#SoCs September 15th: Post

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “post.” Use it as a word, or find a word that uses it as a prefix. Have fun!
Post. Four little letters. But oh so important when you blog. Writing a post, the important bit of blogging. Making that first post is always hard, but once you do it, once you get started, you never look back. At least, thats how it was for me.

I love my blog. I love writing posts. I love the interactions with other readers. I love it all. I am so so glad I started blogging. It has really changed my life in so many great ways.

Whether its a post about cooking or a recipe, a quote, a general life update, a post about therapy, or my psychiatrist apts, all of my posts mean something to me. All of them are special to me. I hope they mean something to others too.

Its so wonderful when other writers read my posts and comment and or like them. I get a buzz every time I see a like or comment come through. I never stop getting that buzz. I love it.

Well I’ll catch yall later guys! Happy reading!

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Sept. 15/18

Milestone. 3000 followers!

So I did it! I reached 3000 followers on this blog! I am beyond thrilled! 😀 this is great news!

This blog means so much to me. You all mean the world to me. I am so so proud to know each and every one of you. You are all so loyal, and you give me such incredible support.

Thank you guys! You have been amazing!

This community is so amazing. My blog has gone from strength to strength over the past 2 years. I only have all of you to thank for this. I am in awe of how far I’ve come.

Thank you all for sticking with me. I hope my posts inspire you or make you think. I hope my journey isn’t in vein. I don’t think it is though. So many of you have either written me privately, commented on here, liked my posts, etc. I am so grateful for that.

I hope this blog continues to grow over the next 12 months. I will do all I can to grow it, and make it a success. I hope you’ll all come along for the ride.

Thanks again,

Carol anne


Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “earworm.” Talk about your latest earworm, or one that habitually haunts you. Enjoy!

This is a great topic for me! I have so many songs that are earworms to me!

Anne marie’s 2002 is one such song! I love it although I feel its played far to often on the radio now.

I like shotgun by George ezra, he has a great soulful voice, and that song is so catchy!

Its my go to summer song this year!

I like duolepas song gosh cant remember the name of it but here is the video now I had to look it up and play it now that I was thinking about it!

I love it ❤ its such an amazing song!

What is your earworm of the day? Share it with me!

Random stuff about me

When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?
tech stuff, advice about family etc

What takes up too much of your time?


What do you wish you knew more about?
space, the ocean

What would be your first question after waking up from being cryogenically frozen for 100 years?

what was invented while I was dead?
What are some small things that make your day better?

My dog, reading, talking to my friends

Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

What’s the best way to start the day?
with coffee!

What shows are you into?
law and order SVU, true crime shows, medical shows

What TV channel doesn’t exist but really should?

Don’t know

Who has impressed you most with what they’ve accomplished?
to many people to mention
What age do you wish you could permanently be?

What TV show or movie do you refuse to watch?

Sponge bob

What would be your ideal way to spend the weekend?
relaxing in a hotel or at a beach
What is something that is considered a luxury, but you don’t think you could live

my phone

What’s your claim to fame?

I have been in the news paper a few times lol

What’s something you like to do the old-fashioned way?
grocery shop

What’s your favorite genre of book or movie?

Books anything true, movies comedy

How often do you people watch?

All the time

What have you only recently formed an opinion about?
US politics

What’s the best single day on the calendar?

Xmas day!

What are you interested in that most people haven’t heard of?

Can’t think of anything.

How do you relax after a hard day of work?

Hot shower and writing.

What was the best book or series that you’ve ever read?
any cathy glass book.
Whats the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
I was in the USA
What is the most heartwarming thing you’ve ever seen?
Any kind gesture is always nice to see.
What is the most annoying question that people ask you?
Were you born blind?

Friendly call

I’m in the middle of my shift on friendly call. So far its going good. I have a list of about 30 people to call. I’m almost through with the list now. Most of the people were in today and were able to talk. I had a good chat with some, while others didnt really want to talk and just stayed on the line for about 2 minutes. There were two who really effected me today. One woman has COPD and hasnt been out of her house in over 2 years. She was feeling very down today. She kept apologising to me for being so negative. I told her it was ok and I told her if I was in her position I’d probably be negative too, in fact I know I would be! She said she was finding it hard to sleep at night lately because she cant breath good. The poor woman! That must feel awful. I know what panic attacks are like and their horrible, so imagine having COPD where you literally cant breath! Awful! The other woman who really impacted me today was a lady who said that she was feeling very lonely. She said the weekend had been very long and she felt very isolated and lonely during it. It was heartbreaking to listen to her. I wanted to rush to her side and hug her. Loneliness is a killer. Its the worst feeling in the world, I know, have been there a lot of times over the years. I am taking a little bit of a break now before I continue with the calls. I need a little break, a cup of coffee and a few minutes to just regroup. Then I will be able to go on with the calls. Also, Liz told our supervisor Brenda about Jennifer, the girl who was on with us last week on friday, who didnt make many calls, and only stayed on the phone with clients a minute or two when she did ring them, the few that she did call I mean. We told Brenda we think its ridiculous and she said she’d talk to her. She also told us that that is why she has put us on duty on Friday afternoons now, is because she knows Jennifer isnt doing the work properly. So at least we said something to her now, I feel better having spoken up about it.
carol anne

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