Monthly Archives: January 2021

Staying positive

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Being positive is what I am,

unfortunately the virus thought the same.

I tested positive for the virus after I fell ill starting with a massive headache.

Fever came second and then I started the cough.

Even though I had been extremely careful, never went out, had all shopping on line delivered, only walked to work and back, wearing masks, washing hands, keeping my distance always.

Still I got it, it seems to be so easy to get infected.

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My isolation period is over now and I am feeling better.

I am lucky and I am super grateful that I could stay home and deal with all symptoms myself and concentrate on getting better.

Tiredness/ feeling exhausted and losing the sense of taste and concentration is what is left.

It does zap the life out of you and it will take time to get back to normal.

I can’t concentrate on a good book, but rather sleep. I sleep more than ever.

 

Eating is a chore as everything tastes rubbish.

Even chocolate isn’t appealing.

I am a fighter and I will conquer this too!

– for the sake of chocolate 🙂

 

 

The NHS has been amazing I can only give them praise.

I ordered the test online, it was delivered the next day , done and posted back.

The result came via email the day after.

The NHS sent me texts with clear instructions of isolation dates continuously.

They kept phoning throughout my isolation period to check how I am doing and to give advice on questions I have.

 

Thank you NHS for helping me through this difficult period.

I urge everyone to be extremely careful.

Wash hands, stay away from people and stay safe.

Keep the virtual love and hugs going – 

they are more needed than ever.

 

 

“Great”

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To say that you are great, amazing,

fantastic and brilliant can be said in so many different words.

I’d like to tell you that in so many ways!

Let’s try and find one for every letter in the alphabet:

I need your help though please:

A-awesome

B-breathtaking

C-Commendable

D-delightful

E-extraordinary

F-fabulous

G-glorious

H-helpful

I-incredible

J-

K-kind

l-lovely

M-magnificent

N-notable

O-outstanding

P-perfect

Q-

R-refreshing

S-smashing

T-terrific

U-unbelievable

V-

W-wonderful

X-

Y-

Z-

Can you find some for the missing letters?

 

First News flash in the new year

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As it happened….

I switched on my computer on 1st day of the new year and nothing happened.

After a little investigation, you know if it is actually plugged in 🙂 and a call to my son,

it appears my computer is not working, kaput, dead, toast, non functional, gone to pieces, broken……

I think you get the picture.

 

During this time a computer is rather vital to keep in touch.

With the help of my son, I ordered a new one.

I am using right now my laptop, which I find a lot harder to use than my beloved desktop, specially with the cat on my lap. 🙂

A laptop is less versatile than the desktop.

I might be a little stressed but I am grateful

that I do have a laptop,

that I have help with technology (my son)

that we could still do our family quiz via zoom on the laptop.

that he could recover my files on the drive,

that I can learn from this, and not save stuff on my desktop…..

and that it can be solved, with just minor inconvenience really.

 

So really nothing to be stressed about.

 

So I am all relaxed again

looking forward to my new computer

and keep smiling.

 

Hope your new year started well and you are relaxed and happy!