Author Topic: The Good News / Bad News Thread  (Read 171976 times)

LindaG

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #50 on: July 27, 2011, 04:18:38 pm »
Bad news:

My hair is falling out
I am overweight

Good news:
My depression/anxiety scores are vastly improved  :thumbsup:
I have lost 5kg

A win on aggregate methinks

Pedaldog

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #51 on: July 27, 2011, 10:53:26 pm »
Bad news..

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and some VERY NASTY levels of stuff in my blood, possible already some Kidley damage!

Good News...

After over 15 years of bad medical stuff that is going to be with me for the rest of, stuff I can't change for the better, I have finally found a bit of a purpose to work at getting the Diabetes under good control.
The Ultimate Consumer.

fuzzy (retd.) AAGE

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #52 on: July 27, 2011, 11:27:49 pm »
Bad news..

Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and some VERY NASTY levels of stuff in my blood, possible already some Kidley damage!

Good News...

After over 15 years of bad medical stuff that is going to be with me for the rest of, stuff I can't change for the better, I have finally found a bit of a purpose to work at getting the Diabetes under good control.

Pedaldog,

If you don't mind me being frank, physically you admit to being pretty fucked up (through no fault of your own). Mentally you sound to be right on the button mate :thumbsup:

Good on ya!
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The mark of a true cyclist - prepared to try anything on offer

If it ain't bad for you it ain't worth doing

clarion

  • Tyke
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #53 on: July 28, 2011, 10:17:22 am »
PD, your diagnosis is good news.  Means you can do something about it.
Getting there...

LindaG

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #54 on: July 28, 2011, 03:19:12 pm »
Good news.  I have an appointment with a Consultant.  At last!
                     It is on a Saturday, which means Crusty can come.

Bad news.    It's a day I'm supposed to be going on a bike ride with my friends.

I hope it's re-schedule-able for another Saturday.

CAMRAMan

  • Formerly A Warwickshire Lad
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #55 on: July 29, 2011, 02:48:16 pm »
Bad news: The family has decamped to Hungary until 5th September.
Good news: The family has decamped to Hungary until 5th September.
Haggerty F, Haggerty R, Tomkins, Noble, Carrick, Robson, Crapper, Dewhurst, Macintyre, Treadmore, Davitt.

CrinklyLion

  • The one with devious, cake-pushing ways....
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #56 on: July 29, 2011, 09:44:54 pm »
Bad news - my tpe wasn't a tpe, it was a guards van and reservations required GC.

Good news - they let me on anyway!

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #57 on: July 29, 2011, 10:10:20 pm »
Can I have a translation please?
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

Andrij

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #58 on: July 29, 2011, 10:21:04 pm »
tpe = Trans-Penine Express.  No idea about GC.
 
;D  Andrij.  I pronounce you Complete and Utter GIT   :thumbsup:

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #59 on: July 29, 2011, 10:24:48 pm »
tpe = Trans-Penine Express.  No idea about GC.

I'd hazzard a guess at Grand Central....
If I had a baby elephant, it could help me wash the car. If I had a car.

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clarion

  • Tyke
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #60 on: July 31, 2011, 09:35:36 pm »
Grand Central are brilliant.
Getting there...

Wowbagger

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #61 on: July 31, 2011, 09:39:17 pm »
Just finished sanding the new speakers. Me thinks it's a little tall.



If you turn the volume up that will fall over backwards.
Homo sapiens - a creature so intelligent it knowingly sowed the seeds of its own destruction and did nothing about it.

jogler

  • mojo operandi
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #62 on: August 10, 2011, 03:25:19 pm »
First the bad news

I should have done a 200km Perm today but didn't 'cause Murphy'sLaw manifasted itself at work late yesterday afternoon.A crush injury to right foot:the offending object missed my steel toe cap & fell onto the foot behind it IYSWIM.
At 0600hrs this morning the ball of my foot was swollen & painfull when weight was applied when standing up or trying to walk.I reckoned subjecting it to a 12 hour 200km ride wouldn't help ::-)

Now the good news
following a dose of Ibuprofen things improved late in the morning so I risked a local ride.See the "have you been out today" thread.

clarion

  • Tyke
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #63 on: August 10, 2011, 03:40:12 pm »
Ouch!  Hope your foot recovers well. 
Getting there...

CAMRAMan

  • Formerly A Warwickshire Lad
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #64 on: August 10, 2011, 03:52:01 pm »
Interview/job offer/realisation the hours are crap/vacillation/might accept offer

Will have to miss the Staffs camping trip though :(
Haggerty F, Haggerty R, Tomkins, Noble, Carrick, Robson, Crapper, Dewhurst, Macintyre, Treadmore, Davitt.

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #65 on: August 10, 2011, 10:04:09 pm »
Charity starts at home go for it and we can catch up later.
Get a bicycle. You will never regret it, if you live- Mark Twain

LindaG

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #66 on: August 11, 2011, 11:42:02 am »
We remain on good terms with our neighbour.   :)

My lovely apple tree is no more  :'( :'( :'(

CAMRAMan

  • Formerly A Warwickshire Lad
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #67 on: August 11, 2011, 03:04:20 pm »
Interview/job offer/realisation the hours are crap/vacillation/might accept offer

Will have to miss the Staffs camping trip though :(

Well, I've been on the dole since April and all of a sudden two offers appear at once. Both with distinct pros & cons. I'm being pressed for an answer by the first one, but I need to clarify the second offer, so I've (just) managed to squeeze a window till Monday to decide.
Haggerty F, Haggerty R, Tomkins, Noble, Carrick, Robson, Crapper, Dewhurst, Macintyre, Treadmore, Davitt.

fuzzy (retd.) AAGE

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #68 on: August 11, 2011, 04:08:42 pm »
Interview/job offer/realisation the hours are crap/vacillation/might accept offer

Will have to miss the Staffs camping trip though :(

Well, I've been on the dole since April and all of a sudden two offers appear at once. Both with distinct pros & cons. I'm being pressed for an answer by the first one, but I need to clarify the second offer, so I've (just) managed to squeeze a window till Monday to decide.

Well done AWL! None too shabby at all :thumbsup:
Quote from: tatanab
The mark of a true cyclist - prepared to try anything on offer

If it ain't bad for you it ain't worth doing

CAMRAMan

  • Formerly A Warwickshire Lad
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #69 on: August 11, 2011, 04:38:35 pm »
Thanks, Fuzzy. They're both jobs I'd like to do, but the latest offer is much nearer, more suited to my experience, but pays significantly less, though I need to ask what the possibilities are for progression. It's a small, niche company, so possibly a gamble.

Gut feeling: the nearer option.
Haggerty F, Haggerty R, Tomkins, Noble, Carrick, Robson, Crapper, Dewhurst, Macintyre, Treadmore, Davitt.

fuzzy (retd.) AAGE

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Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #70 on: August 12, 2011, 08:55:21 am »
Money isn't everything. It helps and is important but, sometimes taking a bit of a financial hit for the sake of better conditions and the subsequent happier state is worth it in the long run.
Quote from: tatanab
The mark of a true cyclist - prepared to try anything on offer

If it ain't bad for you it ain't worth doing

clarion

  • Tyke
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #71 on: August 12, 2011, 09:35:59 am »
Happy is good. :thumbsup:

Hope it goes well for you, AWL.
Getting there...

jogler

  • mojo operandi
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #72 on: August 12, 2011, 10:31:58 am »
Money isn't everything. It helps and is important but, sometimes taking a bit of a financial hit for the sake of better conditions and the subsequent happier state is worth it in the long run.

Yep,I agree.
BTDTGTTS & still wearing it :)

CAMRAMan

  • Formerly A Warwickshire Lad
Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #73 on: August 17, 2011, 08:43:32 am »
As it happens, my vacillation has cost me the offer of the better paid job - and that was the intention.
Haggerty F, Haggerty R, Tomkins, Noble, Carrick, Robson, Crapper, Dewhurst, Macintyre, Treadmore, Davitt.

Re: The Good News / Bad News Thread
« Reply #74 on: August 17, 2011, 08:45:28 am »
Good news: I can avoid a major stressor in my life now that I've figured out what it is!

Bad news: it involves starting my day significantly earlier than before!   :facepalm: