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#SoCS – Rings a bell

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The trick to remembering stuff is journaling. At least in my experience. Often I’ll do something or something will happen and I think, that rings a bell. I’m glad I have my blog for most of that.

Speaking of my blog, I haven’t been around much. To be honest, for the last couple of weeks it has hurt too much to do any extra typing. So I’ve had to finally live up to a sad fact.

I’m human.

And sometimes I just have to take care of myself.

So I’ve missed the last two weeks of my own prompts. I did manage to get the words in from those two weeks into this post already. Did you notice?

Everything is just a little overwhelming at the moment. No one thing is pushing me over the edge, just a lot of little things are pushing me over the edge.

Imagine an army of tiny mice shoving me towards a cliff.

That’s me.

And tiny mice.

So the cortisone shot went well. My shoulder’s not perfect, and I still can’t sleep, but it’s better.

Maybe the mice are keeping me awake.

Yeah, I need sleep.

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This mousy post was brought to you by Stream of Consciousness Saturday. Find the prompt here and join in! https://lindaghill.com/2020/11/13/the-friday-reminder-and-prompt-for-socs-nov-14-2020/

Author: Linda G. Hill

There's a writer in here, clawing her way out.

40 thoughts on “#SoCS – Rings a bell

  1. ~lassos Linda with a strong but fluffy rope and bracing my feet to keep her from going off the edge~ Tipper and Chickie say they’ll be happy to chase your mice away. HUGS

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  2. Please take the best possible care of yourself. One thing at a time. Back off mice! I’m sending hugs and prayers for good sleep. Maybe this will help. It’s the Secret Garden sleepsong: https://youtu.be/_yQpU_73Dv0

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  3. Linda sending you love and support and wishing I could do more to help …stay well and I hope the shoulder continues to improve. Take as much time as you need to get well. We can all wait 💜

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  4. I agree with Pam, 100% you are worth waiting for. I hope your shoulder feels better soon. Are they suggesting anything else like Physical Therapy?

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  5. Have you tried sleeping while sitting up? that might relieve some of the pressure on the arm.

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  6. Facing reality of difficult times – hard – can relate to an overabundance of little things becoming a heap to deal with on a daily basis. I hope there are better days ahead waiting for you to enjoy.

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  7. You are worth waiting for.

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  8. Lol! An army of mice! Now there’s a thought! Hope you can sleep soon Linda, I am in that club too, the not sleeping club, its horrible after a couple of nights, when your going around like a zomby! xoxo

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  9. We’re all human, Linda. Glad you’re recognising.
    You take care 🤗🥰

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  10. Sending you a big hug and love to get a grip on everything❤️ Barbara x

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  11. Aww, so sorry Linda. Hope life treats you better. Love and hugs

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  12. Cortisone shots are very painful. Shoulder pain is also hard. I get acupuncture on my shoulder every two weeks and it keeps me sane. Good luck with your recovery. Sending gentle virtual hugs.

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  13. Sorry about your shoulder. I had shoulder replacement surgery at the end of May after more years than you want to know about of pain. I hope you’re able to get some physio after your cortisone shot. Best wishes.

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  14. Pain Sucks™. It can keep us from all sorts of things. And getting over pain is draining as well. So even if we’ve been pain free after a long time with it, we can still be dragging. Healing takes a lot of energy. Sorry you’re feeling punky. :::hugs:::

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