Anyone fancy going to my meeting at work

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traluvie
traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
edited 20. Jan 2011, 12:57 in Living with Arthritis archive
Morning all..

How is everyone??

I am feeling rough and stiff as a board at the mo :sad:
I have a meeting at work today regarding my long term sickness, any1 fancy going for me lol...
Just pop in sit down listen nod an then come home... job done...
:smile:

I need to have a bath and kick myself into action me thinks.. just waitin for painkillers to kick in before i attempt to move again lol..
Least i not gotta move till 12... plenty of time to be feeling bit better...lol
Never slept very well, pain kept waking me up.. so am bit of a zombie... used to it by now... so shouldn't moan really..:roll:

Hope everyone ok as ok can be..

Take care
Tracy
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  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Morning hun.. I'll go for ya, don't know how I would look in that skirt you were going to wear to the meeting though.. My neck is one of the places that doesn't hurt so I can sit and nod quite happily for ya..
    :lol:

    Be well, hope it goes ok for you today.... :grin:
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  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    tjt6768 wrote:
    Morning hun.. I'll go for ya, don't know how I would look in that skirt you were going to wear to the meeting though.. My neck is one of the places that doesn't hurt so I can sit and nod quite happily for ya..
    :lol:

    Be well, hope it goes ok for you today.... :grin:

    You could prob pull me off as i don't wear skirts lol.. so trousers and a hat on they'll never notice :grin:

    Sounds like u in a bit of bother today too.. the only place i not getting any pain at the mo is me elbows.. what can i do wit them, poke em in the eye lol... don't tempt me.. :grin::grin:

    Hope you feel bit better throughout the day...

    Take care
    Tracy..xx
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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Good luck, I will be there in spirit. Let us know how it goes, if you can. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I think a long sleeved jumper or such would be in order, unless of course you are heavily tattooed anyway :eek: :shock: :???: :lol:

    Be well hun :grin:
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    n035.gifRa-1996 -2013 RIP...
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    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    dreamdaisy wrote:
    Good luck, I will be there in spirit. Let us know how it goes, if you can. DD

    Thanks DD... might have to leave 2 hrs before to get there.. lol..
    I will not be beaten. :smile::smile:
    Will post later... i just glad it's this afternoon an not first thing.. would have been even more of a struggle lol.. oh the joys.. :!:

    Hope your not too bad today luvie..xx
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  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
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    think a long sleeved jumper or such would be in order, unless of course you are heavily tattooed anyway :eek: :shock: :???: :lol:

    Be well hun :grin: [/b][/quote]

    lol... no i not heavily tattood mine are minute.. so long sleeve top be fine.. you may need to dye your hair blonde an squash yaself down a few inches lol as i only 5'2...
    Reckon you can pull it off :?: :?: :grin:
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  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
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    traluvie wrote:
    think a long sleeved jumper or such would be in order, unless of course you are heavily tattooed anyway :eek: :shock: :???: :lol:

    Be well hun :grin: [/b]

    lol... no i not heavily tattood mine are minute.. so long sleeve top be fine.. you may need to dye your hair blonde an squash yaself down a few inches lol as i only 5'2...
    Reckon you can pull it off :?: :?: :grin:[/quote]

    I'm only about 5'7 anyway so a shortarse myself.. Will just stoop a bit, won't make too much difference to the back pain, lol.. Right, so, long sleeved jumper, trousers, blonde wig as I have short GREY hair, and stoop.... Check, right if they as owt is it ok to answer in a proper broad Yorkshire accent? Ecki thump tha noz.... :shock:
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    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
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    delboy wrote:
    Good luck at the meeting, do you have someone to fight for you?
    Morning dellboy..

    My union rep is attending with me so i'll let him do all the talking me thinks lol..

    xx
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  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Tony...

    Sounds like you'll be a great me.. I have brummy accent so maybe they will never tell the difference :grin::grin:

    Have just had a lil snooze(naughty me lol) and feeling bit better now me tabs have kicked in..
    Ready to take on the world.... maybe not that far lol...
    Will update later..

    Thanks for every1's support, really does help as these walls don't seem to be wanting to talk to me lol...xx
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  • Poppyg1rl
    Poppyg1rl Member Posts: 1,245
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tracy,
    Just wanted to wish u luck, hope everything goes the way u want it to, all the best Poppy X
    'grá agus solas'
    'Love and Light' translated from Irish. X
  • julie47
    julie47 Member Posts: 6,041
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Just popping in to say good luck withyour meeting
    hope it goes well
    juliepf x
  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Done and dusted by now is my reckoning. I hope it was OK. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • dorcas
    dorcas Member Posts: 3,516
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tracy,

    I'm too late to go with you sorry :oops: but hope the meeting went well for you.

    Iris xxx
  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
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    Damn, I was found out before I got into the meeting for you, must have been the stubble, I knew I should have had a shave this morning! Haha


    How did it go? :grin:
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    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Evening all,

    Thanks for your warm wishes...
    Sorry for delay in replying i have been waiting for tablets to kick in... felt like ripping my ankles and hands off earlier.. you know that kind of pain when u don't know what to do wit yaself... am just releived it wore off a bit now and is at a tolerable level...
    Right back to what happened today lol..
    I attended wit my union, so glad he was there to fight my corner too(toni u could have shaved beforehand lol tut tut)
    Basically they have suggested that i think about ill health retirement... I have said that i am not going to think of that at the moment as i have not got a diagnosis so too early to be making such a big decision... The next meeting is scheduled for february which is with big boss who gathers all info together to either make the decision herself or refer it to the top boss who makes final decision..
    Kind of feel like they striking me off way too early..
    I'm not going to stress too much as the thought is quite scary.. so am just going to see..
    Hope ur all ok as ok can be..
    Take care
    Tracy..
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  • tjt6768
    tjt6768 Member Posts: 12,170
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    I'm sorry I forgot to shave.... LOL
    Not sure what to think, maybe they're being over cautious and covering their backs eh? On the other hand maybe they think they have your interest I'm mind.. As you say though, no reason to stress, see how the big meeting goes eh? I'll make sure I am free of facial hair for that one....
    :grin:
    e050.gifMe-Tony
    n035.gifRa-1996 -2013 RIP...
    k040.gif
    Cleo - 1996 to 2011. RIP
  • skezier
    skezier Member Posts: 11,333
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tracey,

    Sorry i missed this one..... I don't have good eyes I am afraid.

    I agree with you its too soon without a diagnosis but quietly find out what they are offering you if you did go for the ill health option.

    Glad you had your union guy there and fingers crossed that you get a diagnosis soon so at least you know what your dealing with. Cris x
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    skezier wrote:
    Hi Tracey,

    Sorry i missed this one..... I don't have good eyes I am afraid.

    I agree with you its too soon without a diagnosis but quietly find out what they are offering you if you did go for the ill health option.

    Glad you had your union guy there and fingers crossed that you get a diagnosis soon so at least you know what your dealing with. Cris x

    I am going to investigate properly.. i'm having some info sent out to me regarding ill health retirement and my pension.. so will have a nose...
    Hopefully i shall know a lil bit more soon... then i will take it from there..
    Keep u all posted..

    Thanks again

    Tracy..
    xxxx
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  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    delboy wrote:
    I took VR as the package was better and an added 5 years to my pension.

    Make sure your union rep gets you the best possible package as no doubt they will try and minimise it under the current economic situation but it's the rest of your life you need to look after.

    I've never looked back and it certainly helped to keep Arthur at bay not having the stress of work and commuting.

    Whats VR??? I am blonde lol... not sure how it all works.. i have just been told of ill health retirement.. nothing else of yet..
    Appreciate your info..

    xxx
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  • dreamdaisy
    dreamdaisy Member Posts: 31,520
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    I think it might be voluntary redundancy. DD
    Have you got the despatches? No, I always walk like this. Eddie Braben
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
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    dreamdaisy wrote:
    I think it might be voluntary redundancy. DD

    Thanks ... Not sure VR would help my longterm situation but worth speaking to union about all option available...xx
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  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,506
    edited 30. Nov -1, 00:00
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    Hi Tracy

    Well done so far.

    Dfinitely agree that it is very early to be trying to get rid of you!! (what is it you do at work - sorry if you have said and my poor wee brain has failed to retain it!! :oops: )

    The problem so often is that you get sickied off at a young age and then have the devils own job claiming ESA :roll:

    When they know what is wrong and what treatment options there are THAT'S the time to look at what work decisions to make surely.

    Glad you have the union in and voluntary reduncancy can be an idea if you work for the local authority or other bigger companies.

    Good luck

    Love

    Toni xx
  • traluvie
    traluvie Member Posts: 2,579
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    frogmorton wrote:
    Hi Tracy

    Well done so far.

    Dfinitely agree that it is very early to be trying to get rid of you!! (what is it you do at work - sorry if you have said and my poor wee brain has failed to retain it!! :oops: )

    The problem so often is that you get sickied off at a young age and then have the devils own job claiming ESA :roll:

    When they know what is wrong and what treatment options there are THAT'S the time to look at what work decisions to make surely.

    Glad you have the union in and voluntary reduncancy can be an idea if you work for the local authority or other bigger companies.

    Good luck

    Love

    Toni xx

    I'm a housekeeper at my local hospital.. with the lovely nhs...
    I will def speak to my union about different options... but i'm not rit off yet lol..
    They concerned i'm not going to be able to do full duties , so therefore incapable of doing my job... think they were softening the blow by saying ill retirment as i will get money from my pension????
    Baffling.. Not going to stress about it the moment.. will wait and see what happens..

    Take care
    Tracy
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