Seeing The Doctor

I had cause to make an appointment to see the doctor this past week. Sounds easy doesn’t it? The receptionist offered me a few appoints between 2pm and 4.30pm next week. Politely I declined and explained that I work full time and could they fit me in after 5pm.

‘We close at 5pm.’ I was told. ‘But we do have extended opening on Monday. We shut at 6pm on Monday.’

I work different shits so Monday was of no use to me. I remember hearing something on TV about GP’s opening at the weekend, so I asked her if this was the case.

‘No. We are closed at the weekend.’

‘What are those of us who work full time supposed to do? Die?’ I shouted.

‘Have time off work.’ I was told.

To say I was angry is an understatement. I work and pay National Insurance. NI is supposed to cover medical bills so why can’t I get to see the doctor after work? Why am I limited in the availability of my GP? So if I wasn’t working, if I sat on my backside and did nothing, if I paid no NI, I could have unlimited availability? Let’s hope that Brexit evens up the scales a little.

 

 

 

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EFT

I have two weeks annual leave from today. I’d booked a course on EFT but unfortunately it’s been cancelled. I don’t think they had enough bookings. It’s saved me over £800 – course and hotel fees. However, I was looking forward to doing the course. And it would have been a nice break 😦 It’ll probably be next year before I get the chance, or the money, to try it again.


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Enjoying The Sun

I’ve been off work for the last two weeks and have enjoyed the sunshine. Looks like summer has finally arrived in the UK. About time too.

We’ve had some lovely weather during the last couple of weeks. I’ve sat in the garden working on the laptop and getting a tan. My daughter, who works from home normally, has joined me. So there we both were working away, in the sunshine, in the garden, with our ice cream. Now this is how work should be. Not sitting in a dark room that feels like a prison cell with freezing cold air conditioning.

I could seriously get used to this life.

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Moving Seats (Or Musical Chairs)

I have to work a certain amount of Saturdays in the call centre, and the last few months my department has been required to sit at other desks. This is because the department downstairs is required to sit upstairs with us, so they are given our desks! That’s right. We have to move elsewhere so another department can sit at our desks! And boy, have some of them been messy.

We’ve had dirty cups and dirty tissues left on the desks. I’ve had rubbish left in my draws. My department colleagues have had things removed from their draws and tampered with. Chairs have been altered when there is a notice asking for them not to be. And there’s even been chewing gum left under the desk.

These are people working for the same company. Some of them seem to be dirty scrubbers. We shouldn’t be thinking of our work colleagues in this manner, but if they act like it, then…

What is it with this country now? Why are people not taught manners or consideration for others? Is this the fault of their parents? I don’t think so. Adults know right from wrong. These people are dirty and lazy.

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2016

Well Christmas and new year celebrations are now over and we are at the start of 2016. I haven’t made any new year resolutions as such, never seems much point as they last a few weeks and then you forget what it was. However, I do feel that this is the year to sort out my future. I don’t want to be in the call centre at the end of this year. I want to be doing something completely different. I had an intuitive feeling that this year would be a year of changes for the better.

I had already set some changes in motion at the end of last year, so I’ll be building on those. I plan to do an EFT course in June and would like to take that further.

On the negative side I read that Baba Vanga had prophecised the end of Europe this year. Apparently, we are to be invaded by ISIL and wiped out. Interesting. Can’t see any God allowing people who don’t respect him/her/it to get any where much, never mind wiping out a continent. They are too scared to even show their faces on their propaganda videos.

Roll on pancake day!


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Discrimination

My company has now decided to have a live stream of director interviews. It’s a great idea. Gives us an idea of what is going on with the company.

However, those of us in the call centre have no sound on our computers. The company seems to think that we would be stupid and use it while dealing with our customers. Maybe they don’t understand the pause button.

So now we have the whole call centre who can’t hear the interviews and have no idea of what is going on. It would be really nice if we had the same facilities as the rest of the company. It feels like discrimination to me.

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Red Meat Causes Cancer?

I saw on the TV this morning that ‘they’, whoever ‘they’ are, have now said that red meat can cause cancer. Well, this is not actually news. It’s been known for sometime. If you haven’t seen it watch the video of ‘Forks Over Knives’ (forksoverknives.com). It details research done showing the effects of an animal based diet and the effects of a plant-based diet. It’s quite eye-opening. The video is from 2011. However, in the 1970’s China began research on its own population to see what the correlation was between diet and cancer. The research was published in 1981.

The statistics show that countries who have the largest animal based diet also have the largest number of deaths due to coronary disease or cancer, while countries on a large plant-based diet have a lower number of deaths due to these medical reasons.

Researchers have also found that switching to a plant-based diet can reverse the effects of many conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, obesity, cancer, and many others. Now I’m not telling anyone to give up any medication they are on, but it’s been found that a plant-based diet makes people feel healthier and they feel that they have more energy.

In my mind the question is: ‘Why is this only now being said in the media, when it’s been known for sometime?’ The answer is very simple. The meat and dairy industry is a multi-billion pound industry. In the UK the only time we will get to hear the truth of this is when it begins costing more money in the NHS to treat these problems, than the meat and dairy industry is bringing in. After all, money is more important to people in power then the health of the workforce. If one worker dies there is always another to fill the place.


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