What a week!

Have you ever had one of those weeks where nothing goes right from start to finish. If I could have stayed in bed the whole week then believe me I would have. It was like every day was Friday the 13th, and I still keep wondering "What else could possibly go wrong?"

This is how I felt this week!
This is how I felt this week! | Source

Monday 3rd October

Today went relatively smoothly until around 7pm when I went to pay for some CD's I had ordered online. I took my purse out of my bag and couldn't find my bank card. I searched the house and the car but to no avail. Immediately I checked my bank account online and discovered that thankfully no one had robbed me of my hard earned cash. After a lengthy conversation with the bank they cancelled my card after charging me £5 for the pleasure and assured me that I would have a new card issued within the next few days - to date I am still waiting for this to happen! Anyway around 10pm I was writing out a permission slip for the school to allow my daughter to learn to play the flute and............guess what?........the bank card was loose at the bottom of my bag. I swear I checked there at least ten times, so I have no idea how it got there. Now I had a dilemna - do I pretend its still missing or call the bank and explain what an idiot I have been? I decided it should be my little secret, so I never did make that call to my bank!

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Tuesday 4th October

My daughter now officially thinks I am a complete pratt. As I pulled up at the school to drop her off, I realised that none of the children were in school uniform. Yep, another blunder - I had forgotton that it was "wear your own clothes day." I had to rush home, grab some casual clothes for my now tearful 10 year old and hand them in at the school office for her to change into. Of course it was now 9am and I was right in the middle of rush hour traffic. As it turned out, I was only 35 minutes late for work!

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Wednesday 5th October

After dropping my daughter off at her cheerleading class, I got back into the car, fastened my seatbelt, put the key in the ignition and then.....BANG! Some guy decided to reverse into the front of the car while I was parked. I got out and checked the damage - dented bumper, broken numerplate and cracked headlight. Just what I needed! There was an exchange of details, and some heated words and I headed back home with a very noisy, rattling car. At least it seemed able to be driven.

I suppose it could have been worse! Like this for instance.
I suppose it could have been worse! Like this for instance. | Source

Thursday 6th October

Today is my parents 49th wedding anniversary. I telephoned my mum who lives in Scotland to wish her a Happy Anniversary, to be told that she was just waiting on an ambulance for my dad as he had collapsed. I was worried sick all day, playing the waiting game and after many telephone calls, it emerged that my dad had had a heart attack. He had stems put in his arteries to keep them open and would be kept in for a few more days to be monitored. Obviously this is hard for my mum to take and she is very tearful, whenever I call. Luckily my brother is on hand to run errands and drive her to hospital to visit him.

Friday 7th October

Today the car won't even start. Insurance company say that Mr Bump still hasn't admitted liability. The only way around this is to pay for the repairs myself and then claim them back from the third party (which can take up to 90 days apparently). This is not an option, as I don't have a spare £900, so my car is officially off the road until I get the go ahead to have it repaired by Mr Bumps insurance.

One piece of good news - my dad is much better and is going to be discharged from hospital and allowed home.

If only!
If only! | Source

Saturday 8th October

Due to the fact that I can't get to my hairdresser easily, I had to call them to rearrange my appointment. The next available time I can be fitted in is in two weeks. I can't believe this. I dread to think what state my hair will be in two weeks time!

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Sunday 9th October

Due to the week I have had, I have decided that I am not going to go out today. Instead I am going to stay at home with a bar of chocolate, my magazine and put my feet up. Back to work tomorrow and I have to figure out where I catch the bus.

Bad luck

I am not feeling sorry for myself - I promise. One thing is for sure, I am going to equip myself next week with a rabbits foot, four leafed clover, horseshoe, bamboo, lucky penny, and sprig of lucky white heather! Not that I'm superstitious or anything!

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Jeannieinabottle 5 years ago from Baltimore, MD

I am sorry you had such a bad week. It always seems like if it rains, it pours. I hope you have a way better week this week. After all, locking yourself in and eating chocolate usually works wonders. Voted up!


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

Hi Jacqui, that was quite a week! it's worn me out - it's funny how it goes like that sometimes...

I do hope your Dad is back home and feeling much better.

And I hope this week is going better for you!

Best wishes MM


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

@ Jeannieinabottle - Many thanks for your comments. The chocolate definitely helped on Sunday. This week has got off to a better start. Maybe the answer would be having chocolate every Sunday! Best wishes.


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

@ Movie Master - Oh you are not wrong, last week was awful. My dad is back at home and under orders to take it easy. Car is still off the road, but hopefully I will get the go ahead to get it fixed soon. This week has started off well (touch wood!) and fingers crossed it will continue. Many thanks for your comments. Best wishes..Jacqui


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randomcreative 5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

I'm so sorry that it's been so rough lately. *hugs* I hope that things turn around soon.


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

@ randomcreative - Aww thanks for the "hugs" - this week has started a whole lot better. My dad is recovering at home, my new bank card arrived this morning, just waiting on the go ahead to get my car fixed. Thanks for your comment. Best wishes.


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ubanichijioke 5 years ago from Lagos

Wow! That was really too much to say the least. So so sorry. Wishing you all the best.

Lots of love


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

ubanichijoke - Nice to hear from you as ever. Thanks for commenting. Things are getting better, my dad is recovering, and the car will finally be fixed next week. Best wishes.


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marwan asmar 5 years ago from Amman, Jordan

What a week! You sometime feel like locking yourself at home and throwing the key!


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

Hi marwan. Yes I do feel like doing this. It was like Friday the 13th every day for a week. At least things have improved and look a lot brighter. Thanks for stopping by.


Textured Ideas 5 years ago

Oh gosh, what an awful week to happen to such a lovely person such as yourself. Having that much bad luck in one week is ridiculous. You poor thing! I like how you add a touch of humour to the situation, the troll pic made me laugh hehe.

Good to hear that your father is feeling better. Best wishes to you and your family and I hope you don't have a repeat of it any time soon!


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

Hi Textured Ideas - It was a bit of a stresful week, but glad to say that I am back to normality now. Thanks so much for your kind wishes and your comments.


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PDXKaraokeGuy 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

what a great little hub. I've had weeks like that. I, of course, enjoyed the British slang :-) How's your dad?


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

@ PDXKaraokeGuy - Hi, thanks so much for stopping by and for commenting. My dad is doing great now thanks, it was just a shock to everyone, but it was a warning to slow down a bit which he is doing.


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PDXKaraokeGuy 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

that's good. Glad he's better and glad he's learning to take it easy!


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jacqui2011 5 years ago from Leicester, United Kingdom Author

@ PDXKaraokeGuy - Hi. Thanks so much for your comment. He is doing really well and sticking to his exercises that his cardiologist told him to do.


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

That's very good news!

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