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Unhappy 2019

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by darreny, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. darreny

    Mobster

    Joined: May 19, 2004

    Posts: 2,664

    Worst start to a year ever for me. Got laid off work on Tuesday and had a heart attack Wednesday. Currently in hospital waiting on tests to be done and bored stupid.
    Why don't these places have treadmills
     
  2. Hades

    Capodecina

    Joined: Oct 19, 2002

    Posts: 21,425

    Location: Surrey and London

    Holy crap that's bad. Sorry to hear it. Hope things start improving.
     
  3. Mujja

    Mobster

    Joined: Jan 7, 2003

    Posts: 2,645

    Location: Offline

    That sucks.

    Did you already have health issues or was the stress to blame (not sure if stress can cause a heart attack). If there is a notice period to serve I guess you'll be serving it while off sick.

    BTW, I think I read you can't be laid off while you're in sick leave, if that's true the heart attack came a day late :)
     
  4. darreny

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    Joined: May 19, 2004

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    No previous problems. Yeah it came a day late. Work might have picked up if I'd had a month off. I had an interview arranged for Monday which I can't now attend.
    Someone else mentioned about stress being the cause but I'm unsure of the science behind it
     
  5. robfosters

    Caporegime

    Joined: Dec 1, 2010

    Posts: 26,706

    Location: Welling, London

    Very sorry to hear that. Hope the docs sort you out and you’re back on your feet soon.
     
  6. bowey

    Hitman

    Joined: Jul 28, 2009

    Posts: 793

    Location: Norton

    Nightmare, no offence but why do you want to go on a treadmill if you've just had a heart attack?
     
  7. Tony Edwards

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Feb 4, 2018

    Posts: 1,822

    +1
     
  8. darreny

    Mobster

    Joined: May 19, 2004

    Posts: 2,664

    Just to walk on and get rid of built up energy. I'm still active and up and about but nothing to do
     
  9. BowdonUK

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 17, 2016

    Posts: 1,575

    Sorry to hear of your health problems.

    If you are bored, I'd normally say chatting up the nurses always helped me through the day.. though in your condition better take it easy.
     
  10. Bassmansam

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 22, 2007

    Posts: 2,152

    How old are you if you don’t mind me asking?
     
  11. Roland Butter

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    Joined: Apr 13, 2017

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    Location: scotland

    You're bored ? Could be worse dude, you did survive an attack from your heart, gee, some folk eh ?
     
  12. Ayahuasca

    Capodecina

    Joined: Apr 23, 2014

    Posts: 18,456

    Location: County Durham

    Was going to ask the same thing, makes you wonder if it would have happened without being laid off.

    I’ve known of a few people having heart attacks after being put under stress due to similar situations.
     
  13. darreny

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    Joined: May 19, 2004

    Posts: 2,664

    48
     
  14. darreny

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    Tbh I didn't know I'd had one, I went about my business as usual even collecting my tools from work. Even the doctors were talking about how I didn't look like I'd had one, only the blood test proved it
     
  15. Bassmansam

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 22, 2007

    Posts: 2,152

    Firstly, i am sorry to hear these things happened to you. Was it a routine blood test that the heart attack was picked up on?

    Worrying to know you can have one without knowing it?!?!

    Edit: without knowing
     
  16. Dis86

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 23, 2011

    Posts: 18,853

    Location: Northern England

    Sorry for your crap start to the year. We lost 2 guys at work since new year. I saw one of them literally 2 hours before he passed away. Both guys were under 50 and seemingly in good health.
     
  17. Bassmansam

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Nov 22, 2007

    Posts: 2,152

    Both of the same thing?
     
  18. Dis86

    Capodecina

    Joined: Dec 23, 2011

    Posts: 18,853

    Location: Northern England

    No, both sudden though. Neither had a long term illness. Just dropped.
     
  19. Django x2

    Capodecina

    Joined: Sep 28, 2008

    Posts: 12,051

    Location: Britain

    I guess it's good that all this happened within 11 days of the year starting meaning it can only get better. If it was 11 days before the end of the year, the outlook would be much more bleak
     
  20. Raymond Lin

    Capo Crimine

    Joined: Oct 20, 2002

    Posts: 61,742

    Location: Wish i was in New York

    Time is a strange concept, if you are on Chinese Luna calendar you are still in December.