The plan was to start on Monday taking existing tiles off, then Tuesday, Wednesday putting new ones on then grouting - simple eh? Well, due to unforseen circumstances, the work didn't get going till Tuesday, then, as old tiles were being taken off it was leaving huge holes in the plasterboard. Quick decision was made to tile over. In the middle of this, the tiler slipped with his tool and gashed his hand - blood everywhere, splattered everywhere, dripped everywhere - and I, yes I had to give emergency first aid AND I don't 'do' blood. It did eventually stop, thankfully........
Here's a sneak at work in progress
Wednesday should have been a good day - finally I was going to see good progress in the bathroom - and yes I have but not quite at the pace I would have liked. You see, I'm a little impatient to say the least! He was also running late and I had a doctor's appointment to go to. I was determined not to get in the car as I wanted to enjoy a nice walk - I ended up jogging all the way there. Not that great as I was going to have my blood pressure taken - ha ha. Well, you can imagine what it was can't you?
Something I haven't shared as if I don't mention it, I can pretend it doesn't exist - I'm suffering from high blood pressure at the moment and it's far to high. The doctor says there's not many options for me as there's no weight for me to shed, I don't smoke, I don't drink to excess etc etc. My problem is my lifestyle - too stressy, work too hard and don't have any time off. Changing it would be like telling a smoker to give up I guess. But I must - the doctor is insisting I do 'good' quality exercise, such that my heart rate goes up, that in turn will reduce stress and blood pressure.
I've got to have some 24hr monitoring, then he'll decide whether I need tablets. Wish me luck over the next couple of weeks as I'm determined not to go down the 'pill route'.
Gosh, that was a bit dreary wasn't it? Didn't mean to spill that out to you all. I do try and keep my posts upbeat, but life's full of blips.
Today should see the tiling finished and then it'll be Jack's birthday with half term so at least all of the yucky stuff will be out of the way.
On a cheery note! I've bought some lovely fabrics lately, including this great trim.
Hopefully my next post won't be full of drama's!