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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2550 on: December 14, 2018, 08:41:01 AM »
Is that to do with the job you applied? Or is that still a possibility?

Anyway *sends biscuits*

(note: this year I'm attempting to bake some biscuits as a present. Let's see how it goes...)

Haha no it was just my mood. I need to get out of the US for a bit and go someplace where everything's not overpriced and shitty
Come here to Yorkshire: lovely place to relax and cheap-ish :D
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2551 on: December 14, 2018, 11:38:24 AM »
Linus got a herpes infection on top of the scarlet fever and his complete mouth is one big sore.
He hasn't eaten in three days and even drinking is hurting. Hopefully it's better soon...
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2552 on: December 14, 2018, 11:52:51 AM »
Aaawww poor thing, that sounds really painful :(
Get well soon, Linus!!!
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2553 on: December 14, 2018, 12:29:14 PM »
Linus got a herpes infection on top of the scarlet fever and his complete mouth is one big sore.
He hasn't eaten in three days and even drinking is hurting. Hopefully it's better soon...

Yikes! You and your wife need to get out of there before he gets you sick too!  :o

Oh, wait.  ;D
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2554 on: December 14, 2018, 05:59:50 PM »
Linus got a herpes infection on top of the scarlet fever and his complete mouth is one big sore.
He hasn't eaten in three days and even drinking is hurting. Hopefully it's better soon...

Yikes! You and your wife need to get out of there before he gets you sick too!  :o

Oh, wait.  ;D
Yeah, the joy of parenting. Let's hope that Juri doesn't get it...
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2555 on: December 15, 2018, 01:49:01 AM »
Is that to do with the job you applied? Or is that still a possibility?

Anyway *sends biscuits*

(note: this year I'm attempting to bake some biscuits as a present. Let's see how it goes...)

Haha no it was just my mood. I need to get out of the US for a bit and go someplace where everything's not overpriced and shitty
Come here to Yorkshire: lovely place to relax and cheap-ish :D
(and ignore the UK politics)

Awe thanks Scarlet!!!!  If it was easier to get over there I'd be there in a heartbeat!  Mexico on the other hand is just 2 hours away....


Linus got a herpes infection on top of the scarlet fever and his complete mouth is one big sore.
He hasn't eaten in three days and even drinking is hurting. Hopefully it's better soon...

Yikes! You and your wife need to get out of there before he gets you sick too!  :o

Oh, wait.  ;D
Yeah, the joy of parenting. Let's hope that Juri doesn't get it...

Oh wow that sounds awful-- poor Linus!  I hope he has a speedy recovery!

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2556 on: December 15, 2018, 06:30:33 PM »
Wishing Linus a speedy recovery

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2557 on: December 15, 2018, 09:30:42 PM »
No recovery yet but I managed to clean our store room in contrast to the last days where I wasn't allowed out of his sight at all. So maybe/hopefully we're on the right way...
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2558 on: December 19, 2018, 03:20:57 AM »

So I've been pretty bleh and unmotivated lately, but I guess to make things a little less unhappy the gelato guy refused to charge me for my gelato last time, and just now the people at the cafe I like to work from gave me my drink then waved me away saying "your money's no good here!"

They like to give me free pastries there--one night I went home with a bag full.  And the guy at the hot dog stand that I chat with gives me free potato chips every once in a while too. And the subway guy sometimes gives me cookies for free.  I'm like a magnet for free junk food i think. And the guy who works nights at 7eleven saw me walking home the other day carrying lots of groceries and I stopped to adjust them and he picked one of the bags up and insisted on helping me carry them back to my apartment.

So I guess all that free food and goodwill does feel pretty nice, especially when you've been feeling meh.  People have been really nice to me this week.

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2559 on: December 19, 2018, 08:03:29 AM »
^ that all sounds lovely!
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2560 on: December 19, 2018, 10:17:06 AM »
@J.R. Darewood, darn you, now I have to write a story about character who is a magnet for junk food and kindness.
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2561 on: December 19, 2018, 12:38:52 PM »
Just be sure this isn't all some conspiracy to fatten you up for the Christmas dinner...
I'll notify your next of kin... that you sucked!

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2562 on: December 20, 2018, 08:14:09 AM »
Just some quick news about @Lady Ty: she's fine, and reading the forum, but has had some issues with writing (pesky fingers!)
She'll come and tell you herself soon :D

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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2563 on: December 20, 2018, 08:37:10 PM »
Linus is better now and Juri didn't get it (yay!) but... Juri got chickenpox. (Linus is vaccinated and Juri was scheduled for it but oh well...) No idea where he got it but we've got now sick kids for six weeks without break. *sigh*
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Re: Depression, Struggles and Light at the End of Every Tunnel
« Reply #2564 on: December 20, 2018, 11:12:34 PM »
@Lady Ty  hope the digits sort themselves out soon and you can get back to sharing your wisdom and thoughts with us.

@xiagan Chickenpox was how we discovered my daughter was allergic to anti-histamines after dosing her up she turned into hellspawn, destroyed her cot and room and her mums sanity (I had to come home early from work and take the next day off) and was awake for 36 hours until she crashed. This was far worse than the actual chickenpox.
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