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    • Hollyharvey
    • By Hollyharvey 6th Aug 18, 1:26 AM
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    Old Style Daily Monday 6th August 2018
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    • 6th Aug 18, 1:26 AM
    Old Style Daily Monday 6th August 2018 6th Aug 18 at 1:26 AM
    This is an “over the garden fence” type thread where we chat about everything Old Style and maybe a little bit more. It’s a great, inspiring and motivating thread we start each day to discuss what Old Style things we’re going to do today or what we’ve achieved already. Everyone’s welcome, please do come in, put your feet up (although check the fence hasn’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’t post large pictures, or clip art – links are preferred. When you make a post, if you feel like giving it a title, that will help others that don’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
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    • Mrs Salad Dodger
    • By Mrs Salad Dodger 6th Aug 18, 1:03 PM
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    Mrs Salad Dodger
    Good morning - just

    Thank you for starting us off Holly & I hope you enjoy your day out. I agree it is better to make the most of the good weather as all too soon we will be complaining about the rain & cold Also I hope you have a lovely time on Wednesday - it is so nice when youngsters want to spend time with older family members

    So very sorry TA - It sounds like MrTA is now in the best place to be treated & I am sending gentle hugs to you both. Hopefully MrTA will be markedly improved today.

    Hester, how lovely to meet up with a fellow MSEr

    tru, great solution all around - your time is too precious to waste hunting for ATMs

    Nelski, how about ‘orange ogling’? Re the shorts - I wouldn’t have looked good even at 16

    LaineyT, I bet that your DSIL gets better far quicker in the comfort of her own home . Enjoy your visit.

    csarina2, sending you & OH gentle hugs. Sorry you are having such a tough time.

    bellabella, congrats to your DH & hope you enjoy your new to you car - bonus re the Road Tax

    silver-oldie, gentle hugs for you & DH

    Speky, glad things are going well with your young lady Good luck with the fast & nothing odd about enjoying doing them

    Gers, what a nightmare

    nannywindow, I have noticed prices creeping up in A*da as well as emptier shelves but frozen chips seem to be in plentiful supply

    This morning, DSis went to see her Dr re blood test results. She is falling to bits as well as her ‘down below’ & heart problems she is now pre-diabetic & has potential liver problems However, she seems to have been very lucky in the Dr she was allocated - she seems to be very on the ball

    I have no plans today, will just be pottering but MIGHT get my ‘arris in gear & have a Kondo of my wardrobe

    Hope everyone has as good an afternoon & evening as possible

    • Elona
    • By Elona 6th Aug 18, 1:32 PM
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    Hugs and positive vibes tp csarina, TA and silver oldie.

    The patio is being worked on so I got up early, had a shower and shampoo and looked out a cool dress. I opened the gate for the builders and then checked my e mails to find that DD is in hospital and hoping to have her baby today. Fingers and toes crossed . Wish I could do something to help but she has her DH with her and her middle sister is there to fetch and carry etc.

    I had bacon and eggs for a brunch and might pop out for a chop and veg for tonight but I don't want to be out in case I miss any news. Dishwasher is on and washing machine will be switched on later and I need to put out the recycling for tomorrow.

    Hugs to all
    • csarina2
    • By csarina2 6th Aug 18, 1:45 PM
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    Thank you to so many of you who have sent good wishes for OH. I went in to see him this morning and he was ok, apparently had a 'vacant' episode last night, his eyes were open but he did not respond.

    Whilst I was there a Dr came to see hi,. I have requested that they look at his neck as well as his brain. They are hoping to do the scans on Wednesday after all the MRI scans have been done, then the whole room and machine can be steam cleaned. He has had another swab taken today, they are doing them weekly for some reason.

    I only had toast for brekkie the milk was sour, so called at Aldi on the way back and picked up some bits, hopefully I will not have to go shopping again this week now.

    Library van due in about 20 minutes, have a laod of books to return. OH wants me to search for the next book in the series he is reading and if I have to put in a request for it. I will have to download then via my phone when I next go in to see him, which will be Wednesday. SS is going tonight and tomorrow. Fingers crossed I do not get called in again, the staff nurse this morning forced the drawer to get his meds, so guess the drawer will need sorting once OH has been discharged, which is not likely to be aby day soon it seems.

    Elona I hope the baby arrives safe and sound today.........
    • Floss
    • By Floss 6th Aug 18, 2:36 PM
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    Csarina have the Drs acknowledged what your GP has said re your OH coming home?
    • nannywindow
    • By nannywindow 6th Aug 18, 2:40 PM
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    Me again !
    Elona I have everything crossed ( even my eyes, not a pretty sight ) for you and DD, that today's the day. I bet you're on pins
    MrsSD thank you for your comments. DD may, in future, put her brain in gear before her heart, but knowing her she probably won't. She has a heart of gold, that one ( must get it from me then ) I hope your DSiS feels better / gets sorted soon. I fear I'm falling apart before my time too......... and it's no fun at all .
    Csarina I'm glad you saw the Dr, hopefully things will improve for DH.
    Joy of joys our broadband is on the blink again, we haven't enough juice IYSWIM, so an engineer will be here tomorrow pm. We also have the window man coming early in the morning to give us a quote for our guttering and fascia boards, so if I'm MIA tomorrow I haven't run off to sea....... yet .
    nan xx
    Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, but this time more intelligently
    • csarina2
    • By csarina2 6th Aug 18, 4:44 PM
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    Csarina have the Drs acknowledged what your GP has said re your OH coming home?
    Originally posted by Floss
    Yes Floss, I have logged it with the Drs and also the discharge nurse. He is not coming home until they have sorted out what is causing the fall downs and found a treatment.

    Due to the infection, which he does not have, no one can be moved to another ward or hospital, so he is stuck where he is.

    I was in this morning....SS is going in tonight and again on Wednesday early in the morning i.e 11 am. and then I am going on to see my quilting friend for a couple of hours
    • Gers
    • By Gers 6th Aug 18, 6:02 PM
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    All being well, my DM is coming home tomorrow! She's so pleased to be out of there.

    This morning I did a run to the tip, collected a parcel from A mazon and bought DM more grapes. Went back to her place, made a flask of tea and went into visit. Had to park a long way from her building and then the drizzle started!

    On the way home I did some shopping as I have to wait in tomorrow for her. Couldn't find the house keys in my car so thought I'd left them in the house, so I had to phoned a dear friend who lives at the other end of the street to collect the set he holds. No keys in the house...back down to the car and (of course) they were in the correct place for them. I'm going ever so slightly doolally-tap!

    Now waiting to hear news from Elona and the imminent new grandchild. News about others loved ones keenly sought too.

    My MSE today was putting on pillow cases which my grandmother made from sheets, and which she embroidered with her surname. She did this before being married in the early 1920s!
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