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Hello and welcome to R, D and the In Betweens.
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I'm your host, Kelly Preece, and every fortnight I talk to a different guest about researchers, development and everything in between.
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Hello and welcome to the latest episode of R Di and The Inbetweens.
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Now I say episode, but I don't have an interview with a researcher for you this week.
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There's a number of different reasons for that. One of which was that I was due to record an episode last Friday,
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but I was off work the end of last week because I was suffering from a migraine
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and I was just going to put out a kind of alert that said no episode this week.
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Back in two weeks time.
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But actually, I wanted to acknowledge something, which is that like, hey, everyone I'm speaking to right now, I've hit a brick wall.
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I'm really struggling with all of the screen time, struggling with migraines and headaches, struggling to sleep.
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And I just wanted to share that with you, just to remind you that right now that experience is normal and it's okay.
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And also, if that's what you're experiencing, please, please give yourself some time and some headspace.
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I had two days off work and another two days weekend away from the computer screen.
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I still feel pretty kind of alert and stressed this week. I think it's my kind of fight or flight coming back into play.
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But. I feel a lot better and I feel much more able to function than I did just a few days ago.
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So the phrase that I've been hearing a lot recently, when we ask each other how we are,
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as we tend to do in that very British way, is people responding with pandemic fine.
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So I'm not fine. I'm pandemic fine. These days.
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I seem to have three moods. Pandemic fine. Pandemic breakdown or extreme cabin fever.
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So this is just a quick message to say sorry, there's no epsiode this week.
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I'm just finding it tough to sit down at my computer.
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And if you're experiencing that, too, I'm here in solidarity with you and it's okay and it's normal.
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You know, it's the new normal for us. And I'm I'm really hoping that things are going to.
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Continue to move in the right direction and change soon. And that's it for this episode.
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Don't forget to, like, rate and subscribe and join me.
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