I tried knitting once Rin. I started off knitting a size 12 Jumper White wool with different colored small bobbles. It took me about 3months casting on and the doing the rib. I kept dropping stitches it had holes everywhere I Unraveled the wool and and started again so many times when I finally fini...
Hi Terry welcome to the site. I've done breakfast on the 2nd lot of washing nearly time to get lunch ready then off to do shopping Our work is never done always something to do. I don't get anytime to myself until about 11.PM when everyone's tucked up in bed. Sheila http://img12.imageshack.us/img12/...
Same thing every day for me. I will be getting my Mum washed and dressed while 2 care workers get my Sister washed and dressed.

(Pat gets a Full Body wash, Hair brushed, Talc, deodorant,creams applied all in 15 mins if she's lucky: Image
<t>I'm like you pippin. A couple of drinks every night to relax. I get my mum and sister to bed and my dad and I have a drink and a gab Watching telly. I don't go out.I lost touch all my friends when I left work. I only have one friend we don't see each other very often but we email everyday.Sheila....
I phoned the jobcentre this morning explained my circumstances to my personal adviser . She was quite nice I was surprised I expected a gestapo type interview over the phone like ace. But she asked me some questions like was I claiming carers allowance for the 3 people I was looking after . I told ...
I know it's Mad, When my sister was in hospital we got told she was going to die anytime and go home and start making arrangements for her funeral. Her sick note was due so I phoned them and told the girl Pat was dying and she said she's still got to sent a note in to say she unfit for work. I coul...
Hi Parsifal yes I was going to phone them up on Monday it's ridiculous. They haven't got a clue what we do has carers My Mum only knows me. She doesn't know that I'm her daughter just that I look after her If I go out shopping she gets very upset and tries to go out looking for her Mam I'm the only...
Has anyone else had a letter from the jobcentre?

I got one yesterday saying I must attend and take part in a work-focused interview. To consider going to work at once or train for work
If I do not my benefits may be affected.

Sheila
Happy Birthday Rosemary.
Hope you had a nice day.
Best wishes Sheila xxxxxxxxxxxx
Hi Everyone. I couldn’t remember how much C/A I/S I got so I went on line banking to check. I never go into the bank it’s a bus ride away. I shop on line a lot like most carers who can’t get out much. My account was blocked. Someone’s been buying things and topping up a ...