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roll up for the village fete! move to our village if your 'fete' is to be happy!

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ThatVikRinA22 Sat 20-Jul-13 22:17:06

6th thread folks....

keep talking/posting.

Catmint Sat 20-Jul-13 22:48:22

vicar, you are inspirational. thanksthanksthanks

mamakoukla Sat 20-Jul-13 22:53:32

Ta Vicar!

(((to all))))

Thanks vicar. Hi catmint and mama nice to hear from you, hope you're doing ok.

Just checking in.

Hope the prospect of a village fete doesn't ruin the weather completely, although today has been much more comfortable. .

Hugs offered all round, especially to those that need them.

mamakoukla Sun 21-Jul-13 01:31:28

Much better than this time last year CIQ. I was on some of the earlier threads and it has been a great help for me to have made some positive progress. I realized amd accepted that sometimes going back to bed, sometimes being more gentle with myself, sometimes these were the things I needed to help me understand that, although things were not going well, I could take time for myself. This included lowering some standards for a few months. Not as a new habit but more as a restorative, to give me time, space and detachment. I have met some lovely and wonderful people on this thread. I guess this helps explain why although I am not regularly posting at the moment, I like to check in occasionally.

mamakoukla Sun 21-Jul-13 01:34:41

Reading others' experiences made it less lonely, more human. I needed that. Writing made me think and notice patterns such as the productive days followed by burn out - and then making myself take it easy no matter if I felt that I could and should do more. These threads changed the playing field and have given me so much.

mamakoukla Sun 21-Jul-13 01:37:39

And I know that I still have a long way to go and yes there are downright nasty days/periods (PTSD with very known and clear triggers I sometimes have to literally deal with face to face) BUT there have been days when I wake up with a bounce and people ask me why I am happy. I ask them - why not?

hoochymama1 Sun 21-Jul-13 07:48:21

Wise words, Mama, that's helped me this am.
((( UA )))
Thanks Vicar flowers
Dull day here, feels better though.
Lots of hugs and love to all reading XXX

Notsoblonde Sun 21-Jul-13 11:04:05

Hugs to ua one day at a time lovely.

Thanks for the new thread vicar

Hello to mama and catmint and ed and ciq

I am sad today ,had this silly left sided chest pain again I keep googling and coming up with angina but the last time I went to gp she gave me the anti depressants as me heart was investigated last year. Gp thinks its all muscular tension wish I could stop this worrying. Sorry for the me post

Notsoblonde Sun 21-Jul-13 11:04:47

Sorry hoochy missed you oops

LEMisdisappointed Sun 21-Jul-13 11:09:41

Ohhhh, a fete smile I love a good fete i do!

Hugs to all

I have a busy (but good) week ahead of me, anxiety +++

Notso - Dr Google is nobodies friend!!

TheSilveryPussycat Sun 21-Jul-13 12:45:49

Can I be TheSilverySoothsayer? <excited>

TheSilveryPussycat Sun 21-Jul-13 12:47:07

Will it be like Ambridge? Will we have a fete committee? <over-excited>

ThatVikRinA22 Sun 21-Jul-13 12:47:19

you will find me in the beer tent wink......

if anyone is awol do let them know we have a new one. Lovely to see you here mama, you pretty much summed up how it was for me - just to not feel so alone in the midst of the turmoil - invaluable.

i have just pulled myself out of bed....i love to just lay, still and comfortable and quiet sometimes. I woke up crying. Im having such odd dreams, they are cathartic sometimes but i wonder how long they will go on for....they often involve me confronting my parents about my abusive past, on a lighter note i did also dream that i ended up with a giraffe in the back garden called George....sometimes i do wonder quite how my mind works....

now ive got up i need to tackle the BOMBSITE that is my entire house. Ive tried to get DD involved but typically she has other things to do hmm

so, i will pop back later. love and hugs to all - do let everyone else know where we are now....i always worry someone will miss that we have a new thread.

Enjoy the fete....

Beer tent?!? Beer tent?!? I expected you to be in the smallfurry animal tent judging the various small furry animal contests.....my Poppy had better win gerbil trickster award for her loop the loops..... <narrows eyes>

Today I decided to get up early and tackle my bedroom floor

...see here... http://www.mumsnet.com/Talk/good_housekeeping/1807931-I-need-help-to-find-and-keep-my-bedroom-floor-currently-under-a-pile-of-stuff?msgid=40415124#40415124

I also decided to clear my kitchen.

I also decided to strip my bed.

I also need to put fresh linen on dcs beds (already stripped).

In reality I am still in bed pondering what to eat for the week....then I need to go to tesco. I have decided though. I am buying no alcohol and no chocolate. I need to cut back on both.

Beer tent?!? Beer tent?!? I expected you to be in the smallfurry animal tent judging the various small furry animal contests.....my Poppy had better win gerbil trickster award for her loop the loops..... <narrows eyes>

Today I decided to get up early and tackle my bedroom floor

...see here... www.mumsnet.com/Talk/good_housekeeping/1807931-I-need-help-to-find-and-keep-my-bedroom-floor-currently-under-a-pile-of-stuff?msgid=40415124#40415124

I also decided to clear my kitchen.

I also decided to strip my bed.

I also need to put fresh linen on dcs beds (already stripped).

In reality I am still in bed pondering what to eat for the week....then I need to go to tesco. I have decided though. I am buying no alcohol and no chocolate. I need to cut back on both.

SnowyMouse Sun 21-Jul-13 15:17:43

That sounds like a good list Ed. Better to do today than tomorrow - they're predicting 31 C here! Likewise good luck with the bombsite, vicar

Hugs to everyone.

TheSilveryPussycat Sun 21-Jul-13 15:29:34

Cloudy and pleasantly cool. Never thought I'd be grateful for the effect the North Sea has on our local weather.

hoochymama1 Sun 21-Jul-13 15:55:04

Was that a "sooth" silvery ? I'm just wondering whether to take my washing in..grin

SnowyMouse Sun 21-Jul-13 16:24:50

grin

After a bashing on the other thread I might just put my fridge shopping away and climb into bed sad

I was good though in that I bought no alcohol. But I did secomb to chocolate....but then I figured that if I spend £6 on chocolate I get 2 free cinema tickets....which is cheap for cinema tickets and thw chocolate is just a bonus right???

TheSilverySoothsayer Sun 21-Jul-13 19:00:16

<gazes into crystal ball>

Ed my child, one poster having a go does not a bashing make. And lo, others share your problems and are grateful they are not the only ones.

As to your future (or perhaps by now it's your past) I foresee the eating and enjoyment of chocolate....and...and...yes I can feel the power...you will be making a visit to the cinema...

<faints with effort>

<comes round>

hoochy I foresee that it will not rain for some while except there may be thundery outbreaks in some places

<polishes met office page crystal ball>

Notsoblonde Sun 21-Jul-13 19:06:09

silverysooth I love the new you ;)

Notsoblonde Sun 21-Jul-13 19:07:21

can you predict I will I have a nice, calm and confident day tomorrow at work? First day back after 2 weeks offsad

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