"Although I speak from my own experience, I feel that no one has the right to impose his or her beliefs on another person. I will not propose to you that my way is best. The decision is up to you. If you find some point which may be suitable for you, then you can carry out experiments for yourself. If you find that it is off no use, then you can discard it." Dalai Lama...

Friday, 8 February 2008

Twists and turns

I started this morning early as I got up to see to Beauty.I had a cuppa and managed a couple of blogs before Milly came down.It is her best friends Birthday and she wanted to phone her before she went off to school so she could sing happy birthday.She couldn't sleep last night and came down a couple of times complaining of being unnwell so it was about 10.15 before she got off to sleep.I had expected her to be a tad grumpy but she was just so happy and excited for Amy.

We started off the morning with the intention of getting the tie dye t'shirt done and to work through some science experiments.We sat at the table and Milly decided she just wanted to do a picture of Sorrel and I read The Hunger as she drew. She then decided that she would collate all her Sorrel info that she had produced and we ended up some hours later with a folder of work she and I did on the PC containing certificates of passage through London,certificates to verify who she was,paperwork to show she was now plague free,all done with official royal stamps and in different fonts, some money, I could not find a site to show examples of old paper money so we made some up and drew the kings head on, she made a badge for Sorrel to wear to let others know she was plague free and we sealed some of the important papers with a wax seal.All the time we were chatting and amongst many other things, she was telling me bits about Charles the second.

As we were on the computer we noticed in the documents a story we started ages ago and added a little to it and the printed,photographed and blogged it then laminated it to finish.Pictures and the story are here She also answered some comments she had on her blog and did it all herself with no help for spelling and was not unhappy even though she knew she had made some mistakes so her confidence is really high .I love to listen to her sounding out the words and then looking at the word she has come up with and can see is not right and she will try again.

Before lunch it was time for us both to have a bath and wash hair so I got in first whilst she played on the landing and we chatted about all sorts of things.We discussed slaves and babies being born and skin to skin contact with Mummy amongst other topics.I never cease to be amazed at the twists and turns a conversation can take,a little like our day had done.

After lunch we had a couple of games of cards and I finished reading The Hunger whilst she pottered on the PC .I cried at the end of the book,I cried at The voyage on the Titanicwhen we read that a while ago as well,I am particularly sensitive it seems.

A cuddle and reading to Al before getting ready to go to her best friends house for a play and tea.I walked her round to meet her off the school bus and met a friend I hadn't seen for a while who also has ME and she told me of a lymphatic drainage massage treatment she had been on and how she is bounding with energy. It is something I am going to look into as bounding sounds good to me!!!!


My name is Stacie. said...

I read and commented on Emily's blog today. What a great story. I sometimes wish I had an art and writing-loving daughter instead of a math and computer-loving son. It is at times difficult since we have very few interests in common. But I know he has stretched me and widened my interests, and I'm thankful for that.

What is ME? I see in your profile you have CFS. Is that cystic fibrosis? How does it affect your health?

Lynn said...

Hi Stacie,
Thank you for checking out Emily's blog.She is working hard at it and absolutely loves it when she see's new comments.
CFS stands for chronic fatigue syndrome and ME stands for myalgo enchephomylitis( think this is spelt right!!)They are one and the same thing really .The illness causes fatigue that is out of proportion to the effort exerted and my body kind of shuts down physically and mentally and emotionally.In a nutshell and simplistically I feel as though I have the flu all the time with aches and pains and extreme lethargy.Thats on a good day HaHa.
I cope quite well as I have learnt to pace myself so as not to get over tired.
I loved the story on your blog about the lego and I can see as time goes on you will both find even more common groundxx