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Old 07-21-2018, 05:40 AM
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Kevlar, I've been laid up with injuries and I know how hard it is to keep spirits up.

What worked for me: Romantic comedies, standup comedy, driving to a beach and watching the people, driving to the mall and watching people. I took a book everywhere I went and just went Out. Out is where I can get Out of my own head.

Do you have one of those boots on? I borrowed one of those walker/seat things from my local senior center, maybe you could check into where you could borrow/rent one if you don't have one. If you're flush with cash, they're about $60 new. Really great gadgets.

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Sorry to hear your mood is so bad Venus! I hope it's better soon!

Snufkin, I love the moomins! In hindsight I find it pretty worrying to have small children watching that though. The atmosphere is always so depressed and even creepy. Sometimes I think it's inevitable to turn out depressed and anxious after watching that in one's childhood
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Old 07-21-2018, 05:56 AM
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Thanks for recommending bimini! I am not allowed to drive with the broken leg, so I can't get anywhere really. And I have no who could drive me around either. I do have crutches but it's very exhausting to walk with them, I make it maybe 400 metres and then I am all exhausted and dizzy.

I don't have those boot things, I broke my thigh bone right in the hip joint. I'm not allowed to really walk on that leg yet.

I relate to what you say about being out. I miss it so much but I just don't get anywhere, my body lacks the energy to walk far enough with the crutches.

But it's only 13 days left so I am just trying to get myself through them somehow.
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Old 07-21-2018, 05:57 AM
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Oh, my goodness Kev, that sounds ...painful. What happens in 13 days?
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Old 07-21-2018, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by kevlarsjal2 View Post
I broke my thigh bone right in the hip joint. .
{Wince** that's a serious break. Best thoughts toward your recovery.
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:04 AM
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Thanks Lascaux! I fell really unlucky with my bike in an accident. I also had a head injury and some on my arm. My whole right side basically.

They managed to fix the bone quite well I think. They had to stabilise it with lots of screws which will stay in there but at least no hip replacement!

In 13 days I should be allowed to walk without the crutches, bimini And I can also drive again and just sit somewhere on a bench by the water or go for short walks!
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:14 AM
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Originally Posted by kevlarsjal2 View Post
Sorry to hear your mood is so bad Venus! I hope it's better soon!

Snufkin, I love the moomins! In hindsight I find it pretty worrying to have small children watching that though. The atmosphere is always so depressed and even creepy. Sometimes I think it's inevitable to turn out depressed and anxious after watching that in one's childhood
Well, Iím a big fan of Moomins and it was my favourite book when I was a child, so that explains a lot haha!

Iím sorry about your injury. It sounds so painful!
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:17 AM
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I’m gonna check in later. I finished my shift - it was dead, and I’m enjoying the festival now. It’s totally a w e s o m e !! So inspiring. Hopefully next year I can do stuff like that.
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:18 AM
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The worst part of my situation now isn't so much about the leg though. That just keeps me from dealing better with the rest.

Most painful is the fact that my bf ended it with me a day after the accident when I was in hospital. 2 weeks before we celebrated our 2nd anniversary and he gave me a beautiful necklace with a small diamond, saying he wants us to stay together forever.

All that happened in between was one misunderstanding, not even a serious fight but it got him so upset that he left me standing alone on the street in the middle of the night and didn't talk to me for a week until I told him I was in hospital. He then came and broke up. Until now I still don't really understand why.

This happened before, that he ended it so suddenly after something pretty minor. But in all cases he was feeling very stressed for weeks and just got worse and worse at handling conflict, putting himself under a lot of pressure too and then it got all too much and he decided he can't handle it anymore.
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:19 AM
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Glad you’re having a good time, Snuf!
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Snufkin View Post
Iím gonna check in later. I finished my shift - it was dead, and Iím enjoying the festival now. Itís totally a w e s o m e !! So inspiring. Hopefully next year I can do stuff like that.
Hope you're having a great time! What kind of festival is it?
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:27 AM
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The art festival sounds fun. I will check out the local festivals here, maybe something's going on.

Kev, sounds like the BF just had some issues. Sorry that happened.

Try some online jigsaw puzzles. Today's is, Samos Island, Greece


Well. We can dream!
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Old 07-21-2018, 06:29 AM
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Most painful is the fact that my bf ended it with me a day after the accident when I was in hospital.
Wow, what sucky timing - that's awful.
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I’m so sorry, Kev.
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Old 07-21-2018, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by kevlarsjal2 View Post
The worst part of my situation now isn't so much about the leg though. That just keeps me from dealing better with the rest.

Most painful is the fact that my bf ended it with me a day after the accident when I was in hospital. 2 weeks before we celebrated our 2nd anniversary and he gave me a beautiful necklace with a small diamond, saying he wants us to stay together forever.

All that happened in between was one misunderstanding, not even a serious fight but it got him so upset that he left me standing alone on the street in the middle of the night and didn't talk to me for a week until I told him I was in hospital. He then came and broke up. Until now I still don't really understand why.

This happened before, that he ended it so suddenly after something pretty minor. But in all cases he was feeling very stressed for weeks and just got worse and worse at handling conflict, putting himself under a lot of pressure too and then it got all too much and he decided he can't handle it anymore.
Gosh, sorry for my bad mood today.....I need to snap the heck out of it. First-world issues and I need to, as us Aussie say "pull my head in".

Kev honey.....do I remember correctly that your BF wrote you a letter...from rehab....or do I have that wrong? I wanted to talk a bit more about that....but first I better check if I have it right.

I am thinking....not asking you to tell me where you live, but maybe just maybe one of us is close to you? Imagine that....a friendly SR that can drive you places. I am probably nowhere near you, and you may not want an Aussie who is still driving on the wrong side of the road in charge.

Sending you so much love.

I know what it feels like to miss someone very badly and want them back....it hurts so much. It takes a while to see this, but it is always a good thing in the end....because there is room in your life for the right person to come along. The one who won't keep walking away when things get tough. ♥♥♥♥
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Old 07-21-2018, 07:35 AM
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How did the party go Sao, home late, boozy....?
It was just a Ten Pin Bowling night that was a little more boozy than usual but really not too bad at all. The woman whose birthday it was is 54 and not a big drinker. I was home by ten past eleven.

Well done Lascaux on beating that AV and you too Snufkin on 6 days.

Kevlarsjal it does sound like your bf has some issues of his own. 13 days probably seems longer than usual if you are stuck at home but bim's suggestions are sound.

I hope you feel better soon Venus.

I have to drop my youngest daughter and a friend off at Heathrow airport fairly early tomorrow, she is off to New York to see her work exchange friend from a couple of years ago. I don't mind though I do resent paying £7+ for an hour's parking.
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I get up between 3 and 4AM every morning.
There's no such time.
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Old 07-21-2018, 07:47 AM
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I would testify to the contrary.
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Seen those hours myself.
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There's no such time.

Best response of the day, lol!
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