Life is still busy here but it’s to be expected this time of year. I’m so looking forward to the kids breaking up from school and just chilling for a couple of weeks (or is that wistful thinking?)
I had my IVIG (Intravenous Immunoglobulin) last week in hospital. It was really busy but I still managed to relax a little and catch up on my book. I’m listening to A Discovery of Witches and finding some of it hard going. It’s a great story but it’s so drawn out at times. Plus it’s three times longer than the usual books I listen to.
On Tuesday I was back at the hospital for an ECG, just precautionary because of my condition. It wasn’t too bad, just uncomfortable trying to keep still for forty minutes.
The rest of the week past in a blur, I seemed to have got away with any side effects from the IVIG which was good, so I busied myself getting things done. Then for the weekend we’d promised the kids a day out at the Christmas markets. Now if you saw my Sunday photo yesterday you’ll see it was a bit of a wash out. It was raining way too much to walk around, and so so cold. We went in search of some Christmas spirit and all we ended up with was snotty noses!
Then on Saturday night I settled down to watch the final of Strictly Come Dancing, but I was the only one who wanted to watch it and the other grown ups in the house were horrified that it was on for two and a half hours. So I watched the first hour downstairs, then went up to my bedroom to watch the rest in peace.
By the end of the program my head was banging, it wasn’t anything to do with the show, I loved it all, but I had a dreaded migraine coming on. I stayed in bed but I didn’t get much sleep as the pain kept me awake most of the night. Sunday was spent in a migraine blur.
Then on Sunday evening Boo couldn’t sleep because she felt unwell. I think the trip on Saturday was more of a mistake than we first thought because during the night Graham was poorly too.
This week we have some shopping arriving, two food deliveries, one mostly treats and alcohol. I have a ton of wrapping to do, I need to do it before the kids break up from school. And we have a School concert to go to for the Little Man…I’m really looking forward to that.
Oh no! Such a shame you had a migraine and everyone is full of cold. Hopefully they can shake it off in time for Christmas.
Have a great week x #MMBC
I am right there with you. The wrapping marathon is about to begin! #mixitup
Treats and alcohol … a great combination at these moments Anne!. Just to get you feeling more upbeat and ready for the fray/fun. Hope you have a lovely Christmas/. If I haven’t said it already, I love your positivity in the face of real challenges. Have a great 2019 too. #MixItUp
Thank you Enda, I hope you have a lovely Christmas too and some good news for O tomorrow. x
I’m so sorry you have been in pain. Sending you warm positive thoughts for a healthier week. Stay out of the rain! #keepingitreal
I hope you have a lovely time at your son’s school concert, you deserve something nice to look forward to #keepingitreal
I’m glad your ekc looks good, still waiting on my mother’s results from last week and we’re of the mind no news is good new. I know what you mean about those shows, either you’re into them or not and others you force to watch may do so in horror. I think A Discovery of Witches is the one I couldn’t download on Kindle, I wonder if you mentioned it before?
You had me at treats and alcohol! Not only would that make a great name for a band but a blog as well.
Stop by and link up today if you get a chance or if I don’t see you on social media, Merry Christmas to you and yours.
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Hi Anne, that before Christmas build up seems like a lifetime ago now! It’s a shame you didn’t get to enjoy the Christmas market as planned. I hope things got better for you over the festive period and that the children are now ready and raring to go back to school!.. I’m sorry it has taken so long for me to comment. I have enjoyed a few weeks away from the internet, which sort of just happened, but was nice.
Wishing you a happy and healthy 2019 and thank you for sharing your posts with ‘#keepingitreeal..