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#1 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:05 PM

I have a toothache on my mind and I need distractions...

So what is on your mind right now??




#2 i-candi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

DS - wondering if he would really cope in the real world! at 13 if he never stepped out the house ever again he would be happy!    sigh..... DD lives outside as much as she can  huh.gif

#3 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

QUOTE (i-candi @ 07/12/2012, 10:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DS - wondering if he would really cope in the real world! at 13 if he never stepped out the house ever again he would be happy!    sigh..... DD lives outside as much as she can  huh.gif


This has crossed my mind about my own kids this week... Can't we keep them on a leash forever?

#4 erindiv

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

How much I need to exercise because 15 minutes of yoga nearly left me dead last night and I'm trying to trim down for New Year and Christmas and...

*curls up in corner, whimpering and rocking slowly*

#5 QueenIanthe

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:12 PM

My assignment that needs to be finished by Sunday, then the one I need to write due the next Sunday, that I haven't wrapped a single present, that I have a heap of end of year stuff to do as P & C treasurer and that I have to write a report for Parish Council and start circulating it to other people to comment on and that I have around 6 different things I need to attend next week on top of the normal stuff.



#6 Batmansunderpants

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:13 PM

How to manage my reflux bub an 2 year old so the 2 year old doesn't feel abandoned. I only seem to say "I can't right now" or "later". His behaviour was so much better after 1:1 time tonight but I am on my own during the day. Mummy guilt sucks.

#7 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:15 PM

QUOTE (erindiv @ 07/12/2012, 10:12 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How much I need to exercise because 15 minutes of yoga nearly left me dead last night and I'm trying to trim down for New Year and Christmas and...

*curls up in corner, whimpering and rocking slowly*


That's ok, i've been saying i'm going to jump on the treadmill for 5 mins at a time for 6 months....still haven't done it....haven't done much at all....i'm so over the housework and trying to look after myself plus 2 children and my DH...bring on christmas break!!!

#8 i-candi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:18 PM

QUOTE (3'sACharm @ 07/12/2012, 10:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
This has crossed my mind about my own kids this week... Can't we keep them on a leash forever?



I would love him to go out and have fun, spend a day with a friend. He doesn't think the same as me and asked me why he has to go out  sad.gif

#9 bubbanme

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:19 PM

My FIFO DP now coming home on the 2nd Jan instead of the 21st Dec!!!  cry1.gif

Great, missing Christmas & New Years. Merry Christmas to us sad.gif

#10 Paddlepop

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Feeling sorry for myself because I have a hairline fracture of a bone in my right ankle and it is severely sprained, and my left ankle is also sprained. It hurts. It even hurts to sit down on the toilet and get up from it. I'm on crutches so that I can hobble around at home. Cursing that I took a bus home instead of a taxi. I fell down the bus steps when I was getting off, hence the injuries. Thankfully 2yo DD is fine (I was carrying her off the bus).

Also realising that 2yo DD probably has dyspraxia and wondering about the implications that will have for her in the long term.

OP: Try some clove oil or teething gel to dull the toothache.

#11 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:21 PM

QUOTE (i-candi @ 07/12/2012, 10:18 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would love him to go out and have fun, spend a day with a friend. He doesn't think the same as me and asked me why he has to go out  sad.gif


Sounds like he is trying to hide away from something, is he doing well at school? Plenty of friends? Happy in himself??

#12 Comrade Borgia

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:21 PM

I have no wine left sad.gif. I'm very shallow. Well....empty actually....

#13 GoneWithTheWhinge

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:23 PM

how I am going to cope when my do-not-get-along-with moody sister comes to stay for 3 weeks in January.

She doesn't like heat, she doesn't like sun, she doesn't like light nights, she doesn't like BBQ, she doesn't like swimming, she doesn't like beaches.

So why on earth are you coming to Australia in January???

Oh yeah, because my mum is here and you can't bear the thought of my girls spending some time with their nanny for the first time in over a year so by bringing your son over who is used to having nanny to himself 4 days a week you'll make sure my girls get pushed out. Just as last time.

I wish my mum wasn't so soft and hadn't offered to pay for your flights but rest assured dear sister, this time things will be different. there is no way on earth we are spending more on your holiday than you do. As we did last time.

and breathe, sorry that was a bit of a vent there.




#14 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

QUOTE (bubbanme @ 07/12/2012, 10:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My FIFO DP now coming home on the 2nd Jan instead of the 21st Dec!!!  cry1.gif

Great, missing Christmas & New Years. Merry Christmas to us sad.gif


Im sorry, that must suck majorly...especially when there is kids involved sad.gif *hugs*


QUOTE (Paddlepop @ 07/12/2012, 10:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Feeling sorry for myself because I have a hairline fracture of a bone in my right ankle and it is severely sprained, and my left ankle is also sprained. It hurts. It even hurts to sit down on the toilet and get up from it. I'm on crutches so that I can hobble around at home. Cursing that I took a bus home instead of a taxi. I fell down the bus steps when I was getting off, hence the injuries. Thankfully 2yo DD is fine (I was carrying her off the bus).

Also realising that 2yo DD probably has dyspraxia and wondering about the implications that will have for her in the long term.

OP: Try some clove oil or teething gel to dull the toothache.

Thanks for the tips...it my wisdom tooth that is the problem...bonjela doesn't cut it and I wouldn't have a clue where to get clove oil.

#15 erindiv

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:24 PM

QUOTE (bubbanme @ 07/12/2012, 10:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My FIFO DP now coming home on the 2nd Jan instead of the 21st Dec!!!  cry1.gif

Great, missing Christmas & New Years. Merry Christmas to us sad.gif


Oh that sucks sad.gif My DBF did FIFO for 7 months of this year and he missed so many things, but to miss Christmas...! You poor bugger  cry1.gif

#16 3'sACharm

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:26 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 07/12/2012, 10:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have no wine left sad.gif. I'm very shallow. Well....empty actually....


We have the same problem...

#17 i-candi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:27 PM

QUOTE (3'sACharm @ 07/12/2012, 10:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sounds like he is trying to hide away from something, is he doing well at school? Plenty of friends? Happy in himself??


Yes (the world), No, no and no.

He suffers from anxiety and depression and has just finished his first year of high school and will be going to a new high school next year which will hopefully suit him better. His best friend from primary school goes there so fingers crossed!!!


Sigh.... DD is soooooo outgoing and has a huge amount of friends. She loves herself and life. How can I have such two different children???????

#18 FeralProudSwahili

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:28 PM

I'm sipping on some delish whiskey, and watching amusing TV, so I don't have an awful lot on my mind. Half considering wrapping some Chrimbo gifts.

#19 i-candi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:28 PM

QUOTE (Paddlepop @ 07/12/2012, 10:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Feeling sorry for myself because I have a hairline fracture of a bone in my right ankle and it is severely sprained, and my left ankle is also sprained. It hurts. It even hurts to sit down on the toilet and get up from it. I'm on crutches so that I can hobble around at home. Cursing that I took a bus home instead of a taxi. I fell down the bus steps when I was getting off, hence the injuries. Thankfully 2yo DD is fine (I was carrying her off the bus).

Also realising that 2yo DD probably has dyspraxia and wondering about the implications that will have for her in the long term.

OP: Try some clove oil or teething gel to dull the toothache.



OUCHIE!!!!!!!!!!!

#20 pinkcupcakes

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:30 PM

the fact that for  the last two weeks i havebeen trying reeeaaly hard to cut down on sugar ( i have the biggest sweet tooth in the world)and then dh goes away for work, leaving me bored..and everyone seems to think bringing me chocolate is a good idea! not that i'm not extremely grateful for the sentiment, but! i dont wanna be fat! cry1.gif and so since i have had all this choc in my house, and have had to settle and resettle and resettle and resettle the kids for the last hour and a half, i ate 95% of said chocolate all by myself and feel sick and fat!!!!!!!!!!!! and yet... in terms of some ppl's real problems, it really doesnt even put a blip on the radar. so...meh. now i feel selfish and all first worldy as well. sad.gif

#21 i-candi

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:31 PM

QUOTE (GoneWithTheWhinge @ 07/12/2012, 10:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
how I am going to cope when my do-not-get-along-with moody sister comes to stay for 3 weeks in January.

She doesn't like heat, she doesn't like sun, she doesn't like light nights, she doesn't like BBQ, she doesn't like swimming, she doesn't like beaches.

So why on earth are you coming to Australia in January???

Oh yeah, because my mum is here and you can't bear the thought of my girls spending some time with their nanny for the first time in over a year so by bringing your son over who is used to having nanny to himself 4 days a week you'll make sure my girls get pushed out. Just as last time.

I wish my mum wasn't so soft and hadn't offered to pay for your flights but rest assured dear sister, this time things will be different. there is no way on earth we are spending more on your holiday than you do. As we did last time.

and breathe, sorry that was a bit of a vent there.



hmmmm sounds similar but my mum and sister only live on the other side of Australia.

#22 R2B2

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:33 PM

Ouch! toothaches are horrible. you poor thing.

I have a lot on my mind.

Do I really want to commit to studying? I feel so old wink.gif

how am I ever going to get my licence? again, I feel so old!

Where the hell did December come from!? it still feels like June to me!

theres more - but there is so much that I'm coming up blank!

#23 Jellyblush

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:34 PM


QUOTE (bubbanme @ 07/12/2012, 10:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My FIFO DP now coming home on the 2nd Jan instead of the 21st Dec!!!  cry1.gif


sad.gif

I'm thinking about how I just found out from my friend accidentally that my significant ex who lives overseas is coming to stay with her & her DP  for a month in January. She knows how I still feel about him, so I'm upset she didn't tell me as soon as it was arranged or even thought of.  Trying to work out if I should tell her I'm upset or if I'm being an idiot.

#24 Jellyblush

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:34 PM

double post

Edited by Jellyblush, 07 December 2012 - 09:34 PM.


#25 miraclebaby11

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:35 PM

I am dealing with a tooth abscess at the moment and also figuring out how to deal with Christmas as DH is working. Do I wait to open presents or not?? Why do I have to love Christmas so much?




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