Wednesday 12 July 2006

The more things seem to change, the more they stay the same...

This time last year, I was worrying about a strange sensation of numbness that was creeping across my body as I was in training for the London Triathlon.

"It started on Monday last week, when I woke up with pins & needles in my right hand, and over the course of the week it has spread up my arm, down the right-hand side of my chest, ribs and back, and now seems to be working its way down my thigh. Although I have a kind of constant dull tingling feeling, I otherwise have sensation and full motor control and it is clearly not inhibiting me very much. But my pain receptors seem to have been dulled, even switched off, and everything I touch feels somehow very far away. It's a disconcerting feeling."

Around about this time two year's ago, I was reflecting on how little my job had changed since my outsourcing.

"Same job, same salary, same everything."

Plus ├ža change, eh?

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