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Guess what… January 31, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Football.
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…i’ve been told tonight that i need to rest for the rest of the season as what i thought was a groin strain is not. It turns out that i have something called osteitis pubis (thank you wikipedia).

I have had the problem now for about 2 months but now that i know what it isĀ  i can get myself to the doctors and get some anti inflamatories to help with the symptoms, along with resting.

So in conclusion no more football for me until next season. A bit frustrating as i had only just got back into the sport this season.

I took… January 27, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Mental Health.
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…a depression test tonight you can take it here.

I suppose the point is the first time i took it i was a 51 and the second time when i removed the weight loss and tiredness i was a 33 which was still a shock.

It would seem the medication is doing a good job of getting me through day to day things.

I’m tired… January 25, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Aquatics.
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…today and a bit ratty.

Anyway i encountered my first fish tank building problem today, getting a drill bit long enough and thin enough to make the screws i have chosen viable. Which for those of you interested are 4mm and 4″ long, they are going to have to be counter sunk on some of the joints as i am using 4″x2″ wood.

So the drill bit i required needed to be 3mm with at leastĀ  5″ of screw, anyway if i only had the DIY stores out there to rely on i would have been in a bit of trouble. Luckily i have a Father who works in engineering and could put his hand straight on the bit that i need.

So no actual construction today but i can at least rest knowing i have the tools to start.

Sold a… January 24, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Aquatics, The Wife.
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…tank tonight…this one actually

to make way for the 7ft tank that i will be bringing in as soon as i have constructed the stand. Yes i am doing it myself wood has been purchased and cut it now just needs to be put together which i’m sure will be fun.

Did i mention i was lucky to have such an understanding wife.

Amazing how… January 22, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Mental Health, Randomeandering.
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…time flies when your busy.

It doesn’t seem that long since i last blogged, but it’s actually been a fortnight.

Super T-bar… January 7, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Aquatics, Pictures.
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…parents, risking it all to raise fry in what can only be described as a perilous situation, as both Severum and Oscar would eat the fry if given the chance. The white that you see around the Male T-bars mouth is unfortunatly the amount of damage he has sustained in defending the brood, and what looks like him eating fry i’s not he is just moving them to a safer area…if thats possible.

Today I… January 6, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Aquatics.
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…purchased rather a large fish tank, or should i say the wife did on my behalf.

Anyway it is 72″x18″x18″ which is about 400l/90g in volume, perfect for Seve and Oscar, who are sharing a tank at the moment with the T-bar who have spawned again and are successfully raising fry, i shall try to get some video of this as i’m amazed it is possible as both Oscar and Seve are partial to fish suppers and caviar.

Families,… January 3, 2007

Posted by 30minutemeandering in Randomeandering.
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…what can i say. Just when you think you have found a resolution to one problem the goalposts get moved.

In this particular situation it relates to when and where our children see their grandparents. I honestly thought the issue had been resolved last night but today i find it is not…..