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Been stuck on a train since 730 and haven't moved an inch for over 40 mins now.
How's YOUR morning?
meant to have left but dreaming away instead
all is fine here - there was a fleeting moment where I thoughy my train was going to be terminated but sadly i made it into work.
went sledging on Saturday; that was fun.
Best Monday morning for a while :)
And I have a bacon roll and cappuccino <3 Might hand in my notice this week :o
but I really just want to get out of my current role before I commit murder. I think I need some time off to evaluate what I really want. I think I need to go back home for a bit, do something a bit diffrent (seriously considering bar work) , do my travelling and come back to start whatever new job I go into in the autumn. I basically need 6 months off. I want maternity leave without the baby.
you'd be mad not to exercise it. Life's to short, you're a long time dead, you only live once (+ other similar phrases). JFDI
It's really scary, but I'm going to go for it. I've had a wonderful weekend where I've really relaxed and had time to think and it's so clear to me that the way I've been living my life in the last few years isn't really what I want long term.
I was reading something this morning that said 'what would you do if you knew failure wasn't possible? Do that.'
Totally getting on board with that philosophy
Spoken to several people of late who have been forced into changing their lives (usually because of redundancy) and even though they were knocked off course by losing their jobs, all of them to a man/woman said it was the best thing that happened to them. Quality of life has improved, pressure lifted, family happier.
Right, need to do some work before I get sacked as well!
Which is of course irrelevant to me as I walk to work. I KNEW there was a reason for my paying silly money for my flat.
I'm struggling, though. I'm on some antihistamines that are making me sluggish, which is fairly unhelpful for a Monday morning.
No real problems with the traffic today. I am working less hours than i normally do because i am in Aberdeen next week for a few days on expenses.
- Went to a funeral. Was tough.
- Ate Greggs and drove a van. Didn't buy a Sun though.
- Picked up and then damaged a vintage table. Bollocks.
- Watched NUMEROUS NHL games after Gamecenter started working.
- Went for a walk with the dog.
- The dog tore up the bedroom carpet and i had to recarpet it
- Started watching The Hobbit. It's fucking boring.
I was really hoping for another snow day, now that I know its not happening I kind of wish the snow would fuck off so I can walk places without maybe breaking my back.
at work right now all i have to do is drive in at sixish, sign in and walk around for a half hour and then come back home... nominally being on call for the rest of the day until 4 o'clock when i drive back up, walk around again, sign out and fuck off. normally this would be 45 minutes in the car, 2 hours max all in out of my day. just got back now, 90 minutes for 8 miles. this snow has ruined the perfect job, might actually have to stay at work all day.
kind of upsetting, they didnt seem to expect me to be here
just look at it. i've managed to get to work no problem, i'm always late anyway. going to spend today staring out of the window at the snow and thinking about my seafarers of catan victory from yesterday
had a good weekend. my brother was through and I took him to a rodizio bbq and ate way too much food. then went to an ice hockey game. I used to go all the time when I was a kid, but haven't been in years. it was amazing! we won on penalties, was really exciting
no snow here. BOO
first time I've been to the braehead arena, it's really nice
I'm going to try and go the next time fife are playing, that's who I used to watch.
it was great. now that NHL is back i am probably going to want to go a lot more. i love my hockey.
but since it took me 20 mins to travel 2 miles, I've called them to cancel. Made it as far as this (quite plush) hotel where I've set up camp in the coffee lounge. I got my laptop, I got heating, I got coffee, I even got a good-looking receptionist. Think I might stay for a while
Great array of footwear on show today.
Special mention for the lad whose first day is today, because he's somehow managed to show up in impeccably polished loafers.
There was a stupid bint walking across Waterloo Bridge earlier in Vans and she had her jeans rolled up so you could see her ankles. She was sliding everywhere.
I was chuckling to myself because I was wearing sensible footwear.
walking to the station this morning I nearly stacked it and nearly brought down foley with me, whicc would probably have killed us both. Mental note- COWBOY BOOTS ARE NOT GOOD ON COMPACTED SNOW/ICE.
Where's toilet dog to back me up on this one?
get some wellies. I have riding boots for this weather and they are alarmingly suitable.
I have wellies but I tyink they're in my car or my mate's house (both of which are on the other side of london.) My other wellies are in scotland. Also, wellies always make my feet relaly cold, and I still find them slidey to walk in!
I want riding boots
so i got some decadent posho boots for like £6.
It says "I am sensitive to the conventions of the modern business world" but also "it's minging out there and I'm not risking breaking my arse bone for the sake of your fucking ridiculous arbitrary business conventions".
So I went back to bed. Happy Monday.
Had to lie that there were no other schools closed in the county. It's for his own good
I want to be back in my bed!
My hips hurt from having to walk funnily and my feet are wet and freezing :(
Work is ace though. I'm drinking tea and cutting and sticking. My boss has just told me we'll go home at lunchtime if the shit weather persists. Hurrah!
I laughed so much in my dreams last night. I wish that happened every night :)
Lots to do today, need to find someone with a car so I can drop off this artwork and start hanging it. I'm too cold to move.
Ate a lot of steak and drank wine on Friday night. Then Saturday, I was having a chat to Meowington on the phone, stood up and felt my back twinge weirdly and start burning. 30 min later I couldn't move and I was in agonising pain. I've been pretty much on my back the whole weekend. Not sexually.
have you booked in with someone to sort you out? not sexually.
backs are dickheads, they'll just stop working and then you'll be broken forever.
Which I was pretty close undoing at one point. And they said its a pulled muscle and all I should do is first ice it and then hear and to keep mobile. It's a tiny bit better today. Not sure if I should see a doc at this point.
This is what it feels like to post on your mobile.
I love em n'all (it's not their fault either), but unless you see a specialist they will usually recommend paracetamol and bed rest. That isn't always the right thing.
^ if it's good enough for ...erm...pat butcher, it's good enough for you.
Will call them and see what they say.
get it sorted by a pro (-fessional not -stitute) asap. I fucked up my back playing badminton when I was 27 and have had problems with it ever since.
Listen to your uncle Noah - him know.
Seems like only last month....
Woke up in the new flat (with central heating omggg) then trekked all the way to Romford for an x-ray on my foot.
I should be unpacking more but I'm gonna go shopping for bath stuff cause we have a bath now that I can fit in comfortably. Then I might make a cake.
What's next: candlelight suppers?
Recently Ive started to struggle to get up. I've always been sprightly and up before 9 all my life, but the past few mornings Ive felt really down or really manic and its REALLY annoying. The rest of the day I feel fine. This is normal right?
Do you get a decent lunch break? If so, try to get out and into the daylight and get some air. I know it seems obvious (and I do NOT practise what I preach here) but you need to get to bed at a decent time too. exercise can help( I know, I know- who the fuck wants to do exercise in January apart from delusional fatties who join gyms for that month alone. But it might just help.)
Yeah, I did think that but Ive never struggled before. I get out at lunch but I dont do any exercise apart from long walks to the pub. Meh, it'll be fine. Cheers!
I don't really suffer too badly from it, but a friend of mine does and she doesn't get it every winter, just some. Just keep an eye on it and maybe try the exercise thing (long walks are good, but to get endorphins flowing you need to break out into some kind of mild sweat. And not of the meat sweat variety that I'm having right now.)
I wanna go out tonight but the weather could stop that. Combination of drunkenly killing myself on ice/taxi drivers not functioning/town being empty is telling me I should remain indoors.
I WANNA GO OUT THOUGH.