Flick of the switch

3rd June 2012

I haven’t been feeling well this week. I’ve been suffering with an aching pain under my arms, mainly on the left side. At times I felt the aching further down my arm and all the way across my chest. It was a horrible sensation. I didn’t feel ill, I just ached. πŸ™

But I think it’s getting better now. I had very little pain yesterday and only a little pain this morning. I have a doctors appointment on Wednesday so I can find out what might have been causing the problem. I did a bit of research myself and it may be because I have a virus but my body is trying to attack it. My lymph nodes would be swollen and that would cause under arm pain. It may have also been due to anxiety. I am having a stressful time at the moment.

I took Friday off because I was feeling pretty rubbish with the pain and I thought that a good rest might be the answer. I really think it helped. I also had Thursday off because my ICT teacher gave me the day off. The Olympic torch was coming through the town where my college is, which meant all the roads were blocked off. They had to close the college for the morning and there was no way I was traveling for 40 minutes to get to college for an hour of lesson. It was only a revision lesson anyway.

Every year in my town they have a music festival. It started in the beer garden of a small pub but since it has increased in popularity and they have had to move it elsewhere. They have moved it to a big piece of open space by the swimming pool in town. It started yesterday and finishes on Monday. It’s not a big festival, like Glastonbury, but for our little town it’s something. You can probably tell not a lot goes on here.

Tyrone and I went down to have a look at the festival yesterday. They had a few small, local groups on to start with and then around 9pm there was a Queen tribute act. Everyone loves Queen so it was a lot of fun to see everyone dancing. It rained towards the end and we all got soaked, but as it got darker it was really fun to dance in the rain. We’ve got tickets for tomorrow too so if it doesn’t rain too much then we will go to the festival again. πŸ˜€

Oh, and I applied for a job today. I went on the Job Centre website again (as I do pretty much everyday) and I managed to find a waitress job at a small restaurant. It’s part of an organic farm and it’s only a 20 minute walk from where I live. I had to send a CV, which was a slight problem considering I didn’t have one. I managed to find a template on the internet and my mum helped me to fill it in. I had more to write than I first thought. I’m not sure if I will hear a response, but at least I had a good try.

P.S. I finally added a link to my tumblr in my sidebar. Feel free to follow, I’ll follow you back. πŸ™‚

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  1. Veronica

    I’m sorry you’re aching so badly! I’ve never had anything like that, except for when I pulled a muscle in my arm from swimming and I couldn’t move it for two weeks… X(

    I wish my town had a music festival like that! My city is really poor, though. It can barely afford to have the 4th of July parade! But I go to it every year and it’s pretty awesome, they have music and big floats and stuff. πŸ™‚

    I hope you get the waitressing job, it sounds like a good thing for you! The only job I’ve ever had was at the summer daycare at my old school, so I think once I turn 16 or 17 I’ll get a real job of my own. It’s a good way to be more responsible and manage your money and stuff like that! πŸ˜€ Also, I followed your tumblr! I love tumblr, I probably go on it more often than I should, hahaha!

    I wish you the best in your move in September, I guess we’re both getting a bit of change! Except I live in the city now, and I’m moving out to a more country-esque place, so we’re opposites. πŸ˜› The city is nice, but it’s just so busy and hectic sometimes, makes me stressed out :/ But I’m sure that you’ll do great!

  2. Cat

    Oh no, I’m sorry that you aren’t feeling well πŸ™ I hope the pain goes away, and you feel better soon!

    The music festival sounds fun πŸ™‚ I think I would prefer going to a smaller one actually. My city has a lot of big ones, and they’re just so crowded. I’m not even sure where I can park if I wanted to go.

    Good luck with the job! I hope you get it!

    And, I followed your tumblr. I’m puyoda on it πŸ™‚

  3. Hope you feel better!
    That’s cool that the torch came through your town. We here in America are practicing our British accents. πŸ˜€
    Ooh, dancing in the rain sounds fun. Wish I had a life. πŸ™‚
    Good luck on the job. I hope you at least get a call back.

  4. Aw I hope you’ll feel better soon! I experienced having some pain under my arms area close to my armpits and it is truly uncomfortable for I can’t rest my arms down. πŸ™

  5. Get well soon, honey! I have been in bed for the better part of the week myself, mainly due to awful cramps, but it’s not until you fall sick do you appreciate health.


    My results were great! I got 96%. It’s very good, and whether I get into the college of my choice or not will be revealed on 26th. In India, the competition is tougher because there are just so many of us. Good luck with your new job! πŸ™‚

  6. Rin

    Wish my town had a music festival! I love seeing local bands, some of them actually end up being good and discovering new bands is great, only festivals I’ve been to have been large proper camping music festivals but they’re so expensive and so far to travel to and aaargh I love them but they’re such a hassle. Also good luck with getting the job, I’ve been looking for one for ages but I’ve only applied for Burger King but I think they rejected me which I think may be a new low, going to start handing in my CV wherever I go!

    • I’ve never been to a big festival but I really want to go. It looks so much fun! Unfortunately I didn’t get the job but I have a few more lined up, so hopefully I’ll get a reply from them.