You know it's going to be one of those days when . . . .

dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
edited 29. Oct 2014, 13:25 in Living with Arthritis archive
. . . . after much contortion, effort, the odd wince and yelp and a bit of panting you stand up to pull up your drawers and find you've put the blasted things on back-to-front. After a few steps around the bedroom I decided I couldn't live with them like that so went through the whole process in reverse and sorted things out.

I then went to buy some paint and another little tester pot, a shade in between the two I already had. I came home, slapped it on the wall and thought 'Hang on, it's not that much different to the other' and it wasn't because it's the same shade: I had put back the one I wanted to try. :roll: DD
Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben


  • Slosh
    Slosh Member Posts: 3,194
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Oh dear! Can't help thinking of my Mum's saying that things always come in threes and wondering what's next!
    He did not say you will not be storm tossed, you will not be sore distressed, you will not be work weary. He said you will not be overcome.
    Julian of Norwich
  • stickywicket
    stickywicket Member Posts: 27,686
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    May I suggest that, for the rest of the day, you refrain from:
    picking up knives
    filling in any important forms
    handling babies

    Just to put your day even more into perspective, Mr SW has just come back from the DIY shop grumbling vociferously because he hadn't managed to get the 'bit' he wanted. They did have it. Trouble was they had them in many sizes and he hadn't measured so would have to return. No pain. No great difficulty. No having to choose between having enough resources to both return and cook dinner tonight. Oh for the problems of the fit and healthy.

    Drawers are normally simple things for a woman but, on the occasions when Mr SW has had to help me with mine, back to front would be a distinct advantage over the 'one leg through the waisthole' method which is his usual habit. I have spoken to an arthritic friend who has the same problem with her own marital dresser. Surely they're not so different to underpants :?
    If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you.
    Steven Wright
  • villier
    villier Member Posts: 4,426
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Don't worry DD tomorrow is another day and as the song goes Things........can only get better :wink: xx
    Smile a while and while you smile
    smile another smile and soon there
    will be miles and miles of smiles
    just because you smiled I wish your
    day is full of Smiles
  • LignumVitae
    LignumVitae Member Posts: 1,972
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    If today starts in a similar fashion maybe you should just go knicker free and hope it's liberating :lol:
    Hey little fighter, things will get brighter
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Thanks to the weather I fear I will be doing a Vivienne Westwood. :wink: Rough start today, I'm hobbling along, somewhat hunched and very hurty. :( DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • Boomer13
    Boomer13 Member Posts: 1,931
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    When the day starts pants-backwards, it's a sure sign I should stay in bed :roll:

    Dropping, falling, ripping, and breaking are sure to follow.

    I was went through an entire day with my shirt on inside out and backwards..... :lol:
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
    Oh for sure, Boomer, our lives can become complicated and in the most unexpected ways. :roll: Knicker-donning is one of those things that we all take for granted until we struggle to do that most straightforward of tasks - it can be very frustrating. :x I have also done the inside-out thing with Tshirts and nighties - why wear them the right way round because one can? How very dull! :wink: DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben