Well if you watch me regularly, you will know why I am off for two weeks. I have just had my carpal tunnel operation done and my arm is in a sling for a fortnight!
Have you had yours done? What happened? If you are not squeamish pop across to my website blog and have a look at the photographs there of the hand, post-operation. Funniest thing was, and it can only happen to me, just as the doctor was about to begin the cut, the fire alarm sounded! It turned out it was not a drill! The nurse rushed in, frantically saying “I’m afraid you must leave the room!” To which my doctor said “not unless it’s a real emergency; I’m about to start the operation”. So she scurried away and returned a couple of minutes later when the alarm had stopped sounding, saying “it’s okay”. Only in Debbie world, eh?!
I hope when it gets better I will no longer have the buzzing in my fingers all the time and not have to wear a splint like I have had to the last three months. Meanwhile I am supposed to keep it vertical. Wish me luck. 🙂
Early bird link
This Sunday’s bumper Elemis beauty bundle!
It is that time of year again – the massive, huge-value, skincare and bodycare Today’s Special Value is here, from top beauty brand Elemis. Choose one of the two fragrances, and you will get massive, massive value at just £44.96 plus £5.95 P&P – that’s a saving of more than £95! See more about it on Ali Young’s video here. Buy now before it goes live on Sunday, already thousands have gone! You get an early chance to buy yours, if you click here.
The day before the operation, I was happily able to create the most delicious roast dinner I think I have ever made. Even Wendy was impressed when she joined us late because her daughter was visiting, hence me making it for a change. Honey-glazed carrots and the fluffiest roast potatoes ever. Our guests Lizzy, Jason and Clare really appreciated how delicious it was. And it looks rather good too, don’t you think?
Happy birthday Mum!
Had a lovely time, visiting my mum on Saturday, for her birthday. She is such a laugh, for instance at a recent wedding, here she is with me and pal Alison, doing the whole three monkeys thing! Funny!
This week I posted on Facebook a tribute to my lovely dad Derek, who died 25 years ago this week. To read it, go here. The post features lots of other photographs including of my wedding day and when I was a baby. 🙂 By the way, don’t forget to’ like’ the page to see all future updates from me there. One of the photos took me back, to 1981 in fact, when we were both on the Generation Game. Guess who won?! I note the Generation Game is returning with Mel and Sue presenting it. Larry Grayson was my host and it was great fun – one of my most enjoyable memories of my lovely dad.
Another day, another birthday celebration – this time David, my sister’s partner. Ironically, mum’s partner is also called David. So is my brother. So is his son. And so is my uncle. If I ever get another man, God forbid he is called David. 🙂 Lol
What do you think of my niece Lara’s award-winning poem? She is only 11! ‘Blithe as a countryman heading for a long lifespan?!!’ No wonder she won a prize for it at her school, the Royal Russell! It made her auntie very proud. 🙂 I’ve told her if she writes enough of them, I will help her self-publish a book of them as a little treat.
This one from my previous telly husband, Tony Blackburn. Ha ha! So bad it’s good.
What do you think I should plant in these borders down the side of my house in Sheepwash? I had some good tips on Facebook this week but wonder what you think. And yes of course I will ask Richard Jackson, but want your opinion. Preferably something perennial, preferably something that grows flowers for a long time! Maybe something for the winter and something for the summer?
Watch Bolshoi Ballet, Taming of the Shrew
Believe it or not, this is on at cinemas including the local one in Okehampton, this Sunday! Looking forward to it immensely, and am treating lovely pal Sheena, as a thank you for taking me to Exeter and back on the day of my operation. Will report back next week 🙂
Are you going to see it? Have you ever seen any ballet, opera, or theatre at the cinema?
Saturday – Fitbit charge 2 activity tracker with sleep tracker and heart monitor
Sunday – huge bumper Elemis deal, see above for all the details
Monday – Cozee Home set of three Velvetsoft throws
Tuesday – set of five pairs of pearl stud earrings from Honora with happybacks
Wednesday – set of three light-up spherical ornaments from Amanda Holden’s Bundleberry collection Thursday – Skechers On the Go 2 bungee lace trainer boot Friday – Churchill’s set of two vintage tins with biscuits: and you choose from either Marlene & Scarlett or Snow Globes
I was delighted to lay my eyes upon the upcoming Laura Geller Hollywood Collection, look at what’s in store… Watch this space. 🙂 X
NB: Check on my Social Media and blog on Wednesday or Thursday next week to see the Laura Geller Today’s Special Value go live and also the Decleor one. Exciting times ahead!
I have obviously got to take it a bit easy now I have had my operation on my wrist, but I will hopefully be out and about a little bit including seeing the Murder on the Orient Express movie. More next week!
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