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    ann011
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    Member since: November 13, 2010
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    ann011

    Hello Greta, I hadn’t contacted you about the lunch as I was supposed to be going to OZ to meet my new granddaughter. However this has had to be cancelled. I do think though that it would be wise for the group to stop meeting for a while and see how this Covid 19 pans out. It is too much of a risk – we don’t know whether the other patrons have been anywhere near someone with the virus. Unfortunately I think this should apply to the coffee mornings at MacDonalds as well. Stay well everyone.Ann011

     

    #1745297
    nana-rose
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    Member since: October 28, 2016
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    nana-rose

    We need to be careful, But with so many things not happening I feel I am being pushed into isolation. One of my ways of managing pain is socialisation. Having contact with people is also important for our mental health. Do you have any ideas of how we can keep in contact??

    #1745303
    bunnyhop
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    Member since: January 21, 2010
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    bunnyhop

    Hello everyone. With what is happening here with the virus, I feel it will be sensible to cancel our coffee morning from now on till further notice. Take care everyone and hopefully we’ll be able to enjoy each others company and fellowship in the near future.  Xx😀😀

    #1745331
    nossib1
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    Member since: June 24, 2017
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    nossib1

    Hi everyone, well I haven’t been able to get to anything for some time but often think of you all and ‘one day’ , but obviously not until this unfortunate & rather scary episode is over, I hope to get in with Sher.
    I do relate to how you feel nana-rose , as not being able to drive, I have always felt isolated  and am very anxious about my daughter & grandchildren in Scotland as well as my dear sisters in law in England & Australia
    I also have a dear friend in Italy.
    Take care everyone.xxx

    #1745343
    nana-rose
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    Member since: October 28, 2016
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    nana-rose

    We need to keep in touch with one another via the thread, text messaging, facebook and messenger. it is going to be hard with so many activities “shutting” down. Isolation seems to be forced upon us when we don’t need to isolate. So lets all make an effort to keep in touch with the others in our Grownups family.

    #1745577
    jordster
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    Member since: November 5, 2009
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    jordster

    I couldn’t sleep so thought I would check to catch up with everyone in Canterbury GUPs but silence in here  Nana-Rose I agree you need to keep in contact by phone etc. I am one of the lucky ones who  doesnt live alone and can only imagine what it is like for those who do especially at this time. I used to check in here regularly but of late there is hardly anyone posting so are losing interest. I also miss the times we could catch up with everyone when the morning teas came to Kaiapoi or Rangiora or even the frugal Fridays. Take care everyone. We will get through this. Hope to catch up again sometime. Just hope it is not too long

    P.S. Bunnyhop we cant even say hi at Operatunity. So much we cant do but all for our good. Cheers.

    #1745624
    bunnyhop
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    Member since: January 21, 2010
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    bunnyhop

    Hello everyone . What a difference our lives have become in the last few days. I do hope everyone will be able to stay in their bubble for the next 4 weeks. Keep in touch with friends and family thru FaceTimes, Skype, our thread, the phone, messenger . I’m very pleased I have my bodhi to take care of. He’s such a wee delight. Take care everyone and stay safe, till we get thru this i

    #1745625
    winelover
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    Member since: July 25, 2008
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    winelover

    Take care of yourselves during this time.
    I am so lucky to live on a complex were we are all chatty and can enjoy sitting out in the sun 2 metres away from each other while we put the world to right.

    #1745641
    nana-rose
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    Member since: October 28, 2016
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    nana-rose

    yes sitting in the sun is so healing. We need vitamin d for our bone health. do all keep taking the extra vitamins to keep your resistance strong . I recommend vit c powder from the chemist, much better than the pills. it makes a pleasant tasting drink . also coming through from China is the recommendation to have more zinc, perhaps some of you know which food are rich in zinc, blessings to you all. I am Nana Rose on facebook and messenger if anybody wants to chat there, blessings to you all Day 1 is about to begin. I hope everyone is nice and warm and secure wherever you are making you4 bed for the next 4 weeks hugs from afar Ros {Nana Rose}

    #1745699
    Sneezy
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    Member since: December 10, 2007
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    Sneezy

    Luckily I’m one of those who doesn’t mind being alone. My older grandaughter, beginning Varsity in Auckland , is flatting with 4 boys and one is a chef! Yum yum. I told her to marry him quick but she is easily amused.
    Thank you Greta, this thing is scary enough we might’ve stayed home anyway. Enjoy the rest. Did you get to have a spell in Golden Bay after all that?
    My first online grocery order went surprisingly well but took ages. I ended by running a phone call alongside as I worked out how to add something etc. However there is a serious backlog, this will arrive on April 7th!! I did order ahead of perceived need (and could live for a week on adipose tissue) and have a son who’d take care of anything urgent so I’m surprisingly comfortable.
    Have neighbours next door who will have a natter at the gate and I can take excess pears out there as the blackbirds are getting too many…Second son in Hokitika is working on the trucks bringing in milk, his wife is a nurse so they are out there at risk. We’re lucky to have people to soldier on.

    Take care all, even your dog can carry the bug!

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