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Cacoethes 27-01-2021 01:15 PM

They don't lindsay!
Apparently most people didn't even know it was happening :eyeroll:

Thanks np

How are you both?

Hope it goes well tamo!

nonperson 27-01-2021 02:07 PM

Hope your appointment is helpful, Tamo.

I'm not so good to be honest.

*offers chocolate chips to everyone*

(Because I'm not sitting here eating my way through a bag of them)

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 02:11 PM

What's up np?

Yay chocolate chips!
I just had a load of chocolate chip cookies. Dunked in tea. Nom

nonperson 27-01-2021 02:21 PM

Dunno, just feel really low and poop.

Mmm cookies. I think I bought the chocolate chips to make into cookies but they're too good on their own. =)

one_step_closer 27-01-2021 02:43 PM

Sorry you're not feeling great NP. I hope it passes soon. Are chocolate chips for baking not made of a different kind of chocolate?

I hope your appointment is going well/has gone well Tamo.

I'm really not good.

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 02:49 PM

Hope you feel better soon np!

Hope you feel better soon too lindsay

I have good news! The carers just called me and they can start tomorrow!
So hopefully I can have ward round then I'll be gone!

one_step_closer 27-01-2021 02:51 PM

Oh wow, that is brilliant news. Finally!

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 02:55 PM

I know! :-D
I'm so flipping happy!!!

one_step_closer 27-01-2021 02:57 PM

I hope everything goes well for you tomorrow and onwards.

nonperson 27-01-2021 03:00 PM

OMG, home warming party at Beckie's tomorrow!! =D

Yeah I think baking choc chips are made of really cheap chocolate.

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 03:09 PM

Thanks lindsay!

Yesssss np!

nonperson 27-01-2021 03:15 PM

Or maybe in a few months when gatherings are allowed again. >.>

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 03:19 PM

Ah yes. Totally forgot about that! *facepalm*

nonperson 27-01-2021 03:21 PM

It just means plenty of time for planning so it'll be the best home warming party EVER. And you just have to make sure you're there and not in hospital again. Good incentive, hm? =)

Edit: should be a welcome home party I suppose, not home warming.

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 03:26 PM

Definitely! :-D

nonperson 27-01-2021 03:37 PM

Alright, I'll get planning and won't tell you the date to keep you on your toes. =P

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 03:50 PM

Sounds like a plan! :p

nonperson 27-01-2021 04:11 PM

To be honest I've never planned a party so it's likely to just be me rocking up on your doorstep randomly with a 6 pack of beer, a big bag of crisps (half eaten) and maybe a balloon.

I'm sure I could rope someone else in from here who maybe knows your address so it'd be a surprise.

Ok this is all sounding a bit weird now. XD

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 04:27 PM

I'd be up for that! :p

one_step_closer 27-01-2021 05:33 PM

Have any of you ever had a surprise birthday party?

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 06:00 PM

I don't think so!
Have you?

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 06:25 PM

Is it really sad that I just checked if border patrol was still on TV and was actually happy that it is?

nonperson 27-01-2021 07:13 PM

I've never had a surprise party either. I think I'd hate it.

That's not sad at all!

Is it really sad that I literally skipped to the check out in Sainsbury's after finding this?

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 07:29 PM

I would totally skip to the checkout too!

nonperson 27-01-2021 07:36 PM

Ikr! Best random find ever!

I'm far too excited about this. =D

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 07:57 PM

I’m going to have to look for some when I get out!

nonperson 27-01-2021 07:58 PM


The internet is inconclusive about where else though. o.o

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 08:32 PM

Darn it!
There is a sainsburys in my town but it's a trek

nonperson 27-01-2021 08:45 PM

Might be worth it!

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 09:47 PM

It looks like I'll have to make the journey!
KFC crisps are just too good to miss!

nonperson 27-01-2021 09:54 PM

I'll let you know my verdict on them tomorrow but I'm sure the trek to get some will be totally worth it.

Cacoethes 27-01-2021 10:07 PM

Yes please do!

I'm off to bed now.
Good night and sleep well!

Pomegranate 28-01-2021 12:12 AM

Just dropping in to say ‘Happy Birthday NP!!!!’ Hope you find something to bring you smiles and get lots of kitty cuddles!

nonperson 28-01-2021 07:56 AM

Well that made smile (and blush), thanks Pomegranate. =)

Cat is soaking wet from all the rain last night. I do not want his cuddles!

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 09:54 AM

Happy birthday np!!! :-D
Hope you have a great day!.
*throws confetti*


nonperson 28-01-2021 10:06 AM

Thanks. =)

I was expecting confetti/glitter in my sister's card but she disappointed me this year.

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 10:42 AM

Ah that’s a shame!
Probably for the best though. That stuff gets everywhere!

one_step_closer 28-01-2021 11:08 AM

Happy Birthday NP! You are wonderful.

nonperson 28-01-2021 11:38 AM

Yeah I think she gave up doing that after many complaints!

Thanks Lindsay. =) You're super awesome wonderful too. <3

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 11:39 AM

I will be leaving after lunch!
I won't believe it until I'm actually in the car but I've had ward round and the consultant actually attended (he has done it by video ever since I've been here) he couldn't get out fast enough though XD

one_step_closer 28-01-2021 11:43 AM

Yay! Are you going to have a farewell lunch? Is the food good enough?

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 11:43 AM

Yes I will!
I'm hoping there will be a sandwich or salad available.

one_step_closer 28-01-2021 11:45 AM

How long will it take you to get home, travel wise?

nonperson 28-01-2021 11:57 AM

Ah that's such good news =D

Can you pick up some food supplies on the way home too?

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 11:57 AM

Probably about 40 minutes?
Luckily I don't have to get public transport because that would take me about 3 hours! Maybe more!

Ninja post np!
I'm going to ask but it might be nice to do the walk

not_so_insig 28-01-2021 11:59 AM

Happy birthday nonperson!

Will you be going to asda to celebrate your freedom Beckie?

one_step_closer 28-01-2021 12:17 PM

Asda will have a big welcoming committee just for Beckie.

Cacoethes 28-01-2021 12:17 PM

Yes I will!

nonperson 28-01-2021 12:26 PM

You're not too far away then, that's good. And I agree, the walk to and from Asda will probably be nice. =)

And thanks, Dawn. =)

not_so_insig 28-01-2021 12:39 PM

You will probably have to queue outside Asda Beckie. Dont forget your mask because the supermarkets have an "no mask no entry " policy these days.

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