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Re: Fuck!

Postby Mojojita » Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:02 pm

(((((sailman))))))

Fuck! I was once in a job where the trauma and stress were huge (child protective service). Please know that if/when I need help, I hope that person cares about me as much as you do for your patients. That caring is a big part of the gift you give them - I hope that if you see your own emotionality as a gift to them, it may help you sleep better at night. They say that doctors and nurses have to turn off their emotions - I just don't think they are as effective in their jobs when that happens. Thank you for being there and being available to help your patients, in many ways.

And, yes - I think there are all sizes and shapes of Heroes, and you are certainly one of them.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Elorrum » Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:28 pm

Thanks and Hugs to you Sailman... ah, fuck.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby pinemom » Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:48 am

aw just fuck, ((((Sailman)))
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Rice » Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:39 am

Like I said before, my Fucking problems are mild compared to some!

The burner community has given me a sense of purpose, support, love, and inspiration... I don't know if I could have fucking made it through my dark period without the family I found on the playa!!

It always fucking helps to talk about it (whatever it happens to be)..

I am too empathetic to survive around people suffering trauma. I am fine in a crisis, getting it done, but afterwards I fall apart.

Sailman, you are a true hero in my eyes! Respect...
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Re: Fuck!

Postby maryanimal » Fri Nov 02, 2012 3:18 pm

(((Stretch80)))


(((Sail Man))))

ETA fuck...
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Box Burner » Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:03 pm

Fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck. My Daughter and I went down to see my kids yesterday, Whom I have not seen since June. I asked about my youngest daughter (who is 15 and has brain damage) and was told that she "had not been up that day". When I went to get her for lunch I was just totally appalled at the condition she was in. She was still locked in her room. She probably had not had a bath in at least a week, if not 2. She was in wet clothes (pee) and needed a diaper change, My daughter and I proceeded to changer her diaper and her clothes. She had open sores where her diaper rubbed and big blisters around her genitals and pubic area. she did not have an ounce of fat on her. Her chest now is perfectly flat and you can very easily count all her ribs. I swear she looks like she came out of a nazi concentration camp. there is feces smeared into the carpet and her air mattress (the only piece of furniture in there). And the room smelled worse than jots. I was so upset that I did not know what to do.

This morning I called DCFS and was told that there was nothing they could do and that I should call the police because they would have to go out first. so I called the fucking police and the sent someone round. He then called me and said that he found nothing wrong and that was what was going in his report. when I asked him about it he allowed that yes the room did smell bad and that there was only an air mattress and a blanket in it. But he could see nothing wrong.

DCFS says that all they can do is refer it up higher. So bottom line is nothing is going to be done. And I am sure that my ex has figured out that I called it in. So I expect that she will retaliate in some way.


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Re: Fuck!

Postby MyDearFriend » Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:18 pm

Oh FUCK, (((BB))) you know you can't leave her like that but once you clean her up, there goes the evidence of neglect. Fuck. Really stuck between a rock and a hard place there. My heart is with you. Damn.

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Re: Fuck!

Postby ygmir » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:21 pm

FUCK BB!!
big double ended wood with splinters fuck..........
gotta get CPS on that........can you get any friends to back you?
can you get anyone else, to "pop in" and check, maybe photo evidence?
awe fuck,,,,,,what a spot.
be the squeaking wheel.......get whatever dept. exists in on it. dang........fuck so fucking sorry.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:21 pm

fuck.
That's vile and that's all I can say...
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Re: Fuck!

Postby gyre » Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:44 pm

Fuck

Fred Fay, the civil rights pioneer, when asked how he became such an inspiration, quoted John Kennedy, who when asked how he became a war hero said, "They sank my boat."

We're all a second away from being in that room, despite delusions of control.


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Re: Fuck!

Postby Jax Dee » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:18 pm

Oh BB, I'm so sorry. Try contacting a local social worker personally for advice. They are usually the most informed and helpful on giving you the kind of info you need. I have found anyone higher up rarely gives a shit. I am seeing a social worker myself now for family therapy. After months of trying to find someone, going through doctors and insurance, I found her by accident. She charges my boyfriend's insurance for our couple's visits but could see that I needed individual counseling too. She is seeing me now weekly for free because I did not have the insurance or money to pay for it. There are still decent people, you just gotta look for 'em. ((hugs))
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Scatter42 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:52 pm

I am so, so fucking sorry to hear this! No child regardless of their mental or physical condition should be allowed to exist like this; no parent should be forced to witness their child in this state. My thoughts and many (((hugs))) are with you....
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Re: Fuck!

Postby maryanimal » Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:23 am

Fuck BB!! and WTF?!? Is she in a home, or with family? Your daughter needs to be help0ed immediately. I've read lotsof good advice in here. If she's covered by Social security or Disability, she should have a case worker. If she gets any kind of gov't financial help, she should have a case worker.

I'm so sorry. I hope it's resolved soon. *hugs*
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Re: Fuck!

Postby AntiM » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:22 am

Fuck, Box, that's horrible. Maybe she should be in a home rather than with your ex. I wish I had an idea of how to make that happen!
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Re: Fuck!

Postby wh..sh » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:35 am

What a horrible fuck!!!
I would think social workers would jump on a case like this. Even if there is no proof now, they would at least monitor and make sure your daughter gets the best of care.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby ygmir » Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:03 am

yeah we hear all the time about kids being taken away, for far fucking less............gotta be a disconnect there somewhere.......push, and push hard, for her.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby theCryptofishist » Mon Nov 05, 2012 10:25 am

I suspect, although I do not know, that the state/local services are rather under-staffed and under-financed for the same reason that government services are curtailed at all levels all across the country.

Fuck...

Not that it's an excuse, but there's only so much time in a day for the ones who do care...
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Re: Fuck!

Postby gyre » Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:40 pm

I called in to report children used to commit serious crimes and they laughed.

More recently I caught kids stealing mail.
They say they were just "playing".
Identity theft, and whatever they can get.
Post office no longer pursues mail theft.
They tell you to call the police.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Sail Man » Mon Nov 05, 2012 3:44 pm

Oh fuck!! (((((BB))))) The only thing I can suggest off-hand is what other s have mentioned and that is to get CPS involved. This is an appalling example of lack of care, and neglect.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby lucky420 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:04 am

BB, try contacting an independent living center in the area she lives in. They have advocates who may be able to help or steer you in the right direction to someone who can. Independent living centers are non-profit and usually most of the services are free.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby pink » Wed Nov 07, 2012 3:14 pm

Shit, BB. Fuck.

Lack of police funds, lack of social worker funds. Best I can say is to take someone with you next time you go to see her and take pictures. And go to see her as often as you can.

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Re: Fuck!

Postby AntiM » Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:46 pm

Fuck, chefdaddy is in the hospital in Logan, struggling. I don't know if any of you know him, he has a shotski and runs a wonderful hobo kitchen for Utah burners, and the Black Rock Canoe Club. I think he'll get enough help from the Utah community, but felt I should post here in case anyone else knows him and can help. His property taxes are due at the end of the month, and he'll be in the hospital for another two weeks. Fuck. If anyone wants to help, I have his paypal info.

Fuck. Healing thoughts and love are appreciated too.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Box Burner » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:18 pm

Fuck. Blew a damn tire on the freeway yesterday. That was fucking fun. had to cross 4 lanes of moderately heavy traffic to get to the side of the road. Turnes out the spare on the house was a little underated and is running on the sidewall. So I an gonna have to get 2 tires. Fortunately a road hazard vehicle stopped just as I was about to walk the spare off the freeway to put air in it. Unfortuately he crossthyreaded one of the lugnuts and it will not go all the way on or come off. So I am running on a fucking tire that Is not rated for this vehicle weight, one of the lugnuts is effectively "missing" and I cannot afford to get new tires anytime soon either.

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Re: Fuck!

Postby knowmad » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:56 pm

Fuckin galvanic hair epilation hurts!!!
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Re: Fuck!

Postby theCryptofishist » Sat Nov 17, 2012 7:10 pm

Well, we had a nice run, but, fuck, it's over now...
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Re: Fuck!

Postby piehole » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:24 pm

this was me this morning
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was really late to work, totally screwed the pooch this week and got scolded by my boss
was given one of the 'if it had been anybody else' ultimatums
i am truly fortunate to be well liked at this place because i know for a fact if it had not been me that pulled this shit, that person would have definitely been fired.

i am my own worst critic so i was really angry for myself for allowing this to happen.
so fuck that shit.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby Drawingablank » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:00 am

I almost didn't post this since compared to most of this thread it seems pretty trivial, but I wanted to vent.

Due to the economy I am forced to close my store after 14 years. Although not the end of the world - it just feels like my career has taken a fucking huge giant step backwards.

I am trying to keep a cheerful face on it, but about the only good thing I can say is that I will have more flexible hours now.
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Re: Fuck!

Postby MyDearFriend » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:13 am

Oh, (((((((((((DAB))))))))))))))

That is a real loss. I am sorry. :(

edited to add: fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck
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Re: Fuck!

Postby H.G.Crosby » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:16 am

Fuck DAB!!!


why don't you join me in a life of crime?



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Re: Fuck!

Postby lucky420 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:17 am

(((DAB))) fuuuuuuuuuuuck
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