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The weekend, and starting school tomorrow

Its been a pretty good weekend. Yesterday morning my pa came as she always does on saturday morning. she cleaned my house for me, did things like vacuming, washed dishes, putting laundry on to wash, mopped the floors etc. Then we went to the vets to get Nitros food and have him weighed. He’s lost another kilo, thats 2.2 pounds. Now he’s 35.1 kilos, or about 72 pounds. So he’s a pretty good weight. But he still has to lose another 2 or so pounds. The vet said he looks fabulous though. She kept calling him niro instead of nitro lol. A lot of people do that. after the vets we went to the beauticians so i could get my lip and eyebrows waxed. I usually dont mind the pain of the waxing but yesterday it kinda hurt a lot. i was glad when it was all over. after the beauticians we went to get my groceries. i went to aldie’s, which is a pretty cheap store and i managed to get lots without spending an astronomical amount of money. So I was pretty pleased with myself about that. We came back to my house then and I had lunch. Then I had a thought to enqure about possibly going away for a spa weekend, me and my sister had talked about possibly giving our mom a present for xmas of a weekend break to a hotel and spa, of course we’d go too. so i spent some time pricing those weekends. then i got my pa to drop me to moms house. the rest of saturday afternoon was nice. i went to a local park with my mom and sister and the two kids. unfortunately i had to sit in the car because there was lots of wasps and i am terrified to be anywhere near them. they kept trying to land on me because i had perfume on. after the kids finished in the park we decided to go for a walk, there is a trail you can walk on which is nice, and i did end up going on the walk too. it took about half an hour and it was really good and at least i got my exercise in for the day. after that came back to moms, ate dinner, and then watched some tv. then last night my two aunts came to my moms, and mom and them had some drinks but i didnt. because i am watching my weight i havent drank in over 2 months. i layed in bed late today and its been a pretty relaxed sorta day. had dinner and then came back home to my own house. now getting organised for college tomorrow. will be starting tomorrow and am so nervous but also excited about it. i bought a new outfit of jeans and a new dress top to wear tomorrow. i have to leave the house at 9:45 AM, since its only our first week its different times to what it will be going forward. i’m excited to meet staff and students and see who is gonna be on the course with me.

This past weekend

The weekend was quiet and mostly uneventful. On Saturday my PA came as per usual. She cleaned my house which she always does. She vacumed, mopped the floors, did the dishes, made the bed etc. Usually I get my groceries with her but I didnt really need much this week because I had a ton of food left since my last grocery shop a week ago. But we still went to the store and I got a few things. We were meant to have a BBQ at my sisters house, but it rained so it was canceled. So that meant there was no dinner plans so at the store I bought some chicken stir fry and some noodles and thats what I ended up eating. Actually we all had it cuz my sister came over with the kids and she also brought stir fry but her one was just vegetables and noodles. I also got some fruit at the store, melon and strawberries. It had been ages since I had strawberries and when I did eat them last night and today they were delicious. Also at the store we went into one of the restaurants and ate lunch. I ended up getting a rap with turkey, cheese and bacon in it. I joked with my PA that she ends up spending loads of money when she’s with me since she always buys some stuff whenever we go out. My PA dropped me to moms when we were done and I stayed there on Saturday night. The rest of Saturday was quiet. I was sad that the BBQ was canceled as I’d been looking forward to it. But being ireland our weather is so unpredictable. I watched X factor on Saturday night, the new series just started. Sunday was also a quiet day. I got up late, it was 11 AM before I got up. My sister and her family came for dinner, and then we spent the afternoon just chatting and stuff. My aunt was using my house to teach reiki so it was almost 7 when I got home. I have a busy week ahead with appointments with my therapist tomorrow, dr Barry on wednesday, and the nutritionist on Friday. I also need to go clothes shopping on Friday with my mom. I need some new jeans and a new fleece jacket. My home help just texted me a few minutes ago to say her back is giving her trouble so she might not be in work tomorrow. I told her that was ok but that she’d have to get me some cover which she said she would. This is my last week before school starts so I plan on making the most of it.

i gots a question about movies

hi everybody
its ericka. im 8. i decided to write and ask a question.
our pa is taking us to the movies soon. but first we have to pick a movie to see. we want to see a kids movie. or something that a kid would like. not something violent or scary cuz we dont like those sorta movies.
does anyone have any ideas about what movie to see?
if you got to see a good movie lately maybe you’ll comment to tell us about it here.
ericka

Update 08-22-2015

Its been a sorta quiet day. Well this morning I was busy but the afternoon was pretty quiet. The weather here is crap so I cant even go outside. there are so many wasps around its not even funny. I hate them. And I’m so scared of them. My PA came this morning like she always does on Saturdays. I usually get up at 7 or there abouts but today I stayed in bed till 8 30. It was nice and I was tired as didnt go to bed till after 1 AM last night so it was good to get a little extra time in bed. When my PA came we sat and chatted for a while. We always do that. Usually I eat breakfast while we’re chatting. Today I had some toast and a yogurt. Then my PA cleaned for me. She vacumed and washed dishes, took out my laundry and cleaned the work surfaces. While she did that I got dressed as I was still in my pjamas when she arrived. Then we went to do my grocery shopping. I decided to day to go to aldi’s, which is a store here that is really cheap. I got tons of stuff and I only spent 35 euro on everything. I was so pleased. If I went to the regular store I usually go to I’d have payed twice the price. After grocery shopping we came home and I ate lunch. I’m still on my diet and being good and healthy. After lunch she dropped me to moms house. I didnt do much this afternoon. I walked to the local store with mom and that was about it. Its been 7 weeks now since I’ve had chocolate or coke, cake or cookies. I’m extra proud of myself. My aunts coming over later this evening to have drinks with my mom. I wont be drinking though. But it will be nice to catch up and sit chatting. Hope everyones having a nice saturday.

Update 08-18-2015

I got up early this morning despite having gone to bed kind of late. It was about 11:30 when I got into bed. Unfortunately I woke several times during the night. Its a pattern now and I cant seem to break it. Its so frustrating as I feel like I havent really slept then. When I got up I made coffee and did my email, and caught up n some blog posts. I’m way behind on peoples blogs though. I’m at least a couple of weeks behind. My PA was coming at 9 AM. She called at 8:30 to say she’d be a few minutes late because she had to drop her kids off at her moms house. When she got here we sat and ate breakfast together. I had a yogurt and some toast. Over the weekend I got a little off track with my weight loss plan but I’ve gotten back on track now again. When I came home I weighed myself and the scales said I’d gone up a pound, and this morning I weighed myself again and it said I’d lost it so I was happy. After breakfast we sat chatting for a while and browsing on facebook. We both have I phones and we’re both on facebook. Then she did my vacuming and made my bed and did my ironing. I turned on my tv, something I rarely do during the day and watched the simpsons and come dine with me. Then I realised I’d forgotten to take out my meat so I took my chicken out and defrosted it in the microwave. It was my first time defrosting meat in the microwave. I hope I’ve done it right. Its 1 PM now and my PA has just left. My home help will be here in half an hour to help me cook some food. I’m going to cook sweet and sour chicken with rice. Yesterday I read a post on facebook from a blind person named Jessica who lives near me, she writes a blog and was asking if anyone would like to be interviewed for her blog. I told her I had did and ptsd as well as my blindness and I’d like to do an interview for her blog. She is currently researching did and said she’d write me with a list of some questions I could answer. Then this morning another person messaged me and asked me if I’d like to be part of their podcast which deals with accessibility and disability. I said yes I would. They said they’d been reading my blog and found it to be fascinating and would like to talk to me. So its nice to be gaining readers and putting myself out there and being featured on blogs and podcasts. Not doing much for the rest of today after my home help leaves. Will probably read and watch tv and text my friends and catch up on more blog posts.