Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Bah Humbug Indeed

Morning folks....Christmas has come and gone and it was lovely to share the grandkiddies excitement of opening the pressies that Santa left at Grandma's.....yes all the expected diners managed to get here despite the weather and I am now surviving on the left overs but I am left feeling like Mrs Misery and probably just like you am wondering what all the fuss was about...weeks of running around like a headless chicken = 2 days of stuffing our faces silly...the result...one not so happy Bank Manager....could this be the start of the Grumpy Old Woman stage of my life.   The real reason for the doom and gloom I suspect is a recent invitation to join the "Feeling Sorry For Myself" Club....wasn't aware that I accepted but it would appear that like it or not I am now a fully fledged member and have been awarded an aching head...sore neck...racking cough and what did I do to qualify for the gold membership benefits of sore eyes and aching teeth....yes the one present you don't want to get in your stocking....the Christmas Virus has arrived in the cubbyhole.  Not thinking for one minute that I am alone and that this is the most exclusive club in the world so to all my fellow sufferers including my lovely buddy Anne....I am toasting you all with hot lemony drinks spiced up with painkillers while snuggling my hot water bottle until we can figure out how to unsubscribe.
Hasn't the TV been rubbish over Christmas but I did find one little gem which could become my new snuggle up on the sofa addiction...Upstairs Downstairs is back....oh how I loved the old version of this classic with Hudson and Rose but this latest version could turn out to be a whole lot spicier and just when you think it can't get any better...Dancing on Ice will be back on our screens on 9th January.....can't wait to see who the gorgeous Dan The Man is partnered with this time round.
Can you tell I am feeling chirpier already....could this be enough to blow away the Christmas doom and gloom cobwebs....

yes folks.....the chocolate Cubbyhole Stash mountain just got a whole lot bigger and on the weather front we seem to be getting a bit of a thaw....so it's not all bad news at the cubbyhole.  Take care and stay warm my friends...I am off to boil the kettle for yet another "feel sorry for myself" hot drink
Hugs Kath xxx

26 comments:

manicstamper said...

Aww Kath....sorry you're feeling grotty. Get well soon.
Sheila-x-

Anesha said...

So sorry you are not feel well. Hope you get better real soon. Hugs to you and Buddy!

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kathleen said...

Hope you feel better soon Kath.

Kathleen x

Kirsti said...

Oh Kath hope you are better soon..I dread getting ill with 4 kids as Allan is usually away...just snuggle up and keep warm...(((Hugs))) Kirsti xx

Sinikka said...

I loved to read your little story. well written!!!!
Hope you will feel better soon and you can smile about it like I just did.
Sinikka:-)

Pamela said...

Huge hugs Kath. it's not nice being ill any time but at Christmas it seems worse. Snuggle up to your hairy hot water bottle Buddy and rest, rest, rest.

Ann Rosie said...

Kath - so sorry to hear that the dreaded lurgy has reached Chez Kath. Hope it doesn't stick around as long as mine has (two weeks and still counting!).
Keep warm and cosy and get stuck into those Maltesers etc!!!!
Love Ann
xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

I hope you feel better soon Kath.
Clare x

Liz, said...

Argh, we've got it here too! Hope I didn't smit you over cyberspace!

Get well soon,

Liz x

craftymum said...

I know just how you feel. Hope you will be well soon
hugs SarahX

Andrea said...

Morning Kath Hope your feeling better soon! i'm almost sure Dan is partnered with Kerry Katona x Hugs Andrea x

Sarah A said...

Sorry to hear you are feeling poorly, hope you recover soon!

Can't wait for Dancing on Ice to start, although looking at the website there are a few changes in the professional skaters (but Dan the man is still there) and not many of the "celebs" who I actually recognise!!

sarah x

Lee said...

Oh Kath.Sorry to hear you are croaking.Wishing you better soon.Huggles to you and cuddles to the Big Furry Boy.Love all that choccy lol.xx

Lynda said...

Awwwww hope you're feeling better soon Kath (((HUGS)))

Love Lynda xxx

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath, sorry to here your feeling under the weather. I think loads have been this time. I have had a bad neck and shoulder since I finished work, then my daughter came home and she's been ill all Christmas with us. I don't think I have had one visiter that was completely well. Keep warm and hope you get well soon. I'm off to dose up on painkillers again. Hugs x ChrisB

Sandra said...

oh Kath - sorry you are not feeling well - hope it passes fast and you are back to yourself soon!
Rest my dear.
Sandra

Pumpy said...

Sorry Kath, you are not feeling too well. But like you I wonder what all the comercial fuss is about the reason for the season is good, but the running around is really a pain. Still trying to get over it.
I wish you and Buddy and the rest of your family all best wishes for 2011.
Lovies xxx

Barb said...

Could there ever be a winter where we don't get sick! Why does it seem to happen every year? I hope you feel better soon, Kath! Hugs!

Tracy said...

Oh I do hope you feel better soon Kath, I really do have to say I enjoyed Upstairs Downstairs as much as the old ones. Can't wait for tonights. And yes dancing on ice coming up, so looking forward to that too. Although the hubby hates all these celebrity shows.
Take care, stay warm
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Kat said...

Sorry to hear you're not feeling well Kath. Hope you get better soon.

Like the look of your chocolate stash. No-one gave me any choccies. Probably cos we were all at Catriona's and we were the ones taking the goodies.

I've got loads of stuff recorded that I'm working my way through so I've only managed to see one episode of Upstairs, Downstairs but I really enjoyed it.

Keep warm and get better soon,

Kat xx

janette.tay said...

Feel better soon Kathx

Carolynne said...

Hope you feel better soon Kath, watching Upstairs Downstairs while I blog. Have a good New Year

xx

Julia Dunnit said...

Feel better soon Kath! Save the chocs till you have the sense of taste back..meanwhile, keep warm and look forward!

Kirsti said...

PS..keep forgetting to tell you that Niamh would love to meet Buddy! She is doggy mad that one...x

Linda said...

Oh I love the old Upstairs Downstairs. My hubby suggested we get it on Netflix. I loved it. I will be looking for the new one.
Your post is why Chirstmas is not my favorite. So much build up and so much let down. I did much better this year. I think I didn't have the TV on as much so I didn't get all the build up. We did have a very nice Christmas. All in good health. That is something to be very thankful for. I hope you are feeling better soon.

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