Now, if my surgery was being done like this?

I might be a lot keener to have it done! A clue to what I mean by that?

knee-surgery

Thanks go to ‘Legion’ for finding that picture, and posting it somewhere I would see it, has to be said. I know his real name, but for here, that will do.

Yes, there might be one or two here that know, but I suspect dont, that in terms of healthy joints, my body would fail most tests! My wrists, and fingers are riddled with arthritis (not too severely, thankfully), and my knees are a total surgical mess, with little, or no cartilage in either knee, if we are being truthful. No great details, beyond an accident as a child, but the pain is getting worse, as I get older, and I am now. So yes, a new robot body would be handy in more senses than one.

In truth, I’m already suspecting that next year, I’ll have to get at least one, if not both knee joints replaced, but I’ve been putting it off as long as possible. Yes, the pain, and general discomfort around the op doesnt thrill me, along with the time I would need off, having just got a job, but anyway, it will have to be done I suspect, especially the right knee, but as things stand, it wont be before October, as I have a work probation, and 2 holidays planned before then, and nothing is getting in the way of those!

But yes, fine, if it was all going to be done like in that picture, I might be a whole lot keener on the idea, to put it mildly! I know, I know, if only…Yes, I’d get all my joints sorted out if that was the option! 😀 If anyone can arrange that, as a Christmas present…?

Oh, yes, its Christmas! Actually got a week off this year, the longest break I’ve had while working, in a very long time! Finished last night, and dont go back until next Thursday. Then 2 days in, then 4 more off for New Year, wow! One of those is my day off for the week, but even so…

So yes, I got driven home for Christmas last night, even if it was only a bus driver, who couldnt get to Huddersfield quickly enough for me to get my perfect connection home, but I survived. Yes, thats a clue to tonights video, one of those Christmas songs that gets less attention than some. And being a Chris Rea fan…

The Job From Hell?

You may remember how a couple of weeks ago I said that if at the end of the 4.5 weeks, I didnt stay in the job, I’d be screaming? Fine, its only taken me 2 weeks to reach that point, I’m screaming! In more senses than one, in fact.

Thats right, I managed to find the one call centre where good customer service isnt a desired item, but in fact, just the opposite, they hate it. I’ll be honest, I’d read some horrible reports about this company, and their levels of service, but assumed that having us ‘extra bodies’ would enable us to help out with that matter. Seemingly, that wasnt in their plans!

It quickly became clear that all they really wanted us for, was cannon fodder, to act as a buffer between them, and their angry customers. When we started trying to help clients, we were quickly told that wasnt what we were employed for. We were just to take messages, so they stopped us putting information on file. Then when that failed, they took the computer system away from us. We had no way of telling if we were putting down the right details, or anything. Anyway, between Wednesday, when this ridiculous situation kicked in, and Thursday evening, 2 had had enough, and left. Thursday evening, I was thinking I’d stick it out to the weekend, and then possibly do the same. My body decided otherwise! Basically the stress issues sent my stomach into overload, and I spent a lot of Thursday night in the bathroom. Friday morning, I still got up, but exhaustion, and the inability to do much at all, had me retreating to bed, for 3 hours much needed sleep.

Friday, I inquired about doing a clinical trial starting next Monday, but irony, because of stress related issues, they dont want me, as that might factor into my results. All the same, practically, mainly to keep my sanity, I’ve tendered my notice, and just asked them to pay me for the hours I’ve worked. Yes, job hunting again, started today.

And how bad is it, I’ve been looking at betting shop jobs (assistant manager) as an option (thought not applied yet), and I really dont want to do that. But its money. Then again, I thought the same about this job, and look where it got me! Maybe I should buy a lottery ticket Wednesday, as its a £22.6 million rollover. Though why anything should go right for me at present? Still, should I win, I could afford a nice little place in Hollywood, so…

OK, the video. You could say, I guess, this was my journey to work? Though I went via a hellish train company, but…