Monday, 26 September 2016

We Are Closed Due to Illness

The trouble with a long-term illness is that when it starts, it isn't long-term.
Since the middle of May I have been soldiering on with constant severe abdominal pain and overwhelming fatigue. Until today I have caused myself considerable amounts of stress by believing that tomorrow/next Monday I would be back to normal and able to deal effectively with all the work I need to do.
But I haven't recovered.  I have got worse. Though still undiagnosed, I am spending large amounts of time at the hospital having scans and tests and should soon be a position to know when (or if) I will get better.
In the meantime, I have to close the business at least for a while.
I know that I still have outstanding business with some of you. I am trying to contact you all so that I can return your computers or issue your invoices. Thank you for your patience, kindness and compassion. I am still here for the time being, and usually spend at least a couple of hours out of bed every day. If you urgently need your computer,  text to 07782108816 and I will arrange to return it by some means.
I'm hoping that someone from Caversham Gossip Girls will read this and pass this on to the group.  I have many loyal and lovely customers amongst the CGG and I want to make sure that they all know what is going on. But I am not a member.
Cross your fingers for me, and I will do the same for you.

8 comments:

  1. Be strong Helen. Take time out for yourself to rebuild and recover.

    Trisha & son Rob xxxxx

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  2. A friend passed this blog page to me. My husband had a similar problem over 15 years ago, so much so that he thought it might be a stomach cancer. It turned out he was gluten intolerant. Within 2 weeks of going on gluten free diet, his pain cleared completely. He went totally GF for 2 years, and is now able to eat an occasional cake or biscuit (once a week or so).

    Maybe you've already tried various food elimination tests to see if you are intolerant to something, but just in case it helps...

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  3. Best wishes, hope you turn the corner soon. xx

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  4. Best wishes to you. You have helped me out twice with computer challenges. I hope your health issues are resolved before long.

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  5. Hi, I live really near you, and have been hoping you're okay, though I've only ever seen the signs on the door, not met or seen you. Sending you good vibes and I am hopeful that you and your business (which honestly I think is really cool and valuable) recover in time. *sends useless good vibes and remains anonymous*

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  6. Really sorry to hear this Helen - Do hope ur better soon
    Regards
    Trevor Stannard x

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  7. So sorry to hear Helen. You are a god send especially as we learnt go pro together. Wishing you a speedy recovery. Kim and Derek Marlow.xx

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  8. Very best wishes, Helen. Very sorry to hear that you've had such a hard year and hope that they can reach a diagnosis soon, so that you can get some treatment to help you. You won't remember us but you have helped Stewart and me with our computers on a few occasions.

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