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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
Thanks everyone for your well wishes. PCR...

Thanks everyone for your well wishes.

PCR result came back at 4am and confirmed the positive LFT.

I've asked her how she's feeling and all I got back was "meh".

So far, the rest of us are...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
Oh no :( this is my fear - it'll just slowly pass...

Oh no :( this is my fear - it'll just slowly pass from one to the other of us.

If it's going to get us, I'd rather it get us all at once. I spend a lot of time with DD anyway (she's my little...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 22, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
Ah, but we're in Wales... you must be talking...

Ah, but we're in Wales... you must be talking about March 2099 :d:

I thought no PCR was for asymptomatic cases?

Anyway, it's done now, and thankfully the testing centre was empty and,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
Apart from a bit of a sore throat, and saying she...

Apart from a bit of a sore throat, and saying she feels a bit like she's jet-lagged, she's fine in herself. She's not one for going out much outside of school anyway and she's quite happy to spend...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,702
Posted By Shani
DD positive today

My 17yo daughter woke with a sore throat this morning and did an LFT which showed a very strong positive almost immediately. I took her for a PCR at 10am, so we're just waiting for the results now,...
Forum: General Chat 16 Jan 22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 42,019
Posted By Shani
Anyone seen Absurdle? Kinda the same, but...

Anyone seen Absurdle? Kinda the same, but different in that it's intelligent, and the final word changes, based on your guesses. Unlimited guesses, and you basically have to get to the only possible...
Forum: General Chat 15 Jan 22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,155
Posted By Shani
Mobile It really annoys me when GPS do this. A finger...

It really annoys me when GPS do this. A finger prick takes seconds.

A child with undiagnosed T1 is VERY different to an adult with T2.

*IF* it is undiagnosed T1, it is a medical emergency...
Forum: General Chat 13 Jan 22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By Shani
Our family group chat on WhatsApp is used loads...

Our family group chat on WhatsApp is used loads. Better than screaming to call the kids down for dinner!

Right now it's being used by everyone moaning our Internet connection is rubbish tonight...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 13 Jan 22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Shani
I hate doing the laundry. As a family of 5, I...

I hate doing the laundry. As a family of 5, I normally have at least 2 loads a day at home. It builds up quickly if I skip a day or two and it's just the biggest chore.

HOWEVER - I don't seem to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jan 22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,185
Posted By Shani
Mobile Well, for those still wanting to keep mask...

Well, for those still wanting to keep mask mandates... Wales never got rid of them from the first time they were introduced... have we fared any better at all than England because of that?
Forum: General Chat 12 Jan 22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 42,019
Posted By Shani
6th try... Must be US based?

6th try... Must be US based?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 22, 12:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 884
Posted By Shani
So sad - Australian relatives

My grandmother's twin sister emigrated to Australia in the 70s with her husband and 3 young children.

They've visited many times over the years. The last time was in 2016, when "the twins" who...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 6 Jan 22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,649
Posted By Shani
Oh goodness, Staysure have been our go-to...

Oh goodness, Staysure have been our go-to insurance over the years because of hassle free medical cover for some conditions. These threads have totally put me off and I'll be scouring other threads...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 4 Jan 22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,684
Posted By Shani
I've been watching many of Dr John Campbell's...

I've been watching many of Dr John Campbell's videos and I enjoy them for his great explanations in terms that are easy to understand.

https://www... /UCF9IOB2TExg3QIBupFtBDxg
...
Forum: Accommodation 3 Jan 22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,773
Posted By Shani
I've just re-looked at all the costings for our...

I've just re-looked at all the costings for our August stay. Only flights booked so far.

As much as we love Old Key West, it'd cost us (if it was available, it's not at the moment) 5150 for 7...
Forum: General Chat 24 Dec 21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Shani
I've been (kind of) following CG for just over a...

I've been (kind of) following CG for just over a year now. Most of my products are CG approved, but I still do use some that aren't, sometimes - it depends on what my hair needs.

I DO wet brush...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 21,087
Posted By Shani
As I've previously said - if they had locked down...

As I've previously said - if they had locked down and wanted to stop me from having my family over on Christmas day, I wouldn't have, and still wouldn't listen.

They're stopping me going out with...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 21,087
Posted By Shani
There's only one take out I really enjoy, and...

There's only one take out I really enjoy, and typically, it's closed on a Monday... guess what day my birthday is on? :spin:

I suppose I can just stay 39 for another year...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Dec 21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 21,087
Posted By Shani
Totally p'd off. Not only will our New...

Totally p'd off.

Not only will our New Years Day meal out be cancelled, but my 40th birthday in January too, where we'd booked a table for 9.

Not like it was a huge party - we have 3 kids, so...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Dec 21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
Mine and my daughter's is booked in for Tuesday...

Mine and my daughter's is booked in for Tuesday PM, hubby had his last week and I managed to book in eldest son for Monday night.

That just leaves youngest son to get his 2nd dose. He's 3 months...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Dec 21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
Small businesses are on their knees. A...

Small businesses are on their knees.

A rough estimate as I don't want to properly add it all up, but in the last 2 weeks we've had in the region of 50k worth of work cancelled up to 1st of Jan...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
Just checked the link again today, and 2...

Just checked the link again today, and 2 households has now been changed to 4 households.

Makes me think this is speculation still.

Many people are thinking restrictions will be brought in on...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
I saw that too, but am unsure how credible the...

I saw that too, but am unsure how credible the source is. It's the only place reporting it.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Dec 21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
BCUHB have online booking now. VERY limited...

BCUHB have online booking now. VERY limited availability though!
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Dec 21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
My husband attended a walk-in yesterday on...

My husband attended a walk-in yesterday on Anglesey, He waited about half an hour. Those with appointments for another time were turned away (they checked on their system if a letter had been...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Dec 21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
My son in Y11 has just done his mocks. He felt...

My son in Y11 has just done his mocks. He felt totally unprepared. My daughter in year 13 is absolutely panicking about the fact she has never sat an official exam. Despite her being predicted an A...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Dec 21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
Yeah mine are years 11 and 13, so very important...

Yeah mine are years 11 and 13, so very important years. The pressure on them is intense!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Dec 21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
Anglesey, too.

Anglesey, too.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Dec 21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
To be quite frank... he can go forth and...

To be quite frank... he can go forth and multiply. He's not ruining this Christmas. We don't go out and mix with people anyway, don't have any parties, but on Christmas day this year, I WILL have my...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Dec 21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 14,192
Posted By Shani
I had to call the other day. All day long, I kept...

I had to call the other day. All day long, I kept getting hung up on because there were too many people calling. Eventually, about an hour before the lines closed, I got in the queue and I was #17...
Forum: General Chat 12 Dec 21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By Shani
Our lab has been on them for about 3 years now...

Our lab has been on them for about 3 years now. They've been life changing for her.

Before them, she was on antibiotics and steroids almost continually, with really bad sores all over her tummy...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,117
Posted By Shani
My daughter is in Y13 at the moment and has her...

My daughter is in Y13 at the moment and has her heart set on one university only. She's gone as far as to say if she doesn't get into that one, she won't even consider any others. She's already...
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 17 Nov 21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,366
Posted By Shani
This is exactly what my husband just said. ...

This is exactly what my husband just said.



I do shop a lot on Amazon. But more and more recently, they're not the cheapest. If they go through with this, I'll be looking elsewhere!
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 17 Nov 21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,366
Posted By Shani
Amazon no longer accepting Visa Credit Card

I've just received an email, and had to google to make sure it wasn't spam - but as of January 2022 Amazon will no longer be accepting UK issued Visa credit cards due to high costs.

The email...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,932
Posted By Shani
A solicitor's appointment and talking with the...

A solicitor's appointment and talking with the CAB would be sensible in this situation.

In "normal" situations, if the children live with one parent, who is the one who has done the "caring" and...
Forum: Accommodation 29 Oct 21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By Shani
Ah, I've just checked the dates we want at OKW...

Ah, I've just checked the dates we want at OKW. Disney don't have what we want, but Attraction Tickets now do.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Oct 21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,336
Posted By Shani
I don't know. My mum can also be frustrating at...

I don't know. My mum can also be frustrating at times because she won't stand up for herself. I offered to call the GP surgery for her and be more assertive, but she just kept saying I'll call back...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Oct 21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,336
Posted By Shani
Really annoyed at my mum's GP. She's...

Really annoyed at my mum's GP.

She's vulnerable and is in the shielding category.

Her GP receptionist basically told her to go away until December as she's not over 70 and that's who they're...
Forum: General Chat 18 Oct 21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By Shani
In my industry (coach hire) finding PSV drivers...

In my industry (coach hire) finding PSV drivers is like gold dust!
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