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Leonie
13-01-2006, 09:03 PM
Alright, I'm currently on five different medicines (four prescribed ones), and bought chocolate at the shop earlier so I could really indulge in feeling sorry for myself. Now, in between feeling oh so sorry for my poor self, I came up with the following: what's the worst state you've ever been in, health wise? Are you sick at the moment? Anything.

I have been ill since New Year's. So have the rest of my family. However, they don't have spastic lungs, so I'm the only one on antibiotics. I'm also on two other asthma-battling medicines, and I've recently started on some tablet anti-inflammation stuff designed for people who find that inhalators don't really work all that much. Or at all. *raises hand*

I've tried the 'let's drown the fuckers' booze method to get rid of bacterias, but that didn't help much. I know it's a virus, so that was never going to work, but any excuse would do. *cough* Anyway, let's hear your pity stories. I can't be the only sick KKW-er.

Mandy
13-01-2006, 09:21 PM
Last year at New Year's was probably the time where I was sick the most. I was working at a casino at the time, so it's like...no one gets New Year's off. I brought my thermometer with me to work to prove that I was very sick. I had a temperature of 104...so, yeah, had the dizziness and everything. The manager still wouldn't let me go home unless I took two attendance credits off my record (we got 8, and I was at 6), which basically meant I was fired. So I worked until about 11:30, which was pointless because I got off at 12:30 anyway. Then when I finally came back to work, I got written up because my coworkers reprted that I was rude and rude to customers. Yeah, glad I'm not there anymore. :p

hasselbrad
13-01-2006, 09:22 PM
I got sick on December 30th with a sinus infection. It only cleared up this week after many warm saline lavages, administered with a 30cc cath tip syringe and some Amoxicillin.
Now, I've got a kink in my neck because I am old and infirm. :icon_err:

hasselbrad
13-01-2006, 09:24 PM
Last year at New Year's was probably the time where I was sick the most. I was working at a casino at the time, so it's like...no one gets New Year's off. I brought my thermometer with me to work to prove that I was very sick. I had a temperature of 104...so, yeah, had the dizziness and everything. The manager still wouldn't let me go home unless I took two attendance credits off my record (we got 8, and I was at 6), which basically meant I was fired. So I worked until about 11:30, which was pointless because I got off at 12:30 anyway. Then when I finally came back to work, I got written up because my coworkers reprted that I was rude and rude to customers. Yeah, glad I'm not there anymore. :p

Jesus tap-dancing Christ! 104? You're lucky you're still breathing and not a fucking vegetable.

Sorry for the double post. But, shit...104?

Leonie
13-01-2006, 09:42 PM
I got sick on December 30th with a sinus infection. It only cleared up this week after many warm saline lavages, administered with a 30cc cath tip syringe and some Amoxicillin.
Now, I've got a kink in my neck because I am old and infirm.

Oooh. Sinus infection! Doctor says I have that, to the point where stuff... leaks from my head, down to my lungs, via the back of my throat. She looked down my throat to come to that conclusion and everything. Bleurgh.

hasselbrad
13-01-2006, 09:50 PM
Oooh. Sinus infection! Doctor says I have that, to the point where stuff... leaks from my head, down to my lungs, via the back of my throat. She looked down my throat to come to that conclusion and everything. Bleurgh.
Sounds like you need a warm, tropical climate for a couple of months. Warm salt water is wonderful.

Leonie
13-01-2006, 09:52 PM
I know, but I have thus far managed to convince my mum it's not so bad that I have to gurgle with salt water, and I'd like to keep it that way. That's my mum's way of curing me from stuff, she either gives me alcohol or salt water :icon_bigg

Mandy
13-01-2006, 10:28 PM
Jesus tap-dancing Christ! 104? You're lucky you're still breathing and not a fucking vegetable.

Sorry for the double post. But, shit...104?

Well, 103 pushing 104, I was seriously very ill.

Bait
14-01-2006, 07:58 AM
i got sick on my way home from Park City (i love ski trips :) )...it was horrible on the plane with sinus infection it felt like my head was being smashed in on the take off and landing

then i come home and go to a ski resort closer and try a new trick and sprain my wrist so i couldnt work out for a week and a half because i was sick then another 2 weeks because of my wrist so i feel so weak now when i work out :(

but i just got supplies for our cabin trip i'll be up at my cabin with friends until monday skiing/snowboarding :)

supplies include: money from parents, 2 bottles of grey goose (one is normal the other is orange), bottle of absolut, parrots bay, malibu, bottle of jack, and of course 3 30 packs of bud light.
theres around 10 of us going and we are inviting some of our friends that live up there that we met from our other trips and they are brining a couple friends so there is goign to be around 50 people and they are bringing some of their own supplies (1 keg for sure)

sorry i ruined this pity thread but i had to bring some joy into it/ brag about my 3 day weekend :)

Liam
14-01-2006, 08:20 AM
I managed to somehow sand a few hundred layers of skin off the back of my hand with a 7 inch grinder.

acliff
14-01-2006, 05:13 PM
I stubbed my little toe once.

hasselbrad
14-01-2006, 06:03 PM
Well, 103 pushing 104, I was seriously very ill.
When adults get above 100, it's pretty serious. 102 is really bad, and since I'm guessing you probably took your temp orally, your actual body temp may have been a degree higher.

apoggy
14-01-2006, 07:41 PM
He Said Orally

Mandy
14-01-2006, 08:10 PM
Of course it took it orally. How other way do you take...oh.

kim
14-01-2006, 08:32 PM
its a pity i am one of four members out of 68 online...actually the ratio of members to lurkers is incredible EVERY time i log on here and its been like this as long as i have lurked here. cuz of course i am not a real member. i like to look here but people are so vicious and unpleasant here that i would never stay here...

Mandy
14-01-2006, 08:39 PM
And that has to do with this thread...how?

Foeni
14-01-2006, 08:43 PM
I once puked 5 times due to hang-overs. I felt really sorry for myself.

kim
14-01-2006, 08:45 PM
isn't this the pity thread?...i can talk about anything thats a pity to me right? not just something thats a pity to the above member??

Mandy
14-01-2006, 08:54 PM
I came up with the following: what's the worst state you've ever been in, health wise? Are you sick at the moment? Anything.

Anyway, let's hear your pity stories. I can't be the only sick KKW-er.

I don't know, whatever. I pity you, kim.

acliff
14-01-2006, 08:56 PM
I pity the fool.

kim
14-01-2006, 08:59 PM
I don't know, whatever. I pity you, kim.

thankyou :)

Kal
14-01-2006, 10:35 PM
I felt quite pity for myself when I was in Turkey and had an accident. don't know the real vocabulary, let's say it was like the ones that want to commit suicide... There was some broken glass and I fell into it and had a small scratch which was about one centimeter deep and unfortunately directly on my arm where all the important arteries and venes are.. So I nearly ran out of blood and had to be fixed up by a turkish doctor... That was the most interesting part because I really did not trust this strange guy...

Oh and the last two days I lay in bed with Fever and had the most awesome feever dreams and panic attacks in my life... But that's not really dangerous I always get them when my temperature rises too far..

Lizzie Bennet
15-01-2006, 04:16 AM
Well, for the past six years I have been ill. For five of these past six years I went from doctor to doctor and not one could figure out why I was always getting sick. Last year, my doctors finally found out why I was constantaly getting sick. I have an illness where my body does not produce antibodies. There is no cure for this, but there is a treatment that is 4 hours where I have to sit with an iv in my arm. I have to do this every three weeks. So things actually went really well and now my treatment is not working so it is back to being stuck in my house all the time and feeling aweful. Also, it is back to my doctors trying to figure out why I am getting sick again like I used to.

Scott
15-01-2006, 11:13 PM
I had a cold six months ago

hasselbrad
16-01-2006, 12:49 PM
Of course it took it orally. How other way do you take...oh.
...um...yeah, that way's the most accurate. :icon_surp

Mandy
16-01-2006, 06:06 PM
...um...yeah, that way's the most accurate. :icon_surp

I could probably think of a really dirty joke out of all this, but I'll keep silent.

Ranman
16-01-2006, 06:42 PM
I want to hear the dirty joke

DragonRat
16-01-2006, 07:40 PM
Indigestion sucks. Pity me.

Tabrasa
17-01-2006, 12:30 AM
Well, had a nasty run for a little while... I rarely get sick, but my wife was on chemotherapy for 6 months for cancer of the uterus, which was caused by DNC on a partial-mole pregnancy (1 in 10,000 chance of cancer)... of course I had to give her the Methotrexate shots every other day for six months (nasty orange/yellow stuff, almost 4cc's a go). Now add on my Father passing away before this happened, and then my Mom passing away after my wife beat the cancer, yep... was a nasty run. Just glad I was healthy to be able to take care of it all. Now things are beyond wonderful, life has taken a new turn. Glad I stuck it out =)

Tabrasa

dave
21-01-2006, 04:59 AM
<snip> I've tried the 'let's drown the fuckers' booze method to get rid of bacterias, but that didn't help much. I know it's a virus, so that was never going to work, but any excuse would do. <snip>

When it's a virus I try to make my blood just a little acidic. Take 1000mg of Vitamin C every hour for a day or two. Acidic blood seems to kill virii. Seems to work for bacterias as well, but mushroom based medicines do a better job, (Amoxacillin, tetracyclin, etc.) Here in New Mexico we have a marvelous thing called green chili... Fixes you right up.

This assumes that you can take Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid). WalMart sells it cheap.

Leonie
21-01-2006, 06:07 AM
When it's a virus I try to make my blood just a little acidic. Take 1000mg of Vitamin C every hour for a day or two. Acidic blood seems to kill virii. Seems to work for bacterias as well, but mushroom based medicines do a better job, (Amoxacillin, tetracyclin, etc.) Here in New Mexico we have a marvelous thing called green chili... Fixes you right up.

This assumes that you can take Vitamin C (Axcorbic Acid). WalMart sells it cheap.
I might try that some other time, luckily by now the antibiotics have cured me :) The rest of my family still wish I'd asked for the family pack...

seventhson
22-01-2006, 11:48 PM
I am simply the man who cannot be loved. Sometimes, in a desperate desire to find hope, I wonder if it is only my lack of self esteem because someone tells me that they don't dislike me, but then every other indication clearly points out that I must be the most vile, repulsive disgusting curse to all those who I care about. I do my best to put others in my life first and the only feedback I get is rejection, insult, hurt & fefusal. I wonder what if anything I could change about myself so that I would not feel this void. If I change who I am, then would it really be be me who they learn to love? I care, I give, I don't ask for much. I wonder why it is this way, or is it just my place to be the man who cannot be loved.

Peace be with you,
SeventhSon

Rob The BLack Douglas
23-01-2006, 01:06 AM
When I start feeling sick I mix up the following:

8 oz hot water
1 shot single malt scotch
Heaping spoon of lemon creme honey

mix well and drink, repeat as needed. It may not cure what ails you but if fails far less miserably than anything else you might try.

dave
23-01-2006, 05:28 AM
I am simply the man who cannot be loved. Sometimes, in a desperate desire to find hope, I wonder if it is only my lack of self esteem because someone tells me that they don't dislike me, but then every other indication clearly points out that I must be the most vile, repulsive disgusting curse to all those who I care about.
Yes. It is only your lack of self esteem. You need a friend to talk this over with. If you don't have a friend; buy one. There is a large group of people who are "professional friends." They are called "therapists", or counselors. Don't just "pick one", talk it over with other people that you respect/like. If you go to church; they have a group of people whos function is primarily to make you a more "civilized" person. Unfortunately for you, if you are a churchmember, their solution is pretty much linear with their lifeplan.

How old are you? There is a time in every man's life where he usually feels as you feel now. Are you in that period? If so, things can easily be fixed. If you are older than that; things get a little more complicated, but sometimes there are easy fixes for those particular problems as well. Think carefully about your situation. Is there anything that you do better than most other people? If so, you can develop a set of "groupies" to support you until you can grow beyond that. Thousands of young men learn to play the guitar for this very reason. Do you love music? Do you paint? Do you lift weights? Any of these things can be used to get beyond this point.

Know this. Several of the most beautiful women I've known became that because their husbands (at that time) beat them. They began to lift weights in order to protect themselves. They became very strong. Somewhere along that path they became extraordinarily beautiful. Nobody ever treated them badly after that.

I do my best to put others in my life first and the only feedback I get is rejection, insult, hurt & refusal.
While I rant and rave about people who treat other people as "bit players in the movie of 'my' life"; the other side of that is that a person should be able to "stand alone" if the situation requires it. You must have a "core". Again, a true "friend" (either natural or bought and paid for) can help you discover those things about yourself that you will not compromise.

I wonder what if anything I could change about myself so that I would not feel this void.
What I am hoping you'll get out of this is that nobody is asking you to change anything about your "core self". What you are trying to correct is your "interface" between yourself and the outside world. Make yourself so indispensable that when somebody needs someone who can ... They come to you for help with ... Or, when someone wants an alto they think of you. Who are you inside? Clearly you can write, you can get a point across, perhaps you could be a lawyer? People love to hate lawyers, but anyone who actually has a lawyer for a friend, treasures him/her. They make great debate partners. You can spend hours arguing about trivial things; or great, earth shattering truths.l..

If I change who I am, then would it really be me who they learn to love?
Again, nobody is asking you to change who you are; just how you talk to me. What you say, and how you say it. The things I see in you. What do you really stand for? What can you do that I can't get done anywhere else?

I care, I give, I don't ask for much. I wonder why it is this way, or is it just my place to be the man who cannot be loved.

Peace be with you,
SeventhSon

There is more love in this world than there are people to share it. If you are talking about sex; then that is a different thing. I love John F. Kennedy. I would never have sex with him (when he was alive, or dead :icon_icon ). For that matter, I love Keira Knightley; but having sex with a twenty year old child, for me, here at sixty-two, would be unsatisfying for both her and me. So, define your terms. If it is sex you want, go to any truckstop. There are ladies there who will do whatever you want for between $20 and $40, depending on your wants. I will warn you though, They have a lot more problems than you do. You don't need pity, you need to talk to someone AND part of talking to a therapist is that you have to pay for it so you will, before you start, admit that what she/he has to tell you has some value that you are willing to pay to hear. If you are commited because you are subtly "wrong", you haven't admitted that what they will tell you has value. But if you are paying, it no longer is a game, and you should more easily follow their recommendations.

No pity.

I found another response you made to another person and that response leads me to believe that you have a reasonable approach to what is happening. Perhaps I was too quick to suggest that you talk to someone. What I would like to suggest instead is that you find a good dance instructor and learn to dance.

Learning to dance well has several things going for it. A dance is just a dance so it is easy to find a partner, and there is no emotional involvement in their turning you down. But, if you are the best dancer in the room, no woman is going to turn you down when you are simply asking to dance. You will find that there are ladies who really respect the things that go on during a really good dance. Soon, you will have a regular group of people who like to dance to call on for "simply a dance". Things happen on the dance floor that will carry over into your life.

hasselbrad
24-01-2006, 02:31 PM
I had to go to the emergency room for my sciatic nerve yesterday. Got a Solu-Medrol shot and a Lortab, Flexeril and 800mg Motrin cocktail. Jackpot!

Ranman
24-01-2006, 06:53 PM
I had to go to the emergency room for my sciatic nerve yesterday. Got a Solu-Medrol shot and a Lortab, Flexeril and 800mg Motrin cocktail. Jackpot!

You drug addict :)

acliff
24-01-2006, 11:20 PM
He hasn't yet broken his own ribs to get morphine yet...

hasselbrad
25-01-2006, 02:05 PM
He hasn't yet broken his own ribs to get morphine yet...

A guy that used to work here slammed his hand in the car trunk (boot) to get painkillers. He had to be fired when it was discovered he was stealing drugs and using/selling them. Mainly Somas. We can't have anything stronger.

peach
25-01-2006, 04:16 PM
I believe it was a year and a few months back, I was supposed to be working that weekend. I called them and said I don't think I can come because I'm not feeling too good and I got a fever. My boss said do you think you can come anway it's a bit late for me now to find someone to jump in for you on sutch a short notice. I said okay well I can try. I was angry at this point but i wouldn't let that go out over work.
I had a high fever and I was getting pale and my body temperature changed. I feelt that if I wouldn't sit down i would faint but it was a busy night so I couldn't. I kept writing on a little paper "don't faint, don't faint, don't faint, don't faint". Two customers asked me if I was alright and I said I'm fine and smiled. " you look pale do you want to sit down" So I sat down and they told me to call someone to come down and help me.

My boss came down and as soon as he came down I layed down on the floor. i didn't care if it was cold and dirty I just had to lay down. I was more angry at him than feeling pity for myself. I wanted to tell him I told you so but I didn't. I wish i did, he would have deserved to hear it.