Corona Virus ...

Well I think the world has gone mad. Its all we are seeing in the news and on facebook and all everyone is talking about. I am actually getting a bit edgy. Am I going to have to close my setting? With my current financial situation this can not be a good thing. And what on earth is going on with bloody loo rolls. Why on earth are people panicking about loo rolls? Really!!! You cant get any for love nor money trust me.... loo rolls are the last thing I am thinking about ... I stock pile them on a day to day basis as I appear to go through about 2 a day. I have always wondered why I go through so much I mean, kids have small bums don't they why do they need so much??/ They inevitably get it on their hands and the seat and every where else as it is!! If I stock piled loo rolls I would need a new house!!!!

On a more serious note though its looking more and more likely that they may close the schools. Hmmmm. -- stuck in my house with a load of kids is definitely not my idea of fun I can tell you!.

Had my first counselling session last night which was more of a friendly chat. It actually went really well although we never touched on any major issues like my shocking relationship with my parents or anything like that. Mainly talked about the fibromyalgia and how that affects me etc. Oh and the wine. We mentioned the wine. I think she was quite shocked to be fair as she kept saying well, Dawn I would never have known. etc etc. Well no, I was very quick to tell her that I never got drunk. But I did explain how hard it was for me not to have those two glasses of wine every single bloody night and that I needed those two glasses of wine every single bloody night. Winnie the witch was actually chirping away in my ear while I was clarifying my position in Clare's in that she kept saying "well you are not an alcoholic are you? just two glasses, every night is nothing!" Though we all know that it wasn't nothing to me. It actually felt ok talking about it and she kind of believed me, which is good as I don't think anyone else actually does. Even Neil. He is like " well I am sure you can have a glass or two when you go out" which yes I can, however the struggle the next day when I am at home is just not worth it. Sometimes though I think its the culture in what we grew up in. Neil's parents never drank at home when he was growing up, so he never drank at home and still doesn't. He likes to be in a pub. However, my parents drank at home. And that's where I like to drink is at home in front of the telly. I mean, yeah I do like to drink in pubs as well but for me it was every night at home. Anyway, off to see Lewis Capaldi tonight with Natasha and her friends. She managed to get me tickets for my birthday. Of course I am designated driver but thats absolutely fine for me. I am slightly nervous but am sure it will be okay.

Before that though I need to go for a run. Going to take the 4 dogs and do the hills on the flood route today...... shared a post on my timeline on facebook today it was brilliant am going to put it on here ......

“Push yourself to get up before the rest of the world - start with 7am, then 6am, then 5:30am. Go to the nearest hill with a big coat, your favorite blanket and a scarf and watch the sun rise.

  1. Push yourself to fall asleep earlier - start with 11pm, then 10pm, then 9pm. wake up in the morning feeling re-energized and comfortable. Lie in your garden, feel the sunshine on your skin.Get into the habit of cooking yourself a beautiful breakfast. Fry tomatoes and mushrooms in real butter and garlic, fry an egg, slice up a fresh avocado and squirt way too much lemon on it. Sit and eat it and do nothing else.Stretch. Start by reaching for the sky as hard as you can, then trying to touch your toes. roll your head. Stretch your fingers. Stretch everything.Buy a water bottle. Push yourself to drink the whole thing in a day, then try drinking it twice.Buy a beautiful diary and a beautiful black pen. Write down everything you do, including dinner dates, appointments, assignments, coffees, what you need to do that day. No detail is too small.Strip your bed of your sheets and empty your underwear into the washing machine. wash, then hang them in the sunshine with care. Make your bed in full.Dig your fingers into the earth, plant a seed. See your success as it grows everyday.Organize your room. Fold all your clothes (and bag what you don’t want), clean your mirror, your laptop, vacuum the floor. Light your favorite candle.Breath. Practice your deep breathing. Ground yourself. Have a luxurious shower with your favorite music playing. Wash your hair, scrub your body, brush your teeth. Lather your whole body in moisturizer, get familiar with the part between your toes, your inner thighs, the back of your neck. Wash the day’s stress away.Push yourself to go for a walk. Take your headphones, go to the beach and walk. Smile at strangers walking the other way and be surprised how many smile back. Bring your dog and observe the dog’s behavior. Realize you can learn from your dog.Message old friends with personal jokes. Reminisce. Suggest a catch up soon, even if you don’t follow through. Push yourself to follow through.Think long and hard about what interests you. crime? sex? boarding school? long-forgotten romance etiquette? Find a book about it and read it. There is a book about literally everything.Become the person you would ideally fall in love with. Let cars merge into your lane when driving. Pay double for parking tickets and leave a second one in the machine. Stick your tongue out at babies. Help an animal. Compliment people on their cute clothes. Challenge yourself to not ridicule anyone for a whole day-then two, then a week. Walk with a straight posture. Look people in the eye. Ask people about their story. Talk to acquaintances so they become friends.Lie in the sunshine. Daydream about the life you would lead if failure wasn’t a thing. Open your eyes.Take small steps to make it happen for you...”#lovelife #wisdomquotes #inspirationalquotes Written by @luckysamharrington

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