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Just Another Shitty Day In Paradise…!

February 25, 2010
OK…I just thought that I’d write a brief ‘update’ blog, being as I haven’t written anything for a while, and I haven’t commented much on anyone else’s either.
 
This is turning out to be one shitty week…!! 
 
There…’nuff said…I won’t bore you with the details.
 
First of all, I would just like to apologise to my dear friends who are probably wondering what’s happened to me…and second, I want to thank my very dear friends for their love and patience and concern and stuff.  You know what I mean.
 
Last weekend, my sister let me know that Mum was back in hospital again, so I went to visit her on Monday.  On Tuesday, my cold started to take hold, so I decided not to go and visit on Wednesday.
 
Due to my computer playing up, I did not get the timesheet in in time, as I had to fax it when I got to work, so we are all a week down in our wages…and for this I am to attend a disciplinarary later this week.
 
On Thursday, while I was at work, my sister let me know that Mum’s scan results showed that she has cancer, and it’s fairly advanced…so we were both very upset.  (How come this wasn’t discovered until now, with all the tests that they have been doing since last summer…?!!! ) On Saturday, Jan and I went up to visit Mum, we were both dreading it, but Mum was so happy to see us.
 
Things are going to be very difficult for us in the weeks ahead, so if I’m not around much you will understand why.  Thank you so much for all your good wishes and hugs, and love…I really do love you guys…you’re the best…XXXXXX
 
BTW…I still feel like crap…!
 
 
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55 Comments leave one →
  1. Princess permalink
    February 25, 2010 1:56 pm

    Aaaaaw, I am sorry 2 hear that Sandi. I hope ur cold & I assume work(?) get better soon. Sending u Positive & Healing Vibes ur way, Gotta zoom 2 work myself now, just seen the time! Luv PF XXX

  2. Curiosity permalink
    February 25, 2010 2:20 pm

    Chin up girl, don\’t let the beggars get you down!

  3. Eileen permalink
    February 25, 2010 3:36 pm

    (((((HUGS))))))Hope you feel better soon Sandi and that work\’s not getting you down too much…

  4. Poppy permalink
    February 25, 2010 3:38 pm

    Sending you hugs too Sandi 🙂 x

  5. commander permalink
    February 25, 2010 3:48 pm

    \’shit happens \’…………like that word …shit shit shit he he !

  6. Mike permalink
    February 25, 2010 7:33 pm

    Shitty days, i\’ve had a fewbut then again, too few to mention….Cheer up Sandi…..or i\’ll pop round and do my Sinatra impression! 🙂 xxx

  7. ROCKET permalink
    February 25, 2010 8:24 pm

    Cheer up, Sandi. It could be worse. We\’re getting snow by the bucket. Want to trade?

  8. Sandi permalink
    February 25, 2010 8:27 pm

    Yes please!!

  9. Eileen permalink
    February 25, 2010 8:37 pm

    No snow no snow no snow….

  10. ROCKET permalink
    February 25, 2010 8:38 pm

    You don\’t even need to bring a shovel. You can have mine.

  11. Mike permalink
    February 25, 2010 8:49 pm

    Phew! Saw your "Yes please!!" comment and thought you wererefering to my Sinatra impression!……*wipes brow" 🙂

  12. Samuel J permalink
    February 25, 2010 9:51 pm

    gee Sandi! ssems we are in the same boat! Who has the oars??More snow here…I\’m going through a bit of "Just another Shitty Day" myself…::sigh:: Where are you Sunshine? We need you!!

  13. Sandi permalink
    February 25, 2010 9:51 pm

    I\’d trade for that as well, Mike, believe me…!!

  14. Arlene permalink
    February 25, 2010 10:20 pm

    You and me both Sandi, I\’m blogging a bit of it, anyways hope it soon passes, I\’m sending you a happy hug and Tango gives you a lollopi lick

  15. Maria permalink
    February 25, 2010 11:53 pm

    Sounds like you\’re having a "Same shit, different day" kind of week, anything you want to offload I\’m sure we\’d be willing to listen…Take Care of you x ((Hugs))

  16. Eileen permalink
    February 26, 2010 8:51 am

    Hope today is a better day… I actually got home from work last night and it was still daylight! Yay.. ok it was raining but still nice…

  17. Sandi permalink
    February 26, 2010 9:06 am

    Today will not be any better, I\’m afaid…and it will only get worse. I\’m too upset at the moment to think straight, but the cold and the work shit are nothing to yesterday\’s bombshell…

  18. Curiosity permalink
    February 26, 2010 9:11 am

    Oh Sandi, don\’t want my mate to be sad….big hug from me and hoping you can ride your storms. x x

  19. Eileen permalink
    February 26, 2010 9:20 am

    Oh I hope it\’s ok Sandi xXxXx

  20. Princess permalink
    February 26, 2010 9:38 am

    Yo Sandi, sending u some Positive Vibes & a Great BIG (((HUG))) that u have a better day 2day, Luv PF XXX

  21. Cornish permalink
    February 26, 2010 11:35 am

    Big hugs Sandi. xx

  22. Maria permalink
    February 26, 2010 12:18 pm

    Oh Sandi…What\’s wrong?… We do worry you know xx ((((BIG GROUP HUG))))

  23. Karen permalink
    February 26, 2010 1:45 pm

    Thinking of you Sandi xxx

  24. LABW permalink
    February 27, 2010 9:01 am

    Sounds like your coming down with Alice..or a dose of Man Flu. I usally have a hot toddy before I retire to bed under such circumstances…but find I go to bed about 7 times a night !!!Chin up \’ole bean you\’ll pull through. LABW LABW xXx

  25. Europa's permalink
    March 1, 2010 1:17 am

    Hey Sandi! Wassup? Stopped by to see wat had happened to you…not seen hide or wolfie hair of you on the usual blog pages for some time now…miss you! Where you gone? Wat happen? Come back! We all love you lots! lol….come on now…tell Auntie Wolfie all about it…a problem shared…an\’ all that ;)) x

  26. Sandi permalink
    March 1, 2010 4:20 pm

    It\’s obvious that updated updates don\’t show up, either…!

  27. Karen permalink
    March 1, 2010 4:25 pm

    Hi Sandi, just seen your update. So sorry for everything that\’s going on with you at the moment. Big hugs and thinking of you xxxxx

  28. Arlene permalink
    March 1, 2010 4:37 pm

    Oh Sandi I am so sorry for both you and sister, how awful for you, and here was I putting on my stupid shitty day blog, it was nothing compared to what you\’re going through, I hope you all find the courage to get through this, and try to keep your spirits up, I\’m not religious, but if there is a God, may he look down kindly on you all.

  29. Curiosity permalink
    March 1, 2010 4:39 pm

    Oh Sandi, you have the worst time to face ahead of you. We cant take the worries away but we can be here for you. Be strong mate. X

  30. Eileen permalink
    March 1, 2010 6:09 pm

    Massive hugs Sandi… ditto what Anne said.((((((((((HUGS))))))))))xXx

  31. Bran permalink
    March 1, 2010 6:18 pm

    My blog is not showing updates again — put new one up a couple of day ago and obviously it its not showing.

  32. Princess permalink
    March 1, 2010 6:53 pm

    My Thoughts are with u Sandi ((Hugs)) Luv PF XXX

  33. Maria permalink
    March 1, 2010 7:24 pm

    Just seen this update and I\’m so saddened to hear about your mum being so ill…What with everything else I can understand why you\’ve been feeling the way you have…I know there\’s not much we can do on here…but you know we love you and will support you through anything you wish to share.Thinking of you xxx ((HUGS))

  34. Mike permalink
    March 1, 2010 7:32 pm

    Hiya Sandi, well i\’ve been popping in here and over facebook to get some clue as to what was wrong and hadn\’t seen any updates anywhere! Obviously from other friends comments i now see that your mum is seriously ill, you have my sympathies and best wishes! (((HUGS))) xxx

  35. Europa's permalink
    March 1, 2010 9:21 pm

    So sorry to hear this news Sandi, a devastating blow for all concerned. I wish you strength and courage to sustain you through the difficult and painful times ahead…and the heart of a warrior to carry you through the hardest times. The Ice Wolves of Europa go with you. Icewolfie hug xx

  36. Sandi permalink
    March 2, 2010 11:18 am

    Thank you so much for your thoughts and kind words. I\’m off up to visit Mum today, so I\’m hoping that there will be some news as to what is going on.Have been keeping mind busy, concentrating on costume stuff, and have started making a new bonnet…if I don\’t do anything, I think I\’ll go so far down in a spiral of negativity that I won\’t be of any use to anyone.Love and hugs to you all…and thanks…XXXX

  37. commander permalink
    March 2, 2010 11:46 am

    Hi sandi .No easy way through these things but think how upset yourmum would be if she thought she was making you ill too. Iknow with my first cancer i thought i was going to die during chemo but all i thought of was my loved ones being upset . and i just wanted to reassure them all the time .be positive with your mum and talk about happy thins ,this will help her more than tears .Hugs for you darling XXX

  38. Eileen permalink
    March 2, 2010 12:08 pm

    Good idea making a new bonnet! Hope it goes well with visiting your mum and you get some proper information.Love n hugsxXx

  39. Sandi permalink
    March 3, 2010 1:18 pm

    I arrived at the hospital, yesterday, and my brother was already with Mum. They were waiting for the nurse to arrive to discharge Mum. She had had six litres of fluid drained from her abdomen, and until they get the test results back from that, which will be Friday, they cannot confirm that it actually is or isn\’t cancer. So there is no point Mum getting bored and fed up in hospital…she will be better off at home.It just means more waiting…and that is the worse bit! Where\’s the bonnet!!!!

  40. Eileen permalink
    March 3, 2010 1:25 pm

    Crossed fingers for Friday being good news.. go get that bonnet.. or better still have a look at my last blog and see if you have any ideas how I can make it….. ;o)(((HUGS)))xXx

  41. Arlene permalink
    March 3, 2010 3:58 pm

    ARLENE P(Offline)wrote: What a long wait that\’s going to be, but stitching may well help pass the time, let\’s hope for good news, I do feel for her, it must be so painful having that sortof treatment.

  42. Mike permalink
    March 3, 2010 6:38 pm

    Everything crossed here too Sandi xxx

  43. Samuel J permalink
    March 3, 2010 7:38 pm

    I\’m so sorry for your Mum Sandi! I hope things go better for you this week. Get some rest when you can and don\’t neglect your own health. I hope your cold has a very short life and things go well with all the testing. Take care, visit when you can and we will be here praying for you and your family…..Hugs!!

  44. Maria permalink
    March 3, 2010 9:55 pm

    I hope it all goes well for you all on Friday Sandi…We\’ll be here if you need us ((Hugs)) xx

  45. ROCKET permalink
    March 3, 2010 10:37 pm

    You\’re in our prayers as well.

  46. LABW permalink
    March 4, 2010 3:53 pm

    I hope all goes well and that you are looking after your good self.Wulfy hugs LABW LABW xXx

  47. Cornish permalink
    March 4, 2010 9:57 pm

    Awwww Sandi. So sorry that I\’ve been wrapped up in my own problems to see yours. I knew you weren\’t right but I never realised it was so bad.Big hugs from me too. I\’m thinking of you all. Love you too. xx

  48. Tinks permalink
    March 7, 2010 5:26 pm

    Come here you… ((Big hugs)) xXx

  49. Sherrilynn permalink
    March 11, 2010 2:24 am

    Thinking of you and your mum. All my love and prayer\’s for you and your family. Thank you for taking the time to visit me and your kind comments.

  50. Sandi permalink
    April 2, 2010 8:45 pm

    There hasn\’t been much to report since last month. Mum went back into hospital for another drain, and when I phoned last, she said she was feeling better, as they had managed to get rid of more of the fluid, so she wasn\’t feeling so bloated…and she was able to eat a proper meal for the first time in months…AND she had a second helping! Anyway, she will be having six one hour sessions of chemo, so it\’s fingers, toes and everything else crossed!Thank you all for your prayers and good wishes…XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  51. Princess permalink
    April 2, 2010 8:58 pm

    Thinking of u both, sending Positive & Healing Vibes, Big ((Hugs)) Luv PF XXX

  52. Natalia permalink
    April 2, 2010 9:20 pm

    The problem is, with the Early tests they weren\’t looking for cancer. Other diseases are usually ruled out first. I am appalled that you should be facing a disciplinary at this point in time. Is there no compassion for mitigating circumstances? That Woman really is a a cumudgeon. Remember if you need a chat, just ring and I will phone you straight back. xx

  53. commander permalink
    April 2, 2010 10:23 pm

    XXX 🙂

  54. simon permalink
    April 2, 2010 10:46 pm

    Crumbs- I\’m sorry my own \’time out\’ missed this post. Re the work thing. I should imagine (and I have many of those) the bosses could not have ignored it with all the probable complaints made. So a \’hearing\’ (note not an actual decision) not only would be a right action (if done honestly) but prevent recurrence.I hope no-one else is shovelling the shit your way. Take this opportunity to be honest,open and evidential about it all.Shit happens- you did what you could- right? Afterwards you can shoot them all in a \’postal rage\’. (that\’s a joke- ok !) re Mum- I think most has already been said. Love- make the most of today, get good info- do memorably stupid/fun things. I\’ll send another complaint to the \’Big cheese\’ for you. I\’m still looking for a beggers picture circa jane austin- I\’m beggining to think there weren\’t any then ?

  55. Mike permalink
    April 3, 2010 7:10 am

    Evrything crossed down here too Sandi! xxx

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