, so that I don't waste money on getting the wrong things and potentially making me even worse than I already am.

OK, done and dusted with the letter, so I'll take it with me when I go for my flu jab in 2 weeks time.  You watch me forget now though❗
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We're having Quorn roast and fresh potato squares for lunch today... yumsk!

While that's cooking, I'm gonna go through Facebook and remove tags that I never agreed to and blocking the people who tagged me in them.  Only Steve's family, Chris and Hannah are allowed to do that from now on unless I give you my personal permission for each post before it's posted.
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Taken me Calcium now so time to carry on with my Facebook admin until I get the warning about lunch 🍴 being almost ready.
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Just had the 10 minute warning, so I'm gonna put my laptop on the floor and go out and grab it.  Wanna find a way to put a vote ✔ button on my blog and site about whether you prefer the single long post a day that I'm doing now (this one is a good example) or if you want me to go back to multiple shorter posts again.  I'm happy πŸ‘Œ either way but I'll go with the majority votes next weekend, assuming I even remember to put the vote bit up 🀣
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Oooh, that was sooo yummy... simple but delicious.  Gonna try and work out the voting thing now, before I forget... BBS!
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OK, so this is the voting thing - it's more detailed than I was originally thinking but is totally anonymous and I will never share your feedback with anyone.  Promise.
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Taken me prescription, so I'll publish this as soon as I start feeling sleepy.  Hoping for an early night tonight.
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I'm off to bed πŸ›Œ now.  Late night, but sooo worth it.

Back again tomorrow.

Nite nite orl❗
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Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Wednesday 16th October 2019

Morning all.

Little oops to start the day with.... accidentally took 2 of the prescribed Folic Acid and 2 B12's❗  I'm not worried about the double B12, but is taking 10mg of Folic Acid dangerous❓  Will it screw up my body up beyond repair❓  I'll read the Patient Information leaflet to see if it says anything in there methinks... hold on❗

The leaflet didn't give me any information, so I'll call 111 for reassurance as much as anything.

Apparently NHS111 has a website so I'll use that first methinks.

Just filled out the assessment and a medical professional will call me within the next 20 minutes.

Just had the call and apparently Folic Acid has a very low toxicity but if I get any blood, pain or swelling then I need to call 999 but other than upping my levels of liquid, there's nothing to worry about.  Got "mum arm" (© Steve 🀣) now, but other than that I'm feeling fine and dandy, so I'll just carry on with me day now that I know there really isn't anything medical to worry about.  Thank you NHS❗
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First full scan without including the AppData folder finished in about 5 hours so I'm running it again just to be sure it really did scan everything instead of just a quick scan, 'cos it usually takes 20-ish hours and I can't believe that just one folder takes 15 hours to scan❗❗  If the full scan *did* only take 5 hours then I'll do it every day instead of once a week❗
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Just had me Wednesday traditional zoop and my Calcium, so I'm all sorted until this evening now.
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OMG❗❗  I've done two entire computer scans in about a quarter of the time it usually takes to do a single one, just by excluding the AppData folder❗❗  Still virus free so gonna do the back-ups now, saving me a job tomorrow morning.  Thank you for protecting me for another week, AVG
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Two virus scans and backups all finished in under 12 hours which is a pleasant surprise... means I won't need to get stressed out tomorrow morning now  ➰➰➰

Just taken my prescriptions, so when they start kicking in I'll head to bed.

Been a pretty productive today, thankfully.
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Starting to feel tired, so I'm off to beddy-byes now πŸ›Œ.

Nite nite orl 😴
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Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tuesday 15th October 2019

Morning all❗

Time to take my supplements then get the Fitbit page sorted.  Wanna try practising going up and down the kerb without the help of cars, just like I did with the slopes last week.  I'm not going far away 'cos there's a kerb literally just outside the house so I'll just use that, just to slowly increase my confidence in myself and walking.  My neighbours will wonder what's going on and if they ask I'll tell them 🀣  Next week it'll be slopes again, then kerbs until my anxiety about falling over going up and down slopes and kerbs.  I'm not going to rush myself to get it done, I'll push myself and my confidence just slightly each week and I'll get there in the end.
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Just taken me supplements without eating anything before the OAB pill, but I don't feel sick yet, so hopefully 🀞 I won't and it was just while my body was getting used to it that I felt sick if I didn't eat anything and because my body is used to it now, it genuinely doesn't need to be on a lined belly❓  I certainly hope so❗

Got the Fitbit page sorted out with last week's feedback that I got via email this morning.  I'm getting a pack of 12 pairs of thermal socks delivered today, so my feet will hopefully be nice and toasty warm!
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After the rest of my monthly bills come out, the insurance and my money goes in on Friday, I'll have £200 to spend on groceries for the next 4 weeks, which is my normal budget of £50 a week but I really can't afford any more than that though, pennies over is OK, but definitely not pounds!
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Calcium swallowed and we're having burgers for lunch, which I've just put into the Fitbit app so I'm over my allowance of daily calories, so it'll definitely be me versus the pavement after lunch 🀣
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The burger was scrummy, a slight kick of spice but not too overpowering.  The mayo, lettuce and tomato definitely helped to cool it down❗  Time to tackle the pavement now.  Wish me luck❗
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Just been up and down the kerb a few times πŸ‘Œ.  T'was easier than I was dreading and just like with the slopey bits I tried last week, it just needs a bit more practise so I'll keep trying it while the pup is at Helen's and maybe do the slopes one week, the kerb the next week, then the slopes and kerbs on alternate weeks until I feel more confident about doing it alone... it was the same when I first started walking the puppy - my anxiety about it was through the roof, but I knew I had to keep trying and now I do it pretty confidently each morning... I just need to do it despite how anxious I feel about it.  I've done the slopes and kerbs totally alone without falling over so I just need to keep practising now πŸ‘
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Still waiting for me socks to turn up 🀣  Can't go to bed until they arrive 😞
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Just taken me prescription and we're gonna watch "A week on..." a man being pregnant - I hope he has to eat coal or cotton buds or something like that, so that he gets the full effect!  🀣
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So unfair❗  He was only wearing the pregnancy simulation belly and only ate pickled gherkins out of the jar once❗❗  His next video is him experiencing childbirth which should be fun to watch πŸ‘

My socks turned up at the start of the video, so I'll open them up and take a pair upstairs to try on in the morning.  I'm thinking I'll wear my velcro boots instead of these tomorrow, just to see just how warm the socks really are with no outside help❗

For now though, I'll say nite nite πŸŒ›πŸŒ™πŸŒ˜ and I'll see you all again tomorrow.  πŸ’€πŸ’€
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Monday, 14 October 2019

Monday 14th October 2019

Morning all.

It's the hubby's birthday πŸŽ‚ today so I'll just give him his gift... hold on!

I gave him the frame first, which totally confused him 🀣

Then the painting tube and he looked at me in confusion.

When he carefully opened the tube, the painting was wrapped in protective brown paper, which caused even more confusion. 

He unrolled it and when he saw the painting his mouth dropped open in surprised delight❗  Yaaaaay❗  To quote him as soon as he saw it "that is sooo her❗  The tongue and position and everything just screams Mitzi❗"  The painting is now in the frame and waiting to find somewhere to put it up.  It took a long time to plan and the result is sooo worth it❗

Happy birthday Steve, from me and Mitzi-moo❗
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Taken me first 6 pills of the day and now I'm gonna walk the puppy.  BBS❗
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Puppy took me for a marathon walk this morning and met 2 cats during our stroll so kept trying to pull me over❗  Thankfully I managed to stay on my feet while she was trying to make friends with them, but there was more anxiety on my part than usual, 'cos if I'd fallen over I wouldn't have been able to stand up again 😟  Thankfully she didn't poo which would have sent the anxiety through the roof when I picked it up 'cos there weren't any cars to lean on throughout our lengths.

That's it for the day now though, just gotta find out roughly what time the puppy is going back to Helen's so that I can put her harness back on after Steve took it off, despite me saying just to unclip her lead.

Steve's just called my surgery to find out when the flu-jab session is after it was resheduled.  He thought it was this Thursday but I knew it was resheduled to the 31st but couldn't remember the time.  It's between 2pm and 6pm, so he's told his mum the right date and time now... hope 🀞 the queue isn't too big 'cos there's no way I can stand!
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Only been awake for 4 hours, but I've already walked more than my target steps, distance and active minutes according to my Fitbit.  Hasn't recorded my sleep though, so right now it's a 4 star review in January.  If it sync's later on then it'll go back to being 5 stars, but I'm not going to manually track my sleep any more.
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Here's the photo of Steve's assembled birthday gift from me:


We both love it and it's better than I was thinking... thank you so so much, Robyn Heath (you can see her site here or search for her on Facebook at robyn art heath)❗❗
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Just finished reading and reviewing a MG book which is why I haven't been very chatty on this blog so far today.  Got some photo's of the puppy to put on my site now though, so I'll do that now while I remember 🀣
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Prescription taken, so I'll be off to bed πŸ›Œ soon.  I've put the spreadsheet up for last week onto my Fitbit page if you want to go and have a peek❓  Gotta remember to add the email report to that page tomorrow morning.
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Just started yawning πŸ₯± so I'm off for an early night πŸ’€.

Nite nite orl❗
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