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Good luck with the Oncologist tomorrow
See mine next in October following next CT scan.
Picture above is from a local walk to shops before the Big Heat set in.
Went to local co op today for ice cream and freezer so condensed and drippy ended up buying coconut instead of chocolate luckily friend likes it so we shared. He had already eaten all the vanilla at that point .
Noticed flying ants made their annual premiere July 25th. What was amusing though was the reaction of one happy herring gull with beak open, quickly went past scooping them up ... instant free feast .
Judith xx ( hope it rains soon).
Hi Helen Snowys Mum
OMG 12 hrs shift in that heat
Hope you are much cooler now and piggies are not too hot either .
Hi Sal LondonLass
Some of LP’s friends are on their hols
And LP may have a summer
Well I think there can only be one thing to say about today........
I HATE IT.......
Although I think I have the solution....
And where did I get this idea I hear you ask......
Hi jmp thank goodness I'm home and showered xx The guineas have been inside in my cool kitchen and I have a visitor disabled Guinea pig staying for a week. I have been a slave to this creature his back legs are knackered.
Best of luck puzzler for tomorrow will be thinking of you xxx
Hi Helen, Snowys Mum
Glad you are home and resting ! Hope your visitor Guinea pig has a pleasant holiday.
Hi Sal LondonLass
The answer is NO I’m waiting to take my chemo tabs at 13:30am. xx
We've been playing host to flying ants all week
Oh no, poor you Bustysusy, I can’t stand them! They give me the itch!
jmp I hope you eventually got to bed. Good Luck at the Vet today. Hope Pia behaves herself! I would of sent LP along, but as soon as I mentioned Vet he was gone! He’s on his way to.......
Aunty puzzlers house! I’ve told him to try and behave and that he’s not to nip the Onco or anyone else as they are just doing their jobs.......
Good Luck puzzler hope all goes well and fingers crossed those chemo tablets continue to work for a long time yet. Take care Hun. Sal xxx
Northerner, what a good idea, will try it. Ethelmay, my frozen towels do help, but not for long, regret to say xx
Onwards and flatwards (don't do hills) and keep walking if you can!
LondonLass, please can I gave LP again for Sat? I'm going for my postponed dermatology appt for skin biopsies. I think we'll avoid Media City this time and just go to the nearby pub for lunch before hand xxx
Hope all your appointments go well. I think the UK heat is diminishing. We have a three day break with intermittent storms and temps have come back down to upper twenties . It was supposed to rain. I put all my pots out on the lawn to get the maximum but although the thunder was loud in the night.....the rain must have been minimal......the pots are barely damp! So back to dirty water......Humping bowls and buckets of water to a dustbin collecting point is a good work out but where is the gorgeous instructor to accompany the exercise? Don't we deserve a few treats!
I am intrigued by all your tips to keep cool. Some sound quite drastic....I'm not sure about waking up with the frozen towel once it's thawed? Do you put it in a plastic bag?
You know there is only one cure for the heat......you have to stop trying to beat it and allow yourself to acclimatise. You've been doing all the right things to keep the inside cool.....I have shutters which we close as soon as the sun has heat.....8 to 9.0a.m. at the moment. Yes, it's annoying to have to have the lights on but it's only for a short time. Keep the windows closed and I draw the curtains too. The iced bottled in front of a fan is an idea France tv are using too. But the most important is drinking water.......2 litres a day. That's drinking water.......not having water in a glass beside you like my mum who calls that drinking because she's afraid she'll need the loo. She won't. In heat like this the water you drink is replacing the water lost through the skin. Obviously don't try and sit outside......the temps given are the shade temps so the shade is just as hot. If the heat continues, you will suddenly realise it's not bothering you so much. The problem will be if the temps jump up and down drastically. We've had summers like that. They are very hard to acclimatise too otherwise I'm ok now. I have a hot weather routine.....early start, jobs out of the house finished before lunch, tv in afternoons, jobs in evening as it cools a bit. I am lucky. I am retired. I appreciate there are more difficulties if you work but most buildings have air con these days don't they? Perhaps not.....
Anyway, today we have cloud, the threat of another storm and time to breathe. I can take my mum and dad out in the fresh air not inside a shopping centre. Must go.....mum will be waiting for me. That doesn't happen very often. She does well for 92 but can forget what she was meant to be doing if I disappear too long.
Again I hope it's a good day for all. Lots of good news when I tune in tonight.
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