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    Why did it take so long to work out how to get there? Do you have sat nav? Or Google maps?
    What else was taking your time? 2 days may not be a lot of time to prepare, but if you had wanted the job badly enough then you would have made time surely?


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    I tried using a sat-nav app on my phone, but it was so quiet that I missed a turn at the final roundabout and got there with only seconds to spare. But the biggest time sink I've found since becoming unemployed is looking after the house. I've no idea how my wife coped before she got a job, or how she fits everything in around having a job now.

    Maybe it's because I'm not used to these tasks that I'm so slow at them.
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    How’s the job hunting going?
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    Which things are you finding the hardest?

    Hope the job hunting is going well? Have you turned up the volume of the sat nav? Are you getting much driving practise in?


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    I've found the setting for the volume - awkwardly the volume buttons only control the ringtone volume unless I'm playing a video or a music track, so there's no way I can adjust the sat-nav volume while the app is running, but I've turned it up now.

    I keep getting phone calls from recruiters, but when they pass my details on to potential employers, 9 times out of 10 I'm rejected straight away.
    I'm getting one-to-one help to find a job, due to the depression I'm recovering from, but I'm relying on savings and I don't know how much longer they'll last.

    The longest household jobs I'm finding include vacuuming every room, collecting my daughter from school and emptying the kitchen bin, which prompts me to engage in a long and painful series of hand-washing. I've got moisturiser, but it makes my hands slippery and I'm worried about that when I'm driving, so I don't use the moistueriser unless I'm going to bed.
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    Have you spoken to your GP about your hand washing issue? Why don't you get a different moisturiser which isn't greasy?


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    I didn't know non-greasy moisturisers were available, but that's a good suggestion.

    I guess between my depression, the pains in my arm and leg, and various other things I've been to see the doctor about in the last 8 weeks I'm scared that I'll come across as a hypocondriac if I go in with my skin condition so soon.
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    If it’s an issue, you need to talk to your doctor. Tbh, it’ll be a lot easier to get an appointment before you get your next job
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    I completely agree with Paula. If you need to see someone then go...


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