All went well thanks, and I didn't feel too anxious. My bank manager is Malaysian, not met her before. But boy, could she talk! You'd have fun in therapy with her. As soon as she heard I was a nurse I heard all about NHS vs 3rd world, people complaining about waiting times, the list went on. Then she told me all about her lump, scan, what time her appointment was, how long she waited. Next it was the tap water, how good it tastes here, London water is undrinkable, and her hair is always so much nicer when washed in Exeter water!!! Then I knew that her husband is self employed, that he uses the loft as his office, hires a unit to store all his stock, and about the taxman; about her 12 year old son who hurt his ankle playing football, that they waited for 3 hours in the ED, watching people going in before her with chest pain, so glad they prioritize ... Good job I don't say much eh! But I'm a good listener. My appointment could easily have been 10 minutes, but it was more like half an hour. But she didn't slap my wrists for our overdrafts, she made some suggestions for a better way of managing them, which I was very grateful for.
I did a very little bit of Christmas shopping. It's beginning to bother me now, so I need to get on with it. And my hairdo was fine, too expensive, that's why I try a little DIY in between times. (Don't go looking for that pic to check it out now I've told you!!!)
I'm glad to be home. The kids have gone late night shopping with Mark and his daughters. Dave isn't home yet. I'm anxiously waiting- I really don't like being home alone with him. Is musician buddy phoned a little while ago to say there was a practice on tonight, but I'm not phoning the pub to tell him. So he may go out again, but I doubt he'll be in a fit state to drive up through the windy lanes to his house.
The kids were lovely together tonight. Sam had been upset bc he was hoping to get a lift back from town with Poppy and her friends. Poppy phoned him on her way back from school to say there wasn't enough room in the car for him. He was angry and hung up on her. After 5 minutes of raging and me trying to calm him with offers to pick him up from town, (but that's not fair on you mum- Sam, I'll do anything to make you happy) he felt guilty that he had blown Poppy off when it's not her fault. She came in sad
and upset bc she wanted Sam to go with her, and he gave her the biggest make up hug, followed by lots of laughter and banter. I know I say it often, but it makes me feel warm and comfortable to know that they have a loving, sharing and caring relationship, and wonder what it would be like.....
Sam gave me a hug in the supermarket this afternoon. I wondered to myself whether I was nice, but I must be doing something right! I know it's absurd, but what can people like about me? There doesn't seem to be much to me, I'm quiet, introverted. I think people still like me, but I'm not sure why. Sorry, silly thoughts! (you have them all :))
Gone 7pm, still no sign of D. I'm going into hiding!
I'm still waiting for my sub to be restarted. So I'm just chatting. I'll let you know when were up and running (we'll have to run fast to catch up!!)