Elderly parents are a blessing and a curse.
I can be placed into a social class. I know my place.
Physiotherapists can 'adjust your kneecap' to make you feel better and you will then experience days of pain.
Dust will find any little place in your home to settle in to.
Not worrying about removing it is something I am learning to do.
All work and no play makes 'Jane' a dull girl.
It also makes Jack a grumpy boy.
A box of maltesers and a glass of low alcohol wine does not constitute dinner.
Having a new boiler makes your radiators feel warmer but generally your house is still coldish and the weather outside is so cold and horrible I am praying for a good summer....I need some sun.
'Breaking Bad' is a pretty good series to watch if you like to watch the tv every night...which I do.
If a visit to your folks brings you down so emotionally you feel very low, an unexpected lunch
somewhere with your beautiful daughter can make you feel much better.
Worrying about your beautiful daughter finding work in London as a graduate serves
no useful purpose.
What will be will be. I have no control.
Seeing your son being rewarded with a long overdue promotion is really good.
A friend who has had cancer in the past who tells you her hair is now falling out in handfuls
for no apparent reason, causes you to think how beautiful she looks when she is smiley
and cheerful, (which she is) and reminds you to not moan about your own greying locks....and hope that she is well.
Making a pear and ginger upside down cake divides opinion....more pear? more sponge? more ginger? more please?
Migraines piss me off....and I've had two quite recently.
Trying to choose new specs on your own is very hard.....especially if you have a face
that doesn't seem to suit anything on offer in the buy one get one free range.....yet
using the pound shop for 'spare pairs' is not really clever.
Whatever other people think, there is a little part of me that thinks certain people should never be allowed to have children.
Having a cup of tea every morning is a necessity ....it ensures the day starts well, even if it goes to hell after that.
It would be useful for me to have a go-to phrase that I could use when I want to say to a blogger 'yes I did just read your post, and I would like to acknowledge that I have read it and I would like to say something but...I have to go out/am not sure what I want to say/can't be arsed/only have time for reading not replying at the moment/good work/I agree/you lucky so and so/more pictures please'.
Welfare Reform is a necessary tool for change.
Cat hair in other peoples houses used to freak me out.....now I have two cats and I am that woman.....and I hate it.
Boots own bonjela does not do the job.....you have to just buy the proper stuff....it works.
I have been a bit lax on the 'being a good friend' front.
I will do better.
I think of bloggers as friends.
Have a 'through the ether hug' x