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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2200 on: December 05, 2016, 10:45:12 AM »
I take it your glasses issue never got solved?  :sad:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2201 on: December 05, 2016, 10:55:17 AM »
Every year the education office in the province gives the EPIK teachers a cultural trip. I always enjoy it, as well as 2 days off school.  This year the location is....the city where I live!  :laugh: I'm not sure if they will allow me to attend it. I also asked my co-teacher if that meant I could just sleep at home, rather than staying in a hotel room with a random chick and she said I have to stay in the hotel. Whereas I will appreciate the free breaky in the morning, I dont like sharing a room, especially with people who are noisy sleepers lol This is 100% rambling and pointless lol I just want to be with people on my own time :)

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2202 on: December 05, 2016, 11:04:29 AM »
... This is 100% rambling and pointless ...
You came to the right place!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2203 on: December 05, 2016, 11:12:02 AM »
Every year the education office in the province gives the EPIK teachers a cultural trip. I always enjoy it, as well as 2 days off school.  This year the location is....the city where I live!  :laugh: I'm not sure if they will allow me to attend it. I also asked my co-teacher if that meant I could just sleep at home, rather than staying in a hotel room with a random chick and she said I have to stay in the hotel. Whereas I will appreciate the free breaky in the morning, I dont like sharing a room, especially with people who are noisy sleepers lol This is 100% rambling and pointless lol I just want to be with people on my own time :)
You can always just sort of sneak on board in the morning without being signed up for it!
It'll be an interesting story to tell on Wayg, at the very least!  :smiley:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2204 on: December 05, 2016, 11:44:50 AM »
I take it your glasses issue never got solved?  :sad:

After the incident with my coteacher and the opthamologist, I was pretty discouraged about the whole not-being-taken-seriously by a doctor business. After that I was just making an effort to avoid known triggers (walking down 3+ flights of stairs, bus rides, working at the computer for hours), but it hasn't gotten much better and seems to be getting worse (I'm now getting nauseated from scrolling down on the computer/mobile if it's too fast, or turning to write on the board and then forward at the class too many times in a row).

I asked my boss where I could go to an ENT clinic because it could possibly be an inner ear problem? But she discouraged me from that and thinks I should go to the big hospital and try to see a neurologist. Considering if I should ask to use some sick leave to go to the hospital early today.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2205 on: December 05, 2016, 11:51:49 AM »
Every year the education office in the province gives the EPIK teachers a cultural trip. I always enjoy it, as well as 2 days off school.  This year the location is....the city where I live!  :laugh: I'm not sure if they will allow me to attend it. I also asked my co-teacher if that meant I could just sleep at home, rather than staying in a hotel room with a random chick and she said I have to stay in the hotel. Whereas I will appreciate the free breaky in the morning, I dont like sharing a room, especially with people who are noisy sleepers lol This is 100% rambling and pointless lol I just want to be with people on my own time :)

you could "stay" at the hotel but "visit" your "friend" for drinks and "fall asleep" and come back in the morning... haha

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2206 on: December 05, 2016, 11:55:32 AM »
I feel like you ought to get yourself checked as soon as possible. This has been going on for quite awhile. Hope you find a doctor who can figure out the issue

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2207 on: December 05, 2016, 12:02:53 PM »
I take it your glasses issue never got solved?  :sad:

After the incident with my coteacher and the opthamologist, I was pretty discouraged about the whole not-being-taken-seriously by a doctor business. After that I was just making an effort to avoid known triggers (walking down 3+ flights of stairs, bus rides, working at the computer for hours), but it hasn't gotten much better and seems to be getting worse (I'm now getting nauseated from scrolling down on the computer/mobile if it's too fast, or turning to write on the board and then forward at the class too many times in a row).

I asked my boss where I could go to an ENT clinic because it could possibly be an inner ear problem? But she discouraged me from that and thinks I should go to the big hospital and try to see a neurologist. Considering if I should ask to use some sick leave to go to the hospital early today.
     Don't let the apparent lack of interest from doctors discourage you!

     Last winter my SO was experiencing chronic fatigue, and a fairly bad flu for several weeks and could not get anything beyond some the usual cold medicine and a dismissive "It's a cold." Two months of this and it developed into a minor case of pneumonia. Two months later liver, pancreas, and kidneys shut down. Spent 2 very scary months in the ICU slipping in and out of critical condition.

   If something feels wrong, for the love of Jeebus, look for a doctor who will take you seriously!!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2208 on: December 05, 2016, 12:18:33 PM »
Thanks. Part of it is my bad habit as an American from the land of expensive-as-heck healthcare and long waiting time for an appointment. Most of the time when I get sick in America I'm better by the time I could've gotten an appointment by (but I also got sick less often in America...) or I just didn't want to pay 100-200 bucks for "here are some antibiotics" or "take these medications you can get at the pharmacy without a prescription"  :undecided: :cry:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2209 on: December 05, 2016, 12:23:06 PM »
I hear ya. But! Take advantage of this medical system while you can. Also, because it's been rather prolonged, it seems potentially serious-- or at least serious enough to definitely merit getting second opinions from doctors.

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« Reply #2210 on: December 05, 2016, 12:31:30 PM »
Yeah. Gahhh I'm so nervous. But I'm definitely going today. Wish I had someone to go with me for moral support but I guess this is ~being an adult~

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2211 on: December 05, 2016, 12:35:47 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2212 on: December 05, 2016, 12:41:37 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2213 on: December 05, 2016, 12:56:41 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."
I went Chrsitmas shopping with my bf on Sunday and it was fun seeing him get excited about decorations and trying to find stuff with me.

Not really a funny story, but a rambling and a mood lightener.

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« Reply #2214 on: December 05, 2016, 12:58:37 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."
Ahahahah! That's great.

I have this friend and a lot of people think she and I are dating. Her coworkers all think we're dating and a couple of my friends always ask "So how are things going with X?" as if we're an item. It's understandable, given that we both swing that way, and given that she spends almost every weekend at my place, but our relationship is platonic (albeit very close). Her mom has hassled her about whether or not we're dating and she's just told her "Kind of"

Well, this weekend I found out that her grandma thinks we're more than just "kind of" dating. This based on: Every time I go to visit her at her grandparents' house, her grandma makes her vacuum the whole apartment, clean her room, and even judges the outfit she decides to wear. I am also apparently not allowed to sleep over at her house (there's no room for me to sleep over, so I've never tried), and this weekend before she met up with me she was on the phone with her grandpa and he asked if she "needed anything" = lube.

WELL  :laugh:

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2215 on: December 05, 2016, 01:00:22 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."

I think we may have been in the same place.

I heard the boy say, "please don't drag me into your trendy political social gathering. I have not yet made up my mind about the scandal. I have neither the facts nor the perspicacity to decide. I get that babysitters are difficult to find, but you had weeks to look. Just let me be a kid and not worry about such things until I am older and can think critically."
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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2216 on: December 05, 2016, 01:11:57 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."

I think we may have been in the same place.

I heard the boy say, "please don't drag me into your trendy political social gathering. I have not yet made up my mind about the scandal. I have neither the facts nor the perspicacity to decide. I get that babysitters are difficult to find, but you had weeks to look. Just let me be a kid and not worry about such things until I am older and can think critically."

That's the one! Just an adorable little thing, wasn't he?
That was me in the superman getup taking selfies next to him.

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2217 on: December 05, 2016, 03:09:27 PM »
Anyone want to hear a funny story from this weekend to lighten the mood? haha

At the protest on Saturday, waddling through the shoulder-to-shoulder crowd trying get back to the subway station, I spied a cute little boy with his mom and overheard this gem of a conversation:

"Mom, I'm tired. Can we go home now?"

"We can go home when Park Geun-Hye is out of office."
Ahahahah! That's great.

I have this friend and a lot of people think she and I are dating. Her coworkers all think we're dating and a couple of my friends always ask "So how are things going with X?" as if we're an item. It's understandable, given that we both swing that way, and given that she spends almost every weekend at my place, but our relationship is platonic (albeit very close). Her mom has hassled her about whether or not we're dating and she's just told her "Kind of"

Well, this weekend I found out that her grandma thinks we're more than just "kind of" dating. This based on: Every time I go to visit her at her grandparents' house, her grandma makes her vacuum the whole apartment, clean her room, and even judges the outfit she decides to wear. I am also apparently not allowed to sleep over at her house (there's no room for me to sleep over, so I've never tried), and this weekend before she met up with me she was on the phone with her grandpa and he asked if she "needed anything" = lube.

WELL  :laugh:

Coolest granddad ever!

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Re: A thread for pointless Friday ramblings.
« Reply #2218 on: December 07, 2016, 08:38:01 AM »
Today's teacher bonding activity is fishing. Well that's new. I don't care about actually fishing but am hoping I can just chill by/on the water.

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« Reply #2219 on: December 07, 2016, 09:12:32 AM »
Man that sounds so fun. I'm always jealous of people whose schools do stuff like that haha