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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Tue Dec 19, 2006 11:35 pm

PIPPA!...IT Sounds As Though You Have A Complicated Medical Problem
To Solve?...Quite Possibly Beyond The Advice of Some?...I DONT Doubt
That You Have...ELiminated The OBVIOUS...By the Process Of..Trial+Error
HENCE Your...Despair! CHIN-UP!...
My BUNNY Is Pretty Knowledgable In ALL Things MEDICAL AND She Is
VERY Practical...I'LL Get Her To POSTE You...MAYBE a PM....HANG ON IN
THERE GAL.............................................................................BoBby.


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Love+Gold=Happiness!

 

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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2007 2:04 am

Hi Pip
How did things end up??
I have just had the services of the medical profession here, paid 20 leva for a consultation (not a private dr) and 80 leva for a series of blood tests, but my Brit friend paid 12 leva for blood tests and 5 for the consultation, different dr both in Yambol,
Nikki

 

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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:42 am

we came back to the UK! It was too difficult to get regular medication. We tried everything, taking interpreters with us etc. Nothing worked for us. We have heard of success stories of people taking families over - it split us up. Hubby loves it and won't come back, kids need health care so we had to. Hubby is no more. Not literally.

 

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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:09 pm

Sorrey to hear it did not work for you Pip in BG.
Its not for everyone but at least you gave it a go!!!
Its a big step moveing to another country lots of challenges life is very different!
Lots of expats come over thinking they can have a "English lifestyle"
in BG...
Thats just not going to work long term we must adapt to the bulgarian way of life as much as possible try to learn the lingo we can still keep our creature comforts!
Anyway good luck to you back in UK..............

 

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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 4:58 pm

I wanted to answer this too and wasnt sure what to say
PIP
I too am sorry things didnt work out, reading into it, it wasnt BG, but a reluctant return for the medical reasons and of course the kids should come first.
Hope you get everything sorted and make the most of things as they are
Did you make many BG friends?
Stay in touch , maybe there can be a return to BG at a later tme

Good luck and I hope it all works out for you and the family


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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 7:46 pm

Hi Pip I am so sorry to hear your news, what a shame.
I know of another couple who split because one loves it here and the other doesn't and I have heard of at least 3 others in the same boat.
I must admit it was one of our biggest concerns before coming here and we made an agreement to return to the uk if it didn't work out but at least give it one year, trouble is it rarely is as easy as that.
Take care
Nikki

 

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Re: fed up!

Post Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 5:20 pm

Pip123,

I am pleased to hear that you are a bit calmer. Myself I love Bulgaria, I moved to Bulgaria 2 yrs ago, I think the move was the best thing I have ever done in my life.
Most of our friends are Bulgarian, both Mike and I get on very well with them. Yes you do get some bad apples, but the same could be said for English people too. We Live in a small village not that far from Elhovo, it is a great village, the people here are so friendly.
I am new to this forum, so am still trying to find my feet with it, lol cannot seem to work it very well, lol,lol bit of a bimbo.
Are you living in Bulgaria??????
Our two English friends have now returned to the Uk, they lived here for about 3 months, but found they missed home and family too much. They plan on coming back in March, but think it will be just for a holiday, it is such a shame, but bulgaria is not for everybody.

Shellkey

 

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