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Discuss need a place to share what's made you happy? in The Lounge on Rear Party; Appointment at fracture clinic for Thursday. Thank goodness! Hopefully it'll help settle the nerves and give me a break from the cursed itchy cast!...
  
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    Appointment at fracture clinic for Thursday. Thank goodness! Hopefully it'll help settle the nerves and give me a break from the cursed itchy cast!
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    Just had a message from a colleague asking if I will be applying for her bosses job, as she really wants me as a boss, I've told her I'm not even sure about coming back to work in my old job but I must admit it made me smile. I just wish I knew if we would be staying here beyond the summer.
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    Not a scaphoid fracture! No words for how happy this makes me. Two other bones are broken, but they are big ones with good blood flow and are well on their way to be healing. A splint for two more weeks and then I am free to get on with life. So happy
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    Wine for breakfast is a thing. It really is. Cheers! WINE . For Breakfast. Oh happy joyous Tuesday!

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    Mini dizzy slept through!
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    He's finally on his way home, I could almost cry with happiness and relief
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    I have to say, having a professional harp player with a dog as a roommate is a pretty sweet deal. I've got a cuddly dog on my lap keeping me cozy and warm, and getting a lovely concert of her practicing as a soundtrack to my work
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    160 page report done, power point presentation for the oral component finished. Perhaps I shall go back to being a human rather than a potato brained, neurotic, drunk, grumpy, cow now

    Also, the sheer adorableness of the text from the bloke I've seen a few times, who upon getting a grumbly text about the report went away to research "how to support a stressed out PHD student as they write"...came back with the conclusion that he should never ask how the writing is going, always assume its been emotional, but productive, and if the suggestion of 'productive' causes snarling throw wine and retreat. I think he may have got this malarky figured out. Might need to keep him around a while and see if this intuition extends to other elements of life.
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    Other half is thinking about rejoining 😂 I'm never going to get away from the military am I?
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    Quote Originally Posted by C.J. View Post
    160 page report done, power point presentation for the oral component finished. Perhaps I shall go back to being a human rather than a potato brained, neurotic, drunk, grumpy, cow now

    Also, the sheer adorableness of the text from the bloke I've seen a few times, who upon getting a grumbly text about the report went away to research "how to support a stressed out PHD student as they write"...came back with the conclusion that he should never ask how the writing is going, always assume its been emotional, but productive, and if the suggestion of 'productive' causes snarling throw wine and retreat. I think he may have got this malarky figured out. Might need to keep him around a while and see if this intuition extends to other elements of life.
    That is just adorable, definitely hang on to him at least for the foreseeable anyway!


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    Himself is snoring.
    This is a happy as he only snores sleeping on his back.
    This means he is not fidgety and stealing the duvet.
    In turn this means his current injury (shin splints, a torn glute or tendinitis - can't remember which has been this weeks issue) isn't giving him gyp. So he won't spend all day tomorrow complaining and stinking of anti inflammatory gel.


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    A late night call from the bloke I've been seeing to say goodnight and good luck on my exam tomorrow. Made me all smiley in between the nerves. Despite my best efforts at remaining icey hearted I may end up catching feelings for a short, ginger, bearded, Yorkshireman. Disaster! and yet, still in the happy column
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    Back to work after 4 weeks on the sick. Won't be turning into a mass murderer.

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    Passed exam, no corrections, no amendments. I am now officially a PHD candidate rather than a PHD student. Also can now add Mphil to the end of my name :P Plus 7 more responses to the survey, submission of my Phase 2 ethics docs, and an agreement to take my survey national! Things in the world of PHD are definitely looking bright today
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    Way too tired for this shit, but am I glad to be moving 😃
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    Very nice young man chatting me up the weekend ... still got it!!!
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