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03/01/2013 at 18:08
H hit a deer this morning on his way to work and the collision resulted in the driver side headlight casing getting burst. Both H and the deer are fine (Which is really the most important thing here overall), and the only casualty was the car, and I'm really glad that the accident wasn't worse than it was, but I can't stop crying at the fact that it happened in the first place. For the split second that it took for the accident to happen, I've now got an unexpected bill of £150 to fork out to fix the car. add to that the £75 that we already knew we needed to get the shocks fixed, I'm starting the year with a £200 bill to fix my car. That's £200 that we actually don't have right now.
I know i need to get a good grip of myself, but these blasted pregnancy hormones are making things very difficult. Add to that the fact that i need to take my rabbit back to the vet about his strange seizures, and my other rabbit has hurt his foot and it will need looked at too. The financial needs of January are just mounting up, and it's only the 3rd!
At least I know i won't have labour cost's to fix the light or shocks as my little brother will do that for us, and my parents are trying to see if they can source a cheaper 2nd hand headlamp that might not cost as much.
No need to reply to this ramble. I just needed to write this down so i can see for myself what a silly woman I'm being.
03/01/2013 at 18:36
You're not being silly. Money worries are one of the biggest stresses you can have. You're probably feeling extra vulnerable because of your pregnancy hormones too so news like this is bound to affect you.
Big hugs x
03/01/2013 at 20:17
Thanks Ducky. My mum's just been round and fed me dinner and offered for us to go on holiday with her and my dad in March. Think we might go with them. We'd only really be spending the evening/night in the cottage together but doing our own things during the week. Feeling somewhat calmer now. It's amazing what my mum can do! :-)
03/01/2013 at 21:25
RKB you are not being silly! a car crash is scary no matter how minor - they just make us feel so vulnerable! I am pretty sure if the modern car was invented today it would be banned on the basis of health safety - the idea of driving round in a tin can at 70 mph where the the operator is a human who can make mistakes.
I always get really worried about vets bills too but like you my animals are my babies and would do anything in my power to give them the best!
We went on hols with the inlaws when I was 17 weeks pregnant and it was ok but two weeks was a bit too long for me.
03/01/2013 at 22:47
Thanks lovelygirl, H is home now and is fine. He's more concerned with how I am. We're going to go away with my parents for the week in April, and i'll be 34/35 weeks by then. We're not going to far away, and i'll have my notes with me so i'll be fine.
04/01/2013 at 11:50
Oh hunni, have only just seen this
Glad you're feeling a bit better, and that your mum worked her magic
Now, no more getting upset or stressed....that's a PP order! x
04/01/2013 at 19:12
Well don't i just have the most wonderful little brother in the world? He's got a new headlight for the car....for nothing! I need to really think what i can do to say thank you to him because I have no words as to how much it means to me. He basically called in a favour from a guy in his work who managed to get a hold of one. and not a cheapy one either. It's the proper replacement headlamp we would of had to buy.
04/01/2013 at 19:16
Aw RKB, you're not being silly. Money worries are horrible, especially in January xxx
04/01/2013 at 19:31
thats great of your brother.
I remember when I was expecting E and my car needed some costly repairs, I was so upset I cried down the phone to my mum that my baby would have to sleep in a drawer!
04/01/2013 at 20:50
What a fab family you have! Glad things are a bit better now.
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