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There, there Pet

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minmooch Wed 01-May-13 17:37:46

I have a sinus infection, terrible hay fever, a streaming cold, mouth ulcers and the period from hell. BUT my son has a brain tumour so I can't complain as nothing can compare to that.

But I feel rotten, I'm run down and exhausted.

I want someone to say 'there, there, pet, you're all right' and stroke my forehead please.

ParsingFancy Wed 01-May-13 17:45:42

<strokes minmooch's forehead>

Actually I think you get to complain more, not less. So sorry to hear about your son's illness.

ParsingFancy Wed 01-May-13 17:48:50

And carers need care, too. No competitive ill-ing! You're going through the mill together, just at different levels, and need as much soothing and pampering for yourself as you can squeeze in.

ParsingFancy Wed 01-May-13 17:49:32

Sorry, meant, no underplaying your own needs just because someone else is iller.

ParsingFancy Wed 01-May-13 17:49:50

<shuts up and makes brew>

minmooch Wed 01-May-13 18:28:55

Ahhh that feels better. Thanks

ParsingFancy Wed 01-May-13 18:31:04

<mops>

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