Dear Savvy, I'm popping out of lurkdom to wish you all the best for the new year. I started reading your diary back when you had just got the 2x GS's and DS was living with you and have followed silently along ever since. But I was always a bit confused about the twins and other references to the past, so over the past few weeks with too much time on my hands I've now gone back and skimmed read through all your threads from the very start. Yes I know that sounds ridiculous but I got hooked. And I am astonished at what you have been through and taken on and put up with both from the family and social services. And indeed some of more unkind posters on your threads.It was strange sometimes, reading a post and knowing what was going to happen and not being able to warn you or tell you what the future held. Like time travel I guess - seeing the past but not being able to change it. Anyway, I do hope things keep getting better for you and your little family. I think 'noticing the little things' is a good motto for us all too.Best wishes, LL
Gosh February already! I have tinkered a few times with the sewing but not very much. January was about self preservation after overload in December.The assessment for DGS1 has been done and we expect the results back this week, and the proposal of what help he needs.life is not easy, but the school are starting to have a few better days.Twin2 and DS are due to move into a two bed mobile home today, in a village not far away.He still has work.He still sees the GF but it appears they don't want to live together.Twin2 didn't want to go back to Cornwall so sharing with her brother was the best option we could come up with.Biggest now has a new full time job, her divorce is through. So we're hoping for a better year in 2021, just like everyone else. I am struggling to find what I want on here these days and it took me nearly 40 minutes to find my thread again! I am challenging myself to no new clothes ( except possibly tights) for 2021 as my wardrobe is bulging.Both boys have had a growth spurt so it is time to cull their clothes. I had too buy Dgs1 new clothes at the weekend, in Sainsbury's. Only place in the town that is open with Covid restrictions.I am accessing free food from Olio app, so we are going to be doing a frugal month using what I can access and the store cupboards. I hope everyone is well and stay safe in these troubled times.
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