Saturday, September 11, 2010

Saturday Morning.

Theo Wolvecamp (Dutch, 1925-1992) Member of The COBRA Group.

Saturday morning came so quickly one minute I was asleep the next I was awake, saying hello to Richie who was already up and dressed.

Funny to be so fast asleep one minute and the next so wide awake and right away doing my arm exercises.

Gareth just phoned me to say they were all ready and packed to come over here on Tuesday.

Really looking forward to seeing him and Paul on Wednesday, next week; it’s going to be very good to see these two dear friends again and so soon now.

Nice they want to spend some time with us during their stay here, nice to have people stay with us again.

Feels so good, makes it feel like it used to, hate the way the limitations imposed by being so disabled has stopped us having as many people staying as we used to have before my MS diagnoses.

Maybe it is not really true and just how it makes me feel, feel like we were always more hospitable before the MS, notice we very rarely have people round to eat with us.

Perhaps we will start doing that more again, I shall discuss this with Richie, think it would be nice to invite friends to join us for dinner.

Invite Anne and her son Okhai, and also ask her to come and cook here again like she used to do.

Be nice to do that, make it a weekly thing, good for us all and stops us getting too private and reminds our friends locally that we do like to see people come to visit us.

This afternoon my cousin Katrin will be here to visit, our spare room is all sorted out and ready for her to stay.

It looks so much better than the last time Katrin visited us a year ago, now we have replaced the uncomfortable sofa bed with a queen size inflatable bed.

Richie has got all our bits and pieces that were lying around the room up onto shelves he put up this week.

He also hung the gorgeous gold curtain over the double glass doors and has put a nice light in there plus a little hand made Moroccan carpet next to the bed.

He will get some flowers to complete the room ready for Katrin arriving at 14.00 this afternoon.


Muffie said...

Herrad, it's a big step when we move out of ourselves and toward others. I think the crappy MS makes us want to be so introspective, but it's such a good thing to move outward. I'm so happy you'll be enteraining good friends again. Keeping those contacts is so important to our well being. Enjoy!!

Herrad said...

Hi Muff,
You are right about the effects of MS.
It's a huge effort to move outward but well worth it.

Webster said...

I'm excited for you to be having guests stay over. It sounds like much fun, also like much work for Richie, but worth it.

How has your sitting been going? Would like to hear what your daily routine is like.

Travelogue for the Universe said...

Have a nice visit with friends. Love, Mary

Herrad said...

Hi Webster,
It should be great fun, lots of work for Richie, but everyone will bring something have to phone and coordinate so we do not end up with ten people bringing potato salad.

Hi Mary,
It will be good seeing friends and all together.
Looking forward to seeing everyone.

Thanks both of you dear friends for coming by good to see your comments.
Have a pleasant day.