Thursday, 5 December 2019

Thursday 5th December 2019

Morning all.

I remembered while I was in bed last night that I was pondering on investing in a pill box so that I can be 100% sure that I've taken all 10 of my daily pills every day, 'cos right now I never seem to remember if I have or haven't taken them and I don't fancy accidentally overdosing on any of them again, like I did with the Folic Acid a few weeks back.

I'm pondering on getting this one as long as they are big enough for all of my 6 morning pills.  I've asked if they are, so we shall see what the replies say... just gotta be patient 🤣

The back yard is gonna be cleared out this morning so our neighbour will be happy with that with any luck.  He'll have to find something else to complain about 🙄

I'm gonna take a photo of the yard when it's all done and dusted and email it on to the police so that they can add it to the evidence they are collecting.  Might check with the policeman in charge of the case that he doesn't need to take the photo first though... hmmm.
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They've just taken the barbeque and two of the toilets - they've only been here for five minutes 🤣

And the cisterns... they are machines❗ 🤣
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That's the butterfly bush that I chopped up being taken out now - they are so totally awesome❗❗

Bags of twigs that fell off the butterfly bush and from the plant that we put in more than 20 years ago...

More butterfly bush 🤣

They'll be done and dusted in a couple of hours at this rate❗  So worth the money though.  Gonna invest in a hard bristled broom as well as a children's paddling pool (for Mitzi to use in hot weather) then that's it.  No more plants.  Gonna try and remember to ask how much it would cost to come out a few times a year to cut back the rose bush and the butterfly bush if they leave them planted.  Either way is fine by us, we just want to get the yard cleared out completely first off and we'll take it from there.
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They've been and gone and our back yard is double the size it was this morning 🤣  They've totally removed the butterfly bush and rose bush but left a few pots for us in case we need them in future.  We've still got our table and chairs and a rake but that really is it❗  Perfik, just what we wanted and it means that Mitzi has a lot more room to poo 💩 in now... I'll be able to safely practise walking without the aid of a wall too❗

They are getting a five star rating from me❗  Can't recommend them highly enough❗
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Feel like I've achieved so much in the last couple of hours - mostly that I've found the JanNo novel I was sure I'd started planning out and finished planning the last fifteen chapters too.  On top of that, the software that I asked Steve to create for me isn't writing related, so it's far from urgent, I just wanna get the two webpages sorted by the end of the year now so that we can start 2020 with a clean slate.
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The door is gonna be busy tomorrow 🤣  Steve's got a box of lightbulbs and "a huge bag of Skittles" being delivered and I've got a pill organiser so that I don't forget which pills I've taken and which I haven't and also a huge, warm pet blanket for Mitzi-moo for Yule.  That really is it now though - no more spending on things until after Christmas❗ 🤣
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Just for the record:



'tis the season for Jesus' birth being shoved down everyone's throats when that up there ⮙⮙⮙ is the actual, ancient (as opposed to just over 2000 years) reason that Christians stole and claimed credit for... the religion version of hotlinking if you will.
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THE PUPPY'S HOME FOR THE WEEKEND❗❗❗
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 My evening pills are starting to kick in, so I'm gonna publish this then head to bed.  Nite nite orl❗  💤
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Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Wednesday 4th December 2019

Mornin' all.

The security certificate on the Fitbit site is now working, so I'll put the spreadsheet up then take me pills and get ready for Patrick's assessment with the taxi company in an hour or so.  BRB.
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Taken my pills (including the SJW this morning for a change) so that's me sorted until lunchtime now.
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That was amazingly painless❗

Just had the taxi assessment for Patrick and it was over and done with in less than 5 minutes❗  Getting Patrick in and out of the back was easily sorted and only cost me a fiver instead of a tenner which is even better❗  Just need to remember to ask for a wheelchair taxi whenever I'm in Patrick, but it means that I can go to the court for the appeal if necessary this time as well as potentially going into Cheltenham again for the first time in getting on for 2 decades... it was awesome to be able to go into Gloucester again when I got Patrick but going into Cheltenham will be even better❗  I really have totally got my independance back again now and that's an awesome feeling❗  Thank you so so much, Associated Taxi's❗
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The virus scan has finished already❗  Only took about 4 hours today❗  Time to do the back-ups now, then I can relax for the rest of the day❗  😌
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Steve treated me to a yummy treat for lunch - a Veggie Delite Subway sarnie and Tangy Cheese Doritos... totally yumsk 🤤
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Created the system restore point, so I'm all sorted for the next week now.
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Taken me pills and they are kicking in already, so I'm gonna head to bed 🛌 for an early-ish night.  I'll be back in the morning, as normal, but I wanna make the most of being tired so early, so I'm off for the night now.

Nite nite orl❗ 😴💤
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Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Mornin' all.

Steve reckons the puppy will be picked up today (thank you so so much, Helen❗) so I'll have a bath after she's gone so that I don't turn people's stomach's with my stinkiness 🤣

Got a few photo's of the puppy then time for my morning pills I think.  BBS.
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Pills taken and it's light enough to see outside now, so I'll take the puppy out for our stroll then come back, feed her and put the photo's up... you watch me forget though❗  🤣
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That's the puppy walked and fed.  Taken another photo of her too, so I'll go and sort those out and put them up on my homepage.
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Feel sooo guilty now❗  Just had someone come to the door who was out of prison on license and genuinely seemed to want to turn his life around and I desperately wanted to help him, but I've got pennies in my purse and he didn't have anything for that, so I had to say no to him.  I really, honestly, genuinely wish him more luck than I was able to give him, I just can't afford anything right now.  Feel so unbelievably guilty that I had to turn him away❗
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Veggie burgers for lunch today.  No lettuce or tomato's this time 'cos Steve doesn't want to, which is fair enough, gotta remember to take my Calcium at lunchtime too... keep forgetting, despite the reminders on my laptop and phone.
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Simple (veggie patty, mayo and bun) but yummy today... nowt wrong with simple meals at all.  Time for the Calcium now.
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That was harder to crunch up than normal today... hold on while I put my lunch into Fitbit before I forget.
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OK, that's Fitbit sorted, just gotta wait for the plastic envelopes so that I can wrap up my mum's gift, put it into the plastic envelope, address it and bring it down ready for sending off.
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The plastic envelopes have just turned up, so I'm gonna go and get it sorted now... BBS❗
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Sorted and both (my mum's and Melanie's) parcels are ready to send off now, just got Marie's birthday gift to wrap up, Hannah and Chris' gifts to wrap up and Andrew and Jacki's gifts to buy.  Still waiting for Steve's gifts from me and the pup to turn up, wrap them up then that's Yule sorted for another year and I can relax then until February.
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Just heard from Helen that she's hopefully going to pick the puppy up after she finishes work tonight at about 8pm-ish... means I can stop getting paranoid about tomorrow now 🤣
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That's Yule entirely bought for now.  Just gotta wait for it all to be delivered then I can wrap it all up and relax.  Just got my mum's and Melanie's gifts to arrange to send off then everything else is done in person.

Had a couple of biscuits, so I'll put them into Fitbit, take my prescription and then I just need to remember to charge the Fitbit up when the puppy's gone back with Helen.
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OK, pills taken and Fitbit updated so just need to wait for Helen now and remember to charge up my Fitbit while I'm waiting for my prescriptions to kick in.
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The puppy has just gone 😢  She's coming back on Thursday evening though so we'll have her for an extra night❗  Yaaaaaay❗❗  Got the taxi assessment tomorrow morning and then the yard is being cleared out on Thursday then the puppy is coming home for a longer than normal weekend visit in the evening❗  Can't wait❗❗
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It's 8.30pm 🕣 and I've just started yawning, so I'm off to beddy-byes now.  Nite nite orl❗
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Monday, 2 December 2019

Monday 2nd December 2019

Mornin' all.

Apparently it's gonna be bitterly cold outside this morning - Steve said -3⁰c and the news said -5⁰c so it's definitely coat temperatures out there and hopefully our Monday marathon will warm us up against the temperatures too.

Got 3 photo's of the puppy dog to code and upload after I've taken me morning pills, so I'll do that now... hold on.

OK, they're up and the puppy is looking particularly cute this morning, so I've taken more photo's of her that are up on the page too.
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That's the card, food waste and two recycling boxes emptied and brought back in, so it's just the rubbish to go now, then it's all sorted for another week.
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Rubbish been and gone, so we can relax until this evening now, when the shopping comes.
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That's the Calcium swallowed, so I'm all sorted until this evening now❗  We're having home-made zoop (you know who you are - thank you so so much❗) for lunch and it's smelling soooo good❗  Need to remember to put it in the Fitbit app though.
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Oooh❗  That was particularly yummy and having that slice of bread added a solid factor to it.  Definitely recommend it and it sounds like it was easy to make too, which is even better.
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Oooh ouch❗  Just paid Mitzi's vet bill and it was £60.12❗  Just under half of what it was before Mitzi's thyroid was discovered to have gone splat... that was £145 a month, but still, for shampoo and thyroid pills, that's pretty painful❗  She's worth it though... I'll find the money from somewhere whatever it costs if Mitzi needs it.
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Worked out that I'll have £55 to see me through the next 2 weeks and out of that I've got to get Andrew and Jacki's gifts as well as send off my mum's and Melanie's gifts too.  Gonna wait until I've got the packing envelopes before I send them both off though, otherwise I'll get confuzzled about where they are and if I've even bought them.  I've got Patrick's assessment with the taxi company on Wednesday costing £10 then the back yard clearance on Thursday that's gonna cost £240 so I want to get those things paid first and I'll still have a couple of weeks to get the gifts there in time.

Getting our hairs cut on Friday the 13th and I've given Steve the ring to give to his mum to see if it fits her because it's waaaay too big for my fingers❗
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Off to beddy-byes now... nite nite orl❗
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Sunday, 1 December 2019

Sunday 1st December 2019

Morning all.

I had a very disturbed night according to Fitbit... awake once but restless 16 times❗❗

Got loads of photo's and a video of the puppy dog already today and I've gotta remember to move November's photo's 📸 and video's 📹 over to their permanent home.  The video is taking forever to upload though, so I'm gonna walk the puppy and get it sorted when we get back.

It's starting to get light out there, so it'll be an early morning stroll 🐕 today I reckon.  BBS❗
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Back now and the video has finished uploading, so time to code and upload it.
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OK, all sorted... photo's, video and walking spreadsheet are all online now.  Need to take me morning pills and get the spreadsheet on my phone ready for next week.
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Pills swallowed but really late today, so the Calcium will have to be taken after 3pm 🕒 today... you watch me forget though 🤣  Gonna edit the spreadsheet before I forget now.
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That's the rubbish, recycling, food waste and cardboard out ready for tomorrow.  Only a minor argument this time, but it's only once a week so it's easy forgiven and forgotten.  Gotta rememer to ask for a third recycling box since getting the leaflet through the post yesterday about separating the glass from everything else.  We sometimes used to fill both recycling boxes just with plastic bottles and the leaflet said that they wouldn't take it if it wasn't separated so I'd prefer to have 3 recycling boxes and only use 2 of them than mix the glass in with it and for it not to be taken at all.  Better safe than sorry and all that jazz.
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Just requested the third box... if it hadn't been for that post up there 🠝🠝 though, I'd have completely forgotten❗
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Already taken 13 📸 photo's and 1 📹 video of the puppy dog 🐶 today... that's either equal to or beats my previous record and it's not even bed time yet 🤣
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19 photo's now.  Definitely the most I've ever taken of the puppy in one day❗
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Just taken me last pills of the day but I'm not tired yet, so I'll stick around for a bit longer 🤣
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Righty-oh, just started yawning so I'm off to beddy-byes now.

Nite nite orl.
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Saturday, 30 November 2019

Saturday 30th November 2019

Morning all.

Another 10½ hours of sleep last night... I obviously needed it 'cos I was asleep before 8pm and awake at 6.51am.  Woke up needing a wee twice overnight and was restless 16 times so it was a pretty disturbed night, but I honestly don't feel like it was... feel awake and well-rested.

Time for my morning pills now... BBS❗
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They all went down pretty easily this morning, so hopefully it'll be a pretty good day today 🤞

Gonna take the puppy out for our morning stroll now.  BBS again.
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Back now.  The puppy sort of behaved.  I think there must have been a cat underneath one of the cars or something because it took a while to go past the car each time... her nose was stuck under it and her tail was wagging like mad, bless 'er❗

We're back and she's been fed now, so time to upload the photo's to my homepage now... BBS❗
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Just bought another 10 courses for £30 at the New Skills Academy... they are all single module video courses so I will, in theory, be able to do several a day.  Got 8 pages full of courses to do now, which'll keep me busy 🤣
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Pazza bol an' cheese for lunch 🍴 today apparently 🤤.  Been too long since we last had that and it'll be a yummy change from our normal lunchtime foods.  Can't wait now❗
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Taken me Calcium and the pazza bol is on the hob.  Got 2 kisses 💋 from the puppy 🐶 too.  Gonna shut down and put my 💻 laptop on the floor in a bit so that I'm ready to go and grab my lunch as soon as it's ready.

Be back in about an hour 🕐 or so.
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Back now.

We both struggled with our lunches today, even though Steve used less pasta and Quorn mince than last time.  I left about ⅓ of mine and Steve left at least ½ of his, so we've both got leftovers for tea and I doubt Steve will be able to cope with his mum's huuuuge Christmas dinner for the first time since I've known him❗  I reckon both of our stomach's (as in the internal organ) have shrunk since we've usually been eating at home instead of take-away's for every meal and both of us are totally stuffed now, so Steve will be sleeping through the rugby that's on the telly this afternoon 🤣.  I won't be late going to bed tonight either 🤣
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Just taken me evening pills and struggling to keep my eyes open, so gonna head to bed now.

Nite nite orl.
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Friday, 29 November 2019

Friday 29th November 2019

Mornin' all

Gonna take the puppy out for our morning stroll as soon as it's light enough out there.  I've worked out that I use about half a single roll of the 16 toilet rolls we get each fortnight, which means Steve uses up more than a roll a day by himself❗❗  I could survive on a roll a month but Steve would use that in a single day❗❗ 🤯
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Taken the 🐶 puppy out for our daily morning stroll and she made another friend - the 🐶 puppy got stroked and talked to and everything❗  She was so friendly and excited, bless her... such an amazing girl.

Time to take my first pills of the day, to give my body everything it needs to keep going.

And they're swallowed.  Not the easiest ever, but far from the hardest too, so hopefully that means that I'll have a reasonable day again.  I'm hoping my mum's gift will be delivered either today or at the weekend, then I'm just waiting for Steve's gifts and I'll get the last two on Monday.  Gonna be a busy week next week - gotta wrap up and send off my mum's gift, send off Melanie's, get Patrick assessed on Wednesday, the back yard cleared up on Thursday, then the puppy home again on Thursday or Friday... Tuesday is gonna be my only free day next week 🤣

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Just used my postal vote... the envelopes weren't as gross to lick as last year but envelope B wouldn't seal so I used sellotape to seal it. Hope that doesn't stop my vote from being counted, considering it wasn't my fault that the envelope didn't seal❗ 
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 Absolutely exhausted, so gonna take my evening pills and head to bed for another early night.

Nite nite orl
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Thursday, 28 November 2019

Thursday 28th November 2019

Mornin' all.

Got a reply from a wheelchair accessible taxi company overnight.  They are coming over to assess getting Patrick into one on 📅 4th December and paying by debit card is no problem at all apparently.  Assuming Patrick passes the assessment and Steve can comfortably and safely fit in too, they have, potentially, found themselves a new customer and I'll be able to go to the PIP appeal this time as well as hopefully into Cheltenham again for the first time in well over 1½ decades❗

I can go into Gloucester in Patrick which was the main reason for getting him, but if he passes this assessment then my independence will be increased even more❗  Just need to remember not to spend more than I've got in my account is all 🤣
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Taken me pills and they weren't the best ever, but at the same time not the worst either so hopefully that means I'll have an OK day today.
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Zoop and crisps for lunch today, not exactly healthy, but better than nothing❗

Took my pills pretty late this morning, so gonna take the Calcium later too, so that it doesn't mess up my OAB prescription.  You watch me forget though 🤣
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The puppy's home!!!!!  Yaaaaay!!!!
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Been taking loads of photo's of her as well as a couple of video's of our beautiful senior puppy.  Steve said she's in desperate need of more pills and quickly 'cos she's only got enough for tonight and tomorrow morning❗  I've fed her now and it was a bigger than normal tea for her today, so maybe she had a smaller than normal breakfast or lunch❓
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My mum's Yule gift was dispatched so hopefully it'll be here at the weekend or maybe early next week, so that I can get it wrapped up and sent off to her and get Melanie's sent to her too.  Just gotta get Andrew and Jacki's gifts and wait for Steve's to turn up, then that's it done and dusted for another year.
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That's me last 3 pills of the day taken and I'm gonna have another early night I reckon.

Nite nite orl.  Sea ewe in the morning.
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Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Morning all❗

Missing our puppy dog sooo much❗

Had a Mince Pie for breakfast, so best take me morning pills now... BBS❗
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That's me 6 morning pills taken, so just got the Calcium to take at 2pm-ish and then the last 3 prescriptions before I head to bed.
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Just tried my mum-in-law's homemade zoop... absolutely gorgeous❗  It sounds like it's easy enough to make in a liquidiser too, as well as being low-fat and healthy❗

Time to take the Calcium when I've finished it and taken the mug through to the kitchen... don't wanna forget again❗
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The virus scan has just finished and I'm still free of viruses and malware, so time to back up and create the restore point now.
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All sorted.  Finished the backups and created the restore point so time to take the mug through to the kitchen and check my emails for the first time today.  Was totally finished in about 5 hours, so the reason that the virus scans took so long before really was because of my emails.  It's only once a week and only until lunchtime so that's totally OK with me.  Better to be paranoid than sorry and all that jazz❗
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Just taken me pills and want an early night, so I'm gonna sign off for the evening now... nite nite orl.
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Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Tuesday 26th November 2019

Mornin' all

Woke up at about 6.20am and lounged about until 7am today 🤣

Took the puppy out for her stroll and she walked me extra again and she's asleep in her bed now.

Took my morning pills a bit later than normal, so won't be able to take the Calcium until about 2pm 🕝 today 😞

I'm looking forward to next Thursday even more now 'cos the lady said it'll only take a few hours to completely clear our back yard so we'll be able to have the puppy back as normal on Thursday evening/Friday morning and it's a lot faster than I was thinking too❗
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Just taken a survey for the Tories... our PM won't like my answers 🤣
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Had to resort to setting up my all spelt out email address in Outlook instead of Thunderbird - it worked first time in Outlook and we tried everything possible to get it to show up in Thunderbird but it kept coming up with the same error message so I've given up trying to set it up in there now 🤣
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Both caches have been cleared ready for tomorrow and I've fed and medicated the puppy, so she's all ready to go when Helen comes to pick her up❗  Thank you so so much for all your support with the puppy, Helen... I really appreciate it!
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Prescriptions down the hatch and 3 of the 4 new boxes opened, ready for tomorrow.  Puppy's lead is on and Steve's got the bag of her pills so we're ready and waiting for Helen now... speaking of whom - the puppy is gone until Thursday or Friday this week and I'm missing her already, even though she's only just gone❗
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Having an early night and going to bed now... nite nite orl, see you at some point tomorrow.
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Monday, 25 November 2019

Monday 25th November 2019

Mornin' all

Woke up late this morning (I woke up at 🕢 7.30am instead of my usual 🕕 6am), so it's already time for me morning pills then I'll walk and feed the puppy.

BBS❗

OK, all 6 pills 💊 went down really easily this morning so hopefully that means it'll be a good day today.  Time to walk then feed the puppy now.
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The puppy 🐶 decided on a longer than normal walk this morning so we're both wiped out now 🤣.  She gobbled her breakfast down and she's asleep between Steve's legs now.  My legs are weak and aching, so I can't see me going further than the bathroom for the rest of the day now.  Got 302 steps left to go before I hit my target on Fitbit, and apparently our walk took 27 minutes today.  I'm hoping that bringing in the recycling box, rubbish and cardboard bags will pretty much hit the target.
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That's Chris and Hannah's gifts and my jumper just turned up, so I'll wrap them up when Steve get's back from his nurse appointment.  Means that hopefully the rest of the Christmas gifts will start turning up soon - just waiting for my mum's and Steve's 2 gifts to turn up now.  I'll get Andrew and Jacki's when I'm paid next week then send off Melanie's and my mum's gifts via DHL, but that's it for another year when that's been done and dusted and all sorted within the first week of December, hopefully.
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Already beaten my daily steps target at 11.15am and my distance target too❗  I'm hoping to double the steps by bedtime tonight, especially after the longer walk with the puppy this morning❗  She's up on the sofa with me now, fast asleep and I'm recovering slowly too 🤣
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Loads of photo's of the puppy on the sofa with me this morning❗  She's more awake than I initially gave her credit for 🤣
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545 steps over my daily target now, so I'm hoping for a minimum of 4500 steps, but I'm hoping for 5000 so keep yer 🤞 fingers crossed for me to achieve it.
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Just updated my card details on Equifax and requested an update on my credit score.  In almost 5 months since I last requested it, my score has improved by very nearly 100 points, which is awesome❗  My social media footprint is N/A which means I've got good privacy settings everywhere and I've only got one more credit agreement in place, which I'm guessing is the mortgage.  Still got a loooong way to go before my credit score is back in the green, but if it's improved in such a short amount of time, I'm hoping it'll be green again in a few years❗  It's 68 months since my last payment problem and my repayment record is still 'poor' which is totally understandable after our money issues a few years back, but it's moving in the right direction now❗

So proud of myself right now❗
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The shopping has just been and gone... nice and early, so I'm gonna have me tea then take my pills and head to bed for an early night.
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Taken my pills, so gonna shut down and have a very early night... bet I'll be wide awake by the time I take my glasses off and crawl into bed though 🤣.  I'll be back tomorrow morning though.

Nite nite orl❗
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Sunday, 24 November 2019

Sunday 24th November 2019

Mornin' all.

Early 🕡 start to the day but that's OK 'cos it means I get to spend more time with the puppy and hubby❗

Taken a couple of photo's and a loooong (7 minutes, 15 seconds) video of the puppy so I'll code and upload them then code and upload them to my homepage.
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OK they are all up now and it's nice and light out there, so I'll take her for her stroll then come back and take me pills then we can sort out the rubbish and recycling for another week.
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All 6 pills went down amazingly easily this morning❗❗  I'm really hoping that means today is gonna be a good day.

Marie's birthday gift turned up just before I started on the supplements, so we really have just gotta sort the rubbish and recycling now then that's it for the day❗  I'm gonna go up and bring the rubbish from the bedroom down now 'cos I keep forgetting to do that 🤣
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That's the rubbish (including Mitzi's poo 💩) and recycling out now, so we can relax until tomorrow when I bring the rubbish bag, cardboard bag and recycling box back in.  Gonna attempt to take the bathroom bin out so that we can recycle the toilet roll tubes too, but I'm not going to worry about that yet... or should I❓
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That's the bathroom, bedroom and living room bins sorted, so we really can relax until tomorrow now.  I'm already only 16 steps away from hitting my daily target of steps and only about 10 metres off my target distance too.  It's not even 10am yet either, so I'm hoping to double both by the time I head to bed tonight... feeling soooo proud of myself right now 😊❗
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10.15am and I'm over my steps and distance target, so hopefully I'll manage to double the daily targets of each before bedtime, which is awesome for a Sunday and hopefully equally as easy tomorrow 'cos I'll be walking the puppy even longer tomorrow so keep yer 🤞 fingers crossed that I'll hit 5,000 steps and 2 miles tomorrow and maybe even more than that❓  Not gonna push myself too hard tomorrow though... need to recover from today's marathon 🤣
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Just spent the best part of half an hour on a survey, only to be met with an internal server error on the last page.  Not at all happy about that.
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Grated cheese and brown sauce sarnies for lunch today.  Over target according to the Fitbit app so it'll have to be a healthy tea of a piece of fruit or something for tea so that I can take my final 3 pills without 🤮 throwing up 🤣
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I've charged me Fitbit up again so hopefully it'll be Tuesday or Wednesday before I need to do it again... only takes about half an hour which ain't too bad❗
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Just seen this on Facebook:

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Taken my pills and I've decided to keep my Nectar points to spend on a huge Christmas shop next year.  I've currently got £91.19 in there, so I'm hoping it'll be around £150 or £175 by the middle of December next year so I'll be able to splash out on Mince Pies and stuff as well as treats for the puppy dog.  Nowt wrong with own brand things at all... some own brand things are better than big name brands IMNSHO❗

Gonna have an early night again, so I'll say night night to you all now... see you tomorrow❗ 😴
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Saturday, 23 November 2019

Saturday 23rd November 2019

Mornin' all.

How are you all doing today❓  I hope you're as good as possible❓

Need to remember to clear up the puppy's poo 💩 that she did behind the back door tomorrow otherwise it'll rot and be even worse to pick up.  Time for me morning pills then I'll take the puppy out for her stroll.
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OK, that's the pills taken so it's time to walk then feed the puppy now... BBS❗
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Back now❗

The puppy made friends with another neighbour on our walk this morning.  She got stroked and talked to and her little tail was wagging into a blur, bless 'er❗  It really is just the houses at either end of the street that have a problem with us for some bizarre reason, but the police are dealing with it now, so I'm not going to worry about it any more.  As long as I keep picking up her 💩 poo when she does it in the street, then I'm not breaking the law and they are.  I've got 2 crime numbers now and the police said to keep logging each incident with them and recording what happened so that they can build up a case against them which is what I'm gonna keep doing and take it as far as it needs to go to get them to leave me alone.  It's only half an hour a day, five days a week but they seem to think they own the entire street and that half an hour a day is offending them or something❗
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We're definitely having the curry for lunch 🍴 today 'cos Steve's just opened the bag of Quorn bits, the jar of sauce is ready to open and the rice will be going on soon, hopefully.  🤤
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That's the Calcium taken, so that's it now until about 7pm tonight.  Can't wait for the curry now that I know we're definitely having it❗  It's just starting to smell (in a yummy way of course 😜) so hopefully it won't be long before it's ready now 🤤
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That was soooo good❗  Nice and hot taste, just a bit much for the both of us so the leftovers are in an air tight box in the fridge, ready for Steve's tea.  I much prefer home-cooked food over take-away's❗
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That's the Amazon stuff just been delivered, just waiting on the other, personalised, gifts to arrive then I can wrap 'em all up and send my mum and Melanie's off.  Still waiting on one of Marie's gifts, but that's coming tomorrow, then I've just got Andrew and Jacki's gifts to buy and wrap up then it's all sorted for another year.

Aksherley, I'll go and wrap them up now so that it's all sorted out and ready to go without getting stressed out about it.

BBS❗
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That's all the gifts wrapped up now and it was even pretty painless this time.  The tape got twisted a few times, but I didn't lose my cool and I'm still in a pretty positive mood... just need Melanie's address so that I can send her gift off to her then that's it - sorted out for another year❗
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I'm off to beddy-byes now... nite nite orl❗  😴
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Friday, 22 November 2019

Friday 22nd November 2019

Mornin' all.

It's the Amazon Black Friday sale today so I'm gonna spend the morning going through that 🤣  Gonna be an expensive day for me 🤣
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Just had the reminder come up to take my morning pills, so I'd best take 'em before I forget... BBS❗
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OK, that's all me pills taken until lunchtime now, so time to carry on exploring Amazon.
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THE PUPPY'S HOME❗❗❗  She's absolutely wiped out bless 'er, so I won't take any photo's of her yet... keep an eye on my homepage for when I start taking them though.
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Taken the Calcium now, so just gotta take my 3 prescriptions this evening now, then that's it for the day.  We're having zoop for lunch today 'cos Steve said he "can't be arsed to cook today" even though he promised we'd have a Jalfrezi curry for lunch today, before I went to bed last night.  Pretty much normal now... I'm thinking I'll have to go back to the bribery again already  😞
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Taken loads of photo's of the senior puppy dog this evening, so I'll code and upload them now... hold on❗

OK, they are coded and uploaded, but they aren't showing up where they should be for some bizarre reason, so I'm gonna try and work out where I've gone wrong with that  😕
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D'oheth!  I put them on completely the wrong page, that's why❗  🤣  They really are in the right place now though, so it's time to take my last three pills of the day then head to bed 🛌 for an early night I reckon.

Nite nite orl❗ 💤😴
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Thursday, 21 November 2019

Thursday 21st November 2019

Mornin' all.

How are you all doing this morning❓

Time to take me 6 morning pills before I forget. 

My FIL is gonna bring the squeezy honey and fresh lemons over at some point today, so I'll be dosing myself up whenever I can, to try and knock this cold on the head.  Hope it works as quickly as last year❗  I love natural things like that... if I can feel better without having to pop a pill then so much the better❗  Honey and Lemon for colds and Ginger for nausea are my go-to's and they work a lot faster than manufactured pills and potions❗
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Steve's dad has just brought the honey and lemon over and I've just bought Steve's Yule gift from Mitzi, so just waiting until pay day then I'll buy my FIL's, SIL's, BIL's, Jacki's and my lil nephew's gift then I'll go on a wrapathon and send off my mum's gift and then I can relax in the lead-up to Christmas while everyone else is running around like headless chicken's at the last minute 🤣
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Just taken me pills and the puppy obviously isn't coming home today, so I'm off to bed 🛌 now... nite nite orl❗  😴
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Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Morning all.

How are you doing this morning❓

I'm chock full of cold and full of snot after the rapid onset of my cold last night.  Steve says it was a side effect of his flu jab and lasted for a couple of days, so hopefully it'll be the same for me.  Been 12 hours so far and I quickly worked out that the chillier I feel the more my nose runs 'cos I leave the heater on in the bedroom during the day, and within a minute of me getting upstairs into the warmth last night, my nose totally dried up and I felt fine again❗

Gonna walk the puppy as soon as it gets light enough outside and hope that my nose doesn't run away with me 'cos I won't have a free hand to wipe it with!  Mitzi's lead is in my left hand and my quad cane in my right❗

On a more positive note though, the virus scan started nice and early so hopefully I'll be able to do the back-ups and email nice and early too.

Gonna surf the web while I'm waiting for it to lighten up out there.  I never know what to read or search for when I go online now though 🤣
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That's the puppy walked and fed and ready to go back with Helen at some point today.  Even my nose behaved itself on our walk this morning... it got incredibly bunged up but was barely runny at all❗  Runny noses are the worst part of colds by far❗  Someone should invent a nose protector for runny noses so that they don't get so sore when you blow or wipe them❗

Time for my morning pills now.
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That's all the pills taken now.  Just the Calcium at lunchtime and my other 3 prescriptions left to take tonight now.  We're having zoop for lunch instead of anything solid 'cos I just don't feel up to eating very much today... even the two biscuits before I had my morning prescriptions was too much.  Hopefully, if this cold affects me in the same way as it did Steve, I should be feeling more like myself by Friday 🤞.
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Couple of photo's of the puppy in her favourite position again, so I'll code and upload them now.  BBS❗
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The photo's are on my homepage now - please be patient while it loads 'cos it's very photo intense so takes a while even on a high speed connection!
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OMG❗ 😲  The virus scan has finished already❗ 🤯  A whole 2 hours faster than I was thinking too❗  Time to do the back-ups now then I can check my email for the first time today - yaaay❗
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Me laptop isn't seeing the external hard drive, so I'm gonna reboot... BBS❗
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Didn't need to reboot after all, just needed to not have anything open.  All backed up now for another week and the puppy has gone already too.  Steve said that Helen said she'd bring the puppy back either tomorrow or Friday... yaaaaay❗❗  We're missing her already and she's only been gone for an hour 🤣
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Another 3 Yule gifts bought and they'll be here at some point during next week, so I just need to get Steve's family's gifts now, but I know what I'm getting for them so just need to wait until closer to the time to get them.  I'll wait until I've paid for the back yard clearing then order them after that... it'll give the postie a bit of a break and I need to find a way to get my mum's gift to her as well.  It just needs a padded envelope and a courier to pick it up 'cos it won't fit into my mum's letter box cos it's nowhere near flexible and I don't want the glass to break with her postie throwing it over the gate either❗
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Heading to beddy-byes 🛌 now... nite nite orl 💤😴
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Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Tuesday 19th November 2019

Mornin' all❗

First day in 5 of doing a single blog post a day... feels so good to have my laptop back❗

Just need to sort out my email address that doesn't seem to want to work since I tried to install the Windows update on the 15th, so I'm gonna take the puppy for her stroll while Steve tries to fix it for me.

BBS❗
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The puppy was great on her walk this morning... she wanted to make friends with a cat but the cat wasn't interested 😞

Steve couldn't find the solution but I managed to spot something on the Googlemail site that said it's because Thunderbird might be out of date and to try again in a week 😞

Time for my supplements now.
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All the pills went down amazingly easily this morning... does that mean today is gonna be a good day for me❓  I certainly hope so❗
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The post has just come.  The only non-junk was the return of my GP's letter about why I'd been diagnosed and the full name of my diagnosis so I've just gotta hope for the best now.
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Time for the Calcium now, before I forget❗
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That went down nice and easily too... maybe today really will be a good day after all?  I certainly hope so❗
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Can't remember what I've been up to all afternoon and I'm out of the habit of coming here with every thought and thing I do, so maybe it'll take me a few days just to get back into it, but I've worked out that I'll be able to replace the yard clearing by the end of the year and I'll hopefully be able to afford gifts for everyone too, just like every year - Steve doesn't pay a penny towards it yet enjoys all the credit for them.  This'll be the last year though - if he takes credit again, I'll just buy for my family and friends.  Same with the entire weekly groceries which is mostly Steve's stuff and about ¾ of the electricity and the mortgage when I can afford it, which leaves me with pennies left over a month, yet Steve can afford Amazon Prime and podcasts and music and DVDs and all that other kinda stuff.

Well not any more.

This is the last year.

Same with the stuff I paid him for 10 months ago and was promised would take ten weeks max and £1500 but has actually cost me several thousand already and he "hasn't even looked at the software yet" and hasn't touched the webpages since last week.  He's got until the end of the month for the webpages and the end of the year for the software otherwise I will report him to trading standards.
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I'm suffering with a rapid onset (as in under an hour) heavy cold so I'm off to bed.

Nite nite orl.
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Monday, 18 November 2019

It's worked!!!

Just need to change my email passwords everywhere now lol

I'll keep doing single blog posts today, but starting tomorrow it'll go back to being a single blog post a day again.

Update on the laptop...

...It's currently going through a system restore, rather than a blatting to see if that works for me, but if not, I'll blat it tomorrow morning instead.

It's just finished and currently restarting... keep yer fingers crossed that it works for me!
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I've decided to...

...temporarily use Steve's Surface and completely start from fresh with my laptop - gonna totally blat it and reinstall Windows but hopefully that sorts it out after the update went so badly wrong on Friday.

Sunday, 17 November 2019

It's times like this that I'm grateful for...

I've now, officially given up trying to install the update so Steve's going to help me to try and restore it to Friday lunchtime at some point tomorrow.  This is the reason I do weekly back-up's.  It's annoying but I'll only be losing 2.5 days of stuff, rather than absolutely everything.

Gonna finish my cuppa, then take my pills and head to bed.

Nite nite all.  See you at some point tomorrow.

That was quick and easy!

Just had the lady and her brother out to give me a quote for clearing the back yard and she's going to email me with a quote at lunchtime today.  She was friendly and didn't shriek and say no way, so as long as the quote is reasonable and affordable then I'll happily go with her I reckon.

When that's done and paid for, I'll save up and get the bathroom floor sorted next.  Not planning too far in advance yet though... let's see if I can afford the quote for the back yard first lol

On Steve's advice...

Steve's just said to turn the laptop off and restart it, so I've just done that and still nothing's changed so I'm just going to leave it be now and hope for the best!

Still isn't finished yet!

Almost 38 hours and counting.  Not at all happy with that.

Saturday, 16 November 2019

Over 24 hours since it started and...

Over 24 hours later and still haven't been able to use my laptop yet... not at all happy with that, but there's nothing I can do about it until it finishes  👎

Friday 15th November 2019

Morning all.

Was awake and down here before 6am again.  I've emailed someone about clearing our back yard and asked for a quote.  As long as it doesn't come to more than £1,000 then I'm hoping it'll be sorted by the end of the year... we just want everything except the table and chairs gone because the only time we use the back yard now is when we let the puppy out for a wee or a poo 💩 so It might as well all get cleared away.

Gonna walk the puppy as soon as it gets light enough.
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That's the puppy walked and fed.  My neighbour walked down the road and forced me and the puppy to lean flat against the house as he walked down the middle of the street.  Twice.

He didn't say anything to me, but I'm not dropping the case with the police this time.  It's harrassment and a hate crime apparently and that's registered with the police.
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Just reported the crime to the police online.  He's not getting away with it.
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Got an incident number from the police now.  I'll definitely keep reporting it online from now on - so quick and painless❗
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That's one of the deliveries arrived and my new debit card through the door too... just need to update the millions of shopping sites I go to now 🤣
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The yard clearer is coming over to give us a quote on Sunday morning - she seems friendly enough and our disabilities didn't seem to faze her at all... I've asked that she writes down the quote because of my brain damage and that didn't faze her either, so hopefully it'll be an affordable quote and we can get it sorted quickly❗  It would be good to be able to sit outside in the Summer, enjoying the hopefully warm weather, instead of being stuck indoors the entire time❗

My other delivery was pushed through the letterbox too, so I can relax and watch the concert now... yaaaay❗  😊
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Installed an update last night and it's still going 16 hours later so not sure when my next blog post will be... keep checking back to see though!
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Thursday, 14 November 2019

Thursday 14th November 2019

Morning all.

Was awake at 5am and couldn't get back to sleep 😞  Gonna do my emails, take me pills then take the puppy for her stroll when it lightens up out there.  Need to charge up my Fitbit and phone today too, as well as the CAB lady coming to help with the PIP mandatory reconsideration this afternoon too, so it's gonna be another busy day today❗
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Just taken me pills and almost threw them up.  The Subway cookie made me feel incredibly sick, so that's something else I can't have now  😟.  Hope this isn't the start of me throwing up constantly again❗  😟
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Walked the puppy 🐶 and we are both soaking wet ☔ now.  She poo'd 💩 so I cleared it up like is a legal requirement and I abide by the law - far from pleasant, but legally necessary.
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Got a few photo's of the soggy puppy now, so I'll put them up in a bit after I've re-sized them and coded the page.
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The puppy has had a big bowl of milk 🥛 so that Steve could finish off last week's 2 pints and means he can start on this week's milk now 🤣
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More photo's up on my homepage now... current count is 9 today and it's only 1pm 🤣
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Got the CAB lady coming in just over an hour and I can't even remember the points I wanted to make❗  Oops❗
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The CAB lady has just gone and she's taken Steve's and my comments with her, along with a letter and leaflet from my GP that says how my physical stuff and mobility affects me and she's hoping to get it sent off tomorrow then post the original documents back to me.  I'm gonna fight this all the way.

You and me head-on, DWP❗
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Goin' to bed now... nite nite orl❗  Sea ewe in the morning❗
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Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Morning all.

How are you all doing❓

Virus scan has started, so I won't check my email until it's finished, and if it's anything like last week 🤞, it'll be finished by lunchtime so that I can have a solid lunch for a change 👍.

Gonna take me pills 💊 now then start planning out the last half of my JanNo novel.
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OK, that's my morning pills down the hatch now.  Amazingly easily this morning, thankfully❗  Gonna get straight on with the planning now.  The puppy is coming home at some point today and will stay with us until she goes back at the start of next week too❗  Thank you so so much, Helen❗
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THE PUPPY'S HOME NOW!!!  YAAAAAY!

She's now, officially, on mature food and no longer the obesity food for the first time in about 7 years❗❗❗

We've got to weigh out 100g of food a day for her and she's going to be weighed again next week to find out how heavy she is now and therefore how much food she needs a day.  So proud of you, puppy dog❗
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Not even 11.30am yet and the virus scan has already finished❗  I'm gonna do the backups now, then I can put it away and clear the table off, ready for my lunch.  Only took about 3 hours, so not checking my email definitely shaved off a good 2 or 3 hours, which is awesome.  Gonna sort out the backups now while I remember 🤣
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Backups have started and we're having a Subway sarnie each for lunch.  I'm going with the foot-long veggie delite for a change (I usually have the 6 inch one) so that I can have half for lunch and the other half for tea... need to remember to put it in the Fitbit app when it gets here 🤣
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Virus scan and backups finito in the time it usually takes just for the virus scan to finish if I check my emails at the same time, so it's definitely worth not checking my emails until after the virus scan has finished and it's highly unlikely that any email can't wait just for four hours, no matter how urgent it is❗

That's me sorted for another week, so time to sort out the first photo of the day of the puppy now.
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I can download my Fitbit data in an Excel spreadsheet again... at last❗  It took them getting on for a month to sort it, but it's back up to getting a 3 star review from me again in January, rather than the single star it was getting yesterday.  It's good to be able to track so much, but to take so many weeks (definitely three, or maybe four... can't remember for sure now) to get it fixed even after 30 people reported the issue is just waaay too long.
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Had me tea and pills, so I'm heading to bed for an early night now.  Nite nite orl❗ 💤
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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Tuesday 12th November 2019

Mornin' all.

So I'm gonna take my pills nice and early today, so that I'll hopefully be able to take the Calcium at lunchtime, instead of waiting until like 3pm again.

Wanna try to plan out my JanNoWriMo novel today... I'm thinking it'll be another YYA with a cross-dressing twin.  Wish me luck!  Gonna aim to NOT include bullying in this one, just for a change 🤣
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Just taken my Calcium pill and we're having our Tuesday burgers for lunch, so I'm gonna put my laptop on the floor in a bit and, assuming I remember not to open my email as soon as I log on, hopefully I'll be able to have a solid lunch tomorrow too❗
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Fresh potato bits for lunch tomorrow... yummy scrummy in my tummy❗  For the rest of today though, I'm gonna work on planning out my JanNo novel.
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That's me last pills of the day taken and I'm up to chapter 21 planned out, so as soon as I'm finished with planning chapter 25 I'll shut down and head to bed... hopefully before 9pm tonight❗  Only another 4 chapters left to go then that's me half way through and I'll hopefully finish it tomorrow.
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That's chapter 25 sorted and me cuppa is going cold, so I'm gonna publish this then shut down, finish my cuppa and head to bed.

Sea ewe orl in the morning/afternoon/evening... nite nite!  💤💤
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Monday, 11 November 2019

Monday 11th November 2019

Mornin' all.

Taken four photo's of the puppy so I'll put them up when I've walked her, then take me pills and carry on with the first Monday sans NaNo.
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So proud of the puppy... we walked forever this morning❗   Not the longest ever but not far off and I was aching and shaking and weak so didn't want to risk going any further in case my legs gave way underneath me.

Thank you for gently pushing me this morning though, puppy❗

Time for me morning pills and putting the photo's up now.
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That's the pills down the hatch, so I can work on coding and uploading the photo's now.  They weren't too bad to take today, thankfully.
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Photo's are up, so time to sort out my email now.
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Fitbit stuff sorted.  I've done all my Monday stuff now and have already walked over 3,000 steps so I'm feeling pretty proud of myself now.  I can relax for the rest of the day now.
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1,029 steps over target already and it's only 1pm!  Hoping I'll get to over 4,000 by the time I head to bed - I'd love to get over 5,000 steps, but that's maybe pushing it a bit far, so my aim for today is 4,000 steps.  Keep yer fingers crossed 🤞 for me that I can do it❗
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225 steps to go before I reach 4,000 steps.  It's only 3.30pm so I will hopefully smash that and hopefully get to 4,500 steps if not 5,000 by the time I go to bed tonight, which is so totally awesome❗❗
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Not even 5pm yet and it's pitch black outside❗  I am, however, only 144 steps off 4,000 today... yaaaaay❗  👍
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Just been for a wee and I've only got 72 steps left to go to reach 4,000 steps today which is totally awesome❗❗
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4040 steps now... yaaay❗❗❗  New target for this evening is 4500 steps by the time I climb into bed - fingers crossed 🤞 that I achieve it❗
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The puppy is going to Helen's tonight instead of tomorrow 😢  She's coming back on Wednesday instead of Thursday though 😁.  Tomorrow is gonna be weird without her here to take out for her walk tomorrow morning though 😕
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The puppy's just gone  😢  Dunno that I'll be able to sleep tonight, knowing that she's not down here snoring away tonight  😢  I'm missing her already and she's only been gone for a couple of minutes  😢

Gonna head to bed now but bet I won't be able to sleep for hours.

Sea ewe orl tomorrow.

Nite nite.
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Sunday, 10 November 2019

Sunday 10th November 2019

Mornin' all

Back to single blog posts a day now.

Let's start off by saying that the puppy walked me a bit longer than normal today, so the spreadsheet is at a nice round number which has made my OCD happy.  Need to code and upload it to my homepage now.  BRB.
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That's the spreadsheet sorted, so time for my pills now... veeery late today, so I'll have to take the Calcium at 3pm instead of 1pm, that's OK though - just need to remember is all❗
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That's the recycling sorted and my pills taken now.  It's almost 11am, so I'm not gonna take the Calcium at all today 'cos there won't be enough time lapsed when I take my second OAB pill this evening.  That's OK though, a missed dose of the Calcium every now and then is OK I reckon.
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Lunch was particularly yummy today - vegan spag bol... there's still some left too, so one of us will have that for either tea tonight or lunch tomorrow.  Totally yumsk.
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Got 4 photo's of the puppy to put up on my site... hold on❗

OK, done  👍

Got 212 steps left to go today to meet my target which should be pretty achievable I reckon, unlike yesterday 😄
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Done it❗  Not even 4.45pm yet and I'm already over my target number of steps❗  Yay me❗

Steve reckons he's gonna call the council about removing our toilets from the back yard tomorrow.  I'm gonna give him until 3pm to do it or I'll do it myself.  If they agree, I'm gonna try and remember to be cheeky and ask them to take the pouffe and fan too❗  😀  Got nothing to lose by asking, and potentially a clear back yard and disposal of the fan to gain❗ 🤣
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Very nearly 8pm and I'm gonna head to bed now and have a well-deserved early night.

Nite nite orl❗  Sea ewe in the morning (or evening by the time I publish the post 🤣
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Saturday, 9 November 2019

Don't read this if there are little eyes about!


NaNo is officially...

...finished for another year!!!

I'm gonna do individual blog posts for the rest of today, but starting tomorrow morning I'll go back to the longer post, once a day.

It's sorted for another year now though, just need to plan out my JanNo novel before the start of December then that's my muse relaxing again.

So unbelievably proud of myself right now!

Thursday, 7 November 2019

The puppy's home again!!!

I've missed her so much and now that she's back, my motivation to keep writing has gone through the roof, unlike yesterday when she wasn't here so I struggled to get going and didn't get the five chapters written until like 9 o'clock at night.  I'm so much more motivated already though, so I'll hopefully get the necessary chapters written nice and early so that I can have an early night tonight.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

2x virus scans and 1x backup in the time...

...that it normally just takes the virus scan to finish!

Means that starting from next week, I won't open my email programme until after lunch so that I can get the virus scan and backups finished and still be able to have a solid lunch too.

Gonna carry on with the writing now.  2½ chapters left to write this afternoon to stay on target for finishing on Saturday, then I can have an early night for a change 🤣

Not sure if I'll write another blog post before I head to bed, but we shall see.  Time to get back into my creative writing headspace again now though❗

The weekly virus scan has...

...finished already!!  Under 2 hours this time, so I'm suspicious that it wasn't the deep scan that usually happens, so I'm running it again.  If it *was* the entire machine scan then that's even more impressive than last week and I can seriously consider doing it every day instead of once a week.

Steve's just said it might have been because my email wasn't running (because of NaNo) so, in theory, it'll still take most of the day next week, but that's totally fine by me 'cos it means I don't need to keep my laptop on overnight then and the backups can be done 10 hours after the virus scan starts.

I could get used to this 🤣

Gonna get back on with my writing now.  Assuming I can write 5 chapters a day I'll be allowed a J2O every day and it'll be entirely finished on the 9th instead of the 13th too, which is so totally awesome and smashes my previous best of two weeks to smithereens❗

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Sunday 3rd November 2019

After a veeeery slow start (as in 1 chapter in 3½ hours) I managed to reach my target of 4 chapters so I'm celebrating with my J2O, I've taken the last 3 pills of the day and I'm gonna read my emails now, while I wait for me pills to kick in then I'll head to bed for an early night.

Gonna publish this then shut down my browser to concentrate on my emails for a while.

See you all when I see you next.

Sunday 3rd November 2019

Another quick blog post, 'cos I'm still doing NaNo, but hoping to get to over a third (chapter 17) of it written today and hopefully another 6 chapters today and 6 tomorrow so that I'm another day ahead of my own personal target.

I've walked the puppy, Steve's given her her pill, I fed her then we took the recycling out and cleared up her poo from the back yard, all with no arguments or even slightly raised voices at all!  Definitely a great week for that... gonna hold on to it for as long as I can 'cos they don't happen very often!

Time to take my morning pills then get on with today's writing.  I'm expecting a delivery from Amazon today, 'cos the charging lead for my phone is starting to come apart so I'd prefer not to use it any more so bought myself a new one last night.

Gonna check on where the delivery is then get started on my writing for the day.

Be back tomorrow prolly.

Saturday, 2 November 2019

Saturday 2nd November 2019

Another short one this morning.

I managed to write just over 8,000 words yesterday so I'm a day ahead of myself already.  I'm hoping to write 6,000 words to day so that it's easier maffs for me.  I rewarded myself with 2xJ2O's yesterday for reaching the target twice and assuming I write at least 4,000 words a day, I'll be having my annual reward every day for the next 10 days.

I walked the puppy even though it is hosing it down with rain out there and I've taken a couple of photo's of her this morning too, so I'm gonna put those up then start writing again.

Talk to you again soon... not sure when exactly, but as soon as I can  😁

Friday, 1 November 2019

And so it begins...

It's 3am, I've woken up and can't get back to sleep, so I'm gonna start on NaNo now.  My blog posts will be a lot shorter/non-existant until it's finished... nowt to worry about, I'll just be in my writing headspace is all.

See you on the other side of this!

Thursday, 31 October 2019

Thursday 31st October 2019

Mornin' all

Time for me flu jab today and apparently my FIL is bringing the bin bags... hopefully they are stronger than the current ones - can't be weaker after all❗

Gonna take my 6 morning pills now.

OK they are all down the hatch now... pretty easily this morning, thankfully❗  The Folic Acid took an extra mouthful of squash to be able to swallow, but the other 5 were totally fine and dandy.

Gotta try and remember to ask to be weighed again and ask what I need to try and get my weight down to... I think it's 60kg, but I just want to be sure.
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THE PUPPY DOGGY IS BACK HOME NOW!!!!!  Yaaaay!!!

Nice and early in the day so I'm gonna take her for a stroll and start taking loads of photo's of her... yaaaay❗❗❗
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That's the puppy walked.  Was hosing it down when we first went out but it had almost stopped by the time we came home.  Need to update the Fitbit app with the exercise I did with her just now.
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Puppy's been fed and we're having potato chunks for lunch after I accidentally dropped them off the side... woops❗

NaNo starts tomorrow and I'm hoping to be finished with it just after the 12th, 'cos that's 48,000 words and I'll just have 2,000 left to write in more than 2 weeks then.  Keep yer fingers crossed 🤞 for me please❗
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The human's have been fed too now and I've gotta take my Calcium before I forget again.  BBS❗

That's the Calcium taken, so I'm all sorted until this evening now.  Got my jab in the next hour or so 😟.  Gotta try and remember to ask to be weighed too.
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Back now.  There wasn't time to get weighed so I'll try and remember to ask next time I go.  I've left 2 letters for my GP so maybe I'll see if he can weigh me if he needs to see me about either of them.  Don't think there were any doctors there at all this afternoon, just 3 nurses doing the jabs!  Done now though, so I can get ready for NaNo tomorrow.
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Puppy's just had her tea and pill, so I'm gonna have some Swiss roll for me tea then take my last 3 pills of the day and head to bed for a very early night.  😴
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Just taken me last three pills, so there haven't been any photo's or video's of the puppy today, but that's purely because it's been such a busy day.  There will definitely be photo's tomorrow though, 'cos none of us are going anywhere, so I'll take as many photo's of the puppy as I can while I'm writing.

Gonna head to bed in a bit I reckon... taken the pills 15 minutes earlier than normal so I'll head to bed earlier too.  Not got anything else to do online, so I'll publish this then shut down.

Nite nite orl!  💤
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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Wednesday 30th October 2019

Mornin' all

Just worked out that the total amount of money that I've moved over to Steve since 1st January this year has been £4,070.  £1,500 was for the software and 2 webpages, so why have I moved over £2,570 on top of that❓❓  On top of the groceries at £200 a month which is another £2,000 so far this year, takes it up to £6,070 and I've totally paid the mortgage and electricity this month, yet apparently I don't help with the house bills❗

Gonna take my 6 morning pills now... BBS❗

OK, all swallowed (even the 5 HTP this morning 🤣) and I'm not feeling sick yet, so there's an allergen in the Iced Buns that I had yesterday.  Not happy, but I'm just a single customer, out of thousands, so they won't take any notice of me.
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Steve's mum has just called him (he's still speaking to her now 🤣) and he's requested more bin bags when she goes shopping so hopefully they'll only need one per usage instead of the three that I'm currently using and replacing them every 2-3 days.  Think I worked out last night that a roll of 40 bags would last for 12 uses and if the bin is changed every 3 days, that's 2½ weeks to use all 40 bags in, which, if taken a month at a time, is £1.30 a month for 80 bags but it's much better value to pay the same price for half the amount if they are stronger!
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Gonna still run the weekly full virus scan during NaNo, but instead of backing my laptop up to the external hard drive, I'll put it on One Drive just until I've typed the final full stop then move the lot over while I'm celebrating with the last J2O until JanNo... gotta come up with an idea of what to write for that first though 🤣
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Just had me lunch - tomato and veg zoop and meat free sausage rolls again.  Yumsk.  Over budget on the Fitbit calories according to the app though  😔

Virus scan has finished and I'm still free of viruses so time for the weekly backing up then I'll have a bath, ready for tomorrow's flu jab.  Steve had his flu jab yesterday so I've just gotta wash away the smelliness and shave me pits for tomorrow then start on NaNo on Friday.  Hoping to get it done in 12 days again 'cos that's just over 4 chapters a day which is just about achievable, assuming I don't get interrupted.  Gonna wear my headphones and listen to Take That so that I can concentrate on getting it finished, then I'll have a delivery from Amazon on the 15th and I can try and work out what to write about in January then.
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Backups have just finished, so I'm gonna shut down and jump in the bath now, ready for tomorrow.  BBL❗
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Had the bath and paid for the puppy's blood tests - apparently they are looking good now, they just want to increase her weight a little bit more, but as soon as she's finished the obesity food bag she's onto the senior food now, so hopefully the bills are pretty much over and done with, just got her food and thyroid meds, which will only be about £30 a month now which is awesome and easily affordable now and I'll hopefully be able to save even more money by getting her food online.  She's worth every penny she's cost me and so much more though!  She's invaluable to us and I'd find whatever it cost to keep her safe, happy and healthy!  The puppy is with us for life and I'll be in pieces when she goes to Rainbow Bridge, but she's had a good life with us for the last 9½ years and has given me so much love and comfort when nobody else would❗

I'll keep loving you forever Mitzi-moo!
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That's me 3 nightly prescriptions taken so I'll head to bed as soon as I start feeling sleepy.
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Yule gift shopping has officially started.  Just bought Steve, Melanie and my MIL their gifts so it's officially started and I know what I'm getting for everyone else too, thankfully.
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Heading to beddy-bye's now... nite nite orl❗ 💤
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Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Tuesday 29th October 2019

Morning all.

Still can't connect to my site for some reason, so I'm gonna take my morning pills then contact my webhosts 'cos I'm waaaay out of my depth❗

It was sorted ✔ in under a minute - took longer to find my PIN and explain the issue than to resolve it 🤣  Yesterday's photo's are online now and I've taken my supplements, so I'm all set for the day now.

Accidentally put the same photo up twice though, so time for a quick bit of editing of the code to take the duplicate out.  Hold on❗

All sorted and I've just been given the 5 minute warning for my lunch, so I'll go and have that then I'll be back this afternoon.
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Forgot to take the Calcium at lunchtime - woops❗

It's gonna be a very short blog post today 'cos it's only just 4.30pm 🕟 and it's only just started scrolling❗  Not to worry though, I obviously haven't had much to say today 🤷
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Watching the final of Masterchef Australia and taking my evening prescriptions.  It really is a short blog post today❗❗
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Just replaced the bags in my bin here in the living room.  Already used 9 bags since Sunday lunchtime because they are so thin and cruddy.  Means I'll be using another six by the weekend which is just under half the roll in a week.  I really did get what I paid for with them.  Not happy at all.
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Pre-ordered a DVD that's being delivered on 15th November (it's release day) so that'll be my reward for completing NaNo... I won't even let myself open the addressed box until I finish my NaNo novel.  I'm hoping to write a minimum of 4,000 words (aka 4 chapters) a day so that I can reward myself with a J2O every day, but this DVD will be the ultimate celebratory reward for finishing it again.
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Shutting down now 'cos my Fitbit app has reminded me that I need to start winding down, so I'm shutting down for the night now.  Really short post today.

Nite nite orl 💤
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Monday, 28 October 2019

Monday 28th October 2019

Morning all.

How are you doing today?

Time to take the puppy out for our morning stroll then come home, take my morning prescription and supplements, then sort out the Fitbit spreadsheet and page.  BBS.
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The puppy did well on her walk this morning... we did the whole walk with pretty much perfect behaviour❗  Time for my 2 morning prescriptions and 4 supplements now.  Gotta remember to do the Fitbit stuff too, so I'll do that first I reckon.

After a mini argument with Steve about having to edit the CSV file 3 times (I didn't know it had to be saved as .xlsx to keep the formatting and read-only protection on it), it's up on my site for another week now.  Just waiting for the email to come through so that I can put that up too.

Time to take me pills now.

OK, they are all swallowed and the new Multi unsealed... almost forgot the 5-HTP again 😆

Steve's just said that he's overdrawn again so the website stuff was sent back to him as unpaid so that's £15.  Now he's saying he hasn't got enough to cover the mortgage so I've moved another £400 over to him which makes £1000 in October alone.  I've given him one final extension - if he gets the webpage sorted by the end of October and the software by the end of November then he doesn't have to pay me back, despite being quoted 10 weeks and £1500 back in March, it's now cost me getting on for £5000 and it's almost 6 months overdue, but he still hasn't started on it yet.  If I ask him to do anything else for me, I'll do like his other customers and pay on delivery rather than in advance.  I'm absolutely fed up of bailing Steve out and him doing buggar all to earn the bailing out.  He says it's just because of the Carer's Allowance stopping, but he was still getting it back it March  😒

Now he's fucking asleep again❗  So much for getting on with it "straight away"❗❗  I've had as much as I can take of Steve's lies now.  He either does what he says he'll do or he can refund the full amount and I'll find someone else.  I'm going through my accounts since March and writing down everything I've paid Steve and when so that he can see exactly how much I've paid so far.

He's not getting away with it any more.  I've had enough.  😠
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Don't think the puppy is feeling very well atm - she's barely touched her breakfast and she's just laying down feeling sorry for herself now.  I hope she'll be OK soon - I'm such a worry wort about her.
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She's just finished off her breakfast and is pretty much back to herself now 😌

She's back to pottering around and being undecided about getting up on the sofa, bless 'er, so totally back to herself now 🤣

Got a couple of photo's of her to put up on my site... brb❗

Photo's are up and I've just read that I haven't been awarded PIP.  Again.  I knew the decision before I even opened the letter because of how thick it was.  Steve's phoning the CAB lady straight away, so hopefully she'll be able to sort something out for us.  This happened last time and I was eventually awarded it so hopefully I will be this time too.  I'm just so angry that I still have to go through this every year, even after claiming it since 1999 😠.
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Calmed down significantly now... still pissed off, yes, but we've done all we can now, so we've just got to take each day as it comes now.  I'll go to appeal again if I really have to, but really don't like doing that.  My anxiety is through the roof already but I need that money so that I can keep charging up my wheelchair and buying dairy free things and even cans of ginger beer for when I have an allergen by accident.

I'm not going to give up.
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That's me three evening prescriptions taken so we're just waiting for the puppy to go back now.  Might get a few last photo's of her then try and upload them all again... like I've been trying to for the last 2½ hours and I'm about ready to give up now.

OK, got another 4 photo's of the puppy dog in her harness and I'm starting to feel quite low about her going this week, even though she'll be back again on Thursday❗
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The puppy's just gone❗❗  I'm seriously on the verge of tears 😢 now 'cos I'm missing her already and she's been gone for less than a minute❗  Can't wait for Thursday now... can't come soon enough❗
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Gonna try rebooting, 'cos I still can't to my FTP for some bizarre reason and I've tried everything else.  BBS.
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None of my programmes are loading now so I'm writing this on my phone then heading to bed.

Nite nite all.
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Sunday, 27 October 2019

Sunday 27th October 2019

Morning all.

How are you all coping with the first day of darker mornings and evenings?  I'm doing OK with it so far... got an extra hour in bed this morning after all 🤣.  It's officially the start of the SAD season, which I'm not looking forward to, so I'm guessing I'll be leaning heavily on the 5 HTP (you can get a discount if you use my name (Amanda George) and email address (amanda.k.george@googlemail.com) in the "referred by a friend?" box at the checkout) until the clocks change back in Spring.

Gonna take the puppy out for our daily stroll then come back and take my supplements.  It's not raining, thankfully, so hopefully the puppy will be a good girl this morning.
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Just got back and it's bitterly cold out there❗  The puppy was barely OK, but if my fingers were so cold, I can't imagine how cold her poor, bare feet and especially pads were❗

Time to take the 6 morning pills now then I'll see if my Fitbit has decided to behave for the first time since Thursday morning.  Really not happy with it right now and it'll be getting a ⭐⭐ review from me on Amazon if it doesn't sort itself out.
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That's the pills taken.  They all misbehaved this morning 😒.  Asked Steve, as my carer, to get me the bottle of squash that he made for me and he refused yet he still expects to be paid for 35 hours of care a week but in reality I'm lucky if I get that a month.  If you include the cooking he does for both of us, I've had well under 10 hours of care in the last 7 days.

Gotta update the spreadsheet before I forget... hold on, I'll BRB.

OK, that's updated and emailed to myself here on my laptop.  Gonna code and upload it now before I forget, then I'll do the weekly admin on my phone's spreadsheet.  BBS.

The spreadsheet is up on my site now, so gotta do the admin on my phone's version ready for next week, then I've got some photo's of the puppy for today too.
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Photo's of the puppy dog are up now.  I've changed the Fitbit back to wrist because it was on clip for some bizarre reason.  If it doesn't start tracking my sleep by the middle of next week then it'll get ⭐⭐ on Amazon but if it does it'll get ⭐⭐⭐ or maybe ⭐⭐⭐⭐ if it all works well from now on, it's certainly not getting 5 stars though❗
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Just taken the Calcium.  It went down reasonably easily and a lot easier than this morning's pills!

Left a single star review for the bin bags we got last week... had to use four of 'em to stop the rips constantly happening❗  Got 3 in the rubbish bin now, but that's 7 bags used instead of 2... not happy 'cos it means that all 40 bags will be used up by the time I finish NaNo.  It was 65p for 40 bags and you certainly get what you pay for with them❗
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That's me totally dosed up for the day and I'm cream crackered, so I'm gonna head to bed as soon as I start yawning.  Hoping for an early night again, but bet I'll still be awake at 10pm, same as always 🤣
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Right, that's the first yawn of the night, so I'm off to 🛌 now.  Night night all❗
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Saturday, 26 October 2019

Saturday 26th October 2019

Mornin' all.

It's wet an' 'orrid out there atm, so I'm gonna take the puppy for a stroll and hope it doesn't improve as soon as we come home❗ 🤣  Gotta remember to charge up my Fitbit when we get back too 'cos it didn't track my sleep again last night and it's currently at 41% charge, so I'm thinking it doesn't track anything if it's under 50% charge of the battery, which is sooo annoying 'cos it was sold as holding charge for 5 days instead of 2-3❗

If it tracks my sleep tonight then I won't be happy 'cos I'll have to charge it up more often than it was sold to me as.  It does hold the charge for 5 days but it doesn't track anything when it's below 50% charge.

It's gone from 5 stars down to 3 and it won't be getting a glowing review from me on Amazon and if it goes wrong before the end of January, it'll be a single star.
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9 photo's of our senior baby girl ready to code and upload... need to remember to take my Calcium too.  Lemme do the site admin first, then I'll take the Calcium after that.
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OK, photo's are up now so time for the Calcium... BRB.

That went down amazingly easily today... easy to crunch up and it was pretty much all gone after one mouthful of squash❗  I could get used to this 😀 👍

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Veggie chilli for lunch today.  Nice, just a touch spicier than I was expecting is all.  Totally full now so won't have much to eat for the rest of the day.  Gonna read my forums and emails and stuff now.  I've asked Steve to contact his mum about making sure that his dad is coming to pick me up and take me for my flu jab on Thursday and also to ask his cousin about alternatives to Sardines for the puppy.  Bet he'll forget though, so I'm gonna give him until 3pm then do it myself... he's supposed to be my carer for 35 hours a week, but I'm lucky if I get that in a month FFS!
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I've been having a look on Amazon and found some dried sprats and sent the URL to Steve to ask his cousin about.  He's got 2 hours to do it in or I'll do it myself.
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He's asleep again so I'll ask Helen myself then call his mum about Thursday.

OK, Helen said to stick to sardines or pilchards instead of sprats, so I'll keep getting the tin of them with the groceries on a Monday to send back with the puppy.  Might add several tins at a time 'cos apparently they last until the use by date in the cupboard.  The shopping is only £42 so far this week, so now would be a good time to add a few tins methinks.  I'll go and do it now before I forget.

OK, there's three tins of sardines coming with Monday's shopping now instead of the usual single one.  I hope they've all got decent use by dates on them 🤣

Already taken my evening prescriptions, so I'm hoping I'll be able to have an early night tonight and that my sleep will be tracked again.
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Taking the opportunity to log off early and head to bed before 10pm, so I'll say night night to you all now.  See you all in the morning.
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Friday, 25 October 2019

Friday 25th October 2019

Mornin' all.

Just taken me morning pills and the Iron was a PITA to get down, then I almost threw up because I had a teeny tiny bite of an apple before the Folic Acid.  Not good.  Not good at all.  Got 3 days of the multi left, so I'll take me last one on Monday.  Can't remember where I put the new ones though, so I'll have to find them over the weekend 🤣
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Fitbit replied to our issue exporting to XLS and said that they are aware of it happening but won't be fixed for a while, annoyingly, so I guess we'll just have to put up with just that single sheet CSV file until it's fixed.  Not happy 😞.
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Our little puppy doggy is home now❗❗  Yaaaaaay❗❗
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Got a 3 minute-long of the puppy dog up on my homepage now.  She's fast asleep in her bed now though 🤣
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Got a photo of the puppy that I'll put up in a bit (assuming I don't forget of course).  Gotta take the Calcium first though.

That's the Calcium crunched up and swallowed, so I'll code and upload the photo now... BBS.
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Got 3 photo's up on the site now... I had my lunch mid-way through coding them though.  They are up and ready to be seen now though and I've put a review for my lunch written so I'll go and upload it now... hold on❗

All the photo's and the food review are online now.  The photo's of the puppy in her bed are taken by Steve 'cos he's sitting opposite her bed and I'm by her bum 🤣 Taken another photo of her, so just lemme download it, then code and upload it.
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Six photo's and a video ain't bad for 6 hours of the puppy being home❗

Absolutely exhausted now though after 3 walks so far this week... need to get back to walking 7 days a week otherwise my legs will complain when the puppy is home for good.  If I add in a stroll on Wednesday each week then add another day every few weeks or so, that might be the best idea methinks.
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That's the last 3 of my pills taken, so I'm gonna head to bed in a bit, hopefully for an early night.  Gonna publish this now though, so I'll say night night all... I'll be back again in the morning.
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Thursday, 24 October 2019

Thursday 24th October 2019

Mornin' all.

I was wrong yesterday, the nausea wasn't because of hunger, it was because of the cookies.  I've just had the last two cookies and felt totally fine before having them but I've had to crack open a can of ginger beer already this morning after having them because I felt sick within seconds of swallowing the first chewed up bite.  I'm guessing they've got milk or cream in them and I just didn't read the ingredients closely enough.

Just had a look at the ingredients for the cookies and it's got an allergen in it twice, so it's my own stupid fault for not reading the ingredients properly before ordering them.  Have to find another bakery treat that I can have instead now that I know I can't have the cookies... just need to remember to read the ingredients more carefully next time though 🤣
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Didn't even manage half of my steps target yesterday 👎 🤣  That's OK though, 'cos I was feeling sick for most of the day.  Hoping to get to the target today though 🤞.
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Nutterbut (© Steve, today) squash for me lunch 🍴 today
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Not gonna be able to manage half of my target steps again today, 'cos I've only done 734 steps today and it's already 5pm!
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Taken the last 3 pills of the day and I'm gonna shut down and head to bed straight away now... have the early night I've been promising myself all week long 🤣

Nite nite orl!
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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 👌, 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 🛌 as soon as I start yawning 🥱.  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 💖 and absolutely devoured her ½ sardine, within seconds of it hitting her bowl❗  She's being picked up between 4pm 🕓 and 7pm 🕖 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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