Wednesday, March 03, 2010

DE MOTHER IS IN DE HOUSE

Me Mum and her man arrived late last night... really late.
I hope they sleep in.
Knowing my luck they won't.

I have my doctor's appointment at 9am this morning. Hmmmmm..... can't imagine explaining WHY I am going to the Doc to my Mum. She doesn't have any understanding of Depression... she just sees it as a weakness not to be tolerated. She tars everyone with the same brush in that respect. My sister is a borderline Manic Depressive... so you can see why she feels like that I suppose.

So maybe I need to go see the doctor for ...... hot flushes, or a blood test or something she can relate to!

So, wish me luck! .

So.. it's been a long day already! Went to the Dr... and hello... wrong day! I was told it was today, but on their computer it's tomorrow. Pffffft.
After that debacle, we went to Sylvia Park for a wee bit of shopping and lunch..... then my Aunt visited in the afternoon.
It's been quiet. I can't blog much cos my Mum objects to me being 'rude' and getting on the computer. So I will make it quick... and come back once she's in bed!
ONWARD...

End of Day: just been grocery shopping, we have a few guests for dinner tomorrow night and we needed to get in supplies. What fun. The next couple of days I will be 'not quite around' like normal... must entertain the visitors.... so don't go worrying, I will be back to check out the blogs soon! nite nite.

14 comments:

  1. Good luck at the doctor Chris. We have a family history of depression and it is not something to mess with. Hope you enjoy the visit with your mum and dad.

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  2. I hope you Mum slept in a bit for you.

    I hope the doctor's appointment goes well. I had a major test done last week, and never told my Mom about it...she is a worrier, and I wasn't in the mood to try to have to calm her down, when I was worried about it myself. Luckily all went well, and I saved myself a lot of grief!

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  3. that sounds EXACTLY how my grandfather would look on it.

    good luck.

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  4. If she doesn't understand it, I would say it was for something simple like hot flushes, or a blood test. We all know that depression is real, and it is more the older generation who don't understand it. (generally speaking).

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  5. Mmmmmmmmm parents (dont get me started on that). Just say womens bits and "hot flushes" int he same sentence THEY wont dig anymore for info I'm sure.

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  6. Anonymous12:28 PM

    Yes I've noticed that the older a woman gets, you still feel like you have to justify yourself and explain everything you do to your mother or you'll feel like a guilty little kid cos you didn't tell mummy! My mother still says "No you won't!" if I tell her I'm going somewhere or I'm doing something different, even though I'm in my 40"s and married! Being an only child doesn't help!

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  7. I just shard with a blogger today that I am so ready for this winter to be over. The snow and ice have made if really difficult for me to get outside to powerwalk. When I can't exercise outside, I get depressed and frustrated. What do I do when I'm one or
    both of those? EAT!!! Good luck at the doc's.

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  8. When you showed up at your appointment and you were turned away, did it bum you out??? I hate it when that happens!! Argh. Just so you know, I use to battle depression a decade ago pretty badly. It's hard for others to understand. They are like "just snap out of it!"

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  9. Amanda8:41 PM

    Ha ha your getting told by granny :P

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  10. Chris- Enjoy your mom's visit and then party when she is gone!

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  11. Oh dear not a good day. Pity your mum isn't a bit more understanding :( Well done for being strong on the food front :)
    Anne xx

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  12. Have a fun time hanging around with Mom. Save yourself some grief and don't tell her your reason for the DR. Suffice it to say you have to go for a check up. Good luck with your appointment.

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  13. good luck with all you have going on.....bless your ♥....I have been fighting with that ugly dragon called depression as well....almost have myself talked into going to see the doc......

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