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I 'see' you there @CheerBear . Are you up for a chat? 

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I am probably not the world's best company right now @Teej. Interested in hearing how you're doing if you'd like to share though.

Thank you for being you πŸ’œ

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@CheerBear  I’m home not able to go to my psych appointment because I’m sick πŸ€’ (just a heavy head cold). I spoke to her this morning to say I’d come in but it was up to her having my germs in her office. She rescheduled to Tuesday next week. I’m surprisingly ok with it. My body just cracked it, got my periods this morning too but I’d been screaming on the inside hormonally for the past two weeks so I’m hoping it’s a blessing. I’m having a crash day. 

My brain is still spinning but my headcold is keeping my spinning to a minimum.

 

i have so many unknowns in my world that has been messing with my head. I don’t do change or unknown things well. 

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Hugs @Teej. I think you mentioned needing that appointment though I'm glad to hear you're feeling OK with it. Hopefully not screaming hormonally will help. I found that PMS stuff was/is (who knows with my medication now πŸ˜–) super messy then often a bit better once it went away. Crash day is OK sometimes. You maybe needed it. I've scheduled my crash day in for tomorrow.

The unknowns would be shaky and tricky. I find it's often the not knowing time that's the hardest. Once you know you can deal with it, but until then it's can be chaotic. More hugs for that.

How was your break?

I have to pick up a few littles (my two plus an extra) in a moment so if I drop out that's where I am.

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All good @CheerBear with littles and extras. 

I had a breakdown whilst I was away. It meant that the respite stuff was messier for me and not as much respite as I would have liked.....couldn’t manage to go to one of the events, had to take myself to bed and ride through it. That happened a few times. Lots of SI but today a bit better until something emotional happens. The staff at respite were really good though. 

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I'm walking you up to school pick up with me @Teej πŸ™‚

Was respite a good place to have a breakdown? Sorry to hear you didn't get the rest it was supposed to be though. It's good that the staff were helpful. That makes a big difference I find. Hugs for the SI and it being on hold only until something happens. Hearing ya.

I think I need a break teej. Things feel like they are going belly up and I know it would help so, so much. It's so far from a possibility though. It sucks to know what could help but not be able to do it.

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Sorry about the hard time in respite. @Teej 

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Had to laugh about giving her the option of having your germs in her office.  Glad you did not have to drag yourself in.

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@CheerBear 

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Hearts  @Teej @CheerBear @Appleblossom   feeling the mutual support here xx

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Just wondering how your post crash day is going and how you're feeling today @Teej? ❀

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How does πŸ’© go for a response @CheerBear  😏. I’m fighting what could be the flu or just a monster head cold with a heavy period. I’m irritable too. Think I might have man flu 😜. 

 

How are you? 

 

I have a question for anyone who chooses to answer. 

When is it ok to justify yourself? I’m having a confusing time with it. 

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