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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2715 on: April 19, 2019, 07:59:16 AM »
Oh I just posted on the other thread, hehe
@Lanko's back! Yay!

I'm very sorry to hear things haven't been good for you - I do hope it improves soon. And my PM inbox is always open :)

It's been quite quiet and calm here, to be honest. Personally, calm and quiet in my life too, which I think is a good thing: enjoying the small things, no major plans...

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2716 on: April 21, 2019, 05:11:28 PM »
It's great to hear from you Lanko.Sorry to read that the circumstances are not ideal take care of yourself.

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2717 on: April 22, 2019, 09:30:41 PM »
Glad to have you back, Lanko!
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2718 on: April 24, 2019, 04:17:28 AM »
Good to hear from you @Lanko, although very sorry life has been difficult. I am dealing with some real life issues, but try and keep an eye on what happens here. Very glad you touched base again, you were missed. ;D
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2719 on: April 30, 2019, 02:02:24 PM »
Sorry stuff has been shit but glad to have you back @Lanko !

I'm under a lot of stress and struggling to focus.  Please send me puppies, or get-to-work memes, or hugs, or a cheerleader, or inspiration or a stern talking to. I don't even know what I want...

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2720 on: April 30, 2019, 06:59:12 PM »
Sorry stuff has been shit but glad to have you back @Lanko !

I'm under a lot of stress and struggling to focus.  Please send me puppies, or get-to-work memes, or hugs, or a cheerleader, or inspiration or a stern talking to. I don't even know what I want...


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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2721 on: April 30, 2019, 07:50:59 PM »


« Last Edit: April 30, 2019, 07:53:11 PM by ScarletBea »
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2722 on: April 30, 2019, 08:11:22 PM »
I'm under a lot of stress and struggling to focus.  Please send me puppies, or get-to-work memes, or hugs, or a cheerleader, or inspiration or a stern talking to. I don't even know what I want...

It needs a workaholic with a crazy work ethic and near-magical abilities to finish stuff under pressure in time.

Luckily YOU are one of those rare beings and I know you'll manage!
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2723 on: April 30, 2019, 10:04:18 PM »
It is surprisingly difficult to find a picture of a cheerleader holding a puppy.
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2724 on: May 01, 2019, 08:43:37 AM »
It is surprisingly difficult to find a picture of a cheerleader holding a puppy.
Have you tried two puppies?
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2725 on: May 01, 2019, 02:35:22 PM »
Thank you @Peat that motivational meme was truly wonderful.

Thank you too @xiagan and @ScarletBea





I'm under a lot of stress and struggling to focus.  Please send me puppies, or get-to-work memes, or hugs, or a cheerleader, or inspiration or a stern talking to. I don't even know what I want...

It needs a workaholic with a crazy work ethic and near-magical abilities to finish stuff under pressure in time.

Luckily YOU are one of those rare beings and I know you'll manage!

yeahhhhhhh I'm really not that person.... "on-time" and "bradley" don't really go together as well as "last minute" and "crazy person"  I genuinely want to learn how to manage myself better.  Like badly.
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2726 on: May 01, 2019, 04:15:10 PM »
My pleasure :D


yeahhhhhhh I'm really not that person.... "on-time" and "bradley" don't really go together as well as "last minute" and "crazy person"  I genuinely want to learn how to manage myself better.  Like badly.

I found the military quite useful in getting me from "disaster" to "acceptably awful". Bit excessive though.

And I too would like some tips for getting beyond "acceptably awful"  ;D
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2727 on: May 01, 2019, 05:10:24 PM »
Uggghhh... I finished the WFP's preliminary exam for the-job-I-dont-want-but-would-pay-my-bills in half the time they allotted for it.  Good sign or bad? Like I had a whole hour left.

Now I have 12 hours to add 7 pages to my grant proposal, not including the 10 pages they allot for a bibliography (uhhhh I'm supposed to cite 10 pages worth of stuff???? I hate academia.)

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2728 on: May 02, 2019, 12:04:17 AM »
My cats, relaxing:



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Enjoying the balcony in winter (that's a chair above him)

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2729 on: May 02, 2019, 12:13:34 AM »
Me, relaxing.
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