Saturday, 31 December 2016

Farewell 2016

New Years Eve, 2016 has not been a good year for us health or otherwise....it did not start well with Nicholas's funeral and then DB going down with a hell of a cold, which he kindly then passed on to me.

Neither of us have enjoyed good health this year and I suspect 2017 will be no different. Watch this space.

The house has been cleaned up, DB managed to suck the power cable from my I Pad into the Dyson and get it stuck fast, burning the carpet in the process. It took me and D our neighbour almost an hour to get it out. One end of it is bent, but it still works ok.

My aims for 2017, I am going to build up a sum in a savings account against unforeseen occurrences. We have a joint account at the bank but savings are in an account in my name only. Need to sort a joint one so either can draw on it in an emergency.

Apart from that there are no other real aims, I am waiting for another MRI scan appointment to see the extent of the damage to my heart. I still cannot understand why they did not do the investigations when I had my pacemaker fitted. 

I know there will be dramas as far as DB is concerned, it is inevitable, I just hope there are not too many. after being dizzy free for quite a while he is now getting them again. We know they are connected to his heart, ears and eyes, he is on medication, just have to keep the fingers crossed.

This afternoon I will sit with my feet up and read. We have liver and bacon for supper with mash, cauliflower and calebrese.

DD2 rang me this morning, she had been to her dads yesterday, she said that despite DD1 and DGD cleaning up the place was just as bad again, I suggested they rename the house 'The Pig Sty' I thought she was going to have a fit laughing. Its so soul destroying for them, but I am keeping out of it. One thing Ex is not smoking, so may be thats one good thing to come out of it all.

We will not sit up tonight, will go to bed and read until the bells peel, wish each other a happy new year and put the light out. Thats if I can stay awake, DB did not settle last night it was 2 am when I put the light off so it was a later start today, not that it matters, we are retired, so nowt spoiling.

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