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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
Yes itís true. I was made redundant when pregnant...

Yes itís true. I was made redundant when pregnant with my second and previous to that I worked part time. When returning to work I couldnít find any part time jobs doing what I did (unless I took a...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
I know what you mean, aside from seeing family...

I know what you mean, aside from seeing family and friends I feel similar. I call it fogo- fear of going out haha
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
Loool I think itís just me. I think I may of...

Loool I think itís just me. I think I may of worded it wrong and should maybe say parts of lockdown (as like I say itís been awful at times juggling it all and worrying about my parents mental health...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
Definitely and I know people have lost loved...

Definitely and I know people have lost loved ones, jobs etc so Iím not trivialising it. I just think there are things Iíve loved too.

I worked from home started a new job and homeschooled for 6...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
I must lead a very boring life per lockdown lol!...

I must lead a very boring life per lockdown lol! Haha!

I donít think Iíll be back in the office as much, they are looking at that already. Would love to be able to do the school run and have more...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Feb 21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,778
Posted By Ld1978
Iím scared to say this but anyone slightly sad when lockdown ends?

Please donít berate me lol and I know this has been really really hard for some people but I feel slightly sad. Iíve loved having more time in my lovely home, with my kids and no commute, less time...
Forum: General Chat 12 Feb 21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 82
Posted By Ld1978
Enterprise car rental deposit question

Hi all

I just booked my rental car for the Isle of Wight - pay later. Had a call saying they take a security deposit. Fair enough but surely thatís on collection for damage not 6 months before?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Feb 21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ld1978
Just to add we have done a garden visit (his...

Just to add we have done a garden visit (his birthday yesterday) and they dropped a cake over today (I didnít know they were coming)

His health sounds bad but he does amazing. Mum really does the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Feb 21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ld1978
Thanks all. Dad is on targeted treatment but it...

Thanks all. Dad is on targeted treatment but it doesnít affect his immune system (I was worried about the kids flu spray and the cancer doctor said it was fine) thatís a good idea to see what he...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Feb 21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ld1978
They arenít right now as Iíve stopped it but they...

They arenít right now as Iíve stopped it but they have been in our childcare bubble since the beginning when they were allowed. Iím not asking from a legal stance as I know legally Iím allowed, the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Feb 21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ld1978
Sorry should say they are our childcare bubble so...

Sorry should say they are our childcare bubble so we could legally see them. We do try FaceTime but the kids just arenít engaged with it as when they play together.

Iím pleased to see cases...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 Feb 21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ld1978
When would you see vaccinated parents (shielding but mental health a concern)

Iíve posted a few times about my dad whoís 83 and has lung cancer and copd but struggled mentally in lockdown.

He was vaccinated 2 weeks on Saturday and mum 2 weeks Friday (through work)

I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Jan 21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,528
Posted By Ld1978
Survived! 🤣 (full time job, homeschool and a...

Survived! 🤣 (full time job, homeschool and a tantrum filled 3 year old)
Put on 2 stone!

Ha! I did couch to 5k in summer, carried on running and have got to 10k (slow and lots of niggles now Iím...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 25 Jan 21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,136
Posted By Ld1978
Hope your dad is on the mend. My dads auntie at...

Hope your dad is on the mend. My dads auntie at 86 and lung issues ended up in hospital but sheís home now so a positive story for you
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Jan 21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
My mum did this through her work and had it done...

My mum did this through her work and had it done today
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Jan 21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
My 83 year old dad got a text today! Going on...

My 83 year old dad got a text today! Going on Saturday. Iím so pleased.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Nope not for me either - still waiting for my dad...

Nope not for me either - still waiting for my dad and heís ECV:(
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jan 21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
We are in Hampshire, they definitely have details...

We are in Hampshire, they definitely have details as heís a regular lol! He spoke to the nurse re his asthma and she said they are doing in dob order. They even have said to people to not call about...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Jan 21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Still nothing for my 83 year old dad with copd...

Still nothing for my 83 year old dad with copd and lung cancer
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Jan 21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,143
Posted By Ld1978
I feel you! Iím working but childminder only open...

I feel you! Iím working but childminder only open 3 days so two days with a 3 year old home and the 7 year old plus working. She needs the attention and itís so hard - already had many meltdowns
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jan 21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,418
Posted By Ld1978
A parent from schools nan had it at 78 and...

A parent from schools nan had it at 78 and emphysema- no symptoms at all and only found out as the person delivering food had it.

My dads auntie (86) and lung condition has it now (mixed with...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Jan 21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
My dad had an asthma check today and the nurse...

My dad had an asthma check today and the nurse said they are doing by date of birth and she should hear soon (83)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jan 21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Nope we are south and nothing for my dad and...

Nope we are south and nothing for my dad and another town cancelling second jabs due to supply
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Jan 21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
I hate this postcode lottery - how can some...

I hate this postcode lottery - how can some places be doing the lower groups when others havenít even done the higher.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Iím booking. Dad wants the Marina in Cowes as one...

Iím booking. Dad wants the Marina in Cowes as one level, has lifts. Some places were as much as abroad for 2 weeks! Eek!

Loved toms eco lodge for glamping - we stayed in a dome and farm park...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Oh nooo - doesnít sound fun. How come they hated...

Oh nooo - doesnít sound fun. How come they hated it? We went year before last glamping and had a great time. The site was fab (tapnell park) and some cheesy beach arcade days (not my cup of tea). We...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Out of interest why donít people like the Isle of...

Out of interest why donít people like the Isle of Wight? I quite enjoyed it with young kids (beach stuff to do etc) I mean it ainít no Disney 🤣
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Still nothing for my dad :(

Still nothing for my dad :(
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Aww haha. I quite like it there. Itís not too far...

Aww haha. I quite like it there. Itís not too far from us and I canít face a long drive :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Dad wants to go :) heís always worried less about...

Dad wants to go :) heís always worried less about covid and more about being shut away. I think like most things we couldnít just decide to not go - we would still go as a family anyway :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Jan 21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 871
Posted By Ld1978
Would you book a uk trip for extremely vulnerable?

In the absence of Disney looking at a family holiday in the Isle of Wight in august. Would love my parents to come but dad is vulnerable. Would you book? My thinking is he would of been vaccinated...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Just seen one of the neighbouring towns in...

Just seen one of the neighbouring towns in Berkshire have a delay on Pfizer vaccines (no sign of oxford) and issues with supply. Not good
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jan 21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,143
Posted By Ld1978
Iím struggling! I work full Time have a 7 year...

Iím struggling! I work full
Time have a 7 year old year 2 and a 3 year old who Iíve kept off the childminder (but I think Iím going to need to send her)

Teachers have been great and organised -...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jan 21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Aww thank you and I hope your mum hears too. Iíll...

Aww thank you and I hope your mum hears too. Iíll relax a little more once both my parents have had it x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jan 21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
Just to follow on from someoneís message we are...

Just to follow on from someoneís message we are Hampshire (dad 83 clinically extremely vulnerable) and not a sausage. So pleased for those having it x
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Jan 21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 14,104
Posted By Ld1978
How are over 80s in here progressing with vaccines?

Just wondered if people are seeing vaccines happening? My dads 83 this month with copd and lung cancer and still nothing. I know itís takes time but would hope it would be sooner rather than later
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Jan 21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 270,247
Posted By Ld1978
Thank you 😊 he has gone (mum has taken him) Iím...

Thank you 😊 he has gone (mum has taken him) Iím not seeing
Them at the moment where I sent eldest to school for one day!

So sorry for your loss of your mum :( cancer is an awful disease
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Jan 21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 270,247
Posted By Ld1978
Iíll be thinking of you and praying itís not...

Iíll be thinking of you and praying itís not spread. My dads is to see if his targeted treatment is slowing the spread but wonít find out til he sees the doc on 28th. Heís having urine issues so that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Jan 21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 270,247
Posted By Ld1978
Itís so hard isnít it! He has to have the scan to...

Itís so hard isnít it! He has to have the scan to check his treatment is working. How risky is it? My husband has one end of Jan for his veins and saying he is cancelling.

Roll on the vaccine for...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 Jan 21, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,626
Views: 270,247
Posted By Ld1978
Would you count hospital appointments? My dad has...

Would you count hospital appointments? My dad has his cancer scan tomorrow :(
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