Christmas - GFB - glasses
Excellent GFB! Lovely wedding yesterday, I can remember none of it because I was ensuring the Mini's were being good and generally waving at my friends rather than paying any attention. However, the bride looked amazing and the groom looked nervous but very proud.
Look who I found having a boogie
Bear looks happy.
Is Bear doing Saturday Night Fever?
Excellent text-messaging error there GFB - is the client coming round for dinner?
I've been offered some work over Christmas and New Year Just in time for the car tax/MOT/insurance
Sarah, I once had a friend who said that she was really lucky in that everytime she had a big bill to pay something came along which meant she had the money to pay it.
Anyway, yay for the work and the experience and the few extra pennies.
D weighed himself yesterday, he has gone from 12st to 9st. He looks horrible. He is currently drinking tea amd eating a marathon. (snickers in new money). It's one thing that doesn't hurt him to eat. Really don't know what else to do for him. Other than keep nagging him to eat but he just gets upset with me. Still, app with consult on Weds, hopefully get something to manage the pain.
poor D that sounds very dramatic so sorry he is still ouchie
That's quite concerning Mouse Has he seen a dietitan? There are nutritional support supplements that can be used to encourage weight gain. Food is obviously better, but they can make a huge difference. And ultimately, well-being is the key thing. I can recommend some things if you'd like? Please let me know if I can help...
I got dumped on these http://fortisipdrink.co.uk/ they are a bit yuck but pretty effective
Ha ha X-post with Bookie
There are lots of variants to Fortisip - some nicer than others! And lots of alternatives too. I've tried most of them
I've got D some buildup and complan. I also give him some of my protein shake. It is really hard to get him to eat anything. I have thought about forticreme etc or buying some high carb drinks. It's just so difficult to get him to eat anything.
Eating hurts him. Things like snickers, cheesecake etc are easier as they don't hurt. He tries to eat pasta but doesn't eat much as he can't cope with the pain.
Warm drinks are ok, not hot or cold but water appears to be out. Maybe this just shows how many of his calories came from beer and coffee. (probably just that when I'm not there to nag him he doesn't eat). Other problem is, I bought him some vitamin and mineral tabs but he won't drink them because he says he doesn't like 'taking stuff'. he doesn't really get that at the moment he needs too. It's a constant battle and he is being very 'male' about it all.
Mouse - I know I'm being nosy, but what exactly is the diagnosis/cause of the pain? That'll make it easier to work out if there are particular constituents of foods that are likey to cause pain.
Pre-empting meals with painkillers can help with managing pain associated with eating. How is D with taking prescribed things as opposed to over the counter? Some people are very good at taking notice of 'professionals' over and above friends/family, even if the advice is identical.
As always, feel free to tell me to mind my own business
Evening. I was just about to type "phwoar to Saffy's yummy sounding muffins" but thankfully stopped myself just in time when I realised how it sounded.
Gosh those cranberry and cream cheese muffins sound delicious Saffy, may I have the recipe? Actually, in all seriousness, can I?
Tommy if I can have Phili with garlic and herbs you can have Primula
On the inappropriate texting front, the work phone is being switched off and hidden from lunchtime Christmas Eve to 28th December, then again the following week. I'm only likely to send inappropriately affectionate texts, but even so.
Yikes Mouse, how quickly did that weight loss happen? Glad there are some wise people on here to help him.
Sorry to hear about D, Mouse. I really hope the consultant can do something. men shouldn't be 9 stone.
I've had a weeping left eye all day. I have no idea why. Otherwise it isn't sore or itchy and only a little bloodshot.
I went to Body Balance again this evening. It felt much easier than last time and I don't feel quite as unfit as I did, although I have a way to go before I get back to where I was. My shorts were rather too tight though, and kept riding up. Once upon a time I used to like my legs
I haven't tried Nutrini Energy - that's a tube feed, and most of my sampling has been of the sip feeds Have you tried it? It doesn't look at all appealing!
Visit the official Runner's World page
Follow Runner's World on Twitter
Other Natmag-Rodale Sites
Run For Charity
About Runner's World
Runner's World is a publication of Hearst Magazines UK which is the trading name of The National Magazine Company Ltd, 72 Broadwick Street, London, W1F 9EP. Registered in England 112955. All rights reserved.
Website powered by: Immediate Media Company Ltd. | © Runner's World 2002-2013 |