Maybe its a phase
Apr 25, 2007
Well its been a pretty low time recently for me, not that i am one to grumble, i have had it all thrown at me one time or another and have dealt with most things and always put on a brave face even though sometimes inside i bottle it up and keep it to myself.
I had a few complications with the liver, that now and again pops up to remind me of my past outings, which required some hospital stay, nothing serious but just an MOT, but during the stay i picked up one of those hospital bug beauties, you know the ones, those little germs that prove that some of our hospitals are a total and utter disgrace....
That certainly knocked me back and put me into a very low state of mind, anyroad on coming out i did feel a litle weak and lethargic, due to the medication that they had put me on, it was expected, but i wasnt a feeling that at that time i wanted to be feeling.
This lead to a daft Bovril slipping in the bath, again my own fault, as i like a hot bath and on standing up, after soaking for about an hour, the body gave way and i think i blanked but not too sure, coming to on the bathroom floor in extreme pain
I must have drifted for a while as all i really remember is lying back in hospital with a dozy but content feeling with a throbbing left hand, then being advised that i had broke my left wrist and right elbow, plus a few ribs to even things up.
Being all patched up i left the next day, with such a vibe of constriction of movement, that i could have been wearing a strait jacket.
Never mind, poor me, nah forget that, a few days later at home with the kids at school and the wife out, an old demon came to visit, it was a demon i had not seen for many a year, in this demons hand was a lovely bottle of wine, a deep rich red that was left over from christmas, it wasnt left over for long though, to my shame i drunk the bugger, the whole thing, not one drop left, it was a private drinking session, behind closed doors with no one to watch apart from me.
The buzz it gave me was unreal, the feeling of phock it was utopia, its a feeling long since forgotten, since i stopped drinking the only alcohol that passed through the mouth of this prat was the occassional shandy.
The next day was one of huge remorse and a guilt trip that smacked me in the face like a brick. The 'Bovril you dick' ringing in my mind. I know that i wont be heading there again, but at that instant i needed an outlet.
The words 'recovering alcoholic' will always be there for life however good you think you have been, its a warning that mind strength must always win, and i must never let my guard down, whatever the circumstances are. It was a lapse that i can admit was wrong
Right, now back to the land of the living for Bovril
Nov 12, 2006
Yep 42 today, thats a kinda special number isnt it
And the kids got me Girls Aloud greatest hits cd, theres goes the hard rock image straight out the window
Aug 10, 2006
Going to Weymouth tomorrow for a week , twas a last minute thingy, friend of mine phoned me yesterday and said would we like to have his caravan next week, YEP we said.
Its a big bugger, right on the coast and it will be a good break for all of us.
Just need my bucket and spade .........
This was sent to me
Jul 18, 2006
and i thought it was brilliant
1. Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me. In fact, Just leave me the hell alone;
2. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a broken fan belt and leaky tire;
3. It's always darkest before dawn. So if you're going to steal your neighbour's newspaper, that's the time to do it;
4. Don't be irreplaceable - if you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted;
5. Always remember that you're unique, just like everyone else;
6. Never test the depth of the water with both feet;
7. If you think nobody cares if you're alive, try missing a couple of loan payments;
8. Before you criticise someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you do criticise them you're a mile away. And you have their shoes;
9. If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you;
10. Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach him how to fish, and he will sit in a boat and drink beer all day;
11. If you build a man a fire he'll be warm for a day. If you set a man on fire he'll be warm for the rest of his life;
12. If you lend someone £20 and never see that person again, it was probably worth it;
13. A closed mouth gathers no foot;
14. Duct tape is like the Force: it has a light side and a dark side and it holds the universe together;
15. There are two theories to arguing with women - neither one works;
16. Generally speaking, you aren't learning much when your lips are moving;
18. Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it;
19. Never miss a good chance to shut up;
20. Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night;
21. Life is sexually transmitted;
22. Good health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die;
23. For women ... men have two emotional states: hungry and horny - if you see one without an erection, make him a sandwich;
24. Some people are like a Slinky: not really good for anything, but you still can't help but smile when you shove them down the stairs
How quick 1 year passes
Jul 9, 2006
Have been through so much sh*t over the last year, through one thing or another, most of you know the story, so there is no need to go there again
But i was lookig at my very basic guide, yep thats right basic, but so what, its me to a tee, basic
Then i noticed the date on the guide, 10th July 2005 and thought, wow have i really been on here a year already, was shocked that it had passed so quickly.
So i raise an glass for you to fill it with what you will, and say cheers to the friends of hootoo.
1 Year gone, hopefully many more to come.
Wow, was that nasty or what
Jun 16, 2006
Sitting in the house the other day, i could hear my kids playing in the garden with their mates and then the loudest scream you could imagine screeched through the air, i ran outside to see 3 of the boys holding my youngest's boys arm, my boy had projectile tears.
His wrist was in the shape of an 'S' , i cant stand the look of broken bones in the papers let alone one right in front of me, he felt sick and wimpy dad here thought "i gonna pass out", but i put on a brave face and shouted for the wife to get in the car now.
Took him to hospital and they x-rayed it and both bones either side of his wrist had snapped in half literally, the hand was just hanging, i have never seen anything so horrific in my life.
The operation lasted well over an hour with pins and wires and god knows what else.
He is now back at home with the whole arm in plaster, and the first thing he said is when can i play the drums again, bless him.
Phew, thats that done
Mar 24, 2006
What a tornado of a week that has been, buried the wifes mum on tuesday, had the intern on wednesday, thursday tried to clear house of the rubbish that had built up over 40 years and theres still loads to do, i cant believe she hoarded so much junk.
The funeral went ok, but most of her family were so drunk by the time the cars even turned up, that i thought here we go, there will be trouble, people crying, people arguing and still over 2 hours for the cars to get here .
The biggest problem was the mum in laws relations, who couldnt stand the fact that she was going to be cremated and not buried propably like a true catholic funeral.....do me a favour, they wanted a full service lasting about 2 hours and millions of hymns and prayers, sod that, most of them havent even spoke to her for years and then say we are doing wrong in the eyes of god for not doing the full works.
I think my one answer was b*llocks
Anyroad, life carries on and the old gal is at least happy now with no pain.
If it doesnt rain it dips it down
Mar 14, 2006
Cant believe i now have flu, probably picked up from our healthy hospitals, whats wrong with these places they are all full of unwell people passing bugs around
Anyroad, on a more serious note, wifes mum went into hospital on saturday, not feeling to good, she has a long history of bad lungs and other sh*t going on inside her body, and already had one failed kidney
We went to see her yesterday afternoon and talking to her, she seemed ok, got a phone call about 8:30 last night saying she was going down hill, by the time we got there (30 minutes later), she had died...
Gob smacked and lost for words, life can disappear so bloody fast that it hits you in the face like a brick...
and then just numbness, silence and a massive DO WHAT!!!!, she was ok about 4 hours ago.
The wife is utterly shattered and walking around in some sort of dream world where nothing seems real.
When death hits the unexpected, it for sure knows how to hurt
Virginia Pepper (R.I.P.)
M.O.T.'s (will they never end)
Mar 10, 2006
M.O.T. of the body is over again, back at home now, looking forward to decent food and interesting chat, blimey hospital bod's are so boring, all they talk about is death ......
Not a great deal to report, have some minor artery blocks (minor they say, what the hell does that mean ), any road, have to wait for a date for more tests and then maybe an op to remove the arteries that dont want to be with me anymore, arteries are so selfish
Heart is ok, so they say, but its always difficult to trust a doctor with a false eye that isnt positioned properly, one eye looking at me and the other looking at the wall
Thanks for the messages and its good to know that people you dont know care, now that is cool and big to all.
Also new smilies i see but the one is a bit scary
Cheers again friends of the unknown
Mar 4, 2006
He is still there, after further tests they have found out he has atheroma, not over sure what it is, but its something to do with the arteries as he has been getting chest pains and pains in the calves of both legs(the leg side of it is called claudication).
This could lead to an operation to remove the blocked arteries and replace them with healthy arteries from somewhere else in the body
Best i can tell you at the mo, he is still quite up beat and trying to joke , not all of them are that funny , but thats dad, but i have noticed a difference in him that is not dad, if that makes sense, wont know anymore till monday
The all clear has been given
Jan 4, 2006
I had a call about 5 minutes ago from my doctor to say that the blood tests and medical check up i had on friday were all ok, the new liver is working fine, and he's words were "now you can re-start your life again" .
Which also means that on monday next week i can resume work, and start again to help people to not get into the position i was in.
I was fearing the worst as i thought he would have phoned me this monday gone.
Relief off my mind is unreal to the point that you wouldnt believe, goodbye 2005 and welcome 2006, seriously i am so happy that i think i will now take the family out for dinner....checks time, yep its only 8pm.
I dont normally post things on my health here, apart from what my boy did, but i thought i had to do this, i have been chatting to people on here since the op, but never mentioned the fear i was going through hoping the final results would be clear, but they are now.
Going to bugger off now, bye and thanks.
Another year older Badboy
Nov 21, 2005
I have put this on here as my lad doesnt have all your names on his friends list, well like he did to me, i am going to do to him......
Its is Badboyboogie's birthday, he is 15 today, officially , he is at school at the mo then has football practice, so wanted to set this up for him for you posters to wish him a good day... the best thing is i know he will hate what i have done
I also dont think he has realised that he has made friends on here really, he was just advising you lot about me... i said read the posts sent to me and your name is always mentioned, dont think he can see that though
Well i am still here
Nov 19, 2005
Thats right, i am really still here, checked my pulse and it still beating, looked in the mirror and saw my reflection, what an amazing roller coaster i have been on.... but once again i am still here.
I could write for ages, but wont, just want to say to friends on here.
Hope you are all well and will try an find out what you have all been up to in time
Many many hugs, thanks and handshakes
Nov 13, 2005
This is a message from my dad to all who sent him speedy recovery and birthday wishes, he wrote.....
"Do what, some of you i have never heard of, but you still found the time to post to my boys thread wishing me all the best... i have no idea what to say really, i had quite a few cards from family and friends for both things, but when Chris(badboy) handed me the print out of the thread he had set up for me, i was overwhelmed, tearful and shaking, i was also gobsmacked totally, seriously that was amazing.
My friends who know me or even the ones who dont, i am still speechless with the response, i never expected anything like that, and thank every last one of you for, all i can say, is an experience of kindness and thoughtfulness of people i have never met, but feel so close to in a goosepimple sort of way....
Once again as massive thank you to you wonderful caring h2g2 beings , and that is a serious .....wow"
Posted by badboyboogie
bovril king thread
Nov 9, 2005
F16034?thread=1410840&latest=1, i have just added this, if the thread doesnt work let me know please or advise how to change it.
Nov 7, 2005
I said i would let you know how BK/dad was doing.
Came back from hospital about an hour ago, and he is looking good, though a little wishy washy, speaking/eating and wanting to leave now, but cant, bless him.
Probably another week or so, its his birthday on saturday 12th and will be having that in the hospital, if you want to post a message and birthday greeting on this thread i will print it out and take it up to him, i know he will like that, he has laughed at some of the things that i have told him about on here and said no change there then, he told me to also forget LW as he brought me down and said to ignore him, so i will.
Thanks again to the posts on my space it was very nice of you all
bye for now Bad_boy_Boogie
Things ok, just waiting
Oct 26, 2005
Friends of Bovril King/BK/Nigel, the operation went ok, he is awake now and doing good but very weak which is usual, it will be a few days to see if the operation is a success yet, and a funny kind of yellow again which is usual also.
Thank you for the return messages from the last one
Will be back soon
Oct 24, 2005
Dont know when but friends of me all please take care, and look after yourselves
I have to go for a while, operation jobby, thanks for the chats
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