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Looks cool Happy
Robert
6:47 PM, 29/03/15
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Boulder, Colorado!
Bethan
6:32 PM, 29/03/15
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Where is that?
Robert
6:10 PM, 29/03/15
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It's also where I grew up! My parents both worked at NCAR, indeed I think mum got asked to be the director recently Rolling eyes
Mary
6:33 AM, 28/03/15
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NCAR for me - I don't know if NCEP are based there too... but yeah. Looks awesome in so many ways! Crossing my fingers that although I've missed out this time I'll get an opportunity to be there at some point.
Bethan
1:24 AM, 28/03/15
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Is that the NCAR or NCEP or whatever it's called building in Boulder? I've been there - it is pretty amazing!

Gillian
1:19 AM, 28/03/15
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Will - this is the place that I had the chance to move out to - initially on a permanent (until-end-of-postdoc) basis, then on a temporary basis - but still can't until life lets me. Just imagine having this out of your office door...
Bethan
12:01 AM, 28/03/15
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In all seriousness tho thanks for advice, sometimes we doctors need non-doctors to tell us what we sort of know but just ignore anyway Rolling eyes
Mary
7:18 PM, 27/03/15
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Well I'm on day 5 of 12 in a row at work, then straight into a week away as doctor and carer for disabled kids, fly back to go straight into weekend on call again straight into another week on the wards. That takes me to 18th april for my next free day so I'll schedule a rest in then.... Grinning
Mary
7:16 PM, 27/03/15
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(Although 'sunny' might not last for much longer, now!)
Bethan
6:11 PM, 27/03/15
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Wherever's closest? I'm by Uni Parks...
Bethan
6:10 PM, 27/03/15
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"Sunny post-work beer, anyone...?" -- Bethan

Tempted... where?
Will B
5:53 PM, 27/03/15
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Sunny post-work beer, anyone...?
Bethan
5:33 PM, 27/03/15
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"Oh and Mark: yep! Got a sore throat etc last week but insisted on climbing point five with blocked ears and sore tonsils and am paying for it now, think my ear drum has popped!" -- Mary

In all seriousness (and assuming you've not picked up hiv or something), you have clearly f**ked yourself fairly badly with poor/limited sleep and work stress combined with a lot of physical activity. Read some sport science shit, this sort of immune f**kedness (stop me if im getting too technical) is well documented. Personally, i've seen lots of people do similar.

If I were you, i'd spend at least 14 days with no demanding physical activity of any kind (no climbing/running/mountain shit). Eat a lot, eat well, and focus on getting some sleep in. Then start again, slowly for the first week. You'll still have time to get in shape for Sardinia in may, and you'll be stronger for it.
Mark
10:41 AM, 27/03/15
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My problem is I've been too much "manning up"
A very Stef sentiment...
Niall H.
10:07 PM, 26/03/15
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Also I can't type Rolling eyes
Mary
9:22 PM, 26/03/15
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Ooh lucky you Wink
NickD
9:06 PM, 26/03/15
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Rolling eyes indeed. My problem is I've been too much "manning up"....
Mary
8:55 PM, 26/03/15
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Rolling eyes Well, get well as soon as you're likely to, then!
Niall H.
8:52 PM, 26/03/15
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Oh and Mark: yep! Got a sore throat etc last week but insisted on climbing point five with blocked ears and sore tonsils and am paying for it now, think my ear drum has popped!
Mary
8:38 PM, 26/03/15
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Bethan: Grinning
NickD: likewise (for your second message, without which your first one might have made me feel a bit meh Wink )
Sorry I'm rubbish everyone!
Mary
8:33 PM, 26/03/15
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If it's flu, won't that make the problem worse...?
Bethan
6:46 PM, 26/03/15
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"I'm not a (proper) doctor, but Mary have you tried manning up?" -- NickD

C**t
Mark
2:16 PM, 26/03/15
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I'm not a (proper) doctor, but Mary have you tried manning up?
NickD
2:00 PM, 26/03/15
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Hope you're feeling better soon, Mary!
Niall H.
9:28 AM, 26/03/15
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You cant possibly be ill again?
Mark
9:27 AM, 26/03/15
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If someone sees this pls cancel food order, feeling unwell, off to bed
Mary
8:34 PM, 25/03/15
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Heading to the pub now!
Will B
7:32 PM, 25/03/15
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"Will come if only for short time. Please can someone order food just before nine? Ta. " -- Mary

Sure
Will B
6:08 PM, 25/03/15
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Will come if only for short time. Please can someone order food just before nine? Ta.
Mary
5:34 PM, 25/03/15
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I'll likely miss the pub yet again this week. Am heading to Iffley though. Should be there sometime between 6 and 6.30pm.
Luke D

5:30 PM, 25/03/15
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I'll be at the pub. Anyone for 8pm? 7:30?
Will B
4:36 PM, 25/03/15
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Before I put it on FreeCycle, would anyone like our mattress? It's being replaced some time next week.

It's a kingsize Hypnos Gold, on the border between firm and medium, and in very good condition - we've turned it every month. I'm sure it has years left in it. We're only replacing it now because my back is a bit picky about mattresses being on the very firm side.
Jamie
1:02 PM, 25/03/15
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Will people be at the pub tonight?
I'm planning to be there
Niall H.
12:48 PM, 25/03/15
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Will people be at the pub tonight? Thinking of coming after climbing at reading after work. If I'm not there by nine please could someone remember to order me a thali platter so I get some dinner? Thanks!!
Mary
12:46 PM, 25/03/15
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Way to combine OUMC's love of slacklining and hammocks: http://poolsidehigh.com/people-at-this-festival-slept-on-hammocks-hanging-hundreds-of-feet-above-the-italian-alps/
Lina
12:04 PM, 25/03/15
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Accompanied by a black-and-white cat?
Silliness aside, congrats!
Niall H.
11:45 PM, 23/03/15
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Thanks Clare. Been walking like Postman Pat for most of today!
Will B
11:33 PM, 23/03/15
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""A colleague of mine has been bouncing very happily today since her husband did rather well in Reading on Sunday. He came 3rd overall." -- Cameron

That's good going! What was his time? And well done Will.
" -- Clare


64:30 or something ridiculous like that. Grinning
Cameron
11:28 PM, 23/03/15
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"Aileen might beat George, I guess..." -- Lina

Don't think I do. It snowed most of the day saturday, but it was sunny on Sunday, and only minus 5ish, though with a bitter wind, so I went for a walk round the block and did at least see the sun - and didn't do too much work.
Aileen
8:40 PM, 23/03/15
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Brookes is going to be shut tues/wed i understand. Anyone likely to be heading to reading or similar either evening?
Mark
6:23 PM, 23/03/15
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Aileen might beat George, I guess...
Lina
6:15 PM, 23/03/15
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"A colleague of mine has been bouncing very happily today since her husband did rather well in Reading on Sunday. He came 3rd overall." -- Cameron

That's good going! What was his time? And well done Will.

Clare
5:45 PM, 23/03/15
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No one's going to fight you for that award!
Niall H.
5:27 PM, 23/03/15
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I win for poor use of weekend...was at work all weekend so the only time I saw sunshine was the drive to work in the morning Sad
George
5:14 PM, 23/03/15
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"Wyndcliffe was a suntrap on Saturday, and Reading was baking on Sunday!" -- Will B

A colleague of mine has been bouncing very happily today since her husband did rather well in Reading on Sunday. He came 3rd overall.
Cameron
5:09 PM, 23/03/15
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Very true. I won't carry on all day Wink
Dave A.
4:26 PM, 23/03/15
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Pointlessly pointing out the pointlesness of my pointless comment just wastes even more space.
Mark
4:26 PM, 23/03/15
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That kind of pointless comment is an equally poor use of screen space.
Dave A.
4:21 PM, 23/03/15
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Goin to the shitstone in hot weather (or at all) is a poor use of a nice weekend.
Mark
4:12 PM, 23/03/15
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Sounds like practically everyone made the most of a fine weekend for climbing. Happy
Lina
4:11 PM, 23/03/15
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Wyndcliffe was a suntrap on Saturday, and Reading was baking on Sunday!
Will B
3:32 PM, 23/03/15
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"Err north facing crags tend to be cold" -- Mark

We had a lovely day at stannage Happy
Jody

2:53 PM, 23/03/15
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"Err north facing crags tend to be cold" -- Mark

Yeah, you'd think I'd have worked out which hemisphere I'm in by now.
Cameron
1:38 PM, 23/03/15
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And in Cyprus.... Just a shame there's no opportunity to climb...

Steve
11:17 AM, 23/03/15
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And on the Gower all weekend!
Alison
11:08 AM, 23/03/15
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Glorious sunshine at Froggatt on Sunday.....
Lina
10:12 AM, 23/03/15
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Err north facing crags tend to be cold
Mark
9:44 AM, 23/03/15
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