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Monday, 19 May 2014

Moaning Monday.

What an fantastic weekend it has been! Both the company and the weather. The perfect start to a weeks annual leave! Some shopping in the morning, followed by a BBQ and drinks on Saturday then the BBQ weather continued on the Sunday too, and so did we!

It was so nice to have a WHOLE weekend off with Scott and then to spend it with good company too topped it off! Specially as Scott had to leave for a work thing in Lisbon, Portugal in the early hours of this morning, and won't be back until very late Wednesday night.

He left at 3.30am this morning to be exact, which was really annoying as we both struggled to sleep before he left and then because he was soo tired when he went, I then couldn't sleep for worrying about him after he had gone. Leaving me tired and ratty today!

Charlie hasn't helped either. We didn't walk him over the weekend because we had been really busy, and he joins in when were out with the neighbours, playing with the Staffy over the road and mooching around everyone's gardens. I meant to give him a haircut yesterday but thought being drunk in charge of a pair of scissors wasn't a very good idea. So I did it today instead. Well I say that.... I tried. I got as far as his back and sides, and he wouldn't take anymore and went off into the garden. So whilst I was having a cuppa tea the little git rolled in chicken poop!!!! He absolutely STUNK!!!!!! I couldn't have been less impressed. Neither was he when I stuck him in the bath. Often that is enough for him to give up and let me finish his haircut. But not this time.... So still now he looks like a clown!

When the sun cooled down late this afternoon it was time to take the dog for his walk. Very excited he was too. Right up until the end he was well behaved, but it was too good to be true. He decided the stagnant, muddly puddle/bog was just what he needed to get his own back at me...

So pleased with himself he was! Little git. So that was his second bath of the day. He learnt that trick from his Staffy friend... Dog's hey! Who'd have them!?

Just before we went for our walk, myself and Andy, our neighbour were complaining about other people in our street feeding the seagulls as they crap on everything. Then I head out and found this!!!!

Scott isn't even here to wash it off for me! So out I go to do it (has been desperate for a wash for ages anyway), get half way through and the bloody heavens open on me! Not rained for days but decides to choose the minute I wash my car! A massive down pour too... GRRR!!! Just to top off my mood.

So you think it can't get any worse. Well I am known for not looking after myself very well when I'm left on my own and my plans for dinner backed this up. I went to make myself some scrambled egg on toast. Whilst making sure my egg was perfect I completely obliterated my toast!

I don't make toast much and I am really not used to using the grill as you can see.

It really hasn't been my day.

I can go as far to say the diet has gone completely of the window as a result too.

I am on call for work tonight. Its very rare that the on-call midwife is called out; only when the unit is in dire straits.

Based on my day so far I am expecting a call...

Here's to a better tomorrow!

Moan over,

Sorry x

Friday, 16 May 2014

PASH Jeans

This is the goal: to fit back into my Pash jeans. And I thought I was fat then! Actually.... the real goal is to fit into the wedding dress, but if I can get into the jeans ill definitely be able to get in the dress! Slightly more motivated this time.....


Looking at old photo's makes me want to go mad things with my hair again!! Maybe I should start with a hair cut though first....!

On the way out?

Ginger hasn't laid an egg for ages now. Must be about a month. Which for her is pretty unusual. Shes coming up for 2 years old now so thought that shes probably due a molt so didn't really think much of it. First of all we had a couple softies and then a few shell-less eggs. So upped her calcuim. Then the eggs stopped completely.

About 2 weeks ago she developed this funny swelling where her crop is. Obvious cause would have been an impacted crop but on closer examination it seemed to be fleshy, like she had bruising or something and didn't seem to be her crop at all. It wasn't causing her any problem and she was eating, drinking and pooing perfectly fine. In hindsight it is now obvious that it WAS her crop. Rookey error. Maybe if I had done something about it maybe she'd still be healthy.

Yesterday I threw her some lettuce, her favourite, and and wasn't interested at all. Very unlike her.

This morning I went in to clean her out and noticed some pretty odd poo's. It was hot yesterday so just thought they had gone moldy quick. Then googled it and actually I think it was full of yolk and bile. Her bum is very dirty, swollen and pulsating. So I gave her a bath but it just seemed to stress her and labour her breathing. Now I have left her alone her breathing is better again but shes not very active. She doesn't have the full stance of a EYP (egg yolk peritinotis) bird but I think shes getting there. As far as I can tell she had only done 1 poo all day.