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Posts from 01st May 2006 to 31st May 2006.
"Avoid Alcoholic Drink"
   at 17:51 on Thu 25th May 2006

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by Gordon at 18:46 on 29th May 2006
CFS? The diagnosis seems to finger me too :) That sucks though. Those antidepressants better be good because not being able to drink would be enough to make me depressed on its own =P Hope the pills work though...
btw. apparently the pills can cause you to grow breasts - better keep an eye on that :D

by Matt at 11:20 on 30th May 2006
Breasts are "fun". It might look a little odd if I grow them, but who's to know if I stay house bound? :)

I've not actually taken one yet. Which is a bit silly. I've been drinking every evening so far and when it gets to bed time, I don't want to get ill because I've got alcohol in my system. I'm back from my parents now though, so will have a dry day today and try tonight.

by Neil at 11:10 on 04th Jun 2006
Matt! Stop taking those pills. I was prescribed them a few weeks ago for my migraine problems. It made me more drowsey than ever, a week and a half of taking them left me sleeping about 12 hours happily, completely zoning out, even when riding the bike, and in fact it made me depressed.

I was told to progressively up the dosage, 1 pill a night for the first week, 2 for the second.. 3 for the 3rd. If you want to feel worse than you already do, keep on them. :D

by Matt at 01:36 on 06th Jun 2006
I'm happily sleeping 12 hours a night at the moment, I don't feel too down to be honest. But I've only been taking them for 6 days. Apparantly they take time to come to full effect.

I'll keep an eye out for anything untoward, thanks for the heads up. But even if it helps me sleep for ages and I wake up feeling refreshed then I'm happy to do that for a while.

The London Underground
   at 00:43 on Wed 24th May 2006

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by Andrew at 01:08 on 24th May 2006
Actually it had sod all to do with me, and more to do with the 2 people who invited me along with them (Ric [the current Z1 record holder] and David), who knew what they were doing and persueded me to run a lot (I still ache) although most of the time it was them running ahead, holding the doors open, or wrenching them apart when they were determined to close, and waiting for me to puff and pant my way to catch up.

by Matt at 11:19 on 30th May 2006
You still took part and your team still won. And now you have spied on their skills, next year us AAC veterans will beat them! :D

by Neil at 10:56 on 04th Jun 2006
Matt are you sure that Angel station is in Eastern Europe?

by James at 15:42 on 15th Jun 2006
Those were good times, just looked back at the pics, I wanna do it again!

I still wear my I've Met Matt Chapman T shirt by the way, it's always a good conversation piece :D

Eurovision Song Contest
   at 21:14 on Tue 23rd May 2006

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by Arleen at 10:47 on 24th May 2006
:( poor baby :( I hope you find out what it is asap!

Just to note....Armenia came 8th and rocked. I still say Armenia should have won...(ps if u dont know which act im talking about, it was the last act with the rope tricks and women)
ive had the song on repeat in some effort to get bored of the song and yet have failed.

by Matt at 11:18 on 30th May 2006
Putting any song from the ESC on repeat is a crime! :P

Giving Up
   at 19:00 on Fri 12th May 2006

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by mad_gemma at 03:20 on 14th May 2006
I know what you mean; Ive had a rough week too.. How about coming to my flatwarming when me and housemateJo manage to move into our shiney new rented flat? its REALLY lush! :D

hope you feel better soon!

by Clare at 09:59 on 14th May 2006
Doh! I empathise, although that doesn't really help either... the holiday in Spain might, though!

Take care.

by Neil (a.k.a. a-v0id) at 17:19 on 14th May 2006
You know... there is a Spaniard amungst us! Also, just happens to have a place for you to stay at.

*whistles and wanders off*

Do not doubt the qualification and knowledge of NHS doctors mate, they're equally well trained, and infact probably better than those doctors working privately.... ironic as it sounds most doctors with blemishes on their records work privately, since the NHS wont toucht them, from what I've heard.

"If you're lonely and need a friend, just call out [strike]my[/strike] someone else's name"

by Matt at 00:45 on 24th May 2006
I'm waiting to get a diagnosis from the doctors before I take time out. I think it would take the piss a bit with work if I went on the holiday during my diagnosis process.

But if you fancy a holiday drop me an email! :-)

WoW - Kloopy Disease
   at 20:13 on Thu 4th May 2006

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More Blood Tests
   at 12:24 on Thu 4th May 2006

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by allykins at 17:40 on 04th May 2006
:( poo poo and more poo.
when do you need to go to lister? i can lift you if im not working -- or have you already had them?
someone please tell me what w00t means. nonody here knows..... im so confused.

by Matt at 20:07 on 04th May 2006
Thank you for the offer. That would be very nice. Public transport there doesn't appear to be too good.

And w00t. Erm, it's just a term of "hooray" or excitement. It's generally "I'm glad!". It started in geek circles I'm sure. :D

by Clare at 08:47 on 05th May 2006
Ugh, it's really rough that this has been dragging on for so long. :( Fingers crossed for the private dude being able to turn some news up for you!

by ally at 14:24 on 05th May 2006
when you need lifting matteus?
I am working with bugs again now so tell me when and ill see what i can do

by Matt at 18:25 on 05th May 2006
Hello. I stopped being lazy and I got a bus. I've had my blood taken now! But you're so kind! *hug* :D

by Neil-san (a.k.a. a-v0id) at 23:27 on 11th May 2006
My prognosis is MCD*, last person I met with that died in 6 months of finding out!!!

As for my NGS**, still writhing in pain and tried everything from hospital trips to acupuncture, countless pills and nasal sprays and even antidepressants. Hopefully i'll be sent to a optical-neurologist next.

MCD* Matt Chapman Disorder - fatal lazy guts symptons with little life expectancy :P
NGS** Neil Gonzalez Syndrome - chronic migranes, short term memory loss, visual disturbances and irritability.

by Matt at 00:46 on 24th May 2006
I've not tried Acupuncture, but it's been recommended. To be honest I'm not really inclined to try anything but sit at home and do as little as possilbe. Any exersion makes me feel quite crap. At least I don't have the migranes and visual problems, the memory loss though... :/