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    • nmlc
    • By nmlc 8th Feb 18, 6:21 AM
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    O/S Daily Thursday 8th February 2018
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    • 8th Feb 18, 6:21 AM
    O/S Daily Thursday 8th February 2018 8th Feb 18 at 6:21 AM
    O/S Daily Thursday 8th February 2018

    This is an !!!8220;over the garden fence!!!8221; type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It!!!8217;s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we!!!8217;re going to do today or what we!!!8217;ve achieved already. Everyone!!!8217;s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn!!!8217;t just been painted first!) and join us for an Old Style natter. The more the merrier!

    As this is the Old Style Board, it would be appreciated if posts could include some Old Style content. Please be aware that many people may have small screens, or SLOW internet connections, so please don!!!8217;t post large pictures, or clip art !!!8211; links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don!!!8217;t have the time to read everything skim through the thread quickly but if not it's not a problem. Please do not start a new daily thread before you go to bed at night because this often leaves things confusing with two daily threads live at the same time. The idea is that a member would start each new daily thread after they get up in the morning.

    Morning everyone

    Hugs to those that want/need one x

    Happy birthday to those with a birthday x JackieO hope you have a lovely day being spoilt yesterday x

    Still dark, very cold and very frosty.

    DH up and gone to work stupid early, DS1 now getting ready for work and DS2 still in his pit, will wake him shortly, he has college today.

    Dinner last night was a delicious chicken in country sauce, with HM egg and veg fried rice, clean plates all round. Not that sure what we'll be having tonight but will sort that later. First thing this morning I'll be heading into town to visit the bank and building society then onto mum and dad's to sit with mum so dad can go and do some jobs in town and do some food shopping. There's a couple of people coming to mum's today, 1 x morning and 1 x later in the day to assess her needs/therapy etc, so I'll be making sure they get a true idea of how she is and not let dad tell them it's alright and he can manage, (in the nicest way of course).

    Yesterday work was pretty manic again, so was shattered when I got home last night, pleased to be on days' off now until Monday.

    Had text from boiler people yesterday to ask if they could come on Saturday not Friday - it doesn't really make any difference to me but just means on Friday I can make sure all the washing, drying and ironing is done up to date and I can do my normal Friday jobs on Friday.

    Keep safe and well x

    nmlc x
    Last edited by nmlc; 08-02-2018 at 6:36 AM.
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    • Hard Up Hester
    • By Hard Up Hester 8th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
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    Hard Up Hester
    You have my sympathy LW, I too sleep in a small wedge of the bed as my beloved sleeps like a starfish.
    Chin up, Titus out.
    • LameWolf
    • By LameWolf 8th Feb 18, 2:56 PM
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    But would he hurt himself if he fell out of sofa? And I worry about whether a sofa is suitable for you sleep on, regardless of whether you are used to being in a small bit of bed xx
    Originally posted by Floss
    Yes, I think he would hurt himself; he's 68, and his health isn't as good as it used to be. I'm sure I'll be fine on the sofa; I'd honestly prefer to take the sofa myself, or I'll only lie awake worrying if he's ok, and listening for him going *klumpf* onto the floor, which kind of defeats the object of me getting some sleep.
    But I thank you for your concern. x

    Also I'm not out to "punish" him; he can't help it, he's fast asleep and has no knowledge or, in the morning, memory, of the fidgeting, snoring, talking gibberish..... all I want is some uninterrupted kip.

    Hester I could cope if he *just* slept like a starfish - it's the fidgeting and the noise I can't hack. He had his leg out of the covers and was kicking the side of the bed the night before last!! Which reverberated across the bed and jigged my back up something rotten.
    Last edited by LameWolf; 08-02-2018 at 3:00 PM.
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    • nannywindow
    • By nannywindow 8th Feb 18, 3:11 PM
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    Just read in our local paper that a child on his way to school, was approached by a man offering to give him a present this morning. It's the school my DGC attend . That's the second school this week that someone has approached a child. What's wrong with people these days !
    Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, but this time more intelligently
    • TravellingAbuela
    • By TravellingAbuela 8th Feb 18, 4:23 PM
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    NAN we had this problem last year with a man in a van offering the kids sweeties as they came out of school. First one school (where eldest DGD goes) and then he moved on to another (where 2 youngest go) It's a big worry. (Btw I hope you are soon feeling better I know to my cost how wearing that neverending cough is)

    I have had a busy day with one thing and another and not a lot to show for it! Shopping delayed as DS called in for a coffee and a natter just as we were putting our coats on! We finally left at 11.15 and it was going up 2.00 by the time the shopping was put away and we sat down to a late lunch.

    The customary Bolognese Bake has now been made and is all ready to pop in the oven, timed for the DGD's arrival "starving" from swimming! DD staying for tea too so it's meatless meatballs for her as she is a veggie.

    It must be slightly milder out there as all the snow has gone. Sadly more is forecast overnight and we are in the line of fire!

    Have a nice evening folks if you can xx
    "If you dream alone it will remain just a dream. But if we all dream together it will become reality"
    • meanmarie
    • By meanmarie 8th Feb 18, 4:29 PM
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    Hello all,

    Misty here this morning, DH and I went for his usual blood test.....had to get tights for tomorrow's wedding, rarely wear them. We are hoping for a fine day tomorrow, wrong time of year to hope for heat. Mossy is to go to kennels in a bit, guess who gets to take him? Still have to fill out the bones of my speech, but that wont take long.

    JackieO......glad that your birthday was good, you deserve to be spoilt.

    Time to go with Mossy, finding it hard to concentrate on anything in case I have left something undone!

    Hugs to all, take care.

    Weight 08 February 86kg
    • Floss
    • By Floss 8th Feb 18, 6:22 PM
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    Judi was it you who has a fidgety OH when asleep? Do I recall something about soap?
    • csarina2
    • By csarina2 8th Feb 18, 6:31 PM
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    MY OH sniffs and fidgets whilst he is dropping off, and then walks and throws himself about when he is asleep, thats why I got the bed in the sewing room. I have not slept in there whilst he has been suffering with his vertigo, but now it seems to have buzzed off , I may well start sleeping through there again.

    He also sleeps right on the edge of the bed, and rolls himself in the duvet, so I end up having to move into the middle of the bed or put up with 1/2" of duvet...............
    • Judi
    • By Judi 8th Feb 18, 11:31 PM
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    Judi was it you who has a fidgety OH when asleep? Do I recall something about soap?
    Originally posted by Floss
    Yes. Copied from Google...

    Put a bar of soap under your sheet! ... Doctors are not sure, but some believe that the magnesium in the soap stops the problem. That is because magnesium deficiency is a leading cause of both restless leg syndrome and leg cramps. Dr. Oz suggests lavender soap because it helps to relax the muscles with its natural scent.

    Certainly works for Grump.
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