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Old 01-31-2016, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Rusty Zipper View Post
the birds around these parts are north american peckerheads
HA, Rusty! We have plenty of those here too, but I try to avoid them as much as possible
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Old 01-31-2016, 02:23 PM
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Goodnight one & all have a nice start to the week
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Old 01-31-2016, 05:27 PM
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Hey, nice signature SW. Really I kind of needed that.

How was the big bird count!?
I saw what I think was a "downy woodpecker" at my feeder today. So exciting!

Not related to the "american peckerhead," haha.
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Old 01-31-2016, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Rusty Zipper View Post
the birds around these parts are north american peckerheads
RZ, thanks for the lol. Totally rule 62.

No way I golfed today - WAY.
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Old 01-31-2016, 11:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Rusty Zipper View Post
the birds around these parts are north american peckerheads
They have been known to migrate!
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Old 02-01-2016, 03:05 AM
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I can't remember the exact numbers but it was not bad for the weather conditions
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Old 02-01-2016, 03:59 AM
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Have a Marvelous Monday, overs!

And remember, "It is better to LOOK good than to FEEL good"!

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Old 02-01-2016, 04:08 AM
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Good morning, Overs!

3 good nights (with sleeping meds) and I'm feeling nearly human :-)
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Old 02-01-2016, 04:51 AM
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and toots, they haven't left for Capistrano yet

ah, those yets!
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Old 02-01-2016, 04:53 AM
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A marvelous Monday indeed.
I texted my boss to resign earlier. I have been spending 50.00 a week out of my 200.00 average take home for the chiropractor and massage therapist to keep me going in the past month and a half. I have health insurance and a pension from PO that will go up next month. I worked there 29 years and was fortunate to take the early out option. I am feeling guilty about not giving notice. I have been stressing over my options for weeks and just can't do it anymore. I should not have taken the job! I need to quit being a people pleaser and doing what looks good and trying to be what I "should" be. There were red flags that I ignored.
Maybe reality and acceptance are in order here.
Thanks for listening.
Have a good Monday everyone.
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:01 AM
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That's great IMV, you made the right decision if it's what your heart and gut have been telling you to do, and it sounds like they have. Don't feel guilty for choosing your own well being. The company will get on fine without you, let them deal with that.
You are a strong and brave person, for having the guts to get out of a situation that's not right. I applaud!!!!

Me? I made up a five year plan last night, NEVER did that before, and it feels really comforting! I've just never had a plan beyond the next few months, before, as crazy as that sounds, it's true. It's gotten me this far, which is good, but there have been some LOOOOONG detours.
My five year plan means I have to leave the job I'm currently in and go back to freelancing with a focus on magazines and features, which is where my heart lies.
My goal is to edit a magazine, someone else's or my own.
It feels good just to write it down, the steps, and have it on paper. Makes it real. No more drifting and "what am I gonna do????"
Saskia, glad you're feeling better(ish). Sleep is soooo important isn't it? Even if you need some help sometimes.
I'm sure you've thought of this, but have you tried chamomile tea? I've been using it lately and it really helps! The "Chamomile Nights" Stash tea is really good, if you can get it where you are. They put spearmint and lotus in it, it's really nice tasting.
Even if it doesn't knock you out, it will make you feel sleepy and has a calming effect.
FBL-is that an SNL quote? I can't see your pic. Sounds like something Steve Martin or Martin Short would have said. Or Billy Crystal?
Have a Marvellous Monday.
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:28 AM
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Mags - we were fortunate to have no problems with our gas supply!

I've just had a call to action today - I will be assisting with '12th stepping' a friend of mine in a couple of days - she has agreed to meet me outside a meeting and, from the sounds of things, she has lost a lot through alcoholism... I am pleased that she asked for my help, but am nervous about saying something inappropriate... gah! wish me the best everyone
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Old 02-01-2016, 09:06 AM
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Sounds great IP x
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Old 02-01-2016, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by FormerBeerLover View Post
Have a Marvelous Monday, overs! And remember, "It is better to LOOK good than to FEEL good"! <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hXydX9p_ZxA">YouTube Link</a>
I'm in trouble then.
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Old 02-01-2016, 12:12 PM
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Good evening overs
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Old 02-01-2016, 01:45 PM
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Thanks for the suggestion, IP. Unfortunately I've tried chamomile tea more times than I can count. I know what the problem is ... My brain is afraid to sleep due to past trauma. I was on sleeping pills and benzos for over 20 years - never abused either but the IOP I attended insisted that I stop both. So I'm going to attempt to minimize the meds but not try to tough it out!
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Old 02-01-2016, 02:22 PM
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Mags - we were fortunate to have no problems with our gas supply!

I've just had a call to action today - I will be assisting with '12th stepping' a friend of mine in a couple of days - she has agreed to meet me outside a meeting and, from the sounds of things, she has lost a lot through alcoholism... I am pleased that she asked for my help, but am nervous about saying something inappropriate... gah! wish me the best everyone
Oh my gosh ~ I am so far behind....going to start here, and say well done you feeling-good!

Try not to worry; you are helping your friend, and you will have other AAs around.
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Old 02-01-2016, 02:30 PM
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Sas love, I hope your sleeping pattern evens out a bit. I have tips, if you haven't been bombarded and want a few more ideas.

Imvalentine ~ it sounds like you made the right choice for you.
I inadvertently quit my last job in a bad way after my boss stressed me out terribly. I felt bad for ages, but I can only learn from it.
I can't DEAL with that much stress.

InPar ~ I LOVE you 5-yr plan! (I have news on that front as well).

I love wolfie's signature too...it was the first thing I read yesterday morning.

Eternal ~ you look GREAT, just saying.

OK....caught up a little, have to run.
Love to all of the Overs. ♥
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Old 02-01-2016, 02:32 PM
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Hello Itchy love!!!!

I was just thinking about you.
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:29 PM
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V, I don't mind being bombarded with suggestions. Even if I have tried them all, I never know when there might be an a-ha nugget I wasn't expecting. I'm hoping to see a hypnotherapist after the snow is over for the winter - have done self-hypnosis but am rusty and need some help to see if I can use it effectively for this. Previously I used it for pain management to avoid serious pain meds. It worked remarkably well!
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