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Topic: Should I just suck this up?

  1. monkey_magic
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    29 September 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    Hi magic Sleepy,

    We've been in lockdown for months.

    The weather has been pretty nice here but I'm someone that likes to be out and about so lockdown is tricky. I'm doing ok though. You guys have been through hell in my opinion. So many lockdowns.

    A support worker would be a good job. I suppose I already sort of am I to a friend of mine who has special needs. I care for my grandmother as well.

    I made another batch of my green juice and enjoyed it immensely. It just makes me feel so good and energized.

    Ive saved a little bit of money through lockdown. Looked at some rentals but still at home...mum and I get on each other's nerves. I can't seem to get anything right and I'm done at times then look at alternative places to live. I just want peace.

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    29 September 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hey magical one,

    Have u found any fun stuff to do outside with us restrictiins? It can be challenging to get out and about with so many rules. Lots of adjustment

    I can definitely appreciate the benefits of living at home and saving up. I myself did that when I was feeling really confused where to live and stayed there for a bit. My dad was unmanageable but I struggled to afford my own place. I hope u and Ur mom are okay and u feel safe there. X

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    1 October 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    Hi Sleepy,

    We have our ups and downs but mostly it's ok. I could move out but I'd have a lot less money and it's a big bold move....just sitting on the fence.

    I have found things to do like go to different parks, walk around, grocery shopping, baking, visiting grandma...etc.

    Ive been for a walk today and just sitting around at the moment though.

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    4 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    I'm writing to yall from my couch during these stay at home orders. Lucky the pools and parks are still open and I can walk around the streets. Oh, and I mustn't forget still visit the supermarket. Not long to go now before things start opening up again.

    I stayed home the whole of yesterday which was tricky and I slept away some of it to get through it.

    Its going to be a gorgeous day today and I'll probably get out for a walk or swim or both.

    Im really looking forward to getting away somewhere when things start opening back up, camping perhaps by the ocean.

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  5. Shelll
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    4 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic
    Hey MM, camping by the ocean sounds absolutely wonderful
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    5 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hello lovely Magic....🤗.

    I love the idea of camping by the ocean...Do you go alone or take someone with you?..

    It’s okay to be on the couch and sleep away some of your day...doing so is caring for yourself....

    The days seem much longer with the new hours for daylight saving...I prefer the shorter days of winter..not much daylight hours to get through...

    Sending you my love, care and hugs..beautiful Magic warrior ..

    Grandy..

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    6 October 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Morning Shell, Grandy and all,

    Yes, I'm really looking forward to camping by the ocean when we open up I might go alone actually, and hopefully meet some decent ppl while I'm out.

    Sleeping the day away is ok I guess when there's not much to do but I do prefer the later. The stay at home orders coming to an end on the 11th so lots to look forward to then like going to the hairdresser, shopping centre, trips etc, etc.

    Ive done quite a lot of online shopping so I've been eagerly awaiting my parcels.

    How is everyone going?

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    13 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    There aren't many faithful men out there in my opinion. They don't intend to be faithful or they blur the lines within their relationship or marriage.

    That's been my experience which is sad.

    On a brighter note stay at home orders have been lifted and life has re-opened. QR codes are a pain but we can leave the house and do a lot more.

    Ive done some shopping.

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    16 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    Went to the beach today & got my nails done shallac!

    First time I've travelled a fair distance in a while bcas of the restrictions. Still having to wear masks indoors and having to use those codes everywhere you go.

    Anyhow it was good to get out a bit.

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  10. Shelll
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    16 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic
    Ah that's really good you could get out to the beach MM. Some nice fresh air and all.
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    16 October 2021 in reply to Shelll

    Hi Shell & all,

    It was good to de- hermitize myself after being cooped up for over 3 mnths. It still feels sereal and I haven't fully adapted.

    Im not sure what's happening with work. Some ppl were working from home & still are and from my knowledge we're not back in the office yet.

    Ive been getting a bit bored but hoping to get to the gym tomorrow.

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    17 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    Feeling a bit lost ATM with no work and work ppl to converse with. I'm probably feeling like I need friends ATM. I've stayed home all day and it's lonely.

    Its a very nice sunny day and I've spent it at home eating and sleeping to pass the time. Normally I'm at work on a Sunday.

    Its horrible how so much has been taken from us because of this covid situation. My life still isn't what it used to be.

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    17 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hello lovely Magic...

    I was pleased to read that you enjoyed a trip to the beach and getting your nails done...Self care is so important and necessary to help keep some happiness in your life...

    Regional NSW is still in lockdown until the 1st November....really not looking forward to when that happens though...but I do know most people are looking forward to that, because it means that Regional can visit the Sydney areas and visa versa...

    What colour did you do you fingernails?...I painted my toe nails a pretty dark red...Haha..no one can see them except me....I haven’t painted my fingernails for over 10 years...😂..Maybe one day I will...my fingernails are very brittle due to thyroid problems....they can crack, split, and break even when washing up some times...

    Did you end up going to the gym today?...what kind of things are at the gym you go to....I have never even walked inside a gym and have no idea what’s in them....except for the ones I see on you tube vids...

    I hope you have a good day today..regardless of what you are doing...remember it’s your day..no one else’s day...so you can do anything your beautiful heart desires you to do...

    Much love, and hugs dear Magic..

    Grandy..

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    17 October 2021 in reply to Ggrand
    I just wrote you a whole big reply Grandy then it vanished. Stoopid pH...will try again later in case it happens again.
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    18 October 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hi Grandy, all,

    My toenails and fingernails are coloured glitter and speckled rainbow. Your toenails sounds nice. It did feel good to lie/sit back and have someone do it for me. I just like the shellac bcas it lasts so long.

    I didn't go to the gym bcas of payment issues so I thought today would be a better day to go to hopefully sort it out. There's a whole lot of weights, cardio machines and buff men at my gym.

    It was lonely y'day being at home by myself and not having a job to go to. I get payed by the government so I get by but not having that social interaction was getting to me and not having anywhere to go. Boredom set in.

    Today's a brand new day though, mum's home, I'm doing the washing and I plan on going to the gym.

    Hope you all have a decent day.

    MM 🤍🌺

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    24 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    Camping by the beach is booked for a couple nights and I'm going solo.

    Then in a week or so I'll be traveling with a friend in another state and doing some adventurous things. Time to get out of the lockdown blues!

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  17. Shelll
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    24 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi dear MM, oh that is awesome getting the opportunity to camp by the beach. I am guessing you will be ok by yourself? Just imagine hearing the waves and feeling the fresh air. It often even smells better near the beach

    Will you be able to have a camp fire?

    Are you nails still painted? Painted nails look so pretty under water at the beach. I like that soft sky blue nail polish.

    Have a really peaceful time there MM

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    25 October 2021 in reply to Shelll

    Hi Shell,

    I suppose safety is luck of the draw, really. I didn't feel safe in the past at a campsite and hopefully this is a very different experience.

    Probably can't have a fire at the caravan park but that's all good. Going to spend my time walking along the beach and braving the cold and swimming in the rockpool. Check-in is at 2pm today.

    I have my rainbow glitter and speckled nails which look spectacular when the sun hits it. Fingers crossed for a free and safe time.

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    25 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hey magic 🐒 and all other magic people out there 😊

    Wow things are starting to look way brighter. Happy for ya darlz. Loven that you'll be the free magic birdy to zip about.

    I've caught up and noted so I'llll beeee backkk...😆 I never tire of that saying tho I'm sure many reading me saying it often do 😂

    Catch ya near future love.

    Be safe well and happy thoughts with good memories and an exciting future...roll on.

    Laters love 🐒

    Aunty bunny 🐇

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    25 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic
    Guessing you are there now MM. That all sounds lovely.
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    26 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic
    Hi mm, lockdowns have been rough, I hear u, I hope Ur trip is a beautiful break. Solo travelling is awesome, stay safe and enjoy x
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    29 October 2021 in reply to Sleepy21

    Hi all,

    I survived the camping trip. Highlight was swimming in the choppy ocean waters inside the rockpool and being close to nature. I didn't love sleeping in the tent and will choose a cabin next time, much more comfortable.

    Getting my four month old regrowth fixed at the hairdressers which will be good and going to a friend's bbq birthday lunch tomorrow.

    Things to do which is good...better than stay at home orders I just endured.

    Hope you're all well.

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    30 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    Im feeling much better after swimming laps at the local pools, being around friends and family and getting my hair dyed at the hairdressers. It has been four months since I've dyed or cut my hair bcas of lockdown. Feeling spesh and human again with the nails and hair done.

    I think I will swim in a few ocean baths/ rockpools since I loved the experience in the salty water. The only bugger is the sun being too strong.

    The barbeque was a success and there were ppl to socialise with.

    Im glad life feels like it's opening up again.

    Halloween tomorrow- better but some choc/ lollies just in case.

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    31 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hey magic 🐒 and all ☺

    It's such a buzz seeing you feeling good and seeing how lifes turned around for you.

    In the time I've known you hun seeing the places you've been not wanting to be here times bought great change.

    You've dug deep pulled out and landed in a better space.

    I'm looking forward to getting wet. Will be walking in water. A few stops physically to do too much movement that I'd love to but still in the place that gives me the ultimate peace and tranquility.

    Way to go warrior. Power to you.

    Oh one of the things I have noted to talk to you about is I'm very interested in this Green drink you make up.

    Loven the energy bizzo. Are the ingredients expensive?. I think you said it tastes good. Bonus. If you don't mind could I plz have the recipe or if its in Shellys healthy eating thread I'll squiz there. Must pop in and gander anyway.

    Love & friendship monks 🤗

    Aunty Bunny 🐇

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    31 October 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi awesome people

    I too am encouraged by how you appear happy, rejuvenated are bouncing back MM.

    Swimming in the choppy ocean water sounds like an adventure. Would keep you feeling alive. I think the swimming in salt water can be a good thing. Maybe it is the natural minerals in it like iodine etc. I like swimming in the ocean baths.

    Haircuts can feel refreshing

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    31 October 2021 in reply to demonblaster

    Morning demonblaster, Shell and all,

    The ingredients I use are kale, cucumber, apples, pineapple, celery ( optional) and coconut water. It can be a little pricey to juice but the feeling I get from it is worth it to me.

    Yes I think I have come a long way. After getting off that order and drugs I could start to heal and I want to live now- for sure. I have more money now to which means I can do more to feel better.

    The salt water is lovely. So rejuvenating. I do breaststroke and swam quite vigorously the last time and it was fun.

    It looks like a sunny beautiful day today. Not sure what I'm doing yet but I will work it out.

    Ciao !

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    2 November 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hi all,

    Its interstate trip time. I'm traveling for the experience and to see a long time friend. Going to put myself up in motels/ hotels and have an adventure.

    I don't go back to work for another week so now's a good time. I haven't been to work for over 3 mnths thanks to covid.

    If I don't travel I wouldn't know what to do with myself for another week so off I go tomorrow. Wish me luck.

    MM 🌺

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    2 November 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hello Dear Magic, and everyone.....🤗..

    Just popping in to wish you a very beautiful week in your travels...don’t forget to take some beautiful picture memories to look back on.😁...

    I have a feeling everyone on BB are as proud of you as I am....you have indeed come a long way in such a short time...You truely are our BB Warrior Girl....l.

    Stay strong lovely lady...stay safe and above all else Please take good care of your precious self....

    Love and hugs Dear Magic..

    Grandy..

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    3 November 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hi Grandy and all,

    Im certainty one for taking happy snaps. I'm at a motel currently in a small country town after doing about 3 hrs of driving. Theres a paddock and horses here.

    Im already feeling great...I packed up and took off almost as soon as I could. No more quarantine yay!

    I'll be doing some sight seeing with a friend and whatever tickles my fancy.

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    4 November 2021 in reply to monkey_magic

    Hello Lovely Magic...

    Just popping in to wish you a very enjoyable time...

    and all that the beautiful nature and creature have to offer you..

    love dear Magic..

    Grandy..

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