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Days 16 to 20

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Kept food in limits tue travelled to croxton in lincolnshire stopping off on way for ian to trainspot didn't walk so far still tired
Wed went to Barnetby did a little walking was in bed by 7pm
Thur went to doncaster walked quite a bit ate within limits very hot Bought one of those back things for chair using it in car as my back aches a lot.
Fri went trainspotting with ian at Monk fryston went for a walk then travelled home weather broke it was nice when it cooled down left foot quite sore but i am just strapping it up as plate has moved again.In bed 9pm.didn't even put thing away
sat did housework.laundry garden etc then surfed internet Ian still isn't well and is very snappy and moody so keeping out of way.Had headache again all day.Ian back at Dr on wed same as me so we will know if he is back to work Probably not.

  


Day 15 fatigued

Monday, July 11, 2011

Up at 4.30 though still had 6.5 hours birds seemed twice a noisy, headaching.pottered about packing for tomorrows trip to lincolnshire had hour in garden,just no energy
Went to pic meds up made appointment to see dr next week andnurse the week after.Feel so nauseous struggling to eat just eating bland food today except fruit and veg and drinking plenty of water Its 7pm now i am off to warter green house and off to bed with a book.Away till friday catch u then

  
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KAYLSLYNN 7/12/2011 8:33PM

    I HOPE YOU ARE FEELING BETTER. I HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR TRIP. WE WILL MISS YOU.

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BUSYMOM98 7/12/2011 5:24PM

    I am so sorry you are feeling bad. Take care of yourself. emoticon Have a safe trip.

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Day 14

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Had quiet day around the house.Had to push my food today as didn't feel hungry.Scales showed 201 this morning 3lb down as its cooler not retaining as much fluid.Did some gardening.got laundry put away caught up with SP friends made cards for Mencap shop as i saw they were low on Friday.Feeling tired so a nice drink of soda water with lime juice then off to bed .busy tomorrow ready to go away on tuesday night all

  
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KAYLSLYNN 7/11/2011 1:25PM

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IDLETYME 7/11/2011 9:37AM

    You're doing great. Keep up the good work! emoticon emoticon

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CAROLIAN 7/11/2011 2:17AM

    Thank you

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SHERRY666 7/10/2011 4:18PM

    emoticonON LOSING 3 POUNDS......

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Day 13 shattered but quite happy

Saturday, July 09, 2011

Had good 2 days walked over 11 mile. Went with JJ to probation office wastre of time hi PO wasn't even there yet he had appointment.The took him to see a Dr he is so bloated and depressed She is writing to council housing dept for me.So he's still on the street.till after the weekend at least.hopefully they will find him a temp shelter for 28 to give us time to follow housing leads.I am away again this nexy week and the kids visit over the summer but even a tent in my garden is better than nothing if need be.
He is having a liver and kidney function test done on mon then we will see how bad it really is. JJ does not dring all this is caused by previous drinking years ago malnutrision and not being able to sleep safely. The DR Iam mad with as JJs meds are trancs and seditives when he lives in fear on the street they just don't think.
Ian is feeling better though still stressed his boss says his job will be still there when he gets himself sorted.So there is no pressure there we still think this is glandular fever. I feel a lot better cause i am keeping busy with other peoples problems I don't have time to dwell on my own.
I did gain 4lb in fluid last week but as it ha cooled down that is slowly moving.I have never had to make so many pee stops on a 70 mile journey even to the extent of watering the grass behind walls if no loo available.
Just had boiled cauliflower for lunch and some pineapple as having liver and bacon casserole later with cauliflower my fav food at the mo fresh from the field.Have a good weekend all

  
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KAYLSLYNN 7/10/2011 12:56PM

    AS THE OTHERS HAVE SAID NO NELECT YOURSELF. YOU WANT TO BE AT YOUR BEST TO HELP ALL YOUR FRIENDS. GOD BLESS YOU FOR ALL YOU DO FOR OTHERS. WHAT BIG HEART YOU HAVE. BE BLESSED AND REST SOME THIS WEEK-END. YOU HAVE BLESSED A LOT A PEOPLE IN THE LAST FEW DAYS. YOU BE BLESSED IN JESUS emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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I.M.MAGIC 7/9/2011 9:33PM

    JJ may not be the only one who needs some body functions tested... the frequent pee stops may be more than the weather--it's also sign of uncontrolled diabetes or kidney issues!--- which can be accelerated because your dealing with other people's stress is masking your own--and adding to it at the same time.

Don't forget that YOU are important too, and that if you don't take care of YOU, there won't be a you to take care of JJ!

Worried abouy you, kiddo... emoticon

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CONTENTCHRIS 7/9/2011 5:35PM

    Your doing great! I have to go so often after drinking any caffiene lol...

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MARTHASPARKS 7/9/2011 12:43PM

    Please take care of your precious self as well as others!

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Day 11 off to Carlisle and my homeless friends.

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Rained all night very windy had about 7ins rain.Booked in at usual place for tonight spending 2 full days with my street guys.Found some clothes for them while i was away.
I really value the time i spend with the guys it puts my life into perspective and makes me realise how privilaged i am.a roof over my head,knowing i have cash to buy food.a bed to sleep in.clean clothes.a varied menu.knowing i am safe.
My friends cannot understand why i do this according to them i am mixing with dregs but each of these guys have a story they didn't choose to be where they are circumstance brought them to this point and it is difficult to get that step up again once on first rung they can start to live a near normal life.
The main fear of these guys is not hunger or cold nor not having the means to feed them selves it is of being attacked or even murdered as they lie in a doorway or under bushes.
They suffer the humiliation of being stepped on by society The i'm alright jack to hell with you brigade.the ones who pass judgement when walking by.They never think {but for the grace of God that could be me or one of mine}
How much does it cost to ask a street person if he is ok or give him a hello and a smile when you pass.Show them they are not invisable.they have feelings just like us.
Not all homeless people are on drugs or alchol dependant they have just fallen through the net and need compassion which is lacking in todays society.
Sorry to preach but someone has to .
Later today i will be sitting in the rain with these guys because I care emoticon

  
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CAROLIAN 7/9/2011 8:15AM

    Thank you all for supporting and encouraging me I love you all emoticon

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JENNY712 7/8/2011 9:14PM

    You are doing what Jesus wants all of us to do! We may not be were there are homeless but many are hurting and we can help them. Thank you for this post and for what you are doing. May the Lord open all our eyes to what He wants each of us to do. May God bless and direct you. Love and prayers Jenny

Matthew 26 35For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:

36Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.

37Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?

38When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?

39Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?

40And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. K.J.V. in public domain

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IDLETYME 7/7/2011 10:01AM

    I'm not able to go and help at homeless shelters, but I donate as much as I can. You are great. Keep up your ministering. emoticon emoticon

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BRANDI1809 7/7/2011 5:25AM

    What an inspiration, thank you for sharing this with us. It certainly made me stop & think.

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GOLDFISHLIZ 7/7/2011 3:43AM

    Good for you. Thank you for making us all think about the homeless, who, as you say, may have found themselves on hard times for many reasons. Hope you have a good day.
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