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    • Upsidedown Bear
    • By Upsidedown Bear 29th Oct 15, 2:22 PM
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    The Alphabetty Happy Chatty thread
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    • 29th Oct 15, 2:22 PM
    The Alphabetty Happy Chatty thread 29th Oct 15 at 2:22 PM
    Hello lovely alphabettys old and new and welcome to the new Alphabetty thread



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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 8:03 AM
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    Thanks Alfie, didn't know it was vegetarian week
    Mrs Sleazy likes her meat but is having quite a few vegetarian days lately. She likes quorn too, especially the nuggets , so works quite well.

    I've told her that I'll cook on Wednesday and suggested that she'll 'need' a drink as she has a stressful week ahead, particularly that day .

    So young Pyxis as you referred to her is on an extended tour with her choir? Do you think that she'll remember us when she's famous?

    I feel more awake now than at 1-30 . I did drop off again afterwards for a couple of hours and got up at 5-00. Will sleep after lunch (I hope). The stupid thing is that if I sleep in the day, I seem to sleep better at night too. Yesterday, I didn't sleep and was up at 1-30? Probably over tired I suppose, as the previous night morning I got up at 2-00
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    • colinw
    • By colinw 14th May 18, 8:06 AM
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    Good Morning Alphabetties

    • joansgirl
    • By joansgirl 14th May 18, 1:06 PM
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    Good afternoon Bettys

    I am hoping, barring any more health issues, to be back on the diet wagon this week, at long last.

    No idea what I weigh at the moment
    Some people only exist as examples of what to avoid...
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 1:18 PM
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    Good afternoon Bettys

    I am hoping, barring any more health issues, to be back on the diet wagon this week, at long last.

    No idea what I weigh at the moment
    Originally posted by joansgirl
    I've been struggling too, so you're not alone!
    Not sleeping and being stressed hasn't helped me, but I hope to join you on the wagon if there's room, probably from tomorrow

    Weight wise, I know that I've put some back on, my target remains the same - lose 10kg from my 'starting' point, so probably over 11 - 12 kg now
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    • Pyxis
    • By Pyxis 14th May 18, 3:38 PM
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    Hallo! Relaxing by a pool!
    Forgot swimsuit, so deffo not in pool!


    Had a panic moment yesterday when my iPad went completely dead. Not battery. Panic panic panic panic. More panicky than a panicked thing in a panic factory. Asked around; someone suggested I google Apple help. Derrrrrrrr!
    But then a a techie person suggested a soft reinstall, which I'd never had to do before, and told me how, and thank God it worked! Dunno what had caused it to go awol!

    Me? Addicted to Internet? Whatever gave you that idea?
    (I just lurve spiders! )
    INFJ(Turbulent).

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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 7:13 PM
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    Just had a delicious Vegan & Gluten / Wheat free lasagne from Sainsbury's. (£3 reduced to £0.74)

    I'm now imbibing, but only 'cause I didn't want Pyxis to drink alone and I'm (almost) sure that Alfie can be persuaded too . Not sure about Suki, but I'll raise a glass to her anyway as she's my diet buddy .

    Lurking around for a bit ....
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 14th May 18, 7:22 PM
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    Just had a delicious Vegan & Gluten / Wheat free lasagne from Sainsbury's. (£3 reduced to £0.74)

    I'm now imbibing, but only 'cause I didn't want Pyxis to drink alone and I'm (almost) sure that Alfie can be persuaded too . Not sure about Suki, but I'll raise a glass to her anyway as she's my diet buddy .

    Lurking around for a bit ....
    Originally posted by Sleazy

    Just because I'm not posting, doesn't mean I'm not lurking


    It's all being noted
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 7:28 PM
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    Just because I'm not posting, doesn't mean I'm not lurking

    It's all being noted
    Originally posted by suki1964
    I know .

    And apologies for not being too supportive at the moment.
    No excuses - just stressed out with stuff for a few days.
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    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 14th May 18, 8:01 PM
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    Just had a delicious Vegan & Gluten / Wheat free lasagne from Sainsbury's. (£3 reduced to £0.74)

    I'm now imbibing, but only 'cause I didn't want Pyxis to drink alone and I'm (almost) sure that Alfie can be persuaded too . Not sure about Suki, but I'll raise a glass to her anyway as she's my diet buddy .

    Lurking around for a bit ....
    Originally posted by Sleazy


    Cheers all!



    Alfie xxx
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    WASPI

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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 8:26 PM
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    Cheers all!

    Alfie xxx
    Originally posted by AlfieBlue
    Knew that I could 'rely' on you Alfie ...
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 14th May 18, 9:05 PM
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    Thought this was 'appropriate' for The Alphabetty Thread
    Me and Alfie after wine. I'm the fatter one
    But we do have similar hairstyles ....



    I'm obsessed with The Minions - there seems to be a minion for every occasion, and I'm Mrs Sleazy's apparently.
    (P)earl Of The Alphabetty
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    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 15th May 18, 7:33 AM
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    Good morning lovely Alphabettys

    I hope you're all well on this thoughtful, traditional
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    Have a brilliant and safe day all whatever you have planned. I will
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    Alfie xxx
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    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 15th May 18, 7:37 AM
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    Thought this was 'appropriate' for The Alphabetty Thread
    Me and Alfie after wine. I'm the fatter one
    But we do have similar hairstyles ....


    Originally posted by Sleazy




    Alfie xxx
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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 15th May 18, 8:01 AM
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    Good Morning Alphabetty's!
    Bright & Sunny here, and back on the diet wagon. Well sort of ... trying to have a couple of fast days this week. Just had porridge & blueberries for breakfast.

    Hopefully no alcohol today either, but planning to take Her Ladyship out for a meal tomorrow after an appointment she has, so no guarantees then

    Congratulations to Suki on passing 11000 posts!

    (P)earl Of The Alphabetty
    Nabob Of None
    • colinw
    • By colinw 15th May 18, 8:02 AM
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    Good Morning Alphabetty's!
    Bright & Sunny here, and back on the diet wagon. Well sort of ... trying to have a couple of fast days this week. Just had porridge & blueberries for breakfast.

    Hopefully no alcohol today either, but planning to take Her Ladyship out for a meal tomorrow after an appointment she has, so no guarantees then

    Congratulations to Suki on passing 11000 posts!

    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Good Morning All

    Yes well done Suki and every single one a gem
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 15th May 18, 4:28 PM
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    Good Morning Alphabetty's!
    Bright & Sunny here, and back on the diet wagon. Well sort of ... trying to have a couple of fast days this week. Just had porridge & blueberries for breakfast.

    Hopefully no alcohol today either, but planning to take Her Ladyship out for a meal tomorrow after an appointment she has, so no guarantees then

    Congratulations to Suki on passing 11000 posts!

    Originally posted by Sleazy
    Good Morning All

    Yes well done Suki and every single one a gem
    Originally posted by colinw

    Good afternoon all!






    Very well done Suki!




    Alfie xxx
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    HELP for HEROES
    WASPI

    Princess Alpha & Chief Faffer of the Alpha-betty thread
    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 15th May 18, 5:42 PM
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    I'm glad that I said 'hopefully no alcohol'.
    I feel rough.
    I need wine.

    Forgive me, for I intend to sin ...

    Alfie?
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    • suki1964
    • By suki1964 15th May 18, 6:04 PM
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    Thankyou but no fuss, when I hit 10000 the first time I got a ban and when I hit it the 2nd time I got a permanent ban so I really don't want to tempt fate


    Sleazy - walk away from the alcohol

    Why do you feel rough?
    if you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it
    • AlfieBlue
    • By AlfieBlue 15th May 18, 7:10 PM
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    I'm glad that I said 'hopefully no alcohol'.
    I feel rough.
    I need wine.

    Forgive me, for I intend to sin ...

    Alfie?
    Originally posted by Sleazy

    Just poured myself an itsy-bitsy glass of wine Sleazy.


    Bottoms up!


    Alfie xxx
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    WASPI

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    • Sleazy
    • By Sleazy 15th May 18, 7:11 PM
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    Got some sort of 'bug'. Again.

    My immune system runs on 'low' because of an illness a few years ago and I seem to get everything that goes round! First thought was hayfever (?), but now have ear ache etc. so I think not ...

    I know what you mean about tempting fate . I got a 'permanent' ban for a few months last year - I asked for a reconsideration on the basis that I tried to get on with folks better and was allowed back. The 'stupid' thing is that I now seem to get on ok (most of the time!) with posters that I didn't before . Life's funny.

    TBH - Today I had bought Mrs S some Pear Cider. She has another stressful day tomorrow. The food I cooked was spicy(ish), and she fancied a glass of red wine afterwards. It didn't take much to convince me to open a bottle, but I wasn't that bothered. Still 'enjoyable' though . She was going to start cutting back from yesterday, but I suggested that she wait until her stressful appointments are all over (It's all work, not health related btw), hopefully ending tomorrow. Tonight I'm giving her 'silent support' by being in the next room if she wants to talk but leaving her in her 'own space' if she doesn't. Sounds worse than it really is

    Now I DO feel guilty about having wine today. Thank you for reminding me.

    (P)earl Of The Alphabetty
    Nabob Of None
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