Mental illness and running

I wanted a place where we could get advice and support.

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19/01/2013 at 18:46
It's hormonal, I did warn everyone and I am much much more snappy than usual.
19/01/2013 at 19:39

You're showing me up there CJ, I was so tired I just had a nap.  Feel a bit better for it.

Great effort there, Caz.  I certainly wouldn't fancy that myself.


19/01/2013 at 19:45
Naps are good. We are just cooking tea - chicken and baby potato curry with homemade Pilau rice
19/01/2013 at 19:49

oooh sounds nom by 'eck!


New kettle all sorted

19/01/2013 at 19:54

Got mine in the oven too - a lentil cottage pie.  Comfort food but still fairly healthly.  Best of both worlds.

19/01/2013 at 19:55
Wahey. I couldn't live without my kettle.

Solb, hope you are lurking and ok

Hi to Frodo and all our other silent partners
19/01/2013 at 21:17

LR having a nap is OK, your body asked for a little rest and you gave it what it needed.

My hormones have been steady for a few weeks, now I have said that, it will be my turn to be horribly hormonally menopausal.

19/01/2013 at 21:40

Evening - I'm in lovely Devon, no snow and had a lovely meal.  Mr Soup in a lot of pain after the time sat in the car but he thinks it worth it for being here. And a lovely 4* hotel is much more comfortable than a 4* caravan. 

Caz - I'm shivering just at the thought of your swims. You are well 'ard. 

Well done on the run LR. Nothing wrong with napping.

Three cheers for kettles. 

I'm very glad to be done with all the hormonal problems. Getting older isn't all bad. 

My chickens hate the snow. Yesterday I had to coax them out of the hen house with meal worms. There is a cover over the bottom end of the run which was snow-free and they tried to clumsily flutter/fly  over the snowy bit. They were wimpering most of the day.   Today they came out of the run for a but stood on one leg like flamingos.  A neighbour is looking after them for the next few days who I know spoils them rotten with treats. 

More hugs to silent friends, Hope you are all okay. 


Edited: 19/01/2013 at 21:42
19/01/2013 at 22:10
Ooo, anywhere nice soupy?
19/01/2013 at 22:25
Just seen your opening lines soupy...
19/01/2013 at 23:56

Must be sensible and get off to bed to try to make for a productive day tomorrow.

Thanks for positive feedback re the ran - and the nap!

SOLB - hope you're OK, you've been quiet today - or does this just mean you forgot your repeat prescription for the chatterbox pills.

Nite all. xx


20/01/2013 at 09:49
This is a completely indulgent post. I would normally apologize but not today
Moo's diet has not worked. He is starting to show signs of dehydration.according to our scales (which were accurate according to the hospital 10 data ago) he has lost 400g. We are waiting on a call from the oncall paediatrician because of the dehydration. It has started to snow again, and the roads are.already icy. I have packed clothes and toys, and I'm about to pack his food. If we have it ready and take it the theory is that he won't be admitted. I am scared and worried. I know some drs and nurses will say we shouldn't have changed his milk. We followed medical advice. His sister is worried sick because she remembers last year. At least if they admit and treat him today he should be home for his birthday. If they leave it 2 or 3 weeks the chances are he will have to wait until he is 4 to have a birthday at home.
Ok, enough of the pity party.
20/01/2013 at 10:05
Poor (((you, Moo, A and Mr by eck)))
Will cross everything and be thinking of you today x
20/01/2013 at 10:12

by 'eck - thats not self indulgent at all. You must all be stressed to bits so you indulge all you want. Really hope you get it sorted today. Fingers crossed for you. Please keep us updated with developments. 



20/01/2013 at 10:29

By 'eck, be as self indulgent as you want.  You need to get these things off your chest and that is what we are here for.  Sending lots and lots of healing hugs, and comfoting hugs and stress reducing hugs.

20/01/2013 at 10:37

Likewise what's said above.  You know we're here to support and sympathise.  Lots of hugs to you all (((by 'eck + the family))).

Hi Frodo, hows things with you?

20/01/2013 at 12:30

(((by 'eck + family)))

(()) left for anyone who wants one.

20/01/2013 at 12:43

I'll nip in quick and grab the spare one then!

20/01/2013 at 13:37

I could do with a few hugs right now.  I'm having a moment.

20/01/2013 at 13:45

Didn't mean to deprive you by nicking the last one.  You've definitely earned a hug from me today.  (((SuperCaz)))

Having a lazy one myself but am about to get myself moving to get some jobs done - sometime soon.

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