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    kiwifruit
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      @General Lighting 436575 wrote:

      Unfortunately this seems to happen loads in Europe, even in the rich and supposedly tolerant countries – without being as openly xenophobic/hostile to middle class “white” immigrants from other EU nations (due to the money involved) they don’t miss opportunities to try and take their money and remind them who is boss…

      The behind doors racism here is unbelievable. Liberal country my ass. I know I have not had it anywhere near as bad as people who are not “white”… some of their stories are really shocking. We have the most qualified taxi drivers and dishwashers in the world here.
      Shame. If only they would just give some of these talented people a chance (so many are qualified in their original countries) they just might be really surprised at how well we foreigners can fit in! ๐Ÿ™‚

      #1184657
      kiwifruit
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        @General Lighting 436575 wrote:

        Unfortunately this seems to happen loads in Europe, even in the rich and supposedly tolerant countries – without being as openly xenophobic/hostile to middle class “white” immigrants from other EU nations (due to the money involved) they don’t miss opportunities to try and take their money and remind them who is boss…

        The behind doors racism here is unbelievable. Liberal country my ass. I know I have not had it anywhere near as bad as people who are not “white”… some of their stories are really shocking. We have the most qualified taxi drivers and dishwashers in the world here.
        Shame. If only they would just give some of these talented people a chance (so many are qualified in their original countries) they just might be really surprised at how well we foreigners can fit in! ๐Ÿ™‚

        #1128736
        Anonymous

          @General Lighting 436577 wrote:

          Unlikely to be a brain tumour but given its exam time its possible this is a side effect of stress – but I am no doctor. There must be some sort of healthcare professional you could approach – does your 6th form not give you access to whatever the modern equivalent of a school nurse is?

          or just give old NHS Direct a quick bell. I would not feel bad about going to your GP though given the symptoms described.

          #1150099
          Anonymous

            @General Lighting 436577 wrote:

            Unlikely to be a brain tumour but given its exam time its possible this is a side effect of stress – but I am no doctor. There must be some sort of healthcare professional you could approach – does your 6th form not give you access to whatever the modern equivalent of a school nurse is?

            or just give old NHS Direct a quick bell. I would not feel bad about going to your GP though given the symptoms described.

            #1128737
            Anonymous

              its hard to explain though, it’s not always there. and it’s mostly when i wake up or am trying to sleep, all i can smell is.. smell! tea and dairy products seem to help, which is weird. dog food, fabric conditioner, spray cans and perfume, even the smell of clothes and it gets so bad when i’m outside, i just shut the window and it seems to be a bit better now but its still distracting. i’m not sure if we have a college nurse thingy.. could call nhs direct i suppose. might be stress, it started a few weeks ago. but the stress symptoms are making me more stressed! ๐Ÿ™

              #1150101
              Anonymous

                its hard to explain though, it’s not always there. and it’s mostly when i wake up or am trying to sleep, all i can smell is.. smell! tea and dairy products seem to help, which is weird. dog food, fabric conditioner, spray cans and perfume, even the smell of clothes and it gets so bad when i’m outside, i just shut the window and it seems to be a bit better now but its still distracting. i’m not sure if we have a college nurse thingy.. could call nhs direct i suppose. might be stress, it started a few weeks ago. but the stress symptoms are making me more stressed! ๐Ÿ™

                #1129273
                General Lighting
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                  migraines can cause this. I think NHS direct have access to your health record in some areas and can also contact your GP or other specialists if required. if anything its worth getting your case registered on a NHS system simply so the fact that exam stress has real medical effects on young people is noted.

                  #1151057
                  General Lighting
                  Moderator

                    migraines can cause this. I think NHS direct have access to your health record in some areas and can also contact your GP or other specialists if required. if anything its worth getting your case registered on a NHS system simply so the fact that exam stress has real medical effects on young people is noted.

                    #1128738
                    Anonymous

                      i dont feel too stressed though.. the exam today was a walk in the park, i know that i got an A. and i only have one more exam tomorrow and then i have a week and a half to study for my next two, which im not too worried about. ish.

                      #1150104
                      Anonymous

                        i dont feel too stressed though.. the exam today was a walk in the park, i know that i got an A. and i only have one more exam tomorrow and then i have a week and a half to study for my next two, which im not too worried about. ish.

                        #1129274
                        General Lighting
                        Moderator

                          you’ve never complained much about health problems before though, but have also mentioned your parents putting a bit of pressure on you..

                          I never realised the level of stress and nor did my parents in the 80s until various incidents nearly led to me being sectioned and put in a childrens home…

                          #1151059
                          General Lighting
                          Moderator

                            you’ve never complained much about health problems before though, but have also mentioned your parents putting a bit of pressure on you..

                            I never realised the level of stress and nor did my parents in the 80s until various incidents nearly led to me being sectioned and put in a childrens home…

                            #1149932
                            kiwifruit
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                              @harr!et 436590 wrote:

                              its hard to explain though, it’s not always there. and it’s mostly when i wake up or am trying to sleep, all i can smell is.. smell! tea and dairy products seem to help, which is weird. dog food, fabric conditioner, spray cans and perfume, even the smell of clothes and it gets so bad when i’m outside, i just shut the window and it seems to be a bit better now but its still distracting. i’m not sure if we have a college nurse thingy.. could call nhs direct i suppose. might be stress, it started a few weeks ago. but the stress symptoms are making me more stressed! ๐Ÿ™

                              My partners sisters have a strong intolerance to perfume in products. (One has to carry an injection) We buy nonscented washing powder so that your clothes dont set them off. Maybe while your stressed try using some non scented stuff like from the “Simple” range that you can buy at boots and other places.

                              #1184661
                              kiwifruit
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                                @harr!et 436590 wrote:

                                its hard to explain though, it’s not always there. and it’s mostly when i wake up or am trying to sleep, all i can smell is.. smell! tea and dairy products seem to help, which is weird. dog food, fabric conditioner, spray cans and perfume, even the smell of clothes and it gets so bad when i’m outside, i just shut the window and it seems to be a bit better now but its still distracting. i’m not sure if we have a college nurse thingy.. could call nhs direct i suppose. might be stress, it started a few weeks ago. but the stress symptoms are making me more stressed! ๐Ÿ™

                                My partners sisters have a strong intolerance to perfume in products. (One has to carry an injection) We buy nonscented washing powder so that your clothes dont set them off. Maybe while your stressed try using some non scented stuff like from the “Simple” range that you can buy at boots and other places.

                                #1128740
                                Anonymous

                                  @kiwifruit 436614 wrote:

                                  My partners sisters have a strong intolerance to perfume in products. (One has to carry an injection) We buy nonscented washing powder so that your clothes dont set them off. Maybe while your stressed try using some non scented stuff like from the “Simple” range that you can buy at boots and other places.

                                  oh that might be a good idea.. i use simple mousturizer at the moment. i can’t get away from the smells of people cooking though. non-scented washing powder might be a good idea because it gets worse when i’m laying in bed and the smell of the fabric conditioner in the covers hurts the worst so when i nap cos i’m tired i just wake up with a massive headache.

                                  and GL – hmm maybe people never really tend to realize when they’re stressed. i feel generally quite happy though, not like depressed and all stressy. i just worry alot.

                                  #1150105
                                  Anonymous

                                    @kiwifruit 436614 wrote:

                                    My partners sisters have a strong intolerance to perfume in products. (One has to carry an injection) We buy nonscented washing powder so that your clothes dont set them off. Maybe while your stressed try using some non scented stuff like from the “Simple” range that you can buy at boots and other places.

                                    oh that might be a good idea.. i use simple mousturizer at the moment. i can’t get away from the smells of people cooking though. non-scented washing powder might be a good idea because it gets worse when i’m laying in bed and the smell of the fabric conditioner in the covers hurts the worst so when i nap cos i’m tired i just wake up with a massive headache.

                                    and GL – hmm maybe people never really tend to realize when they’re stressed. i feel generally quite happy though, not like depressed and all stressy. i just worry alot.

                                    #1129275
                                    General Lighting
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                                      @harr!et 436617 wrote:

                                      i just worry alot.

                                      that could well exacerbate things. I still have odd dreams/nightmares about being back at school or uni and having to do exams, over 2 decades later…

                                      #1151061
                                      General Lighting
                                      Moderator

                                        @harr!et 436617 wrote:

                                        i just worry alot.

                                        that could well exacerbate things. I still have odd dreams/nightmares about being back at school or uni and having to do exams, over 2 decades later…

                                        #1128741
                                        Anonymous

                                          my nan said the same thing this morning and she’s 66.
                                          and all this has put me in a bad mood ๐Ÿ™ can’t be bothered with revision for tomorrow and im going to bed. screw it.

                                          #1150108
                                          Anonymous

                                            my nan said the same thing this morning and she’s 66.
                                            and all this has put me in a bad mood ๐Ÿ™ can’t be bothered with revision for tomorrow and im going to bed. screw it.

                                            #1130452
                                            Tank Girl
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                                              @kiwifruit 436582 wrote:

                                              We have the most qualified taxi drivers and dishwashers in the world here.

                                              fucking mental isnt it – my Bulgarian mates are qualified teacher and some sort of lab technician and one is working for the council in organizing bin collections the other a laborer – both good jobs and income – but not what they spent years training for..

                                              on the other hand a freind from ohh… bugger I think slovinea trained as a nurse there, and then trained again for 3 years over here, and all she needed to do was get her qualification recognised and only found out til mid of year 3 of studying….. you’d have thought someone at the university might have known!!!!

                                              #1165335
                                              Tank Girl
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                                                @kiwifruit 436582 wrote:

                                                We have the most qualified taxi drivers and dishwashers in the world here.

                                                fucking mental isnt it – my Bulgarian mates are qualified teacher and some sort of lab technician and one is working for the council in organizing bin collections the other a laborer – both good jobs and income – but not what they spent years training for..

                                                on the other hand a freind from ohh… bugger I think slovinea trained as a nurse there, and then trained again for 3 years over here, and all she needed to do was get her qualification recognised and only found out til mid of year 3 of studying….. you’d have thought someone at the university might have known!!!!

                                                #1128742
                                                Anonymous

                                                  Nothing to do and so many hours before bed life is so dull. Have a horrible feeling I will sit on here refreshing the pages and BBC news until I want to scream.

                                                  #1150110
                                                  Anonymous

                                                    Nothing to do and so many hours before bed life is so dull. Have a horrible feeling I will sit on here refreshing the pages and BBC news until I want to scream.

                                                    #1130453
                                                    Tank Girl
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                                                      @extraslim 436624 wrote:

                                                      Nothing to do and so many hours before bed life is so dull. Have a horrible feeling I will sit on here refreshing the pages and BBC news until I want to scream.

                                                      Watch the apprentice it’ll remind you that you are so much nicer, kinder than all the cunts on it :laugh_at:

                                                      or is that my plan for tonight? :laugh_at::laugh_at:

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