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Really tired and stressed
« on: December 05, 2011, 09:22:52 PM »
I'm feeling really overwhelmed right now. I have a lot of things I need to get done by finals next Wednesday and I'm really struggling with apathy and fatigue. My stomach isn't taking the stress very well.

Please pray.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2011, 10:17:46 PM »
Lord have mercy! 
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2011, 10:19:26 PM »
Lord have mercy!


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« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2011, 10:32:34 PM »
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2011, 10:39:16 PM »
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« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2011, 10:41:19 PM »
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2011, 10:45:44 PM »
Lord, have mercy and grant Volnutt the strength he needs.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2011, 10:59:14 PM »

May the Lord have mercy and grant you peace of mind so you can organize your to-do's and accomplish them quickly, completely and successfully!
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #8 on: December 06, 2011, 12:02:38 AM »
Father, thank you that you are right there with us even in the most difficult and stressful of times. Help us to know what positive things energise us to cope with the busy parts of life and to get the work/play balance right for us. Thank you that you can give us peace and stillness when life is chaotic and that through prayer and supplication (Phil 4:6) when we make our requests known to you we can experience a release from the grip of anxiety. Thank you that you have given us each other for support and love.

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« Reply #9 on: December 06, 2011, 12:03:34 AM »

May the Lord have mercy and grant you peace of mind so you can organize your to-do's and accomplish them quickly, completely and successfully!

Amen!
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #10 on: December 06, 2011, 12:09:26 AM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #11 on: December 06, 2011, 05:02:58 AM »
Thanks  :)
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #12 on: December 06, 2011, 07:38:34 AM »
Lord have mercy on your servant!
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2011, 11:54:12 AM »
When it rains, it pours. Not only am I now developing what I hope is just a cold, but I fell on the ice and painfully injured my knee. This is going to make finals even more difficult. Please pray.
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« Reply #14 on: December 08, 2011, 12:03:08 PM »
When it rains, it pours. Not only am I now developing what I hope is just a cold, but I fell on the ice and painfully injured my knee. This is going to make finals even more difficult. Please pray.

Man, sorry to hear that.

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #15 on: December 08, 2011, 12:05:51 PM »
Thanks.

I just hope this won't be a repeat of last year where I barely finished... then spent Christmas with pneumonia.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #16 on: December 08, 2011, 12:25:55 PM »
I'm right there with ya.

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2011, 03:50:49 PM »
Lord have mercy.  Stay strong!

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« Reply #18 on: December 08, 2011, 05:19:12 PM »
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #19 on: December 08, 2011, 06:25:14 PM »
may God give u peace.

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2011, 03:13:10 AM »
Thanks.

I just hope this won't be a repeat of last year where I barely finished... then spent Christmas with pneumonia.

December dislikes you, doesn't it?

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2011, 03:18:06 AM »
November too, actually  :laugh: I caught the original bug last year on Thanksgiving brake.

Thanks for the prayers, folks. I just my teacher will understand if she has to accept an email of my final if I can barely shower tomorrow.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #22 on: December 09, 2011, 09:56:13 PM »
pray more, worry less! 

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2011, 10:14:05 PM »
I'm feeling really overwhelmed right now. I have a lot of things I need to get done by finals next Wednesday and I'm really struggling with apathy and fatigue. My stomach isn't taking the stress very well.

Please pray.

Timed for the Jesus Prayer.

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #24 on: December 10, 2011, 12:30:48 AM »
LORD have mercy!

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #25 on: December 10, 2011, 10:07:21 AM »
Lord have mercy on Volnutt! 
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #26 on: December 10, 2011, 07:46:20 PM »
Knee is somewhat feeling better, should be good for next week. One project down, two more to go. Thanks!
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« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2011, 08:17:07 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2011, 09:44:29 PM »
Praying for your continued improvement.   :)
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2011, 10:41:15 PM »
Knee is somewhat feeling better, should be good for next week. One project down, two more to go. Thanks!
Icing the knee?

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #30 on: December 10, 2011, 10:56:58 PM »
Knee is somewhat feeling better, should be good for next week. One project down, two more to go. Thanks!
Icing the knee?
Didn't think to for some reason, actually...

Doesn't really need it now though, thanks.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #31 on: December 11, 2011, 12:11:15 AM »
Knee is somewhat feeling better, should be good for next week. One project down, two more to go. Thanks!
Icing the knee?

FWIW. Traction > icing. I don't ice anything. It actually doesn't make a lot of sense and haven't done it for that reason for forever and even most sports docs are now moving away from it.

For "sprains" immediate traction and movement are highly recommended. The guy who literally wrote the book or shot the video on it was in my neck of the woods along with the sports mind who created the prehabiltation protocol for women's prevention of knee injury due their greater Q angle.

Having wider hips than most males my size and thus having a greater Q angle meant I had to get with a similar protocol. Thankfully these folks were around were I lived and were starting just as I was struggling with chronic knee pain.

Icing a sprain anymore is sorta from the stone age IMHO.



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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #32 on: December 25, 2011, 04:12:02 PM »
Prayers......

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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #33 on: December 25, 2011, 05:21:57 PM »
Thanks for your prayers, y'all.

Knee feeling better. Should be ok by next semester, assuming they don't pull my financial aid. I wound up failing Anthropology for not getting a paper in on time. :-[ I hope I won't have to drop out.
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« Reply #34 on: December 25, 2011, 06:09:17 PM »
Continued prayers for you, friend.
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« Reply #35 on: December 25, 2011, 08:32:15 PM »
Lord please remember your servant Volnutt today, this next semester and always.  Lord have mercy.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #36 on: December 26, 2011, 12:09:22 AM »
Thanks  :)
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #37 on: December 26, 2011, 03:45:32 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #38 on: January 11, 2012, 05:59:45 PM »
Thanks be to God! I haven't lost my financial aid!

Lord, I praise you! Please forgive me for my foolishness.


I don't deserve His mercy.
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #39 on: January 11, 2012, 06:01:07 PM »
Thanks be to God! I haven't lost my financial aid!

Lord, I praise you! Please forgive me for my foolishness.


I don't deserve His mercy.

Great news :) 
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2012, 06:16:06 PM »
Lord have mercy on my friend.

Go blow up some Tanks as a stress reliever
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« Reply #41 on: January 11, 2012, 06:25:40 PM »
Thanks be to God! I haven't lost my financial aid!

Lord, I praise you! Please forgive me for my foolishness.


I don't deserve His mercy.

Excellent!

No you really don't  :P but then none of us do  :)
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #42 on: January 11, 2012, 07:45:34 PM »
Thanks be to God!!
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Re: Really tired and stressed
« Reply #43 on: January 12, 2012, 07:50:01 PM »
Glory be to God!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

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« Reply #44 on: January 12, 2012, 10:48:55 PM »
Thanks be to God! I haven't lost my financial aid!

Lord, I praise you! Please forgive me for my foolishness.


I don't deserve His mercy.

Excellent!

No you really don't  :P but then none of us do  :)
Tis true lol.
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