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Monday 30th November 2020
Hawaiian: Pōʻakahi 30th Nowemapa 2020
00:10hrs: I woke up, belched, and thought about getting up and fell peacefully asleep again.
01:05hrs: I woke up, passed wind, thought about getting up, fell asleep again.
01:45hrs: I woke up, sneezed, shivered, thought about getting up, but didn’t fall to sleep again. But not through any determination to get up and actually do anything – I needed a wee-ee!
The first thing that permeated into my foggy brain was that the blasted ‘Hum’, was the loudest it has ever been! Like steam or water belting out of the pipe, or a wind constantly blasting away! How anyone with decent hearing can put up with this amazes me!
I disentangled my boing-boinging, wobbly-stomached torso from the c1968 recliner, and caught my balance, and with the new underfoot papule stinging like hell, hobbled off to the bucket. A wee-wee of the PMD (Pre-Micturition-Dribble), AMD (After-Micturition-Dribble) free, SWSI (Sprinkly-Weak-Short-Itchy) mode was taken.
I went to fetch the Health Check gear, and the view was of darkness, a mist concealing nearly all the lights from view. I got the Nokia camera out and took this photograph, although there is not much to be seen. Ah, I’ve done it again, I meant Nikon of course.
Just testing to see if you were paying attention. Har-har!
I used the contactless thermometer this morning, to take the temperature with.
A fair reading showed up, of 36.5°c. A little higher than yesterdays low reading of 36.1°c.
While setting up the sphygmomanometer, I had a visit from SSS Shuddering-Shoulder-Shirley and dropped the machine. I swore silently, but proliferously, and retrieved the hemadynamometer, to find it still worked. Phew!
At first try, it failed to work, as has been happening the last few days. The second attempt went okay, but the SYS was smidge up on what yesterdays were, at 168, the pulse was 92, a little high? Mmm?
I got the medications sorted next. Remembering to take the Dioctyl® capsule.
Off for another wee-wee, of the same model as the first one. that turned into a Porcelain Throne visit as well. An interesting one this was. A draw 1-1 between Trotsky Terence and Constipation Konrad. Terribly messy, but with little pain, no concrete torpedos, and relatively swift. Cleaning up afterwards was not so much hassle as yesterday’s evacuation.
Washed and wiped around, made a brew of Thompsons Punjana, took a photo of the foggy but getting less so view from the kitchen window, and pressed on with the updating of yesterdays diary.
Which was all done and dusted within a few hours. The post sent to WordPress, and the email link sent off. The Facebooking was done. I visited the WordPress Reader section, and got the kettle on again, for a mug of Glengettie.
There had been a mass of comments come for my followers and fans again. I replied to both of them.
I began creating this diary and had a slight going-off the plan moment, and stopped to get the handwashing tackled. Just a long-sleeved tee-shirt was washed, rung and hung above the sink to drain-off for a few days. Hehehe!
Then I thought, I’d get the ablutions done, the full-monty today. The teggies cleaned. A nice slow, careful, shaving session, a gloriously lazy slow and long shower, using the new lemon-scented shower-gel. A steady drying off, the medicationalisationings, deodorising, and maybe then make a brew of Glengettie.
Then I stripped off to get in the wet room and commenced with cleaning the teeth, first. It was a mixed bag of a session, but I think more pluses than minuses.
- The teggies were cleaned well, without any bleeding! One dropsy
- The shaving was done leisurely. Three dropsies, only two nicks, nowt to fret over.
- Getting in the shower, I caught the underfoot papule against shower chair moving it. Argh!
- As planned for once, I deliberately took my time and wallowed in the showering process! No knocks, bangs or Dizzy Dennis visits! But the dropsies were about ten. Nicodemus, the swine!
- The drying off was Accifauxpa-Free! One dropping of the towel and nothing knocked off of the floor cabinet (First time for a long time this!)
- The medicationalisationing seemed to take aeons. But this was expected. Getting the antiseptic cream on the papule nearly had me over, saved by the wall, Hehehe!
- Harolds Haemorrhoids attentions were not so bad this morning.
- Arthur Itis’s knees and Cartilage Kathy were okay!
- I’m afraid that applying the Phorpain Gel to BPB (Back-Pain-Brenda), seemed to annoy her, and she started off. Humph!
- I spotted some spots on the right hand and tried to wipe them off. But, they were under the skin? Not the foggiest idea what they were, but no pain with them? Later on, they moved around the palm, then practically disappeared altogether?
- Time to try on the new PPs (Protection pants). I saw another of the mystery growths on the right leg as I checked this photo out? But at least they fitted, but too tightly! Well, they would with Sainsbury’s substituting medium for large size ones I suppose! I’ve had no leaks form front or back today (yet), si I don’t know how they will cope in the event of any matter or blood loss. But at least they can be used, but just not with much confidence.
I got dressed and got some late brekkers sorted out. A BBQ flavour Super-Noodle, with added Balsamic vinegar and an oxo cube crushed in it, with a few slices of Milk Roll bread to soak up the gravy. Bit of a delight this was, tasty!
I rang Deana to ask her about the progress with the Chemist call, no reply, I’ll call again later on. Got on the computer to start this blog off. (Deja Vu?) The door chimes rang out. (It was Josie returning yesterdays plate, tray and cutlery from her Sunday lunch) She said she enjoyed it, especially the cheesy buttered potatoes. Which pleased me.
Back to the computer and kicked off doing this blog, at long last. I was well into it, and I an email from Amazon, telling me the order for the jammie-bottoms had been delivered as; ‘Handed to the client’ – You’ll like this upcoming little ‘Tale of Woe’ (I hope).
- I was worried that they might have been delivered to the wrong block of flats again. So I went to have a look outside of the door just in case they had been left there – Nope!
- I closed the door and turned round to come back to the main room, and tripped over whatever it was, and ended up, after a bit of wall-bouncing off of, spreadeagled in a lump on the floor – I could feel the blood flowing into the left slipper. The pain told me it was the papule. (That might have been torn from the skin in the Accifauxpa)
- Now, not only was I a pain in the neck, but I had one as well! Haha!.
- I somehow got myself back up on my feet and turned the light on, To find that what I’d tumbled over, was the small packet that contained the jammie-bottoms! It had been posted through the letter-box and had flown to the other side of the hall.
- I believe I quietly muttered some to the tune of, “Well, I never!”, or “Flippin’ ‘eck”!
I got myself in the wet room and investigated the left foot problem. The slippers inside were well bloodied, but the flow seems to have stopped now. I put some Germolene and plaster on the half-hanging-off papule.
I seemed very calm over these calamities and ensuing. No fretting, panicking, swearing… Well, after the initial few mild oaths).
I swapped slippers, threw the old ones away in the bin, and back to the hallway, to replace the bottles of spring water, the readied Christmas presents and clothes and hats I’d knocked off of the coat hooks in my tumble, and tidied things up. Not a lot, mind!
Now, I had the papule and BPB making any physical activity, painful. And was growing a smidge of self-pity. I mean, how many other people have incidents like this? They must do, but don’t advertise them on the web? Hahaha!
As I got back to the computer, my Nokia 8000 4G, Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 (28 nm), WLAN Hotspot, GPS & S-GPS, FM Radio, LED Flash, MicroUSB, Bluetooth, mobile. rang. (Sniggerski!) It was Warden and Pole-Dancer Deana. She’d rung the Pharmacy for me, and they are delivering the prescriptions for me this afternoon, sometime after 15:00hrs!
That cheered me up a ton and-a-half! So much so, that after thanking her kindly for her help, I stood up without thinking, to go and make a brew of Glengettie in celebration of the good news, and almost found myself back on the floor, as the papule gave me such stinging! Flunglegagit!
I made the mug of Glengettie, and I returned to the computer. Contentedly at first, then I realised I’d have to stay up and awake, and await the arrival of the medications. Humph!
I got some drinkies in a carrier bag and placed them near to the door. In case the chemist’s beautiful daughter brought the prescription for me, as a thank you come Christmas treat!
Then I felt up to checking out the jammie-bottoms that had been delivered.
Gawd blimey, they were so thin! Mind you, they had to be for the delivery man to have posted them through the letter-box, I suppose. Tsk!
As I was trying to make another start at updating this blog, the landline burst forth with tone and flashing! It was Sister Jane. She was ringing from the QMC hospital, where she had had treatment for her right eye, she still can’t see out of it. Glaucoma treatment, Laser treatments, more to come, got to go back Wednesday for more attention. She took a movie on her camera of the procedure, that tickled the nurse. Pete was not allowed to go in with her. And Pete has his own problems with his cancer! Losing his hair with the radiation treatments is annoying him. She is having YAD treatment at the moment. I’ll look that up later.
We had a good chinwag, she was waiting for her number to come up, for her to go for the YAD treatment at the time. Jane could hear the tap-tapping from Herbert above, and she knew where it was coming from. Yet it wasn’t bothering me. (Not surprisingly, the new slipper I could feel filling up with blood again, BPB was so cruel to me, and the bang on the head I took, was giving me a headache like never before, it was well gone my head downtime, I had to stay awake for the prescriptions, I was aching all over, and had missed taking the tablets.) Still, yer doesn’t like to complain does yer? Hahahaha!
Jane had to ring off when her number in the queue flashed up. I hope things go well for her, and hubby Pete. ♥ I am so terribly proud of the pair of them. They are not used to all this hospitalisationing, and various treatments are new to them, yet they are coping so well with it. They now understand I think, what I’ve been going through. But it is far, far worse for them, and once again, I am so impressed with how they are managing.
I made up some more waste bags, got them on the box on the trolley, and took them to the waste chute. The papule (or whatever it is) seemed to be less bothersome now? I’m not complaining! I got the bags down the chute and hobbled back to the flat.
A brew of Glengettie tea was made, to the computer, and I took the belated medications, with an extra Codeine 60mg. BPB was getting worse, I might have twisted the back as I toppled over, I suppose.
I stopped and nipped to the wet room to check on the plaster and papule. The bleeding had stopped altogether. Why I thought I felt it bleeding again is a mystery?
I still couldn’t concentrate on blogging properly. Thinking of Jane took my mind back to so many years ago.
I dug this photo out, and photo’s it from the scrapbook. Jane on the left, me with hair and no belly in the middle, and Christine on the right, and all three of us having medical attention’s. Jane, with her right eye, Chrissie, who has got the Coronavirus (Living on the South Coast now, I think), and me. The picture prompted the Thought-Storms then, but they were good ones! Although twinged with sadness, of course.
It was so late now, I was fighting not to fall asleep and miss the medications arriving. I investigated the thoughts of what to have to eat, and opted for a can of Chilli-Con-Carne, and the meatballs in chilli! I got them in the saucepan and added some balsamic vinegar and a drop of made up Oxo.
Thank heavens, the intercom flashed and buzzed shortly afterwards. It was the lovely girl from the chemist delivering the prescriptions for me. I thanked her and handed over the carrier of Christmas treats.
Then, stupidly tried to do some updating on this blog. I wasn’t up to it, concentration is gone, and in desperate need of sleep, I hope I can stay awake long enough to eat the Tim Price Impressing, Chilli-Con-Carni and meatballs (I just stirred them, and they are hotter than I expected). Haha!
I hope to wake up sometime later and update this blog. Huh! I’ve got to get to sleep first. Fingers crossed, I’ll get the fodder done and eaten first!
Well, that went well. The Chill meatballs and Con-Carne together with a stop of balsamic vinegar, went down a treat. Absolutely on my limit for hotness, yet I loved it, no chance of nodding off while eating this concoction!
I got the plate etc. in the sink soaking with the saucepans and cutlery.
Regrettably, despite my assured feeling that sweet Morpheus would soon enfold in a blissfully deep, rejuvenating sleep, proved so wrong!
The Thought-Storms stampeded into my already befuddled brain, it was like being forced to listen to a Dessert Island Discs programme on Radio Four! I was not interested in my fears, worries, or guilt, but there was no stopping them all-permeating into my psyche. I felt like just one person, watching a harrowing mystery play that I could not understand, and the doors were locked, I had to suffer…
And I did! It took hours before I nodded off! At least I managed about four hours before I woke up, in one of those rare, unaccountable ‘Up and at them’ awakenings, Dammit!
12 thoughts on “Inchcock, Mon 30 Nov 20: Whoopsiedangleplop, Accifauxpas, Tumbles, Blood and Pain. All normal then!”
Tripping and falling is not your best not your best at all. At least the bleeding stopped. I like the foggy photo. Jane still can’t see out of one eye? That must be terribly frustrating for her. You all are a bit of mess in various ways. You took care of that CCC and meatballs.
One of my sillier accifauxpas that one, Tim. Had I turned the light on, I might have seen the parcel. Tsk! Hehe!
Yes, thanks Jane has a good eye, bless her.
Having frozen meatballs tonight, they are in the ovenm now. Tatties gravy and peas, two brown cobs to soak up the liquid.
I hope they come out alright.
That was a punishing series of events, were it not? Tripping and slipping in slippers soaked with blood. Falling about on a thin package of jammie bottoms. I could almost hear BPB snickering in the background. But just when you think that a kip would not be in keeping — your are afforded a four-hour visit from Sir Morpheus. 🙂
You’re looking like a superhero in that blue pair of PPs. All you lack is a cape and some superpowers.
Twer a terriblee day, Billum, and red cars creeping in the site as well!
The scratch come bruise on the head from the hallway tumble, has gone? Nowt there at all, and I checked whle Saccades Sandra was behaving? This often happened on my feet and legs, the blotches appear, then go, and come back later. Hahaha!
A nicethoughtthere at the end Billumski, perhaps a blue and eliotrope cape, thick cause its winter, as for the superpowers I’ll accept anything.
Hello, off for a wee-wee again…
Those creeping red cars. What gives? That’s my question. Might they be like the red banners that matadors use to upset the bull (who didn’t want to be in a bullring in the first place). 🙂 Bollocks.
There is a hide-and-seek aspect to those blotches — as your photographicalisations clearly demonstrate.
Speaking of eliotropes…
I do so disagree with bull runs and fighting, Billumski. Cruel beyond belief! The swine! Mankind? Huh!
The papules/spots/blotches since contracting Peripheral Neuropathy, are one of the more entertaining aspects in later life. Can a lump, or bruise show up after a tumble or doorframe walking into session, and not be there the next day, or change its colour and size? Even disappear and the ncome back later? I must ask on the web if anyone else get this phenominum Ithis might be the wrong word?)
I thought eliotrope was just a colour, now you inform me there is alegion artistical cartoons with the name. Aways happy to learn, now, understanding, that’s another thing. (Giggle)
Would you believe it, the damned ‘Hum’ just got louder, as if someone had turned up the volume??? Must get aroun d to reading your links on this.
Any “sport” akin to bullfighting is as abominable as the bread and circuses of ancient Rome. I’m agin it.
I hadn’t even known that eliotrope was a color, but the Giggle search brought fascinating results…Hahaha!
You just can’t trust ‘Hums’ to leave the volume knob at Low. I could not believe how many threads exist for the mighty “Hum”. Thousands perhaps. You’ve much company, kind Sir!
TTFNski likewise, Sir.
Glad we feel united on the cruelty of Matadoring and bull running, Sir Billum.
The reason I know what eliotrope was, in 1959, I was listening to a Tony Hancock (Half-Hour) on the radio, called ‘The Car’. In it Hancock mentioned painting his cae Eliotrope and something else. I had to look it up – no Mr Google of course, nowt in my encylopidia, so off to the library. Hehehe! Odd how some things stay with you, innit Billum? Odd how things like, what day is it? Where are the hypodermics? where are my keys – mobile – pencil – glasses – hearing aids – Why the heck did I go in this room – etc. tend not to be rememered? Hahahaha!
I just did a search with Mr G, Billumski: “The Worldwide Hum” About 65,900,000 results (0.45 seconds)
No time for going thought that lot. Hehe!
Cheerski, best to all
I found heliotrope and a youtube video for summoning Sweet Morpheus. And a map showing HUM reportings.
Cheerskis from uskis 🙂
Muchness is the good-luck stakes in returneth.
Salut, mon ami.
’tis a treat to find a gem or 2 (million) on the Compleat GoogleAngler, inniteth?
It, be, Sir!