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When I retire I'm going to ........

Discussion in 'Break Room' started by markjohconley, May 27, 2008.

  1. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

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    .... get my sinuses flushed!
  2. twirly

    twirly Well-Known Member

    My pension provider tells me:

    ''You have selected to retire in 2026.''

    I don't remember ever ticking the 'You select' box. :mad:

    I started work age 12 :boohoo: (clearing tables in a local greasy spoon). I lied about my age & I've been lying about it ever since.

    I therefore guesstimate I am really due to retire circa. 2022.

    By then I will be driving a Mini Cooper <S> Top of the range, leather seats with a soft top & wire wheels.:rolleyes:

    I will own my own horse & a lovely cottage in Whitby.

    I will use a trolley to shop in the food hall of Marks & Spencer.

    I will eat chips every day & drink copious amounts of red wine.

    I won't care about my 'carbon footprint' or the state of the economy. :deadhorse:

    I will pick my toenails, growl at children & chunter readily about the yoof of today.

    Until then I will work a 6 day week, shop at Aldi & Nettos, wear a cardi instead of turning the heating on & enjoy the more simple things like how the tomatoes are doing in the greenhouse. ;)

    & get my sinuses flushed (thanks Mark)
    Last edited: May 27, 2008
  3. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

    ... and get your sinuses flushed too!
  4. Ian Linane

    Ian Linane Well-Known Member

    When I retire I am going to open a sinus flushing bar some where in Australia and have twirly run it and make me millions while I surf, play guitar, sing. Ooops sorry Jack Johnson already does that bit already.

  5. When i retire i shall ...

    Write a book about the things which go on behind the glossy surface of the NHS which will cause a national scandle.

    Get my PNA regrowths done again.

    Sleep lots during the day.

    Phone my kids at all hours of the night to see if they were asleep.

    Organise a campaign to expose what a sinister and dangerous conspiracy "in the night garden" is. People should be warned.


    PS, not planning to have my sinuses drained but i could do if it would make people happy.:confused:
  6. One Foot In The Grave

    One Foot In The Grave Active Member

    Why wait until retirement?
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2008
  7. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

    must cc twirly, ian and robert
    have been retired ~3yrs
    have had headache 9/10 afternoon > evening, l/side, centred on l/eyeball radiating in the sagittal plane for last 4years'ish
    gp, i had until 1/12 ago told me it wasn't sinuses as it was centred 'in' my eye
    went for 2nd opinion at another medical centre (as other gp's at usual practice repeated verbatim my EX-gp) and was immediately referred to ENT surgeon who swabbed the pus oozing from my l/maxillary sinus (hope admin you ain't enjoying a fine meal atm), got CT'ed which diagnosed occluded (opaque) l/maxillary and frontal sinuses and have been booked for a sinus wall removal procedure. ENT also dx fungal matter in the occluded sinus (FUNGAL BALL BABY!)
    so i should've had my SINUSES FLUSHED!
    all the best, mark
  8. efuller

    efuller MVP

    Ever grind a toenail without a mask?
  9. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

    goodaye eric, no, always used a surgical mask, gloves, and eyewear
    Surgical masks were never meant to protect the wearer; always wanted to wear a cartridge mask but it was frowned upon
    never had exhaust, privately or publicly
    all the best, mark
  10. Ros Kidd

    Ros Kidd Active Member

    So many good ideas. Have been retired since 2010 and done so many of the recommended things. The sinus flushing was ace fun, red wine before and after the event. I think there is scope for more sinus flushing bars judging by the way people look down their noses at me in my preloved clothes, standing with (Dr)Rob the homeless looking guy, as we wait to board a plane. Then we turn left at the plane door and they head right down to economy. Ahh happy days.. I'm on permanent holiday, every days a weekend, we plan our next trip away, thats a strain! We stay out late, we decide to have good wine with lunch...why rush. Age is a privilege denied to many and it feels brilliant.
  11. markjohconley

    markjohconley Well-Known Member

    Back from yesterday's surgery ' ... and Left sinus surgery'' > " fungal ball the size between a golf and tennis ball extending from maxillary to include other sinuses on left side ... considering a case study presentation / article ... if there were a Guinness book record ... "
    so atypical nasal discharge, opaque, yellow-green, solid'ish, head pain when bend forward, headache sagittal plane through l/eye, slight malodour, a GP that for 3-4 yrs refuses to refer on "because it can't be sinus as it's centred on the eye, all signs to beware of
    signing off,
    all the best, mark
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2019

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