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Nearly hospitalised hurrying to a deal ...

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Soooo funny. I went out to get this deal: http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/sky-tv-boxsets-bundle-sky-q-1tb-broadband-unlimited-sky-talk-anytime-instore-carphone-2512669#comments I hurried across the… Read More
Cackles Avatar
9m, 3w agoPosted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Soooo funny. I went out to get this deal: http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/sky-tv-boxsets-bundle-sky-q-1tb-broadband-unlimited-sky-talk-anytime-instore-carphone-2512669#comments

I hurried across the road to get the bus and almost took a full blown angina attack. Took my spray, soldiered on and sweated buckets for 4 hours (and counting).

That would have made a great headline ... 'Man in hospital rushing to Hotukdeals offer'.

My chest still hurts and I think I will go back to online and home delivered stuff.

Let this be a lesson to anyone (like me) that hasn't used a brick and mortar shop for years -don't, they are bad for your health.

lol -ouch.

I had to share, because you just can't make some things up and it has all the hallmarks of a comedy sketch.
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9m, 3w agoPosted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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1 Like #1
Yikes, well all I can say is hope you feel better and if Carphone Warehouse gets you worked up then don't go to Lush for the new year sales.
#2
did you at least get the deal after all that?
6 Likes #3
Yea, I got the £26 a month deal :)
ungnome
did you at least get the deal after all that?

Yea, I got the £26 a month deal :)
1 Like #4
It's a shame people aren't like this getting to a job interview
banned 1 Like #5
The funniest part of this is you didn't even need to leave your house to get it.
#6
Lol hope your ok
banned#7
Yeah, glad it all worked out in the end. Enjoy the deal :)
#8
airfix
It's a shame people aren't like this getting to a job interview
I understand you but can I just point out that illness like the OP's is not visible

Yet likely they cannot work although they would love to and as per todays episode (hopefully more to come - touch wood (if OP is a male ;) ) even the basic everyday task of just shopping can be deadly.

I get it - there are some people in this world who are darn lazy and just live the life on benefits because they can - I hate them too but within those "identified" some maybe don't have a choice.
2 Likes #9
glad you got the deal but now let your body recover. Have an early night.

Unless food is involved, I don't think I would ever run for any deals. :)

Edited By: shabbird on Sep 28, 2016 23:21
3 Likes #10
shabbird
glad you got the deal but now let your body recover. Have an early night.
Unless food is involved, I don't think I would ever run for any deals. :)

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1 Like #11
philphil61
airfix
It's a shame people aren't like this getting to a job interview
I understand you but can I just point out that illness like the OP's is not visible
Yet likely they cannot work although they would love to and as per todays episode (hopefully more to come - touch wood (if OP is a male ;) ) even the basic everyday task of just shopping can be deadly.
I get it - there are some people in this world who are darn lazy and just live the life on benefits because they can - I hate them too but within those "identified" some maybe don't have a choice.

Philip, I wasn't aiming it the op though.
1 Like #12
Cackles
Yea, I got the £26 a month deal :)
ungnome
did you at least get the deal after all that?
Yea, I got the £26 a month deal :)
Jeepers, Cackles, what the heck were you thinking?
If you've got the spray it's because the docs think you're high risk - they don't give the spray to just anybody - and it's not only for alleviating chest pain - it's primarily to help keep you alive.

Sorry if I sound like your doc, Cackles, I know what it's like being told off just about every appointment.

Hope you're feeling better; don't let this incident put you off, keep getting out whenever you're able - and just take your time - don't allow anyone to rush you.

P.S. I find going to the supermarket very late at night is brilliant for avoiding crowds and not feeling rushed or that you're getting in anyone's way. God bless <3



Edited By: tryn2help on Sep 29, 2016 11:01: spelling
1 Like #13
airfix
It's a shame people aren't like this getting to a job interview
Not after sweating for 4 hours with health attack, instantly fired as no employer takes risk with a bloke turning up like this.
1 Like #14
airfix
philphil61
airfix
It's a shame people aren't like this getting to a job interview
I understand you but can I just point out that illness like the OP's is not visible
Yet likely they cannot work although they would love to and as per todays episode (hopefully more to come - touch wood (if OP is a male ;) ) even the basic everyday task of just shopping can be deadly.
I get it - there are some people in this world who are darn lazy and just live the life on benefits because they can - I hate them too but within those "identified" some maybe don't have a choice.
Philip, I wasn't aiming it the op though.
I know it, I understand it - was just trying to point out a little fact - that some can be labelled "scroungers" when in fact they have "good reasons".

pm sent
1 Like #15
Thanks for the concerns :)

It wasn't like I was running, just walked a bit faster and only across like one lane of road. My angina only started in February, but I have had about 20 attacks since with around 6 of them being severe.

I got diagnosed with gastro-peresis in 2014 and multiple sclerosis in 2015 after I changed GP's and specialists in 2012.

Took a 90 minute test per condition, so 3hrs of testing to take down 16 years of misdiagnosis.

I had been battling the NHS (Glasgow) since 1999. Gave up my job in IBM that paid £500 a week, that was 2001. In 2002 I was chasing a doctorate in computer science I had to abandon. I also had an exercise routine I did every day until 2004.

Even though at the start I was making money and studying the doctors put it down to depression, alcohol abuse, mental issues and ... needing a job.

4 GP's, 3 physiotherapists, 2 gastroenterologists and 3 neurologists all got it wrong.

Can't wait to see what happens when I turn 40 :P
#16
Cackles
Thanks for the concerns :)
It wasn't like I was running, just walked a bit faster and only across like one lane of road. My angina only started in February, but I have had about 20 attacks since with around 6 of them being severe.
I got diagnosed with gastro-peresis in 2014 and multiple sclerosis in 2015 after I changed GP's and specialists in 2012.
Took a 90 minute test per condition, so 3hrs of testing to take down 16 years of misdiagnosis.
I had been battling the NHS (Glasgow) since 1999. Gave up my job in IBM that paid £500 a week, that was 2001. In 2002 I was chasing a doctorate in computer science I had to abandon. I also had an exercise routine I did every day until 2004.
Even though at the start I was making money and studying the doctors put it down to depression, alcohol abuse, mental issues and ... needing a job.
4 GP's, 3 physiotherapists, 2 gastroenterologists and 3 neurologists all got it wrong.
Can't wait to see what happens when I turn 40 :P

And how much is the average GP salary?

They are *WAY* overpaid. Cut their salaries down to £40k-£65k and that would make a significant dent in the NHS deficit for starters...
#17
3guesses
And how much is the average GP salary?
They are *WAY* overpaid. Cut their salaries down to £40k-£65k and that would make a significant dent in the NHS deficit for starters...
Have to admit I'm getting a bit upset with them - especially the newer younger crop coming through.

Maybe I was spoiled with great service from the older docs - sadly now retired - but the treatment I'm getting now seems so different from before.
Won't see me, don't even answer requests for a callback - I know there's not a lot they can do as it's in the hands of the hospitals, but the hospitals told me to call gp when illness worsens - but gp don't want to know :(

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