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Belleromeo

443d

Curious what other housebound people do to pass the time? Between pain and fatigue I find it hard to any of the things I used to enjoy and I have sooo much time to kill now!

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    • Belleromeo

      425d

      @Melbee ooh what's amigurumi?

    • Melbee

      431d

      I learned how to knit and crochet. My current project is an amigurumi valentines day giraffe

      • Belleromeo

        425d

        @Melbee ooh what's amigurumi?

    • Tizzy1

      432d

      I do diamond paintings, reading true life books, I have an adapted kitchen with a lowered work top that's made to measure my exact height I'm my wheelchair & I use this work top to make wax melts & candles. I also knit & sew on my sewing machine. I also make jewellery & make lots of things on my cricut machine. It's getting harder & harder though to do any of these as much as I used to. So on bad days I just read or have a sofa, duvet & movie day.

      • Belleromeo

        431d

        @Tizzy1 so many different crafts, I love it! Amazing that you are able to keep up with them all:)

    • Bambi1993

      433d

      I cook, bake, crochet, game, watch films and box sets and chill with my cats... Online shopping I found out is not a good idea

      • Belleromeo

        432d

        @Bambi1993 I know it's too easy to spend money online nowadays 😅

    • SpookyKitten

      433d

      I started on diamond art it's relaxing plus I listen to relaxing music while I do it.

      • Belleromeo

        432d

        @SpookyKitten that's so cool I think I've seen videos of that! What kind of images do you do? And what music do you find relaxing?

      • Chesbro99

        433d

        @SpookyKitten that's my favorite!

    • TheMoonGoddess420

      433d

      Watch streaming services, chores, cook, listen to music, reading, writing books poetry and songs, play video games, take the puppies for a walk, color, watch YouTube, my blog, working from home, online shopping, etc. ☮💙🖤💜🕯

      • Belleromeo

        433d

        @TheMoonGoddess420 what's your blog about?

    • FatBirdTRex

      443d

      I've been getting increasingly into gardening- it's nice for me because it takes some gentle moving, but things don't have to happen on a strict schedule. Also, it can be pretty cheap if you just start with seeds. I also play video games, but I do have to usually keep anything 'action'-heavy to a small amount of time at once. I also always play on the easiest mode. I like the stories in most video games, so that works for me. I'm a little lucky in that I feel into a very easy work situation, where I do bookkeeping for 10-12 hours a week and my client understands my health situation so there's no real deadlines. If you can find anything like that, it's nice to have something to do.

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @FatBirdTRex I live in a small flat so no garden unfortunately!

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @FatBirdTRex I used to do freelance editing but it's not as flexible as you'd think when you're at the start of your career! I've been thinking about wanting to get back into it but I know I can't handle it and not sure what else to do in the meantime

    • RMSjohns

      443d

      I love my Maltese dog Lacey. I take her out for a walk around the house 2-3 times a day. Moving helps my pain. I cannot do much else except I play June’s Journey. Watch movies and documentaries on tv and after 2 yrs and 4 eye surgeries I can read books. I also had Audible. These books can take you on adventures. I checked around and some places have a free book a week. Others are 99 cents. Bookbub and Bargain books both on line.

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @RMSjohns sounds lovely! Yeah I need a dog to motivate me to walk!

    • Tahlvia

      443d

      Mainly video games; they’re also a good way to socialize and have fun with friends without needing to be physically in person. I’ve also gotten into crochet and have made some projects I’m happy with. Although I can experience pain in my hands from it if I do it too long without take a break.

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @Tahlvia yeah I like crafts like knitting and jewelry but it causes me too much pain most of the time:(

        • Belleromeo

          443d

          @Belleromeo Also I'm terrible at video games 😂 what do you play?

    • AnimalBoy

      443d

      Video games and pet care mostly but I really like crafts and I enjoy felting a lot

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @AnimalBoy aw I would love to have a pet to care for ❣️

    • Belugabear

      443d

      I got really into embroidery for a while! And audiobooks. Or even better, both at once! Creative and fun without requiring too much brain power or aggravating my pain. Coloring is also fun! I also did some volunteering that was virtual, that was helpful too!

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @Belugabear what was the virtual volunteering? I never thought about being able to volunteer from home

        • Belugabear

          443d

          @Belleromeo i volunteered with Endo What, that was cool! I forget thé name of the other place. But just good virtual volunteering opportunities and your area and you should be able to find things! If you want help finding something feel free to PM me!

      • Belleromeo

        443d

        @Belugabear I would love to learn to embroider sooo much I just can't afford to buy any extra bits rn! I have some thread but I'm not sure where to start without the right fabrics or supplies

        • Belugabear

          443d

          @Belleromeo got it, if you’re ever able to afford it they have full kits on Amazon with everything you would need! But I totally get it not being an option right now :)

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