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Re: Life can be a Pain

were you able to get outside my @Dec 

So pleased your daughter is  home and doing well xxx

except your dreaded shoulder , hope it feels better soon 

having lots of aches and pains in my left groin which is annoying xx

@BlueBay@BlueBay@Myboy@outlander 

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Take care @Shaz51 xx

and @Dec  pls be careful with your shoulder xx

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@Dec  Sending some 💜💜💜

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@Dec, thinking of you today my second mum xx

and thinking of your daughter tooxx

hope you are ok 

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Hello dear @Dec 

Hope you are ok my friend?

Thinking of you and your beautiful daughter 💙💜💚

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Hi @Myboy @Shaz51 @Maggie @BlueBay  and others following

 

Many thanks for your kind thoughts - I do appreciate it and I have read the messages - it's not always easy typing with one shoulder on the blink but I am right now

 

My shoulder is a problem - I have a telehealth call with my specialist week after next - I know I will have to have the procedure done again and I am hoping my daughter will recover enough for me to spend the night at her house when that comes up - for some reason I need to have a responsible adult caring for me after sedation - and this was so weird the last time - I had to be at home by myself to have a stress thing and I was okay - but whatever will happen and when is what will happen and when it will - time does pass

 

My daughter is recovering after the procedure she had on her spine - she sets goals each day and she was cooking a pretty interesting dinner when I spoke to her on the phone late yesterday - she has to completely recover before she returns to work after this - which would be a good idea - she does have some heavy work in the nursery - I do hope she can get back to normal though - 

 

As is the case for everyone else the lock-down is wearing thin - everyone I know needs a hair cut - of course there are worse things than needing a hair cut but I will be glad to have one

 

I haven't been in the forum much lately - though I read a bit from time to time - I have to pace myself with my bad arm - and this is fine but it does take up time - I have been watching The Chaser some afternoons - the British one - and I can answer about half the questions accurately - something different to do that tests me - my ambitions are not the same as the were before the Winter of our Discontent - I will get back to my old life though

 

All the best everyone - I wish you all the best and hope everyone is the best they can be

 

Dec

 

Hi everyone - enjoy your day if possibleHi everyone - enjoy your day if possible

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Hello there @Dec  ... so good to hear from you again.  Although I did see your post to me on my thread a day or two ago, which I am yet to respond to.  I've been very slack, not very talkative of late. 

 

Anyway, I was glad to get an update on both your daughters progress and your own situation with your dodgy shoulder.

 

And ... oh yes ... I am definitely still following along here, even if I havent posted in a while. 😊💞  I always enjoy hearing from you, even if news is not so great.

 

I was thinking of you today, and all our other Victorian members, as we await the latest update from the Vic premier as to what restrictions are to be eased from tomorrow.  I know it wont be all that most people want, but at least it will be another step in the right direction.  Victoria are now getting fewer new CoronaVirus cases each day, than what NSW are by btw.  👍 So well done Vics.

 

I'm sorry to hear that your shoulder procedure did not provide relief for longer than what it has done. Is it one of those things where the second time, will likely provide longer relief ... as in an accumulative effect?  At least it sounds as though your beautiful Daughter is doing quite well for now, although it will likely be a long road of recovery for her.  The end result will hopefully be a full recovery ... if she does all the right things, and does not resort to doing too much too soon.

 

I had noticed that you werent around the forums as much lately.  But I'd put that down to your (understandable) concerns over your daughter and the increasing pain and impairment of your own shoulder issues.  I totally understand your need to pace yourself in that regard, and realise that typing would exacerbate pain for you.  I always welcome any visits you are able to make to the Forums, and look forward to reading your lovely inspiring and interesting posts ... if or when you're able to.

 

I like to watch The Chase too.  There is the British version in the early afternoons on TV I think, which I rarely see.  But I do watch The Chase Australia most evenings from 5pm to 6pm.  I do okay too.  😊🌺  I will think of you next time I watch, and wonder if it might be a battle of the Titans? 🤣

 

Thanks for your best wishes @Dec , and I return same to you with much gratitude and kind thoughts.

 

I'm still waiting for your picture to come through, but will check back later to see. I will leave a couple for you too.

 

Emelia 💕🌻🌼🌺😊🌸

 

 

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Wise owl with an impaired wing

 

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Musical Owl ... on the Piano

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@Emelia8 

 

Those owl pics are great Em - I love them - and my left shoulder and right knee - exactly right - and a bandaged tail works too - for the pain in my lumbar spine - and it is all much better than it used to be before I started seeing this new pain specialist

 

Like you I often follow along even though I don't always post - I think that's okay - I would rather post when I feel - well - talkative is a good word - sometimes I just stare at a message - and the answer doesn't always come to me - and I feel better about writing when my heart is in it

 

You are right - Victorians have had it hard since July and we all want to be released - I have been okay about the restrictions - I would not like to be a politican and I think Dan has done a great job through really tough months - of course there are people who think otherwise and they can if they so choose - these people don't have to make the unpopular decisions though - I am sure very few people could take on such a task through such an historical event and history does judge too. But I will be glad to have the situation eased - 

 

Of course there is someone in America who is not a responsible person considering his position - and that's okay in some ways - the people in America chose this person and they can put up with it I guess - but I am concerned about the situation not staying put as the virus is a very tough and clever one. I have no control over what other people do though - I just tend my own affairs and look forward to a hair cut - I had a big outing last week - I saw my dentist and had my teeth cleaned and a filling - such a relief - I think I saw him last September and I have always been every six months for as long as I can remember.

 

My shoulder - it's very badly degraded and since I had the procedure in July it has been better than it was - but I am getting crepitus - that's bone on bone in my shoulder and that is painful and moreso each day it seems - before the procedure it was my whole shoulder and a nightmare to go from day to day and I totally lost the plot about whether I should go to hospital as I did eventually - the trouble about the plot we can lose sometimes is that we forget we had a plan - at this stage I do have a stronger pain preparation which has a strange space-out effect for me but the pain goes away completely for a few hours and that makes a huge difference so on the whole I am better off than I was

 

I am so relieved that my daughter is recovering well - it was a very tense time for me - the thought of her having spinal fusion was really tough - I have been told for years that I should not have that surgery - but then - I have had the pain for over 25 years now and they could not have done that operation in the last - hah - millenium. I love saying that. I just hope my daughter takes her time recovering and she has quit smoking - this I am glad to report

 

I do enjoy watching The Chase - I watch the British one so there are lots of questions I have no idea about - I watch Star Trek when the Australian one is on - I am a Trekkie fan - and I was not back in the 90s when they were first aired

 

I am still waiting to have the holes in my roof patched - I still have rats coming in early in the morning - a man came and patched one of them on Thursday - I rang the Ministry and they had two holes on the work sheet but he only had one on his order so he could only fix one - and so some mornings I still have the little so-n-sos coming in - and they eat the bait in the roof and go away but others come in and there seem to be a lot in this area. Horrid little creatures - I do not like rats and mice at all. I started all of this last January and it is taking so much time - yet often the Ministry is really good about repairs - the lock down has made it harder of course

 

Thanks for your best wishes too - you are an amazing person - you have had so much in your past and you are still confronting things I would not like to - though I guess I would if I had to - I hope I don't

 

You know what they say - better the devil you know - and I have a lot of orthopaedic problems. These are okay by me - I can deal with them

 

Again - all the best Em - I think of you every day actually - and I am cheering you on

 

Dec

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Thank you so much @Dec  ... you always have a knack of cheering me up, and to help me to 'get over myself' a bit. 😊💕

 

Just a brief response for now.  I saw most of the press conference about what restrictions are to be lifted.  I think most people will be pleasantly surprised at the extent of the relaxed restrictions.  And .... it looks like you have got your desire for a hair cut ... with hairdressers able to reopen from midnight tonight.  Yay!  I'm very glad for you, and for so many others in Victoria. And in two weeks time, there will be further easing of restrictions.  🌺

 

I do agree with you about Dan ... I dont know what more he could have done really, under the dreadful situation he was presented with.  Unlike many others ... he fronts up every single day for hours on end, to do the press conferences and keep everyone informed.  I know he is doing his absolute best for his constituents, and I dont believe he deserves the condemnation he gets from some quarters.  As for American Politics ..... Ahhhhhggghhh. 😵 Some people are so blind to reality ...  they see only what they want to see, and turn a blind eye to what does not fit in with their world view. I will say that divisive and inciteful rhetoric (by those in highest office) is a recipe for further division and violence in an already deeply divided nation.  The country does not need to be divided further by radical and extremist views (of any persuasion). I really should leave it there .... politics is a highly contentious issue, and I dont want to get into trouble.

 

I will respond to some of the other things you brought up, when I'm on next time.  Right now, I am going to take the opportunity for a nanna nap while hubby has a post lunch sleep.  Very weary right now, after a severe deficit of sleep over a long period of time.  Its overcast and showery here now too, so its perfect for a little sleep.  Fingers crossed.

 

Emelia 🌺😊

 

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I agreee my sister @Emelia8 Heart

Our @Dec knows how to cheer us up xoxo

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