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turps ([personal profile] turps) wrote2017-02-04 02:13 pm

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Yesterday Kayleigh posted she was engaged on FB, and of course it's caused a hit of hassle. Not that she's engaged, Shauna is lovely, or that it happened 3 weeks ago, but that they'd announced on FB without telling either of their families. Really, they should have told their parents first at least.

James got his new wheelchair, you can see him in it here. It's so lovely, which may sound a weird thing to say about a wheelchair, but after pushing his old one for so long this one is like a sports model in comparison. It has wheels that pop off, making it easy to get in the boot of the car, is comfortable with material that doesn't make you sweat on the back if you're sitting in it a long time, and pushes so easily. While there we also arranged for his mam to be contacted about her wheelchair. Because she's a bigger lady they gave her one where the seat is a block of wood, which of course isn't comfortable. The wheelchair tech said they hadn't given those kinds out for 15 years and the new kinds are so much better, so hopefully she'll get something that's actually comfortable asap.

Some of you may remember me posting a while back how one of my goals was to sit in the chairs outside a cafe on the beach-front. I never did as they were too small for me with having metal unmovable arms, but yesterday while at the beach I decided to try, and I did it.

Yesterday I also went for a bra fitting. Which was pretty scary thinking about going in, but was totally fine. The lady was so friendly and matter of fact as she measured and then fitted me, and it turns out I've gone down a size in terms of band and four sizes in cup size, so no wonder my old bras didn't fit well. So I left wearing the new bra, and it's very comfortable while being supportive.

Today I had a hair cut and have had a few inches of hair chopped off. It looks so much better.

In fannish news. I got my picfor1000 assignment which you can see here. I've got a vague idea taking shape. Now I just have to hope that forms into an actual story.

Finally, [personal profile] sperrywink your other parcel came. Thank you! It's now put aside for a while ♥
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[personal profile] wenchpixie 2017-02-04 03:13 pm (UTC)(link)
Your Instagram's such a happy place right now - I was SO PLEASED about the chair, I know how lovely that can be :)
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[personal profile] lucifuge5 2017-02-04 05:55 pm (UTC)(link)
I do agree that they should've given head's up to the parental units. Although I don't have FB, I have heardany things abt people posting stuff over there w/o checking in first and unknowingly causing all kinds of drama. :-/

James' new wheelchair is so spiffy!

Huzzah for facing down the metal arms chair challenge and totes rocking it! Also, like I told you on Insta, your new 'do is LOVELY AF.
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[personal profile] frausorge 2017-02-04 08:59 pm (UTC)(link)
Congrats to Kayleigh! And I hope the new chair will serve James well. Also, go you for your chair victory!

A well-fitting bra makes all the difference. And your hair looks super cute.

May the words flow easily.
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[personal profile] madam_beetroot 2017-02-04 11:22 pm (UTC)(link)
I love seeing the photos! Congrats on reaching the chair goal, and your new haircut really suits you.
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[personal profile] rikes 2017-02-06 09:17 pm (UTC)(link)
Glad to hear you landed a friendly person for the bra fitting - it's a bit awkward but well worth it I feel.
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[personal profile] heartofthesunrise 2017-02-07 12:40 am (UTC)(link)
Love seeing these pictures! It's so nice to put a face to a name. Your new haircut looks great!
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[personal profile] cold_clarity 2017-02-08 05:31 am (UTC)(link)
your haircut is so lovely! and congrats congrats congrats for taking on the metal chairs!

bra fittings always kind of freak me out? i'm glad the lady was helpful--i feel like that always makes it easier.

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[personal profile] turlough 2017-02-08 07:30 pm (UTC)(link)
Congratulations to Kayleigh!

Ditto to James for his new chair!

And to you for conquering the cafe chair!! (Such a great photo - you look so happy and triumphant.)

And again to getting a bra that fits!

You're looking great in your new hair!

That's a very interesting photo. Even I can imagine all sorts of things. Good luck with your story! I suppose it will be about Way bros as usual :-)