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Old 11-09-2017, 07:59 AM
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Ahhh, thank you for your awesome pinch of humor, Sao!

Any particular color of tanks you prefer?))
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I am off to boxing.

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Old 11-09-2017, 09:41 AM
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I'm in! I'll have a proper read of the thread when I get home.
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Old 11-09-2017, 09:54 AM
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Hey, enders! Count me in for another weekend.
Wonderful intro MidnightBlue.

I know that usually I get stuck because of fear too.

I'll be back later.
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:36 AM
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I got stuck on this guys voice.

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Old 11-09-2017, 10:42 AM
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Originally Posted by MidnightBlue View Post
Ahhh, thank you for your awesome pinch of humor, Sao!

Any particular color of tanks you prefer?))
Oh Aztec Red Pearl UltraFlake please without a doubt

Good tune Vman.
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:20 AM
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I can definitely relate! Thanks MB for a great topic + intro....I've always felt stuck because I refuse to follow others, but have no clue where I'm headed. Stubborn brat, I am!

I'll stay sober this weekend too; maybe we'll all figure something out!
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:35 AM
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Sometimes my consultant makes me laugh. Today I was doing his dictations after the clinic yesterday and in two different letters he came out with these statements which made me laugh and raise my eyebrows at the same time:

“I have told him that he is trying to get cancer by smoking and that he should stop”

And:

“She must stop smoking as she is effectively trying to get cancer by continuing to smoke”.

Hmmmm.

Things seem a little better in the office since I brought in a box of chocolates to share that I was given as a birthday gift. People do seem to react positively to gifts of food and also sitting down and sharing a drink and a snack together is kind of a bonding session. I have been trying my best to rekindle some of my lost enthusiasm for the job and I think my efforts are appreciated as when I got to work yesterday I saw some one had placed my diaries for next year on my desk. Then my consultant phoned me to say he will be off from something like January 15th 2018 - January 18th 2018.

Doesn’t time fly by? Also it’s interesting that he doesn’t seem to have any problems with me or my work and that whoever placed the diaries on my desk still thinks that I will be there in 2018.

I used to go out with a guy who told me “you are the softest, kindest, most innocent lady I have met in a long time”. There may be a grain of truth in that but I know I can be a bitch from hell at times also. But I really don’t mean to be.

Haha my uncle who gave me the chocolates also gifted me with a tin of “U.S.A. Biscuits”. If you grew up in Ireland in the 1980s you will remember those. My parents asked “which do you want to bring with you and which one will we re-gift?” I laughed and said “I’ll take the Heroes, thank you”
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:38 AM
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In case people don’t know what “USA biscuits” are:

“Jacobs USA has been a staple in Irish cupboards since 1918. its name originated from the time America joined the Great War and an influx of American troops came to Europe. Wanting to be associated with the social enthusiasm felt toward these new arrivals, USA seemed an appropriate name for the product range. The product selection consists of 14 biscuits, half of which are chocolate covered and the rest of which are plain or cream biscuits.”

Please note Information is taken from the company website.
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:45 AM
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And then these are “Heroes” - the small and mighty from Cadbury” as their slogan goes
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Old 11-09-2017, 11:50 AM
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Hi there, time for bikkies.
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:04 PM
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That’s very funny V-man I keep forgetting that you are Irish too because I originally thought you were French.

Anyway I mistakenly said a bad word above in my first post and I’m surprised it wasn’t “edited out” if you know what I mean by ******. No doubt another site warning.

For the record I completely apologize and I’m sure my post will be edited. But I do apologize.
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:24 PM
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glad you're sounding a bit happier Tetra
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:35 PM
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Not to burst your bubble, Vman, but “Rover” is considered the quintessential dog’s name in the USA proper!
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Old 11-09-2017, 12:47 PM
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Back from boxing+crossfit.

Definitely get me unstuck.

I think it's time for me to get another listening to "Love yourself as your life depends on it" by Kamal Ravikant. It's a very short read, and audio version is just an hour.

But, at the same time, I have to remember that self-discipline is not self-hatred. It's real self-love. It just doesn't enjoy proper advertising)

Time for bed.

See you)
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Originally Posted by Healthyandsober View Post
Thank you MB!

Great opener so weird i was thinking about this last night. man i feel and i am so stuck.

Im stuck at my job i feel unappreciated under pay with no prospects for promotions utterly broke so i can move anywhere and frankly stuck in a position where i have worked hard and still i am not good at it. the people i work with now make me feel i don't belong and they would love me to go so they can give my clients to another person they favor.

i work in a very nasty industry and i feel no-one has my back and people are just waiting to see me sink. you know no mentors no managers or leaders it seems no one want me there or to success and i can't seem to do it my self.

in all fairness i know i had ruined things in the past no showing off. since i have been in this job my drinking has gone of the wall these feelings drove me to drink and i know thats a very alcoholic excuses but somehow feeling like a failure just make me feel like f*&k it I'm just getting plaster

i could write forever about being stuck ha ha in every area of my live and i second STDragon i have so many regrets about the time i lost drinking and the lost of potential opportunities and simply brain cells because i just feel plain dumb

ha ha great topic I am super in. Thank you!
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I don't think you're dumb

After a while of sober time my perception got a little clearer and I was able to work out ways of getting 'unstuck'.

I'm sure you will too

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Night MB

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I REALLY needed to read this. Thanks MB!
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Sond like things have improved a bit at work for you tetra, I'm glad to hear that. g'night everyone.
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