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I'm off sick and needed a lie-in.....

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maggiewinchester Report 7 Mar 2013 14:25

I didn't go to work today - I'm on 2 lots of antibiotics that have varied and disasterous side effects :-(
Managed 2 days at work - but my vision got so bad yesterday - alternating blurriness and then eye blasting clarity - I wondered if I'd be able to walk to the other end of town to get the bus.
Couldn't sleep last night, woke up with a migrane & vomiting.
Texted line manager to say I had a migrane & vomiting, Fell asleep,
Woken up by landline - someone (cold caller) asking to speak to daughter's ex - who she broke up with 5 years ago. He got an earful.
Woken up by line manager texting to ask if this meant I wasn't coming in? Texted back.
Line manager texts back to 'take care'.
Colleague texts - am I okay? Text back won't be in
Cold call - don't know what she wanted.
Text from colleague - 'take care'

Get up to vomit. Stay up. Fairly useless to try and sleep off the migrane.....

Cold call. Red mist..... All the cold calls have been real people - all told (amongst other things) that I'm on TPS.

Call from council in reply to e-mail from me concerning my (apparent) rent arrears. Point out to him that it may be the end of the financial year, but sending such statements ON THE DAY RENT SHOULD BE PAID is a waste of money and a red rag to someone like me, who pays a month's rent on the first working day of the month, and has never been in arrears.

cold call


JoyBoroAngel Report 7 Mar 2013 14:32

get well soon :-D


AnnCardiff Report 7 Mar 2013 14:33

poor you - I unplug the phone if I'm ill in bed - I have been laid up for the past 24 hours or so with the sudden onset of what sems like flu or similar - my pal rang me to tell me she had exactly the same - nose running like tap water - so bad have to plug it with paper hankies - we spent the day together on Saturday in Abergavenny - must have picked it up there


Merlin Report 7 Mar 2013 14:36

Switch the Answer machine on,get a bag of frozen Peas /Etc put it over your forhead and lie down in a darkened room,hope you get well soon.**M**.


maggiewinchester Report 7 Mar 2013 14:40

thank you. I'm up now, just lolling.

Feel a bit sorry for the council man - wrong time to call me.....


ChrisofWessex Report 7 Mar 2013 15:05

Take care Maggie - thought it was strange you posting in daytime! Do take care. Ignore phone. I have had two calls re PPI this week, am fed up with cold calls and have been on TPS for years.

Ann - take care - son started with heavy cold after two days it went into a streamer but kept saying he ached all over then he ended up with chest infection.

<3 <3 One for each of you!


Mersey Report 7 Mar 2013 15:12

Get Well Soon Maggie not nice suffering with severe migraine :-( <3

Ann you Get Well Soon huni <3


PollyinBrum Report 7 Mar 2013 15:18

Get well soon Maggie, <3


Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 7 Mar 2013 15:40

o dear maggie
hope you will feel better very soon

<3 <3 <3


Wend Report 7 Mar 2013 16:27


Don't ring Maggie unless you want an earful!!!

Hope you feel much better soon, Maggie.

:-D ;-) <3


supercrutch Report 7 Mar 2013 17:26

*puts phone back down*

So that's rest eh? You need proper rest, phone off the hook, earplugs in, eyemask on and bed!!!

Hope you feel better soon.

Sue x


maggiewinchester Report 7 Mar 2013 18:21

:-D :-D :-D

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 7 Mar 2013 19:48

Get well soon Maggie.

Your felines will have enjoyed your company though, no doubt.

Gwyn x


**Ann** Report 7 Mar 2013 20:28

What's your number again? <3


maggiewinchester Report 7 Mar 2013 20:34

:-P :-P :-P


Elizabethofseasons Report 8 Mar 2013 21:08

Dear MaggieWinchester


Hope you are feeling better.

Like the picture of your Mum a lot. <3

Take gentle care of yourself
Best wishes


maggiewinchester Report 8 Mar 2013 23:36

Thank you, everyone - I went in today and got sent home :-D
Spent a lot of the day sleeping - my favourite activity when I feel ill.

Elizabeth, it can't be seen in the thumbnail, but mum is wearing her 'utility' suit, and slippers!!!

That's dad's bike - probably a BSA.


LadyScozz Report 9 Mar 2013 00:08

awww Maggie, poor you, what a horrible day you had when feeling so sick.

Don't worry about the Council man, I'm sure he's heard worse.

Take care of yourself


Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 9 Mar 2013 06:29

Get well soon Maggie, you deserve a rest from work, shame you had to be poorly to get it tho