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Enjay

Been having some trouble getting a sick note for my ESA from my doctor. I've been offered very occassional mail sorting shifts only when they need extra staff. It was my therapist who insisted I must change to ESA. I have too much difficulty functioning at home to job search properly but would just about manage the occassional shifts at that particular place, but the dr thinks I should be back on JSA. It took me a month and a half to write and post a letter asking the ESA to instruct the...
Yesterday, 09:58 PM
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    Enjay
    Dr in writing as she had requested. So am kinda glad that I at least got that done.

    Yesterday, 09:59 PM
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Caramoole

Glad to see the JOGLE Fund Jiggling up today
Feb 26 2015 07:29 PM
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    taurean
    Brilliant.It will be a wonderful follow up to the "tour de France" which I enjoy.
    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
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    Ashley
    eer, not sure we will be riding so fast Taurean! Although our Yorkshire day will be part of the 2014 TdF route.
    Yesterday, 04:02 PM
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    taurean
    I had two chances to see the tour de france in one day last year, but I was conducting a seminar so couldn't be either in Chelmsford or Epping that day. I don't think I could have faced 75 miles in the saddle then a meeting in the evening some days - you and Paul are brill.
    Yesterday, 04:11 PM
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Ashley

Here we go, delivering a message of awareness and hope to people across the British Isles this August - www.ride4ocd.org
Feb 22 2015 06:48 PM
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gingerbreadgirl

Thanks to great idea from Saz am giving up internet for lent (only a day late) and living a caveman like existence... wish me luck! much harder than dry january!!
Feb 18 2015 12:17 PM
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    taurean
    Will it help or hinder you?

    will it get you out more, or just onto different beneficial distractions?
    Feb 18 2015 01:33 PM
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    itsnotmeitsmyocd
    Good luck ginger - not that you need it :)
    Feb 18 2015 01:34 PM
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    gingerbreadgirl
    Roy,I think it will definitely help, it eats up so much of ny time and productivity x thanks itsnotme! :) x
    Feb 18 2015 02:47 PM
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OCD_Guy_UK

Well, this is a new low in my life :(
Feb 17 2015 08:17 PM
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ailo

I feel a depression is creeping up- dont like it! But im now official a OCD UK member! :)
Feb 16 2015 10:50 PM
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Caramoole

Duh...Just worked out what JOGLE stands for!!
Feb 14 2015 02:17 PM
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    gingerbreadgirl
    Ahhh... D'oh! :)
    Feb 18 2015 02:51 PM
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    Ashley
    Fesr not my friends, it will all be explained on www.ride4ocd.org in a day or two.
    Feb 19 2015 03:15 PM
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    Caramoole
    @GBG at least the old bird worked it out ;)
    Feb 20 2015 01:40 AM
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OCD_Guy_UK

Blogged about Day 75; the Day from Hell.
Feb 13 2015 02:17 PM
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    OCD_Guy_UK
    I'm doubting my ability to even get out right now, after that day :(
    Feb 14 2015 03:55 PM
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    taurean
    treat it as a bad day don't let one bad day push you back further. Just see what you can learn from it for improvement in the future
    Feb 14 2015 03:58 PM
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    OCD_Guy_UK
    True. It's just really shocked my system big time. I feel better than I did yesterday and hopefully over next few days I'll feel even better and by back to moving out of the house mid-week. Hopefully ...
    Feb 14 2015 07:04 PM
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OCD_Guy_UK

Worst Day Ever yesterday. Like a hell on earth. Today I'm frozen to my room. Confidence shattered.
Feb 13 2015 01:58 PM
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Andrea

'START' is a great verb ... you can start to be more polite to yourself... start to forgive yourself and others... you can start to take a deep breath when you need to relax...
Feb 13 2015 02:37 AM
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    itsnotmeitsmyocd
    Brilliant - love this tool - thank you :)
    Feb 13 2015 11:16 PM
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    Andrea
    :D I'm glad you like it Itsnotmeitsmyocd. It's great start to do positive things for ourselves... I've recently started to have tennis lessons. I completely recomnend it (to practice a sport you enjoy) it has been an excelent stress reliever :D
    Feb 16 2015 04:50 AM
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taurean

We have heating again - been cold this morning
Feb 12 2015 02:13 PM
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Phili

caught a cold
Feb 11 2015 03:43 PM
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    whitebeam
    Hope you're soon feeling better.

    Feb 15 2015 12:45 AM
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Orwell1984

Take vitamin D, people!
Feb 09 2015 11:34 PM
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    ocdsufferer1001
    I might try vitamin D
    Feb 10 2015 03:37 PM
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OCD_Guy_UK

Sigh. Did have a nice long walk yesterday but was rocked by 3 decent triggers :/ Today = rest day.
Feb 08 2015 04:56 PM
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OCD_Guy_UK

Made it outside yesterday! Dealt with 4 major triggers (one very badly) but got through it all. Today is an indoor day. Need to do reading!
Feb 04 2015 01:02 PM
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    mummyoftwogirls
    Way to go! X
    Feb 04 2015 06:59 PM
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    OCD_Guy_UK
    Thanks :)
    Feb 04 2015 08:50 PM
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    taurean
    good going.
    Feb 05 2015 02:55 PM

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