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  #4921  
Old 12th July 2022, 11:22
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I cannot believe I actually did this, I stood up to my boss about something very concerning/wrong that everyone was complaining about but noone else had the guts to say something.
I knew it was the right thing to do but I felt so sick & was shaking all day & usually I cry but this time something switched & I think I did well.

It was very awkward & my boss was very defensive at first but I think it ended ok.
Well done 👍🏾
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Old 6th August 2022, 01:31
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Has my first full body massage. It was tickly, apparently i have a lot of stiffness built up and should go to get more massages.
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Old 7th August 2022, 17:48
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^ I'd love a massage. Or to give one.


Cut my hair. Looks good. Happy Rocket.
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Old 8th August 2022, 12:11
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^ haircuts make me feel fresher
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Old 8th August 2022, 12:14
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Booked a ticket to ride the heritage 1938 tube stock in September. This would probably trigger my anxiety and I’m most situations I am embarrassed to admit my interest in trains. It sounds silly but I was told it was weird to like trains as a kid or was shown that it was words and did think it was weird that from Year 5 or so I suppressed that interest in front of most people.
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Old 8th August 2022, 14:22
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^ there's nothing wrong with liking trains! Most people's hobbies make no sense when you over-analyse them, but some have popularity on their side.

I hope you enjoy your trip. Where is it?

(I'm more of a fan of stations and the railways themselves - railways strike me as strange places because you go through them but you're never really 'there')
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Old 8th August 2022, 15:40
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Aw that sounds really cool!

I like to ride on a steam train.

I'd love to go to this postal museum and have ride: https://www.postalmuseum.org/visit-u...ect/mail-rail/
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Old 8th August 2022, 16:26
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Trains are great.
Steam trains especially. The chug chug choo choo is one of the best sounds.
Stations are also wonderful. Abandoned, disused stations are pure excitement. The disused London tube stations are fascinating - the original fixtures, the advert posters of the day still on the walls... it's like stepping back in time without a flux capacitor in sight.
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Old 8th August 2022, 20:16
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Aw that sounds really cool!

I like to ride on a steam train.

I'd love to go to this postal museum and have ride: https://www.postalmuseum.org/visit-u...ect/mail-rail/
Apparently these were £150 a ticket I read in the video page

https://youtu.be/H1uqG3Eq_fg
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Old 8th August 2022, 20:18
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^ there's nothing wrong with liking trains! Most people's hobbies make no sense when you over-analyse them, but some have popularity on their side.

I hope you enjoy your trip. Where is it?

(I'm more of a fan of stations and the railways themselves - railways strike me as strange places because you go through them but you're never really 'there')
Amersham to Harrow and back on the Metropolitan Line.
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Old 8th August 2022, 20:52
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Apparently these were £150 a ticket I read in the video page

https://youtu.be/H1uqG3Eq_fg
That made me wol (whistle out loud)

Out of London it's not that expensive. I've been on a few and in Wales as well :D

When I was at primary school we used to go as a school to see Father Christmas on a steam train. I was petrified of the big fella - always refused to sit on his knee
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Old 8th August 2022, 22:03
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^wise choice he was probably a paedo
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Old 17th August 2022, 22:15
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I was up dancing several times in a nightclub the other night,

Definitely not something I'd ever do really, so I'm rather chuffed (and astonished) about that,

It's surprisingly easy once you get started
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Old 17th August 2022, 22:38
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Not a big deal to some but tidied my room a bit. I feel accountability is the solution to my problems but the first step seems to be having things in order.
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Old 18th August 2022, 09:06
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^^ nice one, Mr Nobody! Dancing is a lot of fun :D



^ things do feel calmer in a calm environment, which sounds silly to say now I've typed it out - but it's true! I struggle to keep things organised and actually find it stressful to do so. So I get how doing that is an achievement it is
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Old 18th August 2022, 21:38
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I was up dancing several times in a nightclub the other night,

Definitely not something I'd ever do really, so I'm rather chuffed (and astonished) about that,

It's surprisingly easy once you get started
That’s good Mr Nobody
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Old 3rd September 2022, 17:38
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I travelled to go see my favourite band and stay at a hotel by myself, this week. I kept feeling like I was making a tit of myself whenever I had to interact with anyone, and I felt a bit like throwing up until I got settled at the gig, but otherwise I got through it OK.

I was kind of disappointed at how emotionally flat I felt though. I'm struggling a bit not to feel disheartened about how even when I make the effort to do something difficult, there isn't much of a feel-good payoff. It was an OK experience, which I guess is at least better than a horrible panic-fest.
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Old 3rd September 2022, 17:45
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Nice one, Merritt!

I think you have to be realistic. One event isn't going to shake things up too much. Feeling good about things is something that comes eventually after many efforts. It is a good foundation to work from though. You did it!
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Old 3rd September 2022, 17:47
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So glad you went Merritt! I remember you thinking about whether to go or not.
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Old 3rd September 2022, 21:11
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Thank you kindly, Spud & Biccies
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Old 3rd September 2022, 21:23
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Nice one Merritt, that's something to be proud of getting out there like that, especially by yourself, is amazing!
And hopefully it might be something to look back on like, 'hell yeah, I can do it'
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Old 4th September 2022, 14:44
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Ta, Hollie
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Old 4th September 2022, 15:57
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Well done, Merritt, that's awesome
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Old 4th September 2022, 17:59
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I travelled to go see my favourite band and stay at a hotel by myself, this week. I kept feeling like I was making a tit of myself whenever I had to interact with anyone, and I felt a bit like throwing up until I got settled at the gig, but otherwise I got through it OK.

I was kind of disappointed at how emotionally flat I felt though. I'm struggling a bit not to feel disheartened about how even when I make the effort to do something difficult, there isn't much of a feel-good payoff. It was an OK experience, which I guess is at least better than a horrible panic-fest.
That’s good Merritt. It’s good how you did something you found challenging. That’s a step forward.
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Old 4th September 2022, 18:01
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Went for a heritage ride on 1938 tube stock train. Was very anxious about this initially. Took lots of photos. Felt drained due to my anxiety and feeling like I had to manage my anxiety. But it was a novel experience and a positive step to doing things I want to do.
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Old 4th September 2022, 18:39
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^ niiiiice! Glad you had a great experience :D

Is it only going on for a certain period of time?
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Old 4th September 2022, 18:53
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^ niiiiice! Glad you had a great experience :D

Is it only going on for a certain period of time?
Yes it was only for today as far as I’m aware.
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Old 7th September 2022, 23:16
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Went to a Friends musical. Anxiety was high but i stuck it through.
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Old 16th September 2022, 23:09
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I messaged the security guard that I like her, but just that. Today at work went well. She responded positively and I was mainly in a more relaxed or accepting mood.

She spoke more to me. But to do with the topics. I feel I still like her but maybe should like her like an aunt as she is clearly more mature and responsible than me. Also older.
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Old 22nd September 2022, 17:18
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I rang the doctors today and through a helpful lady in admin called Donna, I was able to get a written letter from my Doctor to support my application for Disability Support Allowance while at university. I've got to go and collect it tomorrow.

I could feel my whole body shaking while I was on the phone but thankfully with the help of a script I could get my points across.
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