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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    I'm ok thanks hope you are
    Good to hear and yes am fine thanks.

    You have the week off mate ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    I'm ok thanks hope you are
    Glad youíre doing ok mate.

    You keeping busy with being off work?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brummiered01 View Post
    Glad youíre doing ok mate.

    You keeping busy with being off work?
    Brummie my mate hows the family ?

    Enjoying parenthood ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    Brummie my mate hows the family ?

    Enjoying parenthood ?
    All good my end mate, thanks for asking.

    Looking to change my work pattern so I get to spend every Wednesday with my daughter rather than her going to nursery on that day.

    Have a feeling they wonít agree it though as agile working is generally supported corporately but not so much locally!

    Howís you and your family?
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    Quote Originally Posted by brummiered01 View Post
    All good my end mate, thanks for asking.

    Looking to change my work pattern so I get to spend every Wednesday with my daughter rather than her going to nursery on that day.

    Have a feeling they won’t agree it though as agile working is generally supported corporately but not so much locally!

    How’s you and your family?
    good to hear mate, not too familiar with flexible working as they never had that when mine were young !

    yeah we're all ok mate, struggling a bit with the season change which I hate but no dramas right now
    dont look back in anger.
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    How are things OND ?
    dont look back in anger.
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    My meds are making me feel really tired but I lay awake all night last night. ..nothing new as my sleep has been poor for years...due to talk to doc and work tomorrow, should be fun..not sure what happens next regarding both.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    My meds are making me feel really tired but I lay awake all night last night. ..nothing new as my sleep has been poor for years...due to talk to doc and work tomorrow, should be fun..not sure what happens next regarding both.
    we can only be honest and tell it how it is,

    good luck
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    .so, read a book I have been advised. The Chimp paradox prof Steve Peters. Wish me luck I have not read ANY book from cover to cover in my adult life
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
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    .so, read a book I have been advised. The Chimp paradox prof Steve Peters. Wish me luck I have not read ANY book from cover to cover in my adult life
    who said that ? for what purpose ?
    dont look back in anger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    who said that ? for what purpose ?
    Pal of mine. .also suggested mindset Dr Carol dweck..
    They say it may help me get back on track
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    Pal of mine. .also suggested mindset Dr Carol dweck..
    They say it may help me get back on track
    Yeah ? Is this your mentor ?

    Lots of different things can help if you have the enthusiasm to get well, which sounds daft but you know what I mean.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    Yeah ? Is this your mentor ?

    Lots of different things can help if you have the enthusiasm to get well, which sounds daft but you know what I mean.
    I know where you are coming from Ayles and I find myself fluctuating across both moods. Watch this soace
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    I know where you are coming from Ayles and I find myself fluctuating across both moods. Watch this soace
    Exercise can be a great way of de-stressing and improving your mood. Cutting out junk food can also help. It can be hard to find the motivation though. Perhaps try to set yourself some very achievable daily goals
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongTimeNoPost View Post
    Exercise can be a great way of de-stressing and improving your mood. Cutting out junk food can also help. It can be hard to find the motivation though. Perhaps try to set yourself some very achievable daily goals
    Indeed,knowing something will help you and actually doing it are two very different things;sometimes just stepping outside is an achievement.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongTimeNoPost View Post
    Exercise can be a great way of de-stressing and improving your mood. Cutting out junk food can also help. It can be hard to find the motivation though. Perhaps try to set yourself some very achievable daily goals
    Daily goals is good advice mate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    I actually read it before you acted. I was a little annoyed and took the comments on board but thanks
    Please don't, from what I have read that posted is a crank.

    Low in empathy, take nothing from them, they are in the minority here.
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    How things OND, hope youíre turning some corners mate
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    Daily goals is good advice mate.
    Yea just try to make them very easy goals. When you're depressed even boiling a kettle can seem ridiculously hard. Perhaps I should say boiling water in a kettle lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongTimeNoPost View Post
    Yea just try to make them very easy goals. When you're depressed even boiling a kettle can seem ridiculously hard. Perhaps I should say boiling water in a kettle lol.
    I only got that now. Imagining myself boiling a kettle in my big soup pot. lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongTimeNoPost View Post
    Yea just try to make them very easy goals. When you're depressed even boiling a kettle can seem ridiculously hard. Perhaps I should say boiling water in a kettle lol.
    yeah i get you mate, the simplist stuff can be the hardest
    dont look back in anger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IDREAMOFGINI View Post
    I only got that now. Imagining myself boiling a kettle in my big soup pot. lol
    Eye of newt, toe of lizard, kettle of Robert dyas........kettles from other retailers are available .
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongTimeNoPost View Post
    Eye of newt, toe of lizard, kettle of Robert dyas........kettles from other retailers are available .
    . I might just get out my old kettle and boil it. Frig all else to do. Stick it in mycrowave and see what happens.lol
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    How are you OND mate ?

    Check in it would be good to know youíre ok
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    Thanks for the post Ayles, I am plodding along and am due to see my GP this Friday. I dont think the meds are as effective as the ones I took start of this year. I may go back to work on 27th see what doc says.my motivation and moods still fluctuate
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    Thanks for the post Ayles, I am plodding along and am due to see my GP this Friday. I dont think the meds are as effective as the ones I took start of this year. I may go back to work on 27th see what doc says.my motivation and moods still fluctuate
    Be careful with work, donít return until you feel ready - where they supportive in the end?

    Moods and motivation are difficult ones, even 2 years on I struggle sometimes especially as the season changes
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    Be careful with work, don’t return until you feel ready - where they supportive in the end?

    Moods and motivation are difficult ones, even 2 years on I struggle sometimes especially as the season changes
    They have been ok but not sure how long that will last. I think I suffer seasonally also (this time of year has many bad memories ) I need to work for the money .cheers for pointers
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    Quote Originally Posted by ONDEFENCE View Post
    They have been ok but not sure how long that will last. I think I suffer seasonally also (this time of year has many bad memories ) I need to work for the money .cheers for pointers
    Yep, most of us need to work to pay the bills I think the only thing I can say from experience is take your time, I went back way too early
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    Quote Originally Posted by aylesbyred View Post
    Yep, most of us need to work to pay the bills I think the only thing I can say from experience is take your time, I went back way too early
    How’s it all going ? Not had a catch up in this thread for a bit. Mate 2 weeks today I marry a girl clearly out my league . She’s the double of the actress Sandy Newton or something. Not sure but told that’s her name . Hope the family’s well
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    Quote Originally Posted by redhoops View Post
    How’s it all going ? Not had a catch up in this thread for a bit. Mate 2 weeks today I marry a girl clearly out my league . She’s the double of the actress Sandy Newton or something. Not sure but told that’s her name . Hope the family’s well
    Yeah Iím ok mate, 2 years on now; a few areas are still quite tough; Iíve been left with residual anxiety and general tiredness but overall I really canít complain as Iíve made the necessary adjustments in my life to cope; Iím working for myself now so the bills are getting paid Iíve done ok really just take one day at a time some are good some not so.

    We have twins due in the family next week, the familyís growing hopefully theyíll all plough their own fields at some point which I guess is my way of saying I hope they all **** off real soon

    Two weeks to go huh, warmest congratulations Redhoops, Iím glad you dropped by youíre a really good guy and I wish you well, life is short, grasp what you can and be happy my friend
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