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  1. A bit. Have mine Sunday afternoon. Had a bad reaction to both 1&2 last time (nothing drastic, just felt rubbish, had to take time off work, thankfully they were fine with it, near all my team took time off because of it at somepoint), so not looking forward to that. Flu Jab I had a headache but nothing major.
  2. 2am. Idiot stopped firing off fireworks after about twenty minutes of it. Seven hours is the optimum sleep time for me
  3. 1am at the moment. Some idiot has decided that this is the perfect time for Fireworks here. 😅 Guy Fawkes Day today. Big day for Fireworks. Not usually at 1am though. In light of that, sleep wont be happening for a while.
  4. That's some zone. I know what you mean though.
  5. Struggling with the lack of light myself as well here in the UK. Grey and rainy here. I ordered one the other day as well. Hopefully will help a bit. Going back to my GP as well to see if temporarily increasing the antidepressant dose for the winter could also help, although I hate asking that.
  6. Insomnia? That sucked when I was dealing with that a few years back.
  7. Early on we had a few cases of tourists ending being a contact, having to spend the holiday isolating in a hotel room abroad. Feel bad for saying this, but mentally, I don't think I can do another lockdown. Don't get me wrong, I know why it was needed, but mental health was in a pretty rough place during the one January/February/March this year. Lowest I've probably been in a while. Living alone doesn't really help with that.
  8. It is spreading in the moment at schools. Because they did not vaccinate anyone under 16 until now. Now they are saying "only 1 jab". So cases are up. Now they are talking about a Plan B. Doesn't sound to bad. Masks and would require proof of vaccination. Then there is the rumoured Plan C. Would mean no household mixing at Christmas (Again.). How true that is who knows. Media has whipped up a panic about Plan C. Which is very unlikely to happen, I'd say.
  9. I don't know what the media has been like with the reporting over there, but it has been awful here. Coverage of it is just depressing and anxiety inducing. Add in being stuck indoors because of the lockdowns. Whethers it covid, the lockdowns, both...theres a mental health crisis brewing, we're only starting to see the effects of those lockdowns now.
  10. Yes, can swell up. Usually just a sign that the immune system is fighting off an infection. Should just go back to normal in a few weeks if it's just that.
  11. I did notice at a higher dose, taken regularly - I had a slightly slower pulse. Nothing that ever caused problems in day to day life, wouldn't have noticed - although did have to not take it the one day I had an ECG. That was it though. Is how it works I think. Helps relieve physical symptoms of anxiety.